Call for articles – N21: Nursing in the 21st Century
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – May 1 @ 5:00 pm

Open call for articles for Issue 5, The Patient Takes the Lead.
N21 (Nursing in the 21st Century) is a peer-reviewed, practice-oriented journal published twice a year by Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College Press. To view issues or to learn more about submitting an article, visit our website:



Webinar: Key Steps After a Data Breach
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Over 50 % of small businesses have been hacked in 2013. Today, the question is not whether your company will be hacked, but rather when will it be?

Join us in this webinar to learn more about:

  • Key steps a small business can take to reduce the pain of a data breach
  • What are the legal issues after a data breach
  • What you should tell the media, customers and vendors
  • What you can do to reduce chances of a future attack


Presenter: Carolyn Schrader

Carolyn Schrader is the founder of Cyber Security Group, Inc. that provides corporate services including vulnerability assessments, awareness training, in addition to the development of policies and procedures. Schrader has years of experience in business management, cyber security and information technology. Prior to launching Cyber Security Group, Schrader was instrumental in rapidly growing a high tech company with Fortune 100 clients where she managed a state-of-the-art data center and implemented a number of security measures to protect high-profile clients’ confidential information. Schrader holds a degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Carolyn Schrader is also a fellow at the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI).

This webinar qualifies for 1 CPE credit from IAPP.

2015 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Conference
Apr 18 @ 7:44 pm – Apr 21 @ 8:44 pm

Excelsior College will be located in booth #500 and will have additional information about our college, our degree programs, our services and our partnership program. Stop by and visit us.

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Easing the Transition: Veterans Success is Our Mission
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Excelsior College will be presenting with Alamo Colleges at the 2015 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) in San Antonio, TX.

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Alumni Event: Meet the Dean in the Nation’s Capital
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet Dr. Robert E. Waters, dean of the School of Public Service, at this alumni reception in Washington, DC. It’s a great opportunity to hear an update on the College, while networking with local alumni and students. Light refreshments will be served (cash bar).

Nearest Metro Stations: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Gallery Pl-Chinatown, and Judiciary Square)

Registration Required.

RSVP by April 22, 2015 since space is limited. This event is free of charge, and for Alumni.

Questions? Email or call 800-647-2388, ext. 145.

School of Nursing Annual Educational Institute: The Power and Empowerment of Nursing
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Sponsored by the Excelsior College School of Nursing, The Kinsinger Institute for Nursing Excellence, The Tau Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, and Albany Medical Center.

The Power and Empowerment of Nursing

Informing nurses on nursing empowerment, innovations, and initiatives in nursing

Who should attend

Nurse educators, nurse administrators, and interested graduate nursing students.

Keynote Speaker

Helen R. Connors, PhD, RN, Dr PS (Hon), FAAN, E. Jean M. Hill Professor, University of Kansas School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Informatics

Description of Event

Keynote speaker Dr. Helen Connors will address nursing empowerment and innovations in nursing education and practice. Poster sessions and podium presentations will follow during the course of the day.

Visit the event website for more info & to register