CONTINUING ED OPENS NEW BUILDING

The University of Utah celebrates the opening of its new Continuing Education and Community Engagement building, which houses more than 20 classrooms, on Thursday, Sept. 6, 12-1 p.m. at 540 Arapeen Drive, at the second floor entrance. All are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting and tour the facility.

The building houses the U’s Continuing Education and Community Engagement division, which provides a variety of programs designed for all members of the community, including children, working professionals, non-native English speakers and more. During the last academic year, Continuing Education offered nearly 3,000 classes to more than 14,500 students.

The program offers both for-credit and noncredit academic programs; the English Language Institute; the Go Learn program, which combines education with a vacation to facilitate deeper connections between travelers and the communities they visit; Lifelong Learning, which offers classes on topics ranging from gardening to photography to cooking; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which provides educational courses and activities to those 50 years or older; Professional Education, test preparation courses; and youth summer camps.

In addition to administrative space, the new building has a variety of student workspaces, a café, classrooms, art rooms and computer labs, which are used by all of Continuing Education and Community Engagement’s programs.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

When:            Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, 12-1 p.m.   

Where:           540 Arapeen Drive, second-floor entrance

Note:               Parking at the building is free