Tag: Partners

Andrew Palm is a 2016 Excelsior graduate earning his Master of Science in nursing education. Growing up in Cortland, New York, Palm currently lives there with his wife Terry, young son John and cat Santa. Earning his associate degree in business from Excelsior College in 1991 and a two time graduate in nursing education, Palm …

Keylla Capote from East Greenbush, New York, has earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Excelsior College. As an Excelsior College academic partner student, Capote received her associate degree from Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC). Capote sat down with Excelsior Life as she discussed her educational background, journey, and experience. Excelsior Life: When did …

Excelsior College is a distance learning institution, comprised of more than 40,000 current students who average 37 years of age. Megan Crouse does not fit into this average Excelsior demographic. The 21-year-old graduates this year from Excelsior College with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. Growing up in Guilderland, New York, Crouse graduated high school …

Excelsior College and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have announced an agreement that will allow the Federal workforce – representing more than 1 million Federal employees – and their spouses/domestic partners to pursue higher education at a reduced tuition rate. The College will host a series of informational webinars for Federal employees interested …

Excelsior College and Westchester Community College (WCC) hosted a signing ceremony on February 16, 2016 to reaffirm their academic partnership, which provides community college students with an affordable pathway to a bachelor’s degree via significant tuition discounts and the seamless transfer of earned credits. Under this agreement, students who obtain a Westchester Community College associate …

Excelsior College, along with TATA Interactive and Questar III BOCES, are the recipients of a Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Award for the development of a series of online professional development courses. Teaching Mathematics to 21st Century Learners, a slate of three online courses, help teachers meet expectations of the Mathematics Standards that have …

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes academic excellence among community college transfer students, while increasing educational opportunity for students transferring from partner institutions. Heather Unser is Excelsior College’s 2015-2016 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship award recipient and a graduate from SUNY Adirondack. Excelsior Life: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Heather Unser: I have …

Flanked by staff from both institutions, Dr. Dustin Swanger, president, Fulton Montgomery Community College (bottom far right), Dr. Patrick Jones, vice provost, Excelsior College (middle), and Greg Truckenmiller, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at FMCC (far left), sign a dual admission agreement at a ceremony today in Johnstown, New York. This partnership represents …

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship recognizes academic excellence among community college transfer students, while increasing educational opportunity for students transferring from partner institutions. Jillian Lord is Excelsior College’s 2014-2015 Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship award recipient. Excelsior Life: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Lord: I reside in Maryland, I’m employed full-time, and I …