CPE News

Career Education Has a New Address

June 19, 2019
UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Moves its Classrooms to One Capitol Mall

 

Starting July 15th, the Sacramento classrooms of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (formerly UC Davis Extension) will be moving from the Sutter Square Galleria in midtown to the heart of the city – One Capitol Mall in Downtown Sacramento. The move is the result of a region-wide search for classroom space that addresses the unique educational needs of working professionals.

Interim Dean's Message

February 01, 2019

The New Year is a time to be reflective of what we’ve accomplished and, perhaps more importantly, where we’re headed in service of our mission to make education accessible. There’s been no shortage of predictions this month about what’s to come. In this brief article, I share a few of the most intriguing stories to hit the wire this month.

Governor's Budget Proposed $15M for UC Extensions

February 01, 2019

Gavin Newsom’s recent budget proposed $15M one-time General Fund for UC Extensions to support expanded degree completion and certification programs. The UC Extension deans are in consultation with UCOP on strategies for funding allocation.

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CPE Dean Joins UPCEA Board of Directors

February 01, 2019

CPE Interim Dean Susan Catron has been named to the Board of Directors of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), the premier association for professional, continuing and online education. Catron was newly elected for a two-year term along with the deans of Harvard and University of Washington. Nelson Baker, dean of Georgia Tech will serve as President.

“Membership on UPCEA’s Board of Directors affords an incredible opportunity to liaise with national leaders in continuing, professional and online education,” Catron said.

Partner with CPE

February 01, 2019

We’re excited to announce a new section of our website dedicated to helping our UC Davis colleagues understand what we do, the services we provide and how you can partner with us.

You’ll find specific information on our Division, our capabilities and easy contact information for our academic leadership. We also provide a case study on the Global Study Program, a campus-wide partnership that brings outstanding undergraduate students from prestigious international partner universities to study at UC Davis.

Interim Dean's Message

October 08, 2018

In a fast-moving, knowledge economy, lifelong education is the currency for career resilience and advancement. At UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education, lifetime career education for part-time and non-traditional learners is what we do. As the centralized campus hub for workforce development, we bridge the time between and beyond formal degrees to create a more seamless pipeline for learning across a potentially 60-year career span.

Welcoming a New Associate Dean

October 08, 2018

Eva Anneli Adams (Anneli) has been named associate dean for International and Access Programs. In this capacity, Adams is responsible for leading a portfolio of academic programs for international students, scholars and professionals, along with the UC Davis Pre-College Program, Open Campus and our Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program. Anneli and her team focus on pathways and pipelines that create access for non-matriculated learners to the outstanding opportunities at UC Davis.

'18-'19 Faculty Advisory Committee Named

October 08, 2018

We are pleased to announce the members of our 2018-19 Faculty Advisory Board. The board advises the division on key issues at the intersection of our work and that of our campus colleagues in the Schools and Colleges, and champions our work to extend educational access to non-matriculated learners. Some of the issues we'll take up this year include alternative credentialing, internal advocacy and campus partnerships.

CPE Trends

October 08, 2018
On-Ramps and Off-Ramps: Alternative Credentials and Emerging Pathways Between Education and Work

The college degree remains the best ticket to a rewarding career and the middle class. Yet, traditional degree pathways alone cannot meet the lifetime education needs of adult learners who will require nimble, skill-based credentials to stay relevant in a dynamic economy.

MOOC Spotlight

October 08, 2018
UC Davis on Coursera Reaches 500K Learners Globally

In the last three years, UC Davis has taught more than half a million students from around the world on Coursera's global platform. Since the fall of 2015, CPE has partnered with Coursera to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), bringing high-quality distance education that is accessible to a worldwide audience of 35 million adult learners.

Sponsored Activity Reaches New Heights

October 08, 2018

CPE garnered $19 million in external funding in fiscal year 2017-2018, raising the organization's overall sponsored program commitments to more than $34 million. This funding supports training and evaluation services for local, state and federal agencies in the workforce development arena.