Optimize Your Summer with UC Davis

April 12, 2021
Can’t take your summer vacay? Take a summer course instead! If your summer plans are still on hold, consider this the perfect opportunity to expand your skill set or start training for a new career. We have a variety of remote/online courses designed to keep you (and your family) learning over summer break.

COVID-19 – Campus Updates and Text Alerts

April 02, 2021

A Phased Re-Opening

As vaccinations progress in California, the UC Davis campus moves toward a gradual re-opening. The vast majority of our courses will continue to be offered in an online or remote-learning format through the summer quarter; however, we expect to begin a gradual return to some in-person classes this fall. In the meantime, our employees continue to work remotely, and we are available to provide full support by phone at (530) 757-8777 and email at cpeinfo@ucdavis.edu.

Expanding Career Options for Underserved Communities

February 23, 2021
Sacramento Employment and Training Agency and UC Davis sign career pathway training agreement. Starting this February, economically disadvantaged Sacramento residents will be able to access scholarship-funded career training. The agreement focuses on teaching high-demand job skills in Business, Health Sciences, Technology, Sustainability and other fields that support the evolving needs of the region’s employers.

Meet Enrollment Coach Cathy Zhao

February 02, 2021
Empowering students to fulfill their goals—whether they be upskilling or pursuing a new career path—is what Cathy Zhao finds most rewarding about her role as an enrollment coach. With a background in education counseling and a master’s in education, Cathy is looking forward to promoting lifelong learning and helping professionals advance their careers.

Happy Holidays!

December 07, 2020

On behalf of our dedicated staff and instructors, from our homes to yours, we wish you a happy, safe and rejuvenating holiday—along with hope for a brighter new year.

AND, to help get you into the holiday spirit, who doesn’t like a good old-fashioned sing-a-long? Enjoy!

Meet Your Enrollment Coach, Kristy Craig

November 17, 2020
UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education is proud to welcome Kristy Craig, our new enrollment coach, to provide personalized support and program guidance to students as they navigate the enrollment process. Kristy has a passion for education and coaching and is looking forward to helping students achieve their goals through education and skill development.

CPE to Launch New Life Sciences Initiative at Aggie Square

November 16, 2020

CPE is pleased to announce the launch of the Life Sciences Workforce Training Collaborative—a proof-of-concept venture to devise and hone public-private partnerships for economic and talent development at Aggie Square. Phase I of this initiative is creation of a “middle skills” certificate in Cell and Gene Therapy, in collaboration with the UC Davis Stem Cell Program, community college partners and industry partners. Dr. Jen Greenier will lead the Collaborative.

Inspiring a World of Learning: Outstanding Service Award Recipients

November 12, 2020
Exceptional educators are at the heart of continuing education, and every two years UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) honors outstanding instructors and program partners for their distinctive service and commitment to education. View the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 award cyle winners.

Pouring it Forward

August 10, 2020
North Coast Brewing Company works to increase diversity in the brewing industry with endowment to UC Davis Master Brewers Certificate Program.

Tips for Future-Proofing Your Career

June 22, 2020
Did you catch our “Future-Proof Your Career” Webinar Series? If you missed the series, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Below are tips from career counseling expert Andrea Weiss highlighting key takeaways. Plus, we recorded the webinars, so you can still get the help you need to navigate this difficult job market.

Dean Catron Named One of UC Davis' 55 "Remarkable Women"

May 05, 2020

Susan Catron, dean of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education, was named to a list of “Remarkable UC Davis Women,” which was compiled as part of a celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the admission of women to the University of California. Catron is the division’s first female dean. The list, comprising 55 women, includes mayors, chief justices and astronauts, as well as UC Davis faculty and leadership, and others.

5 Tips for Success as an Online Learner

April 13, 2020

Like many of us, you may be endeavoring to use this shelter-in-place time in productive ways. Maybe you organized your home Marie Kondo style (or maybe just a closet). If you’re looking for other ways to stay productive while staying at home, then now may be the perfect time to upskill, reskill—or pivot—in your career.

Learning from Home

April 03, 2020
Here are four ways you can get professional development online.

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.