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July 2020

Webinar: Careers in Human Resources

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Do you like engaging with people?  Enjoy assisting people with resolving concerns they have?  Recruiting new employees? If yes, you may want to consider a career in human resources. In this webinar, we will explore jobs of human resource generalists and specialists in a variety of fields, including government and non-profits. We will hear from HR consultants and faculty on their own career paths and learn their recommendations for pursuing a career in this exciting field.  Join Dr. Michele Paludi, Dr. Gary Stroud, Matthew Baird, Dr. Robert Kortbowi, Barbara McCandless, Dr. Herb Sherman, and Dr. Judy Mannings for a conversation about careers in human resources. You’ll also learn about the HR courses offered by Excelsior College and taught by these faculty members, as well as details about our SHRM-award winning Chapter.

 

Date:  July 20, 2020

Time:  Noon-2 p.m. ET

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Presented by SHRM Student Chapter at Excelsior College

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Webinar: Overview of the National Cybersecurity Institute

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Cybercrime is becoming more common in today’s technologically advanced society. Cyber-attacks cost businesses hundreds of billions of dollars a year, and the call for experts to battle these threats is on the rise. The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is an academic and research center dedicated to assisting government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cybersecurity policy, technology, and education. Join Dr. Amelia Estwick, Program Manager for NCI, to learn more about NCI and the work NCI does and the benefits the program provides to faculty and students at Excelsior College.

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August 2020

Webinar – Zoom Into Advising Day: Financial Aid Basics!

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT

 

“Show Me The Money!”

Financial aid can be a confusing process when you are trying to find ways to pay for your education. Let us take some of the mystery out of basic financial aid! Join your academic advisors and financial aid specialists for an overview of the financial aid application timeline and associated deadlines for submitting your financial aid information, the steps involved in getting your financial aid to pay for your courses, and some of the challenges that may pop up along the way. We hope you will join us so that we can show you the money and tell you how you can get it for yourself!

Registration link: https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sLt8aHjtRD66uw_U9KzXWQ

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Transfer Made Easy: Excelsior College Information Session

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
In this webinar we’ll provide an overview of Excelsior College and the many ways that you can transfer in credits, or earn credits as a student. We will also highlight the benefits we have to offer as well as the individual schools and degree programs that we have available.
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Webinar- Zoom Into Advising Day: Financial Aid Basics!

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

 

“Show Me The Money!”

Financial aid can be a confusing process when you are trying to find ways to pay for your education. Let us take some of the mystery out of basic financial aid! Join your academic advisors and financial aid specialists for an overview of the financial aid application timeline and associated deadlines for submitting your financial aid information, the steps involved in getting your financial aid to pay for your courses, and some of the challenges that may pop up along the way. We hope you will join us so that we can show you the money and tell you how you can get it for yourself!

Registration link: https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sLt8aHjtRD66uw_U9KzXWQ

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Veterans Benefit Webinar

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

If you’d like to learn how to maximize your veteran educational benefits and learn about opportunities offered through veteran membership organizations, attend our upcoming webinar and discover why Excelsior College is continually recognized for serving Veteran and Military students.

During this webinar, you will discover how to use your benefits to achieve your educational and career goals. You’ll also hear Excelsior College’s Center for Military and Veteran Education about career/networking opportunities just for veterans, and how your military experience can be applied as credit so you can complete your degree sooner and take your career to the next level.

To register, visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sSccv4yASfal0ucTHKmwMg

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Webinar: How to Succeed in the Cannabis Industry

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Excelsior College will host a webinar to hear from leading cannabis industry professionals Robert Hunt and Marion McNabb. Hunt will address how he found success in the cannabis industry — a sector of the market with rapidly growing career potential. McNabb, president of the Virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence INC (CCOE) and the former CEO and co-founder of Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN), will share additional industry insight.

“We are very excited to host this webinar, stated Scott V. Dolan, dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Excelsior College. “The cannabis industry is forecasted to grow significantly. A deep understanding of the market and its regulatory complexity will help those in the industry to be successful. This webinar should be of great interest to anyone interested in learning from industry experts about what it takes to succeed.”

This webinar will cover:

  • How to get started in the cannabis industry
  • What’s required for a successful career in the industry
  • Unique quirks and nuances of medical and adult-use cannabis
  • How the proper education and training can support your success
  • Q&A

To register, visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NsD0NsyWRtWFQT99AzB9fA

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September 2020

Transfer Made Easy: Excelsior College Information Session

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

In this webinar we’ll provide an overview of Excelsior College and the many ways that you can transfer in credits, or earn credits as a student. We will also highlight the benefits we have to offer as well as the individual schools and degree programs that we have available.
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Excelsior College Partnership Student Virtual Open House

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

It’s not too late to prepare for the fall semester with Excelsior College. Attend our virtual open house, specifically designed for students and employees of Excelsior College’s educational, corporation, veteran, and association partners, and get started  on achieving your educational and career goals. At this online event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about Excelsior College and how online classes work,
  • Get step-by-step assistance on how to enroll; and
  • Speak to representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, the Center for Military and VeteranEducation, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Don’t forget, students and employees from Excelsior College’s partners receive tuition and fee discounts. Get the information you need to get started—all in one place.

