Tag: Technology

The synergistic relationship of technology and society spans from the age of early man with the invention of simple tools, to the 15th century with the invention of the printing press, to modern times with the computer. TECH 230: Technology and Society covers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on …

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Quantum computing is the term used to encompass the massive change underway in both computer hardware and digital computation. The basis for this revolution in computation is in the way in which information is processed by the hardware. While still in its infancy, quantum computing is poised to fundamentally change the way in which we …

Michael Johnson American Nuclear Society

  The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College $864,000 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness in the manufacturing industry.  Tina Vasquez, Marketing Manager at Excelsior College, caught up with associate dean in the School of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Michael Johnson, and asked what this grant means for the College, our students, and …

It’s the first week of the term. You’ve got your books stacked, your desk organized, and your laptop updated. All systems appear to be operating until you log in to your MyExcelsior account and realize you have no idea how to use Blackboard. What do you do now? Students sometimes drop classes because they don’t …

At Excelsior College, approximately 30% of our students are active-duty or reserve military personnel. In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, Excelsior Life celebrates current students and graduates who have served and continue to serve our country. Today we share a story of a veteran of the U.S. Navy who will be able to finish …

With technical industries placing a far greater emphasis on hiring graduates of four-year technical programs, the Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) and Excelsior College announced this month a collaboration on a new degree program aimed at creating a strong technology industry labor pipeline. Through the existing agreement, Excelsior and EPCE have worked together to …