Results for Tag: "Students"



Armando Garza and Xavier Zamora named Exemplary Migrant Students of the Year

Armando Garza and Xavier Zamora named Exemplary Migrant Students of the Year

4/16/2013

Garza and Zamora were named the top “Students of the Year” by the Migrant Student Graduation Enhancement Program during the Exemplary Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony on April 15.

Migrant Student Program honors graduating seniors on April 15

Migrant Student Program honors graduation seniors on April 15

4/10/2013

High school migrant students from across the state will be recognized at the 26th annual Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony at The University of Texas at Austin. The ceremony honors students who have completed distance learning courses through CIE's Migrant Student Graduation Enhancement Program.

UEX online course helps Air Force’s Dan Halverstadt earn bachelor’s degree

Master Sergeant Dan Halverstadt of the U.S. Air Force

6/22/2012

Air Force Master Sergeant Dan Halverstadt cites University Extension's flexibility and high academic standards for helping him to earn his degree.

Special Olympics congratulates Sebastian Nieto, athlete and 2012 Exemplary Migrant Student

Sebastian Nieto and his mother Candelaria Garza

6/19/2012

The Special Olympics congratulates athlete Sebastian Nieto on their website for being named a 2012 Exemplary Migrant Student and recipient of the Creative Award.

Migrant Student Program recognizes 2012’s exemplary students

4/25/2012

The Migrant Student Graduation Enhancement Program held its 25th anniversary Exemplary Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony on April 2. Check out our video report, photo gallery and links to press reports from this special event.

CIE marks 25th anniversary of the Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony

3/28/2012

Throughout the month of March, we have posted updates on past Exemplary Migrant Students. Those posts have led up to this: the 25th anniversary of the Migrant Student
Program and Recognition Ceremony on April 2.

Migrant Student Program 25th Anniversary: Maricruz Garcia Leal

Maricruz Garcia Leal

3/20/2012

To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Migrant Student Program, we interview Maricruz Garcia Leal, a 1997 Exemplary Migrant Student now working as an elementary school teacher.

Migrant Student Program 25th Anniversary: Adrian Flores

Adrian Flores

3/13/2012

To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Migrant Student Program, we interview Adrian Flores, a 2006 Exemplary Migrant Student now working as a criminal defense attorney in San Antonio.

K-16 Education Center helps high school student Alex Slaughter get ahead

Alex Slaughter

11/17/2010

Alex Slaughter took an online course with the K-16 Education Center to stay on track with her pre-AP courses at her high school and maintain a competitive edge.

UEX student Mirian Uroza invests in education and in her future

UEX student Mirian Uroza

11/14/2010

Every week, Mirian Uroza takes a bus from Katy, Texas, to Austin to attend the UEX evening course, "Foundations of Entrepreneurship," on our campus. Her motivation? "I truly believe that the best investment you can make for personal success is education."

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

UTHS student Chris Catino

10/31/2010

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.

Report: FCC Upgrades Internet Service for Schools and Libraries

Report: FCC Upgrades Internet Service for Schools and Libraries

9/27/2010

The Federal Communications Commission has approved an overhaul of its E-Rate program to give schools and libraries more options for faster Internet service.

REPORT: Increased exposure to online learning fosters greater confidence in its benefits

Report: Increased exposure to online learning fosters greater confidence in its benefits

9/13/2010

Campus Technology magazine reports that two new studies find that administrators and faculty from schools with online learning experience are more likely to believe in its benefits than those who don’t.

Go “Back to School” with CIE, Part 1

Go Back to School with CIE, Part 1

8/15/2010

CIE presents a number of new courses, programs and services to greet both traditional and non-traditional students in fall 2010. In part one, take a peek at what's in store from the K-16 Education Center, University Extension and the Professional Development Center.

UIL holds 2010 competition on our campus and the Thompson Conference Center

6/10/2010

On Memorial Day weekend 2010, UT Austin hosted the University Interscholastic League (UIL) music competition. CIE's Thompson Conference Center was the location for many of the contests that weekend, but CIE's relationship with UIL goes back to its very beginning.

Healing poetry from the University of Texas-University Charter School

Poetry from the University Charter School

6/7/2010

Students at the University of Texas-University Charter School's Pathways 3H campus write and submit poems in an annual poetry contest. CIE is proud to offer a small sample of these poems to our blog readers.

University Charter School students assist earthquake relief efforts

Susan Roberts, Phyllis Brown and Angie Hammond of Methodist Children's Home

5/26/2010

Recently, the students of the Methodist Children’s Home (MCH) campus of the University of Texas-University Charter School raised money to create relief kits for the survivors of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010.

University of Texas-University Charter School Instructor Kollette Kee: “Why I Teach”

Kollette Kee

5/17/2010

Kollette Kee is an instructor with the University of Texas-University Charter School, a component of CIE that works to help students with special needs or circumstances. Kollette tells the story of one of her outstanding students.

PETEX courses help Gary Ware advance his career

PETEX student Gary Ware

5/12/2010

Insurance professional Gary Ware of Zurich Global Energy has advanced his career through taking PETEX courses. For workers in the petroleum and energy industry, PETEX is an internationally recognized career resource for every area of this industry.

How to transfer school credit from Mexico to the U.S. using CIE’s LUCHA program

LUCHA

5/4/2010

LUCHA is designed to help Spanish-speaking students from Mexico transition into Texas public schools. Learn how LUCHA analyzes transcripts to place students correctly in the school system and give them credit for courses they've already taken.

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