University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education The Georgia Center for Continuing Education provides innovative lifelong learning opportunities through its continuing education programs.
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A unit of the University of Georgia's Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, the Georgia Center for Continuing Education provides innovative lifelong learning opportunities through its continuing education programs.

Do you have a child wanting to explore the exciting world of 3D Animation? We have the perfect Spark: Weekend Academy co...
03/11/2020

Do you have a child wanting to explore the exciting world of 3D Animation? We have the perfect Spark: Weekend Academy course for you!

Students in our 3D Animation camp will receive hands-on experience with Autodesk's Maya software, which is used in a number of professional studios around the world. They'll learn the basic modeling and animation techniques, and gain experience creating their own art, manipulating images and graphics, and creating movement.

Don't let your little animator miss out! Sign up for the April 18-19th session TODAY: https://t.uga.edu/5Eo

What is so difficult about taking a picture of a flower or a bug? Or a bird in flight? Or a dog leaping into a pool of w...
03/10/2020

What is so difficult about taking a picture of a flower or a bug? Or a bird in flight? Or a dog leaping into a pool of water? Everything! Discover how to use your photography equipment more effectively to capture the best images. 📸

Explore composition strategies, exposure and lighting techniques, shutter speed, macro and telephoto photography, and more. Two field trips are included in the schedule to give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned in class and receive feedback on your work, plus visits outdoors during regularly scheduled classes for practical exercises.

Class begins March 19! For more information and to register: https://t.uga.edu/5Ja

Delve into every area of nonprofit fundraising and explore the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser.In o...
03/09/2020

Delve into every area of nonprofit fundraising and explore the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser.

In our Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials course, you'll achieve proficiency grant acknowledgement letters, proposals and even fundraising software tools.

Do you want to hold a wealth of new nonprofit fundraising ideas? Sign up for the Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials course beginning March 13th: https://t.uga.edu/5Gq

Build on your fascination for tabletop and board games with our Spark: Weekend Academy Game Design camp in April! 🎲Learn...
03/06/2020

Build on your fascination for tabletop and board games with our Spark: Weekend Academy Game Design camp in April! 🎲

Learn the basics of tabletop, board, card, miniature and role-playing game design to develop your own prototype of an original game idea and rule set.

Sign up TODAY! https://t.uga.edu/5El

Looking into pursuing a new career or a change in the legal field? Check out our Legal Investigation Certificate! Coveri...
03/05/2020

Looking into pursuing a new career or a change in the legal field? Check out our Legal Investigation Certificate!

Covering everything from arson investigation to employment accidents to skip-tracing and more, this online course will prepare you for the role of a legal investigator in civil and criminal litigation.

This program begins March 9th, so sign up TODAY: https://t.uga.edu/5Hl

Get out your red pens for National Grammar Day! 🖊️Proofread your correspondences, thank your editors and take the time t...
03/04/2020

Get out your red pens for National Grammar Day! 🖊️

Proofread your correspondences, thank your editors and take the time to learn the grammar rule you are constantly double-checking.

Everyone struggles with grammar; Build confidence in your writing with our Grammar Refresher course. 📝

Sign up here: https://t.uga.edu/5Ek

"Today, more than ever before, supply chain management has become an integral part of business and is essential to any c...
03/03/2020

"Today, more than ever before, supply chain management has become an integral part of business and is essential to any company’s success and customer satisfaction."

Understand all the necessary elements to fulfill the requirements of a formal supply chain cycle beginning with developing long-range production, sales, and capacity plans and ending with planning, implementing, and controlling daily manufacturing schedules with our Supply Chain Management Fundamentals course.

Learn more about the importance of SCM here: https://bit.ly/38BngfY
Sign up for our SCM Fundamentals course starting March 13th: https://t.uga.edu/5En

Credible, Clear, Consistent, Precise, Principled... earn these distinguishing characteristics with Sherpa Executive Coac...
03/02/2020

Credible, Clear, Consistent, Precise, Principled... earn these distinguishing characteristics with Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification.

Whether you're looking to expand your knowledge, implement new processes within your organization, or start a new career, this program will transform you into a more effective leader and facilitator.

Sign up now for this certification beginning March 30th: https://t.uga.edu/5EO

With the online learning market on the rise, here are the trends to expect throughout 2020. Big data analytics will get ...
02/27/2020

With the online learning market on the rise, here are the trends to expect throughout 2020.

Big data analytics will get bigger to accommodate to personalized learning styles, and there will be more USG to deliver better training. An increase in AI, VR, MR and AR will occur for an immersive and improved online training experience.

