Excelsior College Alumni News
September 2013
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Mark Your Calendar

September 18, 2013
Career Web Chat
Resumes: How to Create a Winning Performance Document

September 18, 2013
Veterans Webinar
How to Improve Your Writing

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

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

Support Career Changers, Dream Chasers, and Lifelong Learners
Last year, 1,456 alumni contributed to the College's Annual Campaign. Campaign gifts provide scholarships to Excelsior's deserving students and support all aspects of the Excelsior experience. You can help. Your contribution can make a difference.
Create a Winning Performance Document
Employers predict future success through past performance. During this interactive Web chat, Ed Hallenbeck, Career Consultant for Excelsior College, will explain how and why to create a results-based resume. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 8 - 9 pm ET. Registration required.
Binghamton or Bust!
If you live near Binghamton, N.Y., mark your calendar for our alumni event on Wednesday, October 30. Join us for a free hors d'oeuvres reception at the Lost Dog Cafe where you can network with Excelsior graduates and students. Registration required by October 20.
Veterans Webinar: How to Improve Your Writing
Without college-level writing skills, earning a degree can be even more challenging. Join Excelsior College writing experts to explore how veterans can overcome the most common writing struggles and sharpen their skills for success. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7 - 8 pm ET. Registration required.
Free Journal App for Nurses—N21
Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College Press has a free app just for nurses - N21, Nursing in the Twenty-First Century. This new mobile journal is currently available to iOS users (Apple) and can be searched and downloaded from either the App Store or the Newsstand.
Excelsior Review
The Excelsior ReView, the College's art and literary online magazine, will accept submissions for its next edition through September 30, 2013. Submit your work today and join Excelsior's creative global community.
New Excelsior College Partnerships
Excelsior offers a variety of discounted educational opportunities with organizations such as: Adirondack Medical Center, American Hospital School of Nursing, Ocean County Community College, Sullivan Community College, Taco Bell, Westchester Community College, and Women Veterans Interactive.
New Chapter of American Assembly for Men
in Nursing

Excelsior recently helped establish a regional chapter of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN). If you're a member of AAMN, or plan to become a member, contact Mark Wahl, AA '84, MS in Nursing '11, RN about joining the New York Capital Region (NYCR) chapter.
Excelsior on the Road
This month, members of the Excelsior community will be attending the ASIS International Conference in Chicago; the Rural Community College Alliance Meeting in Maine; and the EdAssist Virtual Education Fair. If you're in the area, stop by and say hello!
Capital Region (NY) Alumni Mixer Recap
Nearly 30 people attended the August alumni event in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Visit our website for photos of the event and information about upcoming opportunities to gather with your fellow graduates.
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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