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Harvard is Home to 13,000 Workers. Some of Them are its Students, Too.

When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.


DCE Uses Portable Technology to Support Students Learning Remotely

Instructors at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education can now accomodate teaching students learning both in person and remotely in nearly every classroom thanks to the portable technology software HELIX.


Extension School Student Government to Redraft Constitution in ‘Rebuilding Year’

After a controversial election last spring, the Harvard Extension Student Association is redrafting the board’s constitution and bylaws to establish transparency around its election process and prevent further contention.


HESA Follow-Up

The Harvard Extension Student Association is the official student government of the Extension School.


How Eight Harvard Graduate Students Adapted to Life During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Eight students from five graduate schools sat down with The Crimson to share their stories from an unprecedented year. They are not just students; they are bakers and entrepreneurs, fathers and daughters, volunteers and Olympic-hopeful rowers.


Harvard Extension School Enrollment Up 8 Percent, DCE Says

Enrollment at Harvard Extension School is up 8 percent in the 2020-2021 school year, according to Division of Continuing Education spokesperson Harry J. Pierre.


Harvard Extension School Unveils New Academic Gap Year, Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Harvard Extension School unveiled a slew of new programs in June, including an new Academic Gap Year and undergraduate certificates, which were designed for its ever-increasing remote-learning student base, according to the school’s website.


Nancy Coleman Named Dean of the Division of Continuing Education

Nancy Coleman will serve as the new Dean of the Division of Continuing Education beginning July 13, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay announced in an email to FAS faculty and staff Thursday.


Extension School Student Government Election Mired in Controversy

The Harvard Extension Students Association — the official student government of the Extension School — shared Monday that Jacob Khan would serve as the next President of its executive board, after defeating his opponent Dale A. Manzo in a runoff election characterized by controversy.


Faculty to Discuss Fall Courses, Simultaneous Enrollment; Extension School Courses Likely Online Only

In its first monthly meeting since faculty and students cleared Harvard’s campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will vote over Zoom on course lists for the fall semester Tuesday, as well as a motion to simplify procedures for simultaneous enrollment.


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