Stay on top of these trends with our Instructional Design and eLearning Certificate program! Read more about it here: https://t.uga.edu/5Eg

Learn more about these trends here: https://bit.ly/38oZjse

An interpreter’s ability to convey information accurately and completely can influence a child’s placement, support, and...
02/26/2020

An interpreter’s ability to convey information accurately and completely can influence a child’s placement, support, and eligibility for special education services.

Help schools build trust with parents of special education children. The Professional Interpreter in Special Education certificate course prepares interpreters to navigate complex regulatory, ethical, and cultural issues involved in how school systems deliver special education services.

This course starts on April 20th, but don't waste anytime! Sign up today: https://t.uga.edu/5Ef

Many government employees and elected officials are involved in the personnel functions in their governments. These gove...
02/25/2020

Many government employees and elected officials are involved in the personnel functions in their governments.

These government employees: council members, commission members, elected officials and more, should familiarize themselves with supervisory fundamentals and the legal environment of the Human Resources Management function.

Our online Human Resources for Governmental Officials course offers just that.

Sign up at anytime here: https://t.uga.edu/5Ee

Do you want to learn how to write compelling proposals that secure funding and generate ongoing support for your organiz...
02/24/2020

Do you want to learn how to write compelling proposals that secure funding and generate ongoing support for your organization? ✍️

Whether you’re looking to start a new career in grant writing or further your existing career, our Grant Writing Certificate course has you covered! Over four days, the program will cover the following components.

Don't waste any time, our next program starts this Saturday, Feb. 29th! Sign up TODAY: https://t.uga.edu/5Ed

Calling all scribblers, wordsmiths and authors! Join our Spark: Weekend Academy on Creative Writing: Flash Fiction camp ...
02/21/2020

Calling all scribblers, wordsmiths and authors! Join our Spark: Weekend Academy on Creative Writing: Flash Fiction camp March 14th-15th.

Writers will be honing in on their craft through lessons on refining ideas, getting the most out of every word and creating amazing descriptions.

If this sounds like the perfect creative escape for your writer, register today: https://t.uga.edu/5Ec

Lead A.I., Machine Learning, and Data Science Projects with confidence, and learn cutting-edge technologies to advance y...
02/20/2020

Lead A.I., Machine Learning, and Data Science Projects with confidence, and learn cutting-edge technologies to advance your career.

Our 3-day immersive course demystifies machine learning and data science and focuses on the practical applications of these revolutionary technologies in business.

Sign up today: https://t.uga.edu/5Eb

02/20/2020
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel just released a video about what it's like to stay right here on campus and take advantage of everything that UGA has to offer. We'd love for you to take a look!

#uga #homeawayfromhome #stayoncampus

Stay where the Dawgs stay, play where the Dawgs play! The newly renovated University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel welcomes you to the beautiful campus of UGA in Athens, home of the Georgia Bulldogs.

We’re the only full-service, award-winning hotel located on campus, in the heart of all that makes UGA and Athens unique. Get your coffee and dine in-house at the Savannah Room or the Bulldog Bistro at the Georgia Center, and then enjoy our peaceful courtyards and fire pits. When you’re ready to explore Athens, our complimentary shuttle can bring you within reach of everything that campus and Athens have to offer.

Looking into a career in Sports Turf Grass Management? There are many benefits and opportunities that lie ahead in this ...
02/19/2020

Looking into a career in Sports Turf Grass Management? There are many benefits and opportunities that lie ahead in this career path!

"As a sports turf manager, you take the lead in repairing and restoring the grass athletes and coaches tear apart each week. It’s a rewarding feeling knowing you play a behind-the-scenes, yet important, role in their success."
Need more convincing? Read the rest of the article here: https://bit.ly/2S2IEot

Kick-start your career with our Turf Grass Management courses: https://t.uga.edu/5Ea

Are you a bilingual individual who speaks English and Spanish? Are you seeking an intensive introduction to interpreting...
02/18/2020

Are you a bilingual individual who speaks English and Spanish? Are you seeking an intensive introduction to interpreting work in the legal field or in the court system?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, interpreters and translators can expect much faster than average employment growth over the next decade.

Join our Spanish/English Legal Interpreter Certificate beginning March 7th!

Sign up TODAY: https://t.uga.edu/5E9

Invest in your future and stand out as a leader. Gain an understanding of the standards of project management presented ...
02/17/2020

Invest in your future and stand out as a leader.

