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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.