Posts featuring Simone Arrington

Of OWLs and Students: Making the Most of the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab

The semester is winding down and your term paper is due in less than a week, but you have no idea how to write one! Sound familiar? No problem. Excelsior College offers a nationally-acclaimed, free resource for support with academic writing. It’s...  [Read More]

Scaling the Ivory Tower: Does academic research matter in the world of business?

I was recently discussing with colleagues why academic skills are not always considered as relevant to the world of business, but with so many organizations investing billions of dollars in high-risk projects, the need for clear and thorough research has never been...  [Read More]

Excelsior Scholarship: An interview with Dr. Herbert Sherman

John Coy, Faculty Program Director for Logistics & Operations Management at Excelsior College, interviews Dr. Herbert Sherman, co-author with Charlette McClendon, of an article about the online market platform Amazon and their future strategy for global growth,  for the Journal of Business...  [Read More]

Excelsior Scholarship: An interview with Dr. Jan Tucker

Will Trevor, Faculty Program Director for Marketing and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Business and Technology at Excelsior College, interviews Dr. Jan Tucker, co-author with Dr. Bari Courts and Angela Au, of an article on leadership and...  [Read More]

Goodyear compiles report on alternative learning, featured in Inside Higher Ed

Tina Goodyear, COO, Presidents’ Forum recently penned the white paper proposal draft, (CQAL): Collaborative for Quality in Alternative Learning. The report highlights the need for quality assurance, industry challenges and more. The CQAL white paper was also featured in Inside Higher Ed’s...  [Read More]

Career Readiness: Equipping Students for the Workplace of Today and Tomorrow

The first reaction when most of us hear the term, ‘career readiness’, is often to associate it with strong technical skills, such as computer programming or digital marketing.  And while technical skills are vital, they alone are insufficient for success in the...  [Read More]

Resilience: The One ‘Secret’ All Successful Students Know

There have been plenty of newspaper columns, courses, and self-help books, which promise to deliver that elusive ‘secret of success’, but psychologists tend to agree that, among other things, the key to success for individuals, managers, entrepreneurs, or students, often resides in...  [Read More]

Excelsior’s MBA is Top of the Class!

Good news for our many graduate students in the School of Business and Technology: The Excelsior MBA has been announced as the top-ranked program in the Capital Region. The ranking was announced by the Albany Business Review, and is determined by the...  [Read More]

The Holiday Haul: Global Logistics at the Busiest Point

When I welcome in the new year, like many people I always like to take time to reflect.  This year I started pondering the sheer scale of logistics operations during the holiday season: how, for example, does the latest must-have Marvel Deadpool...  [Read More]

Cooperate to Graduate: Supporting Veterans and Serving Military in their Studies

By Scott Dolan, Michael Moran, and William Trevor Veterans Day always gives us pause to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of our military.  And here at Excelsior College, we take great pride in having the honor to educate so many of...  [Read More]