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Feb
16
Tue
Westchester Community College Signing Event
Feb 16 all-day

Excelsior College and Westchester Community College will be hosting a signing event to announce the expansion of the current academic partnership that exists between the two institutions on February 16, 2016.  Excelsior College staff members will be traveling to Westchester Community College (Valhalla, NY) for this event.

Feb
23
Tue
DIVERSITY VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR
Feb 23 all-day

There will be a free Diversity Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, February 23 and Excelsior College will be participating.

The Diversity Virtual Career Fair is sponsored by INSIGHT Into Diversity, powered by Career Eco, and brought to you by Excelsior College Career Services. This event is also supported by Excelsior’s five Schools: Business and Technology, Public Service, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Nursing.

 

  • Meet with employers from various industries across the nation.
  • Featuring all kinds of jobs in education, engineering, technology, business, accounting, management, and more!
  • Meet recruiters live online…it’s easy and efficient.
  • Attend from anywhere, using your own personal computer or mobile device.
  • Students and alumni of Excelsior College are invited – all majors welcome

 

To register, click here.

Nyquist Leadership Series: The Real Costs of Cyber Ignorance
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Executives at all levels of government, industry, and academia are faced with a troubling paradox. Success in a globalized economy demands the storage and sharing of sensitive information. But how do you protect your systems from those who seek to exploit not only your digital vulnerabilities but also human behavior?

This program will detail the key internal and external risk factors facing organizations including the financial and reputational costs at stake. Panelists from academia, the private sector, government, and law enforcement, will explore a number of important issues, such as:

  • building and maintaining an educated and adaptable cyber security workforce;
  • establishing an effective monitoring and reporting organizational structure; and
  • creating an informed cyber culture across all levels of organization.

Join us to learn more about every executive’s cyber responsibilities.

This event is sponsored by Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology and National Cybersecurity Institute.

Agenda:

12 pm: Registration and lunch

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Panel

Location:

Albany International Airport Observation Deck

Albany Shaker Road

Albany, NY

For directions: http://albanyairport.com/passenger-guide/maps-directions

Host:

Dr. Jane LeClair, COO, National Cybersecurity Institute.

Moderator:

Susan Arbetter, Albany-based State Capitol Correspondent and News & Public Affairs Director for WCNY Syracuse Public Television

Panelists:

Andrew Hurd, Faculty Program Director, Excelsior College

Deborah Snyder, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, New York State

Don Wheatley, Information Technology Director, Price Chopper Supermarkets

Jeff Wilson, Director of Information Services, Assurance and IT Security and Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Albany Medical Center

Nyquist Leadership Series

The Nyquist Leadership Series explores New York State’s most pressing contemporary challenges through the eyes of its most prominent government, education, and industry leaders.

The series honors the late Ewald B. “Joe” Nyquist, a civil rights leader and former New York State Education Commissioner who played a key role in efforts to desegregate New York schools. The “visionary author” of Excelsior College, Nyquist fought to extend quality educational opportunities to learners of all ages.

Mar
20
Sun
Excelsior College at League for Innovations Conference 2016
Mar 20 – Mar 23 all-day

Outreach and Access and the Academic Partnership Team will be exhibiting (Booth #415) at the 2016 Innovations conference in Chicago, IL.  The League’s annual Innovations  conference regularly attracts a diverse group of community college educators, administrators and staff from around the world.  these attendees are the decision-makers and influences from their respective colleges who are seeking innovative solutions to issues affecting their campuses.  Excelsior will be highlighting the college, our offerings, the Academic Partnership Program, the 90+30 Win Back Campaign and the session presentations being conducted by various Excelsior College staff members.

Session Presentations:

How to Successfully Teach Online (March 20, 2016, 11AM, Chicago 8, Level 4)

Integrating an Online Writing Lab into Curricula (March 21, 2016, 1PM, Mississippi, Level 2)

Adult Learner Success:  Nontraditional is the New Traditional (March 21, 2016, 3:15PM, Ohio, Level 2)

How to Develop a CBE Program (March 22, 2016, 1PM, Chicago 10, Level 4)

Rethinking Placement Exams:  Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (March 22, 2016, 3:15PM, Sheraton 1, Level 4)

 

Apr
1
Fri
Washington DC – Academic Partnership Forum
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Outreach and Access will be hosting an Academic Partnership Forum out of the Washington DC office for academic partners in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area. This event will provide partner contacts and Excelsior staff members an opportunity to collaborate on how we can continue working together to foster student success for associate and bachelor degree completion.

Apr
13
Wed
Partners in Lifelong Learning Event
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
14
Thu
Board of Trustees Meeting
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day
Apr
22
Fri
Passover
Apr 22 – Apr 30 all-day
May
5
Thu
Excelsior College School of Nursing Annual Educational Institute
May 5 all-day
Jul
7
Thu
Board of Trustees Meeting
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day
Awards Convocation
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jul
8
Fri
2016 Commencement
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
19
Wed
2016 Presidents’ Forum
Oct 19 all-day
Oct
20
Thu
Board of Trustees Meeting (Location: TBD)
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day