Silicon Beach and UCLA Extension Join Forces

When Bruce Huang joined UCLA Extension in December 2016 as the director of the digital technology department, he knew he wanted to offer students experiences that took them beyond the classroom. While many UCLA Extension courses include site visits and guest lectures from industry experts, Huang, a longtime IBM software executive who more recently founded an early-childhood education company, felt the need to…

Silicon Beach Innovation Lab launched at UCLA Extension

UCLA’s continuing education program wants to help its digital technology students continue their education even after they exit the program. UCLA Extension has launched Silicon Beach Innovation Lab, a membership program for students in its new Digital Technology Department.  – L.A. Biz – August 15, 2017 Read More Image Source: L.A. Biz, Scott Bridges

Tons of $80,000 Entry-Level Cybersecurity Jobs are Sitting Empty

The nation’s colleges and universities are scrambling to add courses to prepare students to fill the huge number of cybersecurity jobs that have arisen because of the exponential growth in hacking worldwide….UCLA Extension, USC, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State San Bernardino and Loyola Law School, among others, have cybersecurity programs. – Los Angeles Times, April…

Jeanne Holm Uses Technology to Help LA Community

Jeanne Holm has worked for decades to make data and technology more accessible to the public. Holm, a third-generation Angeleno and UCLA graduate, balances her time between teaching at UCLA Extension and guiding technological development for the city of Los Angeles. – Daily Bruin, September 25, 2016 Read More

UCLA Extension Hosts Technical Management (TMP) Week, September 11-16, 2016

September 11-16, 2016 is known as Technical Management Program (TMP) Week, when UCLA Extension convenes intensive workshops for new and experienced managers at Covel Commons, UCLA Campus. For six decades, the bi-annual TMP has supported and trained engineers and managers in technical fields, from IT, defense and aerospace, energy, healthcare, game development, and more, to…

Infosys CoFounder Invests in Education Startup

Bengaluru, March 16 (IANS) Software major co-founder S. Gopalakrishnan (Kris) and Hexaware-and-Aptech founder Atul Nishar have invested an unspecified amount in Avagmah, an education technology startup focused on higher education “The fresh investment will be used on technology enhancement in getting new Indian university clients,” Avagmah said in a statement here on Wednesday. The two-year-old…