Tag: Vol. 20 No. 1

Collage of Numbers

7 The number of questions in a survey sent daily to a random 10% of students who had contact with an academic advisor that day. The practice helps the College continuously measure student satisfaction with advising services. 68% The growth in the number of counseling appointments alumni and students made with Career Services in the …

Excelsior's First Comencement

On September 27, 1972, at 4 p.m., an audience of 500 gathered in Chancellors Hall at the State Education Department Building in Albany, New York, for the first-ever commencement of the Regents External Degree Program. A total of 77 men and women had accomplished what just two years prior, the new State Education Commissioner Ewald …

Lifang Shih

1. What are three things at Excelsior College that you’re excited about A lot of exciting initiatives are taking place within the College. Let me use three examples to represent our three focuses to enhance the student experience. The first example relates to our efforts in enhancing student success. We reviewed student success data and …

Learning together on computers

STUDY SHOWS VIABILITY OF ONLINE INTERPROFESSIONAL NURSING EDUCATION A paper written by Patricia Cannistraci, assistant dean of the School of Nursing, and Bonny Kehm, a faculty program director, based on their study on interprofessional education (IPE) received the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) International Quality Research Paper Award, and was published in the April …

Assortment of sliced vegetables

FIVE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY DIET How do we determine what we are supposed to eat without risking harm to our body? How do we move beyond following the latest trend to embrace a healthy eating lifestyle? Unfortunately, there is no one simple answer, and sometimes the easy way can seem like the best way. …

Kane Tomlin

ALUMNUS KANE TOMLIN PRESENTS WEBINAR SERIES One only needs to search “project management” to see the rapid and growing influence of this business practice in today’s global market. Based on independent research, the Project Management Institute (PMI), which offers eight certifications that recognize knowledge and competency, asserts that the project management-oriented labor force is expected …