9/27/2012After taking UEX's Foundations of Entrepreneurship, Erine Gray launched AuntBertha.com, providing users with solutions to their food, health and housing needs.
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6/22/2012Air Force Master Sergeant Dan Halverstadt cites University Extension's flexibility and high academic standards for helping him to earn his degree.
3/1/2012Adam Fivenson travels to remote locations for his work, where electricity and Internet access are unpredictable. Despite these difficulties, Adam completed two self-paced online courses from University Extension (UEX) to prepare for graduate school.
11/3/2011Photographer Kaushlesh Biyani took Foundations of Entrepreneurship from University Extension to help launch his own business.
12/7/2010To thunderous applause, Jerri Oreson of the University of Texas-University Charter School, was presented with the Truly Outstanding Performance (TOP) Award by Dean Judy Ashcroft at CIE’s Holiday Party.
11/14/2010Every 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."
10/26/2010Get a bird's-eye view of CIE's reach around the globe in this animation that provides a small sample of CIE growing international presence.
9/16/2010The Associated Press is reporting that once the current economy recovers job hunters with more specialized skills and education will be at an advantage. CIE offers a wealth of opportunities to help you get ahead in the job market.
9/13/2010Campus 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.
8/15/2010CIE 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.
8/8/2010The 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.
7/5/2010University Extension offers a program, in partnership with the School of Nursing, that encourages nursing professionals to return to graduate school to become nursing educators. Recent program graduate Kim Belcik offers her thoughts and gives advice to other nurses considering the program.
5/23/2010UEX hosts over 700 middle and high school teachers this summer for the Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI). Teacher Chris Cooper shares her experiences of APSI and how it helps her students.
5/20/2010After stints at Dell Computers and Xerox Corporation, David Verduzco began his teaching career at the university 10 years ago in the McCombs School of Business. He is also an instructor with UEX's Business Foundations Certificate Summer Institute.
4/28/2010University Extension partners with the university’s International Office to offer courses that help students from Saudi Arabia adapt to life and study in the United States. The SABIC program helps these students become acclimated to American educational and societal customs.
4/25/2010Social media experts suggest that an effective way to promote new services and build community is through creating contests. University Extension has launched a series of contests on their Facebook page offering students a chance to win prizes, such as registration discounts.
4/22/2010At some point in his life, Jason Mellard crossed the line from fanboy to scholar. He grew up listening to artists like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. But took a detour into rock during his adolescence. Eventually, Jason came home again to study the cultural impact of his first love: Texas music.
3/31/2010Jamie 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.
3/21/2010As 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.
3/7/2010In observance of International Women's Day, CIE shines a light on one of its own students: Dinara Jumadilova of University Extension (UEX). Dinara is currently in grad school studying health care administration. She plans on using her degree upon graduation in her native country of Kazakhstan.