Rocco Reports on HAPS Conference

By Dr. Laurie Rocco, School of Health Sciences Instructional Faculty and 2016 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipient My Excelsior professional development award for 2016 allowed me to attend the 30th Annual Human Anatomy & Physiological Society (HAPS) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The goal...  [Read More]

Trial and Error Opens Up New Possibilities: CETLA Excellence in Teaching Theme for Summer 2 Term

By Wendy Trevor, PhD, Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) This past academic year instructional faculty worked diligently to ensure effective teaching in support of the College’s standards of excellence and its strategic teaching and learning objective. To...  [Read More]

Learn More About What Makes Excelsior College Unique: “The Excelsior Difference”

By Emilsen Holguin, Assistant Vice President for Academic Operations and Regulatory Affairs   “The College meets students where they are.” Excelsior College is considered an innovator in higher education. As with other distance learning institutions, common words used when describing the College include flexibility,...  [Read More]

Buddy Ray Supports National Guard Conference in Washington

Buddy Ray, military representative, attended the annual conference of the National Guard Association of Washington held in Bremerton, Washington on May 21 at the Kitsap Convention Center. Ray had many guard members visit the Excelsior College table to learn more about the transferability of...  [Read More]

First SALUTE Induction Planned

The Center for Military Education (CME) will hold its first induction of Excelsior College military and veteran students who have met the academic standards to be a member of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society.  SALUTE recognizes the service, academics, leadership, unity,...  [Read More]

Excelsior Forms Partnership with Air Force Program

The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) has approved Excelsior’s application into the General Education Mobile (GEM) Program. GEM is a partnership between CCAF and regionally accredited institutions that offer freshman/sophomore general education courses.  These courses are offered via distance learning...  [Read More]

Survey Says: 2015 Faculty Satisfaction Survey Results Announced

By Wendy Trevor, PhD Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) Office of Student and Faculty Services The results of the 2015 Faculty Satisfaction are now available. Thank you for your participation and helping to make this a record...  [Read More]

Faculty Needs Assessment Launched: How May We Help to Support Your Work?

This week instructional faculty will be sent a link to complete the Faculty Needs Assessment, a survey created to identify areas in which the College can provide further faculty development and support services for effective teaching. The survey will take approximately 15...  [Read More]

Paludi Edits Book on Prevention and Response to Campus Sexual Assaults

Michele Paludi, assistant dean and director of graduate business programs in the School of Business & Technology, has edited Campus Action against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs. A practical guide to prevention of and response to sexual assault on college...  [Read More]

Library Updates Look and Feel of Research Guides

By Anita Norton, MLIS Director, Excelsior College Library The Library’s research guides are tools that assist students in becoming familiar with resources in their specific subject areas.  There are a variety of formats of sources, attempting to address the variety of learning styles...  [Read More]