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Celebrating 110 Years of Learning

TEXAS Extended Campus (TEC) is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. Since 1909, we've offered innovative programs expanding the university's reach and benefiting generations of learners.


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Cyber Academy Certificate Program - Award-winning Curriculum Recognized

December 5, 2019
Congratulations to Socratic Arts, a longtime UT Austin's Center for Professional Education program collaborator and curriculum provider for the Cyber Academy Certificate Program, on its recent Gold Award in Excellence for "Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology" from the Brandon Hall Group.

Now entering its 25th year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards is the most prestigious awards program in the industry. Often called the “Academy Awards” by Learning, Talent and Business Executives, the program was one of the first of its kind when it debuted in 1994. The awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results.

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TEXAS Extended Campus is Hiring for Project Management Instructors

October 1, 2019
We are expanding our project management instructor pool to provide project management training to corporate and government clients. If you are a certified PMP with 10 years of project management experience and have a passion for sharing your experience with aspiring project managers who are looking to transition into the project management field or enhancing their skills.

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Spring 2020 Courses Announced and Registration Opened

September 16, 2019

Spring 2020 courses are now available for registration.

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Spring 2020 Scholarship Application Deadline Announced

August 30, 2019
Applications for the Road to Success Scholarship are due on December 2, 2019. Scholarship funds can be used to cover paralegal, project management and data analytics certificates programs offered by the Center for Professional Education.

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University Extension Professor Named to Prestigious "Texas Ten" List

April 30, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. David Hoffman, named to the 2019 Texas Ten, a list of top UT Austin faculty as nominated by alumni. Dr. Hoffman is a faculty member in the university's Department of Molecular Biosciences, and he has been teaching extra sessions of his popular biochemistry course for University Extension for years.

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New Scholarship Offered for Summer 2019 Interpreter Programs

May 6, 2019
The Plan A Foundation has announced a scholarship that will pay the enrollment fee for one student to attend either the Legal Interpreter Certificate Program or the Healthcare Interpreter Certificate Program, during the summer.

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Interpretation & Translation Career Seminar Scheduled for April 29

April 15, 2019
We are happy to offer our first career seminar focused on the field of interpretation and translation on the evening of Monday, April 29. The need for professional interpreters is growing. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor projects 18% growth in interpreter and translator jobs through 2026, well above the projected average job growth of 7%.

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Center for Professional Education Seeking QuickBooks Instructor

March 5, 2019
Seeking a part-time QuickBooks instructor to teach in the Small Business Program run jointly through The University of Texas at Austin and the City of Austin.

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Online Cyber Academy Certificate Programs Launched

February 28, 2019
We are launching two online Cyber Academy certificate programs this spring to help meet the rising demand for trained cybersecurity professionals.

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Informal Classes Announces Valentine's Day Sale

February 14, 2019
Because learning is always more fun with a friend, Informal Classes is offering a 15% discount on six courses that are perfect for couples!

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New Scholarship Helps Professional Education Students Prepare for New Careers

February 4, 2019
TEXAS Extended Campus (TEC) has launched the Road to Success Scholarship, a new scholarship initiative to help increase access to career-changing programs.

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Center for Professional Education Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary

January 20, 2019
The Center for Professional Education was established at UT Austin in 1999. Special events and opportunities are planned throughout 2019 to mark the anniversary.

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Spring 2019 Paralegal Certificate Program Includes CAPA Membership for Students

November 2, 2019
Students enrolling in the Spring 2019 Paralegal Certificate Program will have access to a year-long membership in the Austin chapter of the Capital Area Paralegal Association (CAPA). Membership will include access to a mentorship program for paralegals run by the CAPA organization.

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Extended Campus Moves to Guadalupe Street

December 12, 2018
After nearly a decade in the Development Office Building (DEV,) Extended Campus staff moved to the UT Administration Building (UTA) at the end of 2018.