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2014-04-11 23:23:53

The NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology will benefit from a five-year sponsorship by Excelsior College of NLN’s Scholar-in-Residence Program. The NLN Excelsior College Scholar-in-Residence will facilitate career advancement for nurse educators with doctoral degrees, bringing them professional development opportunities and exposing them to the latest evidence-based scholarship. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The National League for Nursing Center for Innovation...

2013-05-13 23:20:59

The second annual Excelsior College gaming symposium will feature academics and gaming and educational technology thought leaders from across the United States. The event will be livestreamed online for free to those who pre-register. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 On May 17, Excelsior College will host academic and educational technology experts from across the United States on campus for the private, nonprofit distance learning institution´s second annual gaming symposium. The...

2013-02-25 23:04:48

According to cyber experts, there will be a 22 percent growth in demand for cybersecurity professionals through 2020. Each of Excelsior College's five cybersecurity programs developed to meet this demand has been certified by the National Security Agency to meet the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Training Standards. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Excelsior College today announced five of the College´s programs have been certified by the National Security...

2012-06-04 23:03:53

In an effort to raise awareness of the need to recruit and retain more women in the technology fields, Excelsior College today announced the creation of a scholarship for aspiring women technologists. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 In an effort to raise awareness of the need to recruit and retain more women in the technology fields, Excelsior College today announced the creation of a scholarship for aspiring women technologists. Once the endowment threshold is reached, the “Dr. Jane...

2012-05-08 23:03:14

On May 11, Excelsior College will host a panel of writing and gaming experts from academia and industry for an examination and discussion on the the use of video games — or “serious games” - in higher education programs. The event will be live streamed online for free to those that register. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 On May 11, Excelsior College will host a panel of writing and gaming experts from academia and industry for an examination and discussion on the...

2012-01-26 13:24:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of California has signed an education partnership agreement with Excelsior College®, a regionally accredited nonprofit distance learning institution based in Albany, New York. The California initiative reflects a national VFW goal: to attract younger veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who are returning home and considering their higher education options. Under the new...

2012-01-23 14:45:00

Innovative program offers students new pathway to a bachelor´s degree. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Today, Excelsior College announced the launch of its new, innovative $10,000 pathway to a bachelor´s degree. A regionally accredited, nonprofit leader in distance and online learning, Excelsior College is the first educational institution to offer this price-guaranteed degree. Ideal for those who thrive in an independent-study environment, this program provides adult...

2012-01-05 16:00:00

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free online writing service designed for adult learners Albany, New York (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Excelsior College, a private, nonprofit, distance learning institution in Albany, N.Y., today announced the launch of a robust, dynamic and multimedia online writing lab (OWL) available to the public. The Excelsior College OWL is a free online service that provides learners with an in-depth guide to all aspects of undergraduate writing, from...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

Test-site growth signals Excelsior's ongoing leadership in increasing access to college-level degree programs through independent study leading to credit by exam Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Excelsior College® Examinations, a tuition-saving, independent study option for college students and college-bound high schoolers seeking college-level credit, are now more accessible at 4,000 Pearson VUE testing centers in the U.S. and abroad. This is an increase of 2,900 test sites for...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Hundreds of engineers, business professionals, nurses, U.S. service members and their guests converge at Excelsior's 40th Anniversary Commencement on July 8 in Albany, N.Y.; Keynote speaker Tom Joyner, philanthropist and national radio show host, to address distance learning grads Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 When they complete their master's degrees in nursing at Excelsior College® this month, Brian Pervis and his brother Brandon "“ both registered nurses -- will be meeting...