Excelsior College Alumni News
January 2014
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Mark Your Calendar

January 15, 2014
Alumni Awards and Alumni Advisory Board Applications

February 12, 2014
Washington, DC Alumni Event

February 26, 2014
Career Web Chat
Filling Your Job Search Tool Box

March 2, 2014
San Diego Alumni Event

April 7, 2014
Career Web Chat
Job and Career Fairs: Learning How to Successfully Navigate the Maze

June 1, 2014
Raleigh, NC Alumni Event

Countdown to Alumni Awards Deadline
Only 15 days left to apply for a 2014 alumni award! We know our graduates are doing great things and we'd like to acknowledge your efforts. Submit your application today for one of three alumni awards. Find information about previous award winners here.
Rescheduled: Washington, DC Alumni Event
The date for the Washington, DC Alumni Event has been changed to Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 4 pm - 7 pm. If you're in the DC Metro area, join us for an hors d'oeuvres reception at the Excelsior College DC Center's new facility and meet local alumni. Registration is mandatory by February 7.
Alumni Advisory Board Application Deadline: January 15
The leadership of your Alumni Association, the Excelsior College Alumni Advisory Board, is looking for graduates willing to represent their peers. Submit your application by January 15.
Excelsior is California Dreaming
Southern California alumni: join Ken Desforges, BIX '10 for an hors d'oeuvres reception in San Diego on Sunday, March 2, 2 pm - 4 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay. Mingle with local alumni and students and share Excelsior stories. Registration required by February 25.
Filling Your Job Search Tool Box Career Web Chat
In a competitive job market it's important to utilize a variety of job search tools, but not all tools are alike. Participate in this informative chat to learn about the essential tools for your job search tool box. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 8 pm - 9 pm ET. Registration required.
Excelsior ReView
The latest issue of Excelsior ReView is now available. Submissions were received from Hawaii to Iraq and represent Excelsior alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Congratulations to the grads whose work is featured in this issue! Submissions are now being accepted for the May 2014 issue.
Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Workforce
Cybersecurity is one of the most dynamic topics of our times. Protecting Our Future, authored by Dr. Jane LeClair, chief operating officer of Excelsior's National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI), brings together a range of experts and shines a spotlight on operational challenges and needs across the workforce. This book is available from the publisher, Hudson Whitman Excelsior College Press.
Excelsior on the Road
This month, members of the Excelsior community will be attending the AACP Workforce Development Institute in St. Petersburg, FL. If you're in the area, stop by and say hello!
Celebrity Estates: Honey, I Forgot the Kids!
It is recommended that you review your will every few years or after major life events occur, such as the birth of a child. Not everyone takes the necessary steps, however, to protect their children. Consider these three stories of celebrities that left the kids in the lurch.
Let Us Take Our Hats Off to You
Send news of your accomplishments and activities so we can take our "hats off" to you in an upcoming issue of the College's magazine, Live & Learn.
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