Excelsior College Alumni News
October 2013
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Mark Your Calendar

October 21, 2013
Career Web Chat
Writing LinkedIn Profiles: Strengthening Your Online Professional Presence

October 22, 2013
Washington, DC Veterans Open House

October 30, 2013
Binghamton Alumni Event

November 13, 2013
Central Texas Alumni Event

November 18, 2013
Career Web Chat
Answers on the Spot: Responding to Common and Difficult Interview Questions

February 26, 2014
Career Web Chat
Filling Your Job Search Tool Box

April 7, 2014
Career Web Chat
Job and Career Fairs: Learning How to Successfully Navigate the Maze Upcoming Alumni Events::
Washington, DC
San Diego
Virginia Beach, VA
North Carolina

Join Us in Binghamton, NY
If you live near Binghamton, New York, we want to meet you at the alumni event on Wednesday, October 30, 5 - 7 pm. Don't miss this opportunity to network with Excelsior grads during a free hors d'oeuvres reception. Registration required by October 20.
Strengthen Your Online Professional Presence
LinkedIn is the largest professional network on the Internet. Join Ed Hallenbeck, career consultant for Excelsior College, for this interesting web chat on how to improve your presence and increase your chances of being noticed by recruiters. Monday, October 21, 2013, 8 - 9 pm ET. Registration required.
Vets Invited to Excelsior DC Celebration
Join us at the Excelsior College Washington, DC Center to learn about Excelsior resources for veterans such as the Murray Veterans Center and veteran partnership opportunities. Tuesday, October 22, 6 - 8 pm. Registration required.
Not in Washington, DC?
Excelsior's Center for Military Education offers webinars on military- and veteran-specific topics. Find upcoming dates on the College's events calendar. You also have 24/7 access to a library of archived webinars on topics such as suicide prevention and using your post 9/11 VA education benefit.
EC Liberal Arts Grads Well Compensated
Among college graduates nationwide, Excelsior College earned the top overall ranking when it comes to the highest median salary for those with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts, according to the 2013-2014 PayScale College Salary Report. Visit Excelsior Life for more findings.
Did You Miss It?
More than 50 Excelsior alumni participated in the career Web chat on how to Make your Resume a Winning Performance Document. If you missed it, you can watch the recorded version at your convenience.
New Excelsior College Partnerships
Excelsior offers a variety of discounted educational opportunities with organizations such as Clover Park Technical College; Raritan Valley Community College; Cuyahoga Community College District; Tidewater Community College; and LewisGale Hospital Montgomery.
Excelsior on the Road
This month, members of the Excelsior community will be attending the following conferences: STEMTEC in Atlanta, GA; NACADA in Salt Lake City, UT; ANCC in Orlando, FL; and the Maricopa Community College Success Conference in Phoenix, AZ. If you're in the area, stop by and say hello!
Did Your Insurance Agent Tell You This?
Life insurance is an asset you may not think of donating until you hear how powerful, practical and easy it can be. To make a gift to us while still protecting your family's future, simply designate Excelsior College as the recipient for all or a portion of the proceeds of a life insurance policy.
Watch Your Mailbox
The Fall 2013 issue of Live & Learn comes out this month. Find out what's happening at Excelsior and learn even more about the Alumni Association.
Let Us Take Our Hats Off to You
Send news of your accomplishments and activities so we can take our "hats off" to you in an upcoming issue of the College's magazine, Live & Learn.
Not Your Grandmother's Nursing Home: Demystifying Today's Retirement Living Options
Congratulations to Elizabeth L. Bewley, BA '85, who recently published a collection of 40 of her recent columns, "The Good Patient," which appears weekly in the Daily Courier, the newspaper of one of America's highest-rated retirement cities: Prescott, Ariz.
Young, Yes, But Not Immortal
Kate and Brian Thompson thought they had plenty of time to draw up an estate plan. But then Kate's mother died unexpectedly, and that rang a bell. Maybe they weren't immortal after all. Here are the five steps you should take to get your own plan in place.
Let Us Take Our Hats Off to You
Send news of your accomplishments and activities so we can take our "hats off" to you in an upcoming issue of the College's magazine, Live & Learn.
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