Webinar: An Introduction to Cybersecurity
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Webinar: An Introduction to Cybersecurity @ National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College

Join us for this FREE webinar on November 26, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

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This exciting and informative webinar will introduce participants to the basic and fundamental concepts of cyber security. The intention of the webinar is to provide participants with an overview of the evolving and dynamic field of cybersecurity.

Presenter: Derek Smith

Derek Smith is responsible for the development and coordination of cyber security initiatives at the National Cybersecurity Institute. Formerly, he has worked for a number of IT companies including Computer Sciences Corporation and Booz Allen Hamilton. Derek spent 18 years as a special agent for various government agencies and the military. He has also taught business and IT courses at several universities for over 20 years. Derek has served in the US Navy, Air Force and Army for a total of 24 years. He completed an MBA, MS in IT Information Assurance, Masters in IT Project Management, and a BS in Education.

This webinar qualifies for 1 CPE credit from IAPP.

Library Information Webinar: Copyright Role Models
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

What: Join Carrie Bertling Disclafani, Excelsior librarian, for an informative library webinar about modeling good fair use practices in an effort to help students avoid plagiarism. This half hour session is open to all. Come and learn ways in which you can positively influence students.

Where: Remotely from your desktop at
Audio will be available through AC Pro, so please ensure that your speakers/headphones are on. You will communicate during the webinar with the librarians via chat.

When: Wednesday, December 10, 2:00-2:30

How: Sign up here:

Once you’ve signed up you will receive an email confirmation. Note: We must have a minimum of four participants signed up to host this webinar. Cancellations (via email) will occur two days prior to the webinar if there are not enough participants signed up.

We look forward to you attending! Direct any questions to

Additional upcoming webinars:

  • January 22, 2015: database searching
  • June 2015: subject specific resources
National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) Annual Conference
Feb 4 @ 8:46 pm – Feb 6 @ 9:46 pm

The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students will host our 13th Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia on February 4-6, 2015. Designed for higher education professionals from across all functional areas, institutional types, systems, and sectors; our conference comprehensively addresses transfer research, policy, and practice. Participants will be provided with an immersive experience, reaching beyond the “whats” and “whys” to the “hows” of improving transfer.

Excelsior College’s Lisa LaVigna and Shari Quinn will present “Creating ADn to BSn Concurrent Enrollment Programs: The good, the bad and the ugly.”