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Health Center CEO Presented with 2020 Dean Michael Shinagel Award Student Profiles

Health Center CEO Presented with 2020 Dean Michael Shinagel Award

When Frederica Williams, CSS ’91, was in England earning her undergraduate degree in finance, she thought she’d eventually wo...

11/23/2020 | 7 minute read

HEAA Names Three Alums Emerging Leaders Student Profiles

HEAA Names Three Alums Emerging Leaders

Each year the Harvard Extension Alumni Association votes to honor esteemed graduates with Emerging Leader awards recognizing ...

11/04/2020 | 6 minute read

Dean Coleman Looks to the Future of the Division of Continuing Education Online Learning

Dean Coleman Looks to the Future of the Division of Continuing Education

This past summer, the Harvard Division of Continuing Education (DCE) started a new chapter with the hiring of Dean Nancy Cole...

10/28/2020 | 12 minute read

Applying the Principles of Design Thinking to Career Development Career Development

Applying the Principles of Design Thinking to Career Development

"There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."...

9/18/2020 | 10 minute read

How to Use—and Ask For—Employer Tuition Reimbursement Benefits Career Development

How to Use—and Ask For—Employer Tuition Reimbursement Benefits

Helping employees keep their skills current has benefits for employers and employees alike. Organizations that offer tuition ...

8/11/2020 | 13 minute read

New Project Highlights Harvard Extension Student’s Inspiring Journey Student Profiles

New Project Highlights Harvard Extension Student’s Inspiring Journey

Incoming Harvard Extension School students often want to know about the pathway of an average student. It’s a difficult quest...

7/30/2020 | 3 minute read

Rethinking Your Gap Year Going Back to School

Rethinking Your Gap Year

A gap year between high school and college can be a great idea for some students. Yet traditional gap year activities like tr...

6/30/2020 | 9 minute read

Announcing New Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates, Online Courses for 2020-21 Academics

Announcing New Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates, Online Courses for 2020-21

This year has already brought with it immense change. As we continue to forge ahead, Harvard Extension remains committed to b...

6/25/2020 | 7 minute read

Advice From Our 2020 Graduates Going Back to School

Advice From Our 2020 Graduates

Completing a degree at Harvard Extension is no easy feat. It takes immense dedication, sacrifice, and passion for your field....

5/29/2020 | 11 minute read

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