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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]

Center for Military and Veteran Education Supports National Guard Conferences

Barnett Participates in 48th Mississippi National Guard State Conference Center for and Veteran Military Education’s Peter Barnett, military senior academic advisor, attended the 48th annual conference of the Mississippi Noncommissioned Officers Association in Jackson, Mississippi. This year’s conference had over 500 participants.  The...  [Read More]

CME Collaborates with Military Medical Education and Training Campus

Susan Dewan, assistant vice president of the Center for Military and Veteran Education attended a meeting at the Military Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on April 28.   METC trains more than 18,000 military servicemembers annually from...  [Read More]

Excelsior Supports CSN Conference

New York Army National Guard Command Sergeants Majors from throughout New York state convened at the Division of Military and Naval Affairs Headquarters the first weekend in April for their annual CSN conference. Excelsior College was one of two schools invited to...  [Read More]

SALUTE Honor Society Induction Planned for July

Excelsior recently became an active member of the SALUTE Honor Society. SALUTE is a veteran and military national honor society to recognize the service, academics, leadership, unity, tribute and excellence exhibited by our students. Graduating Excelsior College students must meet the criteria...  [Read More]

Excelsior’s Washington DC Center Hosts Student Veteran Event

Excelsior College held a student veteran event to highlight a new book, “See Me For Who I Am: Student Veterans’ Stories of War and Coming Home,” on March 21. Written for both veterans and civilians, “See Me for Who I Am” illustrates...  [Read More]

CME Attends Transitioning Women from Service to Success First Annual Capital Summit

Diana Campa, military admissions counselor, recently attended an event promoted by veteran partner, Women Veterans Interactive (WVI).  Campa spoke with dozens of women veterans about the veteran education partnership and Excelsior College’s maximum acceptance of military credit toward degrees. The Women Veterans...  [Read More]

CME Exhibits at National Guard Association of Texas

Center for Military Education’s Richard Hernandez, military admissions counselor, attended the 57th annual conference of the National Guard Association in Arlington, Texas during March. Governor Greg Abbott was the guest speaker for the event on Saturday, March 19. Other speakers included state commanders...  [Read More]