Register now for the Excelsior College Partnership Student Virtual Open House!

https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gRMqM6gtRcuzaapdKgR3dg

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October 2020

Excelsior College Hosts Graduate Research Symposium

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Excelsior College will host an online Graduate Student Research Symposium on Friday, October 2 from 1:00pm-5:30pm ET. This is the first time hosting this virtual event for graduate students to present their research to a diverse audience across several disciplines, including health sciences, business, cybersecurity, nursing, criminal justice, and public service.

Excelsior College’s goal is to provide graduate students an avenue to share their research, practice conference and presentation skills, network, and foster interprofessional collaborations.  The research will include case analysis, website analysis, original research, primary research, secondary research, and translating research into health care practice.

 

Online Graduate Research Symposium Agenda includes:

October 2, 2020

1:00-1:15             Welcome and Opening Remarks

Moderator: Michele Paludi

President David Schejbal

Provost John Caron

1:20-1:40             Keynote Address

Dr. Sri Banerjee: Loneliness in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moderator: Anna Zendell

1:45- 2:55           Presentations

Moderator:  Candice Ward

 1:45-2:05: Matthew Baird: Military Veterans Obtaining Post Service Employment

  • 2:10-2:30: Jennifer Bastien and Robin Dewald: Presenting a Pilot of an Educational Internship for Online Nursing Education
  • 2:35-2:55: Maureen Walls Sileo: Quantitative Analysis of Self-efficacy Between Mentored and Non-Mentored Nurse Faculty

2:55-3:10             Break

3:10-3:30             Invited Address

Dr. Nelson Tuazon: Adopt, Adapt, Abandon: Building a Culture of Inquiry and Discovery

Moderator:  Caroline Mosca

3:35- 4:45           Presentations

Moderator:  Robin Dewald

  • 3:35-3:55: Bernadine Claus:  Revising an Alcohol Withdrawal Protocol to Optimize Outcomes
  • 4:00-4:20: Mohamed Jalloh: Assessing Nurse/ Caregiver Competency in a Subacute Rehab Facility
  • 4:25-4:45: Mary Anne Theiss:  Nursing Implications and Findings from a Portal Activation Study

4:55-5:30           Closing Plenary

Moderators:  Michele Paludi, Anna Zendell, Caroline Mosca

Dean Scott Dolan

Dean Mary Lee Pollard

Recognition of “Ever Upward” Prize

Acknowledgments

Questions/Comments from Audience

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Webinar: Transfer Made Easy

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

In this webinar we’ll provide an overview of Excelsior College and the many ways that you can transfer in credits, or earn credits as a student. We will also highlight the benefits we have to offer as well as the individual schools and degree programs that we have available.

To register, visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_W7rwXIbmTDa1anqk1ZZ_rQ

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Webinar: Change Management

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

 

The old adage, “the only thing constant is change” is even more pronounced than ever given the Covid-19 pandemic. In this webinar, we will discuss processes of assisting employees with transitioning from the current state of employment to a desired state in the workplace. Topics include leading change, effective communication, resistance to change, and planning and analysis. Bring questions about your own change management strategies. Panelists are Dr. Michele Paludi, Dr. Dean Gualco, Matthew Baird, Dr. Juan Martinez, and Dr. Jan Tucker.  We will also discuss the Change Management course offered at Excelsior College and present an overview of the course content, assignments, and discussion questions.

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presented by SHRM Student Chapter at Excelsior College

 

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Webinar: The Political Candidates on Cannabis

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Many important issues, including legalized cannabis, are at stake with the upcoming presidential election. Are you curious about where candidates stand on cannabis legalization? Are you interested in their policy positions and perspectives at the state and/or federal level? How will their positions impact the future of the legal cannabis industry? What influence will the vice-presidential candidate have on the presidential candidate’s position?

Join us in a webinar to hear from two industry experts, Kris Krane, president of 4frontventures.com, and Tahir Johnson, membership manager and diversity, equity and inclusion manager at the National Cannabis Industry Association. These experts understand both candidates’ stances on legalization and what changes are predicted to happen to the cannabis industry under each administration. Click to register.

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Webinar: General Elections & Cybersecurity

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Excelsior College will host a webinar on the General Elections & Cybersecurity on Wednesday, October 21 at 2pm ET.

