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Supporting Career Success, AZ Workforce w/ Melissa Vito

In 2012, the Center on Education and the Workforce found certificates were the fastest growing postsecondary credential and made up 22 percent of all college awards. But despite its' growing popularity, many people today are still skeptical about the value of certificates.

We caught up with Melissa Vito, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, Enrollment Management and Strategic Initiatives, to learn more about certificate programs, and their value and impact on the workforce. ...

UA, Caterpillar Celebrates Success of Mining 360 Program

Last year, the University of Arizona and Caterpillar teamed up to create the 360 Mining Program - a custom educational experience that provides Caterpillar employees with the opportunity to learn, visit, and study active mine sites across the United States and Canada. Today, the program stands as a shining example of how the UA is helping high-impact businesses in Arizona educate and retain their best employees, elevating Arizona's workforce and economy in the process. 

On Wednesday,...

98 Percent of Transfer Students Recommend the UA

According to a recent report by Assessment & Report, 98 percent of transfer students would recommend the University of Arizona to other students.

Transfer students are a vital part of the UA, as evidenced by the University’s efforts to create initiatives that better serve the needs of transfer students.