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Georgia College Students, Faculty Adjust to Remote Learning

Colleges all across Georgia are learning how to shift their campuses onto the computer. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, Georgia colleges have sent all their students home and moved their classrooms online. This transition has presented many difficulties, particularly for courses with more hands-on instruction, but students and faculty everywhere are coming up with creative solutions to face these difficulties.

Online Education a Growing Alternative to Survive, Thrive in Modern Economy

In a modern economy characterized by rapidly changing technology, many people in the workforce are recognizing the benefits of re-skilling, up-skilling, and now, even “out-skilling,” a newer “-skilling” term that refers to acquiring skills necessary to transition from a layoff to a completely new industry.

As traditional residential-learning programs are becoming more expensive, and as companies are growing less inclined to finance employees’ post-graduate degrees, online learning is becoming increasingly more popular.

Georgia Tech Professional Education Names New Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) has named Nisha Botchwey, associate professor of city and regional planning in the College of Design and an adjunct professor in Emory University’s School of Public Health, its new associate dean of academic programs. Botchwey was selected following a national search and will begin in her new role on March 9.    

Georgia Tech Creates First Online Graduate Certificate in Data Science for the Chemical Industry

ATLANTA - February 17, 2020 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online graduate certificate program: Data Science for the Chemical Industry. As a collaboration between Georgia Tech's College of Engineering and Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), this credit-bearing program is the only credential of its kind, preparing chemical engineers with the skills and expertise they need for the future of work.

'Welcome Home' Art Exhibit Showcases Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff

From paintings to photography and multimedia pieces, the Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit is Georgia Tech's annual exhibition featuring original artwork by Georgia Tech staff and faculty members of all positions, departments, and backgrounds. This year, Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) is honored to be represented among the talented group of artists. Mimi Lewis, academic program coordinator, is one of the 16 featured artists at the exhibit.

Professional Master's Degree in Safety and Health Achieves Important Designation

Beginning in January 2020, the Georgia Tech’s Professional Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health (PMOSH) degree program is approved by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®) Qualified Academic Program (QAP).

Exploring the Trajectory of Underrepresented Groups in STEM

The Career, Research, and Innovation Conference (CRIDC) is Georgia Tech's signature professional development event for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Held annually, the conference is designed to connect grad students of all degree types with tools and knowledge to thrive in an ever-changing job market.

The 21st-century learning reformation

In today’s global workforce, employers need to be able to recognize and cultivate talent more quickly, in a more complex environment than degree vs. non-degree can satisfy. However, with no current standardized framework for alternative credentials, everyone is trying to make sense of it all.

“Our future workforce will continue to accelerate in these kinds of needs,” says Nelson Baker, dean of Georgia Tech Professional Education. “Higher education needs to serve people along their entire lifespan.

Associate Dean of Learning Systems Featured on WABE

In an interview on WABE 90.1, Yakut Gazi, Ph.D., associate dean for learning systems at Georgia Tech Professional Education, gave a behind-the-scenes look at Georgia Tech's online courses. Find out how a little-known studio on Georgia Tech's campus is making "movie" magic happen.  Fast forward to 36:41 to listen to the full interview.

The Transformation-Ready Institution

The higher education landscape continues to be immersed in change, with institutions navigating declines in federal and state funding, increased competition, and a shrinking, yet more diverse, student population. As competition in higher education continues to intensify, college and university leaders face a growing sense of urgency to prepare for the future and transform.

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