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A New Level of Workforce Readiness – UA’s 100% Engagement Initiative

In a recent meeting with Phoenix business leaders, Melissa Vito learned it was not business costs or supply chains that concerned them about Arizona. Rather, it was the quality of the state’s talent pipeline and educated workforce. 

Years ago, the University of Arizona anticipated these concerns and in 2015, created the 100% Engagement Initiative to address these problems. The goal was simple – to make UA graduates the most competitive in career and graduate-school...

University of Arizona Announces New Office of Transfer Credit and Articulation

In an ongoing effort to better serve the needs of transfer students, the University of Arizona will create the Office of Transfer Credit and Articulation. Spearheaded by the Office of the Provost and Student Affairs Enrollment Management/Academic Initiative Student Success (SAEM/AISS), the new office will serve as a dedicated department for current and future transfer students, providing them with access to transfer credit and articulation services. 

 

“As a former...

New University of Arizona Program Aims to Meet Gap in Tech Throughout Greater Phoenix Market

In an increasingly digital and mobile world, the University of Arizona’s office of Continuing and Professional Education (CaPE) in Chandler is set to launch the UA Coding Boot Camp, a program that will teach students the basics of web-development skills in a span of just 24 weeks. 

 

Across the United States, there are about 50,000 tech jobs that cannot be filled on a yearly basis, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The UA Coding Boot Camp aims to meet this gap...

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