7 Steps to Help Make a Bad Day Better

You felt it as soon as you woke up in the morning: A bad day ahead. Or, another bad day. If you are living with a chronic condition, a bad day can... [ read more ]

On Becoming a Veteran

The road to veteran status is long, narrow, bumpy and filled with unexpected twists and turns. It starts for most with an enlistment of three to four years in one of the... [ read more ]

Password Management: It’s as easy as 1-2-3…..Well Actually 8-4

I bet I can guess your online password. Is it….1,2,3,4,5,6? Or simply ‘password’? Don’t be surprised that I guessed it because according to a survey those are the top two passwords in... [ read more ]

Watch: Federal Policy, the Election, and the Changing Ivory Tower

On November 5, Excelsior College President John Ebersole took part on a Cato Institute panel exploring the impact of the election on federal higher education policy. Via the Cato Institute website: The... [ read more ]

Going Private: Why Public Institutions Are Considering Crossing Over (Part 1)

Over the past several years, there has been much discussion about the decline in public support for higher education. Following the Great Recession of 2008, the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)... [ read more ]

E-book Subscriptions: For Readers, the World is Your Oyster. Or Is It?

If you’re someone the e-book industry labels a “power reader,” then you’ve likely discovered subscriptions. Since September 2013, a start-up, Oyster, has been all the rage. They’ve designed a curated method (human... [ read more ]

Dying in America

Deborah Golden Alecson, a faculty member in the Schools of Health Science and Nursing, joins the Excelsior Life Distance EDU on Demand podcast show to discuss a September 2014 report issued by... [ read more ]