Gain an understanding of the standards of project management presented in the PMBOK® Guide, as well as soft skills like communication styles, dealing with conflict, and Myers-Briggs type.

Our Project Management Certificate begins this March. Register TODAY: https://t.uga.edu/5E8

Become even more indispensable by gaining expertise in communicating research results.Learn how to turn market research ...
02/14/2020

Become even more indispensable by gaining expertise in communicating research results.

Learn how to turn market research findings into actionable recommendations with our Communication Research Results course: t.uga.edu/5oK Market Research Institute International

In many ways, grant proposals and business plans share numerous similarities. Here are a few comparable aspects to make ...
02/13/2020

In many ways, grant proposals and business plans share numerous similarities. Here are a few comparable aspects to make the transition from grant writing to a business proposal seem less daunting.

Learn to streamline the writing process and better understand the language for grant writing and business writing with us!
Grant Writing Certificate: https://bit.ly/2UvH7ZF
Business Writing Course: https://bit.ly/3bnxxya

Read more about their similarities here: https://bit.ly/2GYSDF6

Calling all problem solvers, tinkerers and builders! Spend March 14-15 learning the ins and outs of coding, solving chal...
02/12/2020

Calling all problem solvers, tinkerers and builders! Spend March 14-15 learning the ins and outs of coding, solving challenges and building robots with our Robotics Spark: Weekend Academy session. 🤖

Sign up today! https://bit.ly/35OLYXR

We are one week out from our Complimentary Webinar - Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting! This one-hour webinar focu...
02/11/2020

We are one week out from our Complimentary Webinar - Fundamentals of Governmental Accounting!

This one-hour webinar focuses on the difference between private and public sector accounting and how governmental accounting assists with transparency and accountability for taxpayer funds. CPEs available.

Tuesday, February 18 at 2:00 PM (EST). You must pre-register to participate. Can't attend? Register anyway, and you'll receive a link to the archived recording.

Go here to self-register: https://lnkd.in/eGjTMer

Looking for a flexible and affordable way to learn how to code? We've got you covered! Learn software development at you...
02/10/2020

Looking for a flexible and affordable way to learn how to code? We've got you covered!

Learn software development at your own pace with our Online Web Developer Coding Bootcamp. Gain knowledge in programming basics, object-oriented programming, server-side web development and full-stack development.

Register by Feb. 14th for the course start date on Feb. 24th:
https://bit.ly/397e7vt

UGA Alumni Association
02/08/2020

UGA Alumni Association

It’s snowing in Athens! ❤️🖤

Being well versed in qualitative market research techniques is increasingly a must for every researcher. Learn the basic...
02/07/2020

Being well versed in qualitative market research techniques is increasingly a must for every researcher.

Learn the basics of qualitative market research—when to choose it, how to select the most appropriate method, and how to execute your project.

Sign up TODAY: t.uga.edu/5oF

Our Event Planning and Meeting Management Certificate can give you the knowledge and skills required to plan, organize a...
02/06/2020

Our Event Planning and Meeting Management Certificate can give you the knowledge and skills required to plan, organize and manage successful events.

It's not too late to register for this certificate program beginning Feb. 8th! Sign up now: https://bit.ly/39bCV5v

Attending the Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon, presented by the University Of Georgia Terry College Of Business. This ...
02/05/2020

Attending the Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon, presented by the University Of Georgia Terry College Of Business. This event has become the most comprehensive and detailed look at the future economy in Georgia. #GeorgiaEO

We're already at 250 Registrants for 2020 Summer Academy at UGA!!! Continue registering here: https://bit.ly/36yhJ89Summ...
02/05/2020

We're already at 250 Registrants for 2020 Summer Academy at UGA!!!
Continue registering here: https://bit.ly/36yhJ89
Summer Academy at the University of Georgia

2020 Summer Academy at UGA registration is open NOW! From acting to fashion design to robotics and film making, there is...
02/05/2020

2020 Summer Academy at UGA registration is open NOW! From acting to fashion design to robotics and film making, there is a camp made for everyone.

Register here: https://bit.ly/36yhJ89

Summer Academy at the University of Georgia

02/04/2020

Parents📢: Set your alarms and get your credit cards ready! Registration for 2020 Summer Academy at UGA goes live tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Check out our camp offerings and dates here: https://bit.ly/36yhJ89

Summer Academy at the University of Georgia

02/03/2020

While there are many benefits to learning a spoken language, there are even more to learning sign language.

