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Peggie Fariss, Disney Creative Development Executive, Keynote Speaker for Certificate Graduation Ceremony

Over 2000 Certificate Graduates to Be Honored on Friday, June 24, 2016, Royce Hall, UCLA Campus Peggie Fariss, a 50-year veteran of creative development at Walt Disney Imagineering, will be the featured keynote speaker and professional achievement honoree at the UCLA Extension Certificate Graduation Ceremony on Friday, June 24, at Royce Hall. “Peggie Fariss has […]

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Kelly Lake Appointed Executive Director, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)

Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) names former Thomson Reuters VP Kelly Lake as Executive Director

Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) is pleased to announce that Kelly Lake has been named its Executive Director. A strategic business leader with extensive experience in the publishing and information sector, Ms. Lake brings expertise in building best-in-class rich-content and technology-based information and learning platforms. Prior to joining CEB, Ms. Lake held key positions […]

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UCLAxFilmFest on May 7 at Laemmle in NoHo. A free event.

UCLA Extension Launches UCLAxFilmFest on May 7 at the Laemmle in NoHo

UCLAxFilmFest presents short films by writers, directors and producers in Entertainment Studies The inaugural one-day film festival, organized by Entertainment Studies at UCLA Extension, is designed to showcase the best short films by current and previous students. Held on Saturday May 7, 2016, from 1:00-5:30 PM at the Laemmle NoHo 7, the UCLAxFilmFest is a […]

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Restaurant Industry Conference on April 26, 2016

UC President Janet Napolitano To Receive 2016 Innovation Award at UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference

20th Annual Conference to be held April 26 at UCLA UCLA Extension will host the 20th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference on Tuesday, April 26, at UCLA Covel Commons. The all-day conference will focus on the state of the hospitality industry, trends, leadership, strategy influence, and operational excellence in the restaurant industry. Janet Napolitano, […]

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Wayne Smutz, Dean, Continuing Education & UCLA Extension

Dean is New President-elect of University Professional Assn

Wayne Smutz, dean of continuing education and UCLA Extension, has been named president-elect of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). His new position became official on April 9 at the association’s annual conference in San Diego. The association serves more than 400 institutions, including most major public and private colleges and universities in […]

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Frank Pearce

Frank Pearce, Chief Development Officer at Blizzard Entertainment, to Deliver Keynote at Technical Management Program

UCLA Extension announces Frank Pearce, Chief Development Officer of Blizzard Entertainment, will deliver the keynote address at the Technical Management Program (TMP), March 20-25, 2016, Covel Commons, UCLA Campus. This is the 60th year of the program, which gathers technical professionals from multiple industries for dynamic sessions on strategy, project management, and leadership. Pearce co-founded […]

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