Many government election commissions and agencies are working on ways to be better prepared to deal with election security threats. States across the country are implementing efforts to combat cyber risks and ensure the safe conducting of local state and federal elections in this November’s election. Join us while we hear from Jeffrey Baez, chief information security officer for the New York State Board of Elections and director of the secure election center, on how his cybersecurity plan is addressing the cyber risks to ensure we have the most secure election data collection possible.

To register, visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ICzQwTxfSMq1kCWKT1AaBA

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Veterans Benefit Webinar

October 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

If you’d like to learn how to maximize your veteran educational benefits and learn about opportunities offered through veteran membership organizations, attend our upcoming webinar and discover why Excelsior College is continually recognized for serving Veteran and Military students.

During this webinar, you will discover how to use your benefits to achieve your educational and career goals. You’ll also hear Excelsior College’s Center for Military and Veteran Education about career/networking opportunities just for veterans, and how your military experience can be applied as credit so you can complete your degree sooner and take your career to the next level.

To register, visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xE5Ths5iQ2S2-S2hwatnvg

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November 2020

Transfer Made Easy: Excelsior College Information Session

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

To register and for more details, please visit https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3Iabv-yxQwS794U4A4mXjQ

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Webinar: How to Make Your Military Resume Civilian Friendly

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Military and veterans are experts with experience in operations, strategy, teamwork, leadership, and logistics. In this webinar, learn how to transfer your experience and skills from the military to jobs in the civilian market. By translating your experience and marketing your skills, you can make sure your assignments, training, and deployments work for you as pursue your career goals.

Join Jeremy Montgomery, U.S. Air Force, retired, and business development manager at Fusion Cell, and Tammy Spenziero, director of career services at Excelsior College on Tuesday, November 17 at 2 p.m. ET to help you with your civilian career.

Register here: https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zkw-rkqZQk-IxAuLGpiUmQ

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Excelsior College Hosts Virtual Fraud, Forensics, and Cybersecurity Panel on November 18

November 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am EST

Excelsior College will host a virtual panel discussion focused on emerging trends and careers in the fields of fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity on Wednesday, November 18 from 8:30–9:30 a.m. ET. This event, in collaboration with Siena College, will be moderated by Chelsea Diana, a reporter from the Albany Business Review.

The public is invited to join top leaders in the field as they discuss current trends and issues in fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity. Discussions will cover:

  • Major developments and issues in the fields of fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity, and how they impact different industries;
  • How organizations and individuals respond to changes within the fields;
  • Skills and competencies required for success in fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity careers; and
  • How market trends impact the labor force.

Panelists include:

  • Richard Peters, Senior Information Security Advisor, UHY LLP
  • John Roman, CIO, The Bonadio Group; President and COO, Bonadio’s Information Risk Management and Cybersecurity Division, FoxPointe Solutions
  • Matthew Miller, Principal in the New York Office of KPMG LLP’s U.S. Cyber Security Services Financial Services
  • Amelia Estwick, Director, National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College

“The job market for people with skills in fraud, forensics, and cybersecurity is expected to grow dramatically over the next few years. Even prior to the pandemic, the world economy was going through a radical restructuring brought on by the development and increased adoption of emerging technologies,” stated Scott Dolan, dean, School of Graduate Studies, Excelsior College.

To register to attend, visit  https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_01eb1_5-SPKe-ujDcl5B-A

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Webinar: Tips for Interviewing Virtually

November 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST

Interviewing today has changed dramatically due to the current environment with COVID-19 and working remotely. While interviews are not taking place in person, you still want to present yourself in a professional manner as you would in a face-to-face interview. During this webinar, learn tips and tricks as well as best practices for online interviewing, such as projecting a professional presence, using technology, communicating effectively while on video, making personal connections, and making yourself stand out as a job candidate.

Join Mark , retired naval officer and aviator and founder of Re4ormed, and Tammy Spenziero, director of career services at Excelsior College, on Thursday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. ET to perfect your personal elevator pitch to help you land the job!

Register here: https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6KXC-cPjQgOhFrt9KToSeQ

 

 

 

 

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Webinar: Education and Entrepreneurship for Military Spouses

November 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

During your PCS move, don’t leave your college credit behind. Pack them up with your household goods and make them count! Did you know that you can transfer up to 113 credits toward most bachelor’s degree programs at Excelsior College? Find out how you can transfer your previously earned credits to Excelsior through an informative discussion with our military spouses on Monday, November 23 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

You will also hear from military spouse entrepreneur Monica Fuller, founder of Spouse-ly, who will share resources that are available to you if you are looking to start and grow a business. in this dynamic webinar.

Whether you want to finish your degree or start you own business, Excelsior College is here to provide you with the right resources to help you reach your goal.

 

Register here: https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oDHVvGhoRRWTgj0loItF1Q

 

 

 

 

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