Results for Tag: "Online Courses"

Chris Catino finds academic freedom and flexibility with UT Online High School

UTHS student Chris Catino


As a student with the UT Online High School, Chris Catino is able to create his own schedule. This flexibility allows him to conduct marine biology research, work as a scuba-diving instructor’s assistant, and volunteer with Meals on Wheels.

Reports: Texas college students may soon be required to take online courses

Texas college students may soon be required to take online courses


The Houston Chronicle and the Chronicle of Higher Education are reporting that a Texas higher-education panel has recommended that students be required to complete 10% of their degrees outside the classroom, through options such as online courses.

CIE’s Allison Kemp awarded 2010 Outstanding Staff Award


CIE's Allison Kemp has been awarded a 2010 Outstanding Staff Award. This award recognizes staff members of UT Austin who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success of the university. Learn more about Allison and her work in this video profile.

Colleen Wells gets ahead with UT Online High School

Colleen Wells, student of UT Online High School


Colleen Wells is a highly-motivated, advanced student enrolled in UT’s Online High School. Her motivation comes from a great eagerness to learn, to achieve good grades, and to excel in school so that “all of my higher education options are open to me.”

New mom Jamie Sauer goes back to school with UEX


Jamie Sauer returned to college to complete her degree after giving birth to her newborn daughter. She took both online and evening classes with University Extension to accomplish her degree path and stay flexible to the needs of her family.

UEX online courses prepare Coast Guard member for medical career

Baron Barrera, UEX student and Coast Guard member


As a member of the Coast Guard, Baron Barrera is always on-call. Taking online courses with UEX allows him to earn college credits anytime, anywhere. He's now studying for his next career in the medical field.