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The Intensive English Program is Featured in the Florida Sunshine State TESOL Journal

The Intensive English Program's experience with screencasting in the classroom was turned into an insightful article, highlighting the advantages, uses and results of instructors using screencasting in our program classrooms.Read More 

After Learning to Code, Darlene Holland Helps Young Women Do The Same

Thanks to the University of Miami Division of Continuing Education's Coding Boot Camp, Darlene discovered a way to inspire young female students to pursue careers in STEM—while becoming a skilled coder herself. Read More 

DCIE Collaborates with Universidad Andres Bello

The Office of Professional Advancement (OPA) at the Division of Continuing & International Education (DCIE) collaborates with Universidad Andres Bello (UNAB), a UM hemispheric consortium institution, to launch an online advanced engineering-project development and evaluation certificate program, in Spanish. With a collective 5,600 student enrollments, this program marks the third fully-online, joint-program for the University and UNAB. Read More 

Narrative Instructional Techniques Conference

The Distance Learning Institute (DLI) at the Division of Continuing & International Education partners with UM's Information Technology to host a two-day Narrative Instructional Techniques Conference that was developed through funding by a grant from the Knight Foundation. See Photos 

Helping Brazilian English Teachers Build Professional Skills

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at the Division of Continuing & International Education collaborates with the UM Department of Teaching and Learning (SEHD) as part of the UM PDPI grant to provide visiting Brazilian teachers with community service projects. Read More 

Distance Learning Institute Collaborates with College of Arts and Sciences

The Distance Learning Institute (DLI) at the Division of Continuing & International Education has developed new online courses in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences. DLI is scheduled to begin new partnerships with additional schools and colleges to enhance existing online courses and build new programs. Learn More

Summer Scholars Program Welcomes Largest Group Ever

The Summer Scholars Program (SSP) at the Division of Continuing & International Education welcomed a record 272 high school students from 28 states and nine countries for a three-week/six-credit residential pre-college experience. The Division collaborated with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to award scholarships. Summer Scholars enrolled in 16 academic tracks offered in collaboration with the University of Miami's schools and colleges. Distinguished University of Miami faculty led the academic tracks, connecting classroom ideas through hands-on learning, guest lecturers, open discussion, lab work and field trips. Read More

SEC Chairman Hosts Investor Roundtable with the Division of Continuing Education

The Division of Continuing & International Education hosted an investor roundtable with the Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton and senior SEC staff. During the event, investors spoke directly with Chairman Clayton and SEC staff about the SEC’s efforts to enhance retail investor protection and promote choice and access to a variety of investment services and products. Read More 

The White House Nominates UM Instructor Judge Rodney Smith to Serve as District Judge

President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate a thirteenth wave of judicial nominees and seventh wave of United States Marshal nominees. If confirmed, Rodney Smith of Florida will serve as a District Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Read More

UM Mourns Julia Cayuso, the Director of the University of Miami’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Cayuso, who worked at the Division of Continuing & International Education for more than 29 years, leaves behind an enduring legacy. Read More

Miami Herald: There’s Plenty For Seniors To Do Around South Florida 

It’s no secret that the Sunshine State has long been a haven for retirees and snowbirds, who come here to thaw their bodies and their souls. UM's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has grown its enrollment by 140 percent in the past four years, namely by attracting retired baby boomers who want to keep learning. Read More 

Actor Jack Black Talks Global Warming With SSP Alumna and Activist Delaney Reynolds

Sunny Miami could be under water within decades because of climate change. We should find a solution for this sooner—rather than later. 16-year-old Summer Scholars Program Alumna, Delaney Reynolds, meets with actor Jack Black to discuss her passion of educating other school kids about sea level rise and how they can be a part of the solution to climate change. Read More 

U.S. News & World Report: Many noncredit online courses, experts say, allow working adults to prep for certification exams in various fields

"Careers are changing at a very rapid rate," says Rebecca Fox, dean of continuing and international education at UM, which offers both types of courses and programs. "Because of a need for certain skills in various areas, it is becoming more and more common for people who are in jobs to want to take noncredit certificates simply to give themselves an edge." Read More

UM President Frenk Announced a $1M Grant for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

UM President Julio Frenk announced a $1M grant for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UM (OLLI at UM) from the Bernard Osher Foundation. Noting the University’s commitment to “education as a lifelong pursuit,” President Frenk made the announcement during OLLI's member holiday party. The momentous $1 million grant in the form of a $950,000 endowment and a $50,000 bridge grant will support the Institute’s continued work. This is the second endowment grant the Foundation has awarded the Institute, the first being a $1 million grant in 2014. Read more

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