Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst

Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education links students with convenient online, blended, and on-campus classes, degrees and certificate programs as well as Winter and Summer Session classes.

Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) at UMass Amherst offers convenient online, blended, and on-campus classes, degrees, and certificate programs year-round. Catch up or get ahead with accelerated summer and winter courses, complete a bachelor's degree, earn a graduate degree, or take classes for personal enrichment or professional development.

05/09/2018

Quote of the day:
"There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny."--Frederick William Robertson

05/08/2018

Quote of the day:
"Perseverance, secret of all triumphs."-- Victor Hugo

05/07/2018

Quote of the day:
"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."-- Pele

State aims to translate military training to academic credit
05/04/2018
State aims to translate military training to academic credit

State aims to translate military training to academic credit

Rhode Island is looking to help more veterans get through degree and certificate programs quicker by translating their military training and work experience into academic credit.

05/04/2018

Quote of the day:
"Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it."--George Eliot (aka Mary Anne Evans)

05/03/2018

Quote of the day:
"Power is actualized only when word and deed have not parted company."--Hannah Arendt

When a Nudge Feels Like a Shove - EdSurge News
05/03/2018
When a Nudge Feels Like a Shove - EdSurge News

When a Nudge Feels Like a Shove - EdSurge News

These days more and more colleges are setting up systems that automatically email students when an algorithm determines they are academically at risk. ...

05/02/2018
Why STEM majors need the humanities, and vice versa

Why STEM majors need the humanities, and vice versa

Despite debates about the comparative value of the liberal arts and STEM, the two are more compatible than you may think, argues one natural philosophy and physics professor.

05/02/2018

Quote of the day:
"The discipline of desire is the background of character."-- John Locke

04/30/2018

Quote of the day:
“Integrity is not something you show others. It is how you behave behind their back.” Anonymous

04/27/2018

Quote of the day:
"Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other Blacks cherish."--Thurgood Marshall

04/26/2018

Quote of the day:
"If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought."-- Peace Pilgrim

04/25/2018

Quote of the day:
"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."-- Jesse Owens

03/15/2018

CPE Announces 2018 Class of the Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) Honor Society

Congratulations to the students inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) Honor Society Beta Alpha Chapter which celebrates the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education. The following students were in the top 20% of the eligible students with GPAs ranging from 3.967 to 4.0. Students received ASL honor cords.

Class of 2018:
Nancy Buddington (Food and Farming)
Mary-Jeanne Gosselin (UWW)
Jean Brisson (UWW)
Frances Idlebrook (UWW)
Mona Summers (UWW)
Mark Hutchins (UWW)
Danielle Goewey (UWW)
Rachel Sult (UWW)
Bryan McMaster (UWW)
Leiah Dezotell (UWW)
Tanisha Menezes (UWW)
Judith Rothman (UWW)
Renee Savitz (UWW)
Avery Chase (UWW)
Jodi Nuss (UWW)
Marlene Devine (UWW)
Susan Hastert (UWW)
Timothy Molinari (BBA)
Kaela Dunn (BBA)
Hannah Pease (NURSING)
Tali Branco (NURSING)
Kieran Carr (UWW)
Paul Burns-Johnson (UWW)
Sarah Flaherty (UWW)
Kelli Heon (UWW)
Torey LeBlanc (UWW)
Christine Kozol (UWW)
Mary Clare Bissell (UWW)
Karen Langfield (UWW)
Jaimie Belanger (NURSING)
Joan Lockerby (UWW)
Allison Sheff (UWW)

03/06/2018

Quote of the day:
"Honor your commitments with integrity."-- Les Brown

New App Aids Nontraditional and Transfer Students
03/05/2018
New App Aids Nontraditional and Transfer Students

New App Aids Nontraditional and Transfer Students

Leveraging the power of innovative technology, The Common Application has created a new transfer application experience for students who may be returning to school through nontraditional pipelines.

03/05/2018

Quote of the day:
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."

03/02/2018

Quote of the day:
"Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."--John Quincy Adams

New research offers hope to first-generation college grads - The Hechinger Report
03/01/2018
New research offers hope to first-generation college grads - The Hechinger Report

New research offers hope to first-generation college grads - The Hechinger Report

Economists have been finding that it’s getting harder to move up in America. Kids who come from poor families are more likely to remain poor as adults than in the past. But data released from the statistics division of the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month points out that a college e...

03/01/2018

Quote of the day:
"... leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."--John F. Kennedy

02/28/2018

Quote of the day:
"In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity."--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

02/27/2018

Quote of the day:
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.-- Amelia Earhart

02/26/2018

Quote of the day:
Since we desire the true happiness that is brought about by a calm mind, and such peace of mind arises only from having a compassionate attitude, we need to make a concerted effort to develop compassion.--Dalai Lama

02/23/2018

Quote of day:
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."-- Margaret Mead

02/22/2018

Quote of the day:
When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.-- Buddha

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Amherst, MA
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