Career advice: It takes just six seconds…

According to a 2012 report by, a recruiter spends about six seconds reviewing a job applicant resume (Keeping an Eye on Recruiter Behavior, 2012).  As an applicant, you don’t have much... [ read more ]

CUNY Games Festival 3.0: New voices and practical strategies in game-based learning for higher education

A couple of weeks ago I had the good fortune of attending the third annual CUNY Games Festival, which, in turn, had the misfortune of needing to cancel the second day’s activities... [ read more ]

Cybersecurity, by order of the president

Today President Obama signed an Executive Order that seeks to modernize the digital system in the federal government and increase cybersecurity. The order lays the groundwork for establishing a federal privacy council... [ read more ]

Excelsior LIVE: Dr. Andrew Hurd on cybersecurity workforce development

Dr. Andrew Hurd, faculty program director for cybersecurity at Excelsior College, discusses why so many employers are struggling to both build an educated and adaptable cyber workforce and create an informed cyber... [ read more ]

Excelsior’s NCI works to diversify the cybersecurity pipeline

Dr. Jane LeClair was recently interviewed by Kate Colborn, writer for the Diversity in Action magazine, about cybersecurity and its importance of diversifying the field. “Women and minorities are poorly represented in... [ read more ]

So…Time to Break That Bad Habit?

Excelsior College expert, Dr. Gary McClain, is a therapist, patient advocate, and writer who specializes in helping clients—as well as their family members and professional caregivers—deal with the emotional impact of chronic... [ read more ]

Cybersecurity is looking for a few good women

Dr. Jane LeClair, Chief Operating Officer of Excelsior College’s National Cybersecurity Institute, wrote a blog post for the Cyber Experts Blog about the demand for more women in the cyber professional arena.... [ read more ]