Posts filed under "Featured"

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]

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]

The Politics of Sexual Assault

Michele Paludi of Excelsior College in New York state, who has written widely about sexual harassment, says that “moments like this can change a culture.” She points to Anita Hill’s testimony in Senate confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court nominee,...  [Read More]

Community Stewardship: Leveraging distance educators to solve global community challenges

Experts from Excelsior College discuss the endless opportunities for faculty and students to come together to address global issues thanks to distance learning. By By Laurie Carbo-Porter, PhD, RN, CNE; and Dorcey L. Applyrs, DrPH, MPH Leadership at institutions of higher education...  [Read More]