Be able to help when required, improve your vision and create more opportunities for yourself by learning American Sign Language with us! https://bit.ly/2uLFkER

Read the full list of benefits here: https://bit.ly/2O6rELO

"I loved this course. The pace was reasonable, and the instruction was excellent. It was definitely well worth the money...
01/31/2020

"I loved this course. The pace was reasonable, and the instruction was excellent. It was definitely well worth the money."

Take it from our students! The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate is perfect for working adults who are looking to develop their quality management and project leadership talents.

Sign up TODAY! https://bit.ly/2O1nswP

Learn to be an effective executive coach with our  Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program! As a coach, you'll b...
01/30/2020

Learn to be an effective executive coach with our Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program!

As a coach, you'll be able to advise, provide tools and share knowledge of the best path for your clients to follow.

Class size is limited, so sign up for our spring session today! https://bit.ly/2uEXTuy

01/29/2020

Spark Weekend Academy's Culinary Camp still has seats available for February 15-16! 👨‍🍳👩‍🍳

The culinary camp teaches kids ages 12-16 cooking fundamentals, knife skills, baking, and enhances their abilities through various food preparation techniques.⁠

"I just love the excitement as I walk around the kitchen and the kids are asking each other what they are making and anticipating when they get to try the food. They are so proud of their work and often ask if they can bring a sample of what they made back to their parents," says instructor Tracey Brigman, a clinical assistant professor with @ugafacs

Register your child TODAY: https://bit.ly/2tOmzRn

Don't forget to visit our booth tomorrow and the 30th at the Golf Industry Show for more information on our turf grass c...
01/28/2020

Don't forget to visit our booth tomorrow and the 30th at the Golf Industry Show for more information on our turf grass courses! ⛳

For more information on the conference: https://bit.ly/2N8dIjH

Elevate your career in the booming cybersecurity job market with our Information Systems Security Professional Certifica...
01/27/2020

Elevate your career in the booming cybersecurity job market with our Information Systems Security Professional Certificate!

This program is designed for those in information security or want to transition into the cybersecurity field. This course will help you master the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a security career.

Sign up TODAY: https://bit.ly/30na7ny

"No institution worthy of such loyalty as The University of Georgia." - Larry MunsonHappy birthday, UGA!
01/27/2020

"No institution worthy of such loyalty as The University of Georgia." - Larry Munson
Happy birthday, UGA!

On January 27, 1785, the University of Georgia was founded, making it the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Happy 235th birthday, UGA!

Are you responsible for process improvement in your industry? Earn your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate and have t...
01/24/2020

Are you responsible for process improvement in your industry? Earn your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate and have the skills to reduce waste, improve customer service and reduce costs for your team!

Enroll today! https://bit.ly/2RbsLdM

It's National Pie Day!🥧While many are celebrating the tasty dessert, we're celebrating our Professional Interpreters in ...
01/23/2020

It's National Pie Day!🥧
While many are celebrating the tasty dessert, we're celebrating our Professional Interpreters in Education.

We offer a Professional Interpreter in Education Certificate program that will increase your professional knowledge, enhance your career path, and prepare you to better serve non-English-speaking students and their families in your school district. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/2NdFI5A

One of our most popular courses -- Mini Med School -- is returning for our Spring sessions of Spark: Weekend Academy! Le...
01/22/2020

One of our most popular courses -- Mini Med School -- is returning for our Spring sessions of Spark: Weekend Academy! Learn the heart and nervous system, human anatomy, stitches and more.

Sessions in February and April are available now, sign up TODAY! https://bit.ly/2sjH7QL

Wishing good luck to our men's basketball team as they take on Kentucky in Lexington tonight! 🏀#UGA #basketball #bulldog...
01/21/2020

Wishing good luck to our men's basketball team as they take on Kentucky in Lexington tonight! 🏀

#UGA #basketball #bulldogs #UGAvsKentucky
📸: UGA Marketing and Communications

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – t...
01/20/2020

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

#MLKDay #MartinLutherKingJrDay #DrKing #MLK

The Georgia Center proudly co-developed (with MRII) and delivers this 9-hour online course, “Sampling in Market Research...
01/18/2020

The Georgia Center proudly co-developed (with MRII) and delivers this 9-hour online course, “Sampling in Market Research.” #lifelonglearning

How can you select the perfect sample for your project?

We'll show you the ropes in our Sampling in Market Research course: https://bit.ly/2UmxDx3

#MRX #MarketResearch

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As a graduate of the University of Georgia, I am very pleased to introduce my new book to your adventurous readers:
I wouldn't miss it ! Looking forward to it .