Alumni Webinar on Workplace Violence

In honor of National Nurses Week, Alumni Leadership Council Member Sandy Butterfield, BS in Nursing ’86, is launching The Shift Report, a quarterly Alumni Speaker Series that will explore the issues that nurses and health care workers face in the workplace. The...  [Read More]

Learn More about Diabetes

By Mark Wahl, MS, RN, Faculty Program Director Nearly 30 million children and adults in this country are diagnosed with diabetes Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms may seem harmless. Type 1 Diabetes – Results from the body’s failure...  [Read More]

Simulation Places a Role in Online Learning

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director One of the reasons simulation was introduced in nursing was due to the shortage of clinical sites. It was first used by NASA and quickly found its way into the...  [Read More]

Master’s Graduates Display Poster at National Conference

Baby, it’s worth it!  Three recent Excelsior College Master of Science in Nursing Education graduates and their mentor presented a poster at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master’s Education conference in Houston, Texas on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The poster...  [Read More]

College to Host Educational Institute on May 5

“Promoting a Just Culture Through Nursing Education” is the topic of the 2016 Educational Institute sponsored by Excelsior College on Thursday May 5, 2016 at the Century House in Latham, New York. Also be available as a live webcast, the Institute seeks...  [Read More]

Assistant Dean Lends Support During In-Flight Medical Emergency

Stacy Farber, director of assessment and program evaluation, related this account of support provided by Patricia Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE, assistant dean of the RN-BS & MS Nursing Programs, on a recent flight. “Patti was on a return flight after vacationing with her husband...  [Read More]

Excelsior Is Hiring Full-time Nursing Faculty and Part-time Clinical Faculty

Are you or a colleague interested in working at Excelsior College? Do you have a master’s degree in nursing? An RN license or eligibility for licensure to practice in New York state? Do you have a background in nursing education? Do you want the...  [Read More]

Nagelsmith to Make Women and Leadership Presentation

 The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place March 14 – 24 at the UN Headquarters and surrounding venues in New York City. This year, Laurie Nagelsmith, PhD, associate dean for the School of Health Sciences, will present...  [Read More]

Navigating the Holidays and Healthy Eating

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program The holidays are near and now is the perfect time to be creative with healthy alternatives when you’re cooking at holiday time. There are things you can do now to maintain...  [Read More]

Let the Games Begin

By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Lead Faculty Program Director, Graduate Nursing Program Healthy competition is good for the soul. So, why do we complain when we see children playing video games on their phone, computer, iPad or TV. I have...  [Read More]