UCF Online Celebrates Milestone | University of Central Florida News

Access to a quality online education is more important than ever as the pandemic continues to affect the country. At UCF, that access continues to grow.

This semester, the university hit a milestone – more than 100 programs are now available fully online.

“UCF has been a leader in this field for more than 20 years, and since day one we’ve been committed to high-quality online education,” says Tom Cavanagh, vice provost for digital learning. “No matter how many programs we continue to add, that commitment to quality will never change.”

Since UCF Online was formalized in 2016, enrollment has steadily grown year after year. Cavanagh attributes its success to UCF’s emphasis on training faculty to be effective online teachers and integrating digital learning into the culture at UCF even before the pandemic.

“Before March, 86 percent of our students took at least one course online or blended every year.

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OP Jindal Global University celebrates life & legacy of late Pritam Singh

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New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a leadership colloquium in memory of Padma Shri awardee, late Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, C. Raj Kumar, said, “Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and institutions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.”

In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a celebration of social impact created, particularly through education. He

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JGU celebrates Legacy of Padma Shri Dr Pritam Singh With Leadership Colloquium

Sonipat, 5 October, 2020: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a Leadership Colloquium on the theme ‘Understanding the Social Responsibility of Business’, in memory of Late Padma Shri Professor (Dr.) Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, said, “Dr. Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and instittuions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.” In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a

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B. Braun Lanka celebrates over 25 years of excellence in the healthcare industry

B. Braun Lanka, a German multinational and one of the world’s largest medical and pharmaceutical device companies, celebrates 25 years of excellence in the Healthcare industry in Sri Lanka on 29th September 2020.

B. Braun Lanka has continued to uphold the standards of the medical industry based on their commitment to better the health of people around the world, translating this same mantra to the care of their own employee health and well-being, continuing to be one of Sri Lanka’s highest-graded employers for career quality and employee satisfaction.

Speaking with Director/ Chief Finance Officer, B. Braun Lanka Pvt Ltd – Pradeep Amarawardena, noted “Through constructive dialogue, B. Braun Lanka has continued to develop high-quality product systems and services that are both evolving and progressive; and as a means to support the free Health Philosophy with high-quality products”

Commenting on the milestone, Samantha Senevirathne, Director/ Head of Aesculap noted “We

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51Talk celebrates Teachers’ Day with the biggest virtual gathering of Online Teachers

More than 10,000 online English teachers enjoyed a day of entertainment, games and performances at 51Talk’s annual teachers gathering. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 51Talk had to innovate and conduct the annual offline event online which allowed its teachers from the farthest places in the Philippines to watch and enjoy the celebrations.

Leading online English education platform 51Talk held its annual Teachers’ Day gathering via a virtual event attended by over 10,000 of its online English teachers from all corners of the Philippines. The event, called “51TalkFlix: Your Future At Home,” was streamed live via their website and YouTube and it aims to honor and celebrate the teaching profession this teachers’ month. Over 2 million pesos worth of prizes were raffled off during the event including exclusive 51Talk merchandise, gift certificates, gadgets, appliances, and laptops.

51Talk Country Head Jennifer Que kicked-off the virtual teachers’ day gathering with a message of

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Our Education: L&C celebrates National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week


GODFREY — At Lewis and Clark Community College, many different paths lead to a successful future.

Adult education graduates can increase their earnings by close to $10,000 annually once they get their diploma, according to Georgetown University’s “Good Jobs Project” at goodjobsdata.org.

L&C’s Adult Education division offers a myriad of programs to meet students where they are, and get them on track to a higher education and lucrative career. In many cases, these programs and services are free!

“Adult Education focuses on a population of learners who have found the courage to give education another try,” said Associate Dean of Adult Education Val Harris. “While some may refer to our students as at-risk or disconnected, we feel they are full of grit and potential – they represent an economic opportunity: they just need education and support to get on

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College of Lake County celebrates national Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Please join the College of Lake County (CLC) Adult Education and ESL Division, in collaboration with the Diversity Council, to celebrate the National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week (AEFL), Sept. 20-26, 2020.

Lack of basic skills in reading, writing, math, and English language skills are often associated with poverty, unemployment, parenting, and other socio-economic issues. Ten percent of Lake County’s population older than 25-years do not have a high school diploma while 28 percent of its population older than five-years speak a language other than English.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

“CLC provides adult education, including transition programs to college and the workforce, to approximately 3,500 Lake County residents each year,” reports dean of adult education Arlene Santos-George. “Together, we can raise awareness about the urgent need for, and value of, adult education, and it starts with citizens and families promoting basic English literacy.”

CLC is partnering with Waukegan Public Library, Mano a Mano,

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Adult Swim Celebrates National Voter Registration Day With Music Performance By Run The Jewels

Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry’s have teamed up for Adult Swim’s first broadcast musical performance, all in celebration of National Voter Registration Day.

Grammy-nominated hip-hop group Run The Jewels will be the attraction. The event will air Saturday, October 10 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim, all with the goal of encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming election.

“Holy Calamavote” will see Run The Jewels perform the entirety of RTJ4, their new album. The show will be presented commercial-free.

“We’re proud to be a part of this initiative to encourage and enable voting and can’t wait to finally perform our album RTJ4. This will be fun,” said a statement from Killer Mike and El-P of Run The Jewels.

“Adult Swim is honored to be a part of this cultural moment and to partner with Run The Jewels and Ben & Jerry’s to present the first performance of the

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