Tag: Vol. 19 No. 2

Sandy Butterfield ’86 and Jessica Cheverie ’02, ’17

San Diego alumni connect and collaborate Sandra Butterfield ’86 describes meeting Jessica Cheverie ’02, ’17 at the San Diego alumni event in February 2016 as something akin to “love at first sight.” The nursing graduates got along immediately and before the event was over, were planning to co-host the Shift Report webinar series. Since then, …

Question Marks

With new members of the alumni leadership council JONATHAN GREEN ’09, ’12 Q: You’re an experienced hospital administrator. What would you say is the most important quality employers should look for when they hire for any position? A: I think personality is the most important element to consider when interviewing for any position. Of course, …

Alumni Achievers

Award recipients stand out for their inspiring accomplishments CHANGING THE WORLD ONE DIVE AT A TIME: TIMOTHY CARLISLE ’86, ’03 C. Wayne Williams Award Recipient C. Wayne Williams Award Recipient Timothy Carlisle doesn’t let stumbling blocks keep him from his goals or from helping others. He says, “As the Japanese proverb says: fall down seven …

Mary O'Connor

Mary O’Connor ’94 became acquainted with Excelsior College the way many others do. A mentor at work — in her case, a nurse manager at a hospital in Brookline, Massachusetts — told her about the College, then known as Regents. As a nurse manager without an advanced degree, O’Connor wanted to earn a bachelor’s degree …

bunch of electric wire

A grant from the national science foundation funds simulations to teach work-ready skills for electrical careers How can students enrolled in an online technology program gain the hands-on experience they need to be job ready in the energy industry? Michael Johnson, associate dean of technology in the School of Business & Technology, believes 3D educational …

Clock as a checkbox

Time management tips and tricks to reach your goal People are consumed and busy with so many things, from kids, work, and personal responsibilities to military life, school, and more. It is honestly hard to juggle it all. As student success coaches, we talk to students daily about how to manage their time effectively to …

resume illustration

Make simple improvements to showcase your unique value Although some basics remain the same, resume trends change and you need to change with them to remain competitive. Dusting off your resume and adding the most recent employment experiences will not suffice. To open doors in the workforce today, resumes should reflect a fresh, modern look …