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Historic Day for Nursing–Cuomo Signs “BSN in 10”

By Patti Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE December 19th was an historic day for the nursing profession in New York State. After nearly 15 years of lobbying, Governor Cuomo signed legislation frequently referred to as the “BSN in 10” (S6768/A1842). The legislation, once...  [Read More]

Instructor Daria Byrne Earns Faculty of the Year Award

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing   Daria Byrne, EdD, MSN, RN is a recipient of a 2017 Faculty of the Year Award. Dr. Byrne received this award based on student nominations. Daria Byrne...  [Read More]

Why I Went Into Nursing: Mary Lee Pollard, PhD, RN, CNE

The Pulse Committee presents “Why I Went Into Nursing,” an installment of interviews with faculty within Excelsior’s School of Nursing. The purpose of these interviews is to provide students with a more unique, personal view of “who’s who” in the School. Why I...  [Read More]

Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and their Families

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing Did you know Excelsior College offers an 8 week, 3 credit hour elective course called NUR 340: Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and their Families? This course is...  [Read More]

Annual Education Institute Scheduled for June 2

  The annual Educational Institute, hosted by Excelsior College’s School of Nursing and Albany Medical Center, is scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, 8 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT in Albany, New York. The event will be livestreamed online. “Lessons from the...  [Read More]

National Nurses Week: What is Your Personal View of Nursing?

We thought we’d end Nurses Week by asking select faculty at Excelsior College what the profession means to them. Join us in celebrating the importance of nursing and how it contributes to making us who we are. “What is your personal view...  [Read More]

Annual Education Institute: Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts and Early Registration June 2, 2017 Annual Educational Institute Presenting: Lessons from the Field: Innovations in Veteran Education, Transitions, and Care **Now accepting proposals and abstracts for poster or podium presentation for the 2017 Annual Educational Institute** Submission Deadline: April...  [Read More]

Save the Date: Annual Educational Institute

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Raising Cancer Awareness

By Patty Nedo Most people fear a cancer diagnosis. We’ve become familiar with the sight of support ribbons displayed to raise awareness about different types of cancer, such as pink ribbons that stand for breast cancer, orange ribbons for leukemia, teal for...  [Read More]

Using Twitter in the Classroom

By Amy Erickson About five years ago, one university encouraged instructors and staff to create Twitter accounts. Unfortunately, the instructors and staff weren’t given any guidance as to how or why to use Twitter. I felt it was a great place to...  [Read More]