Making a New Year’s resolution

After the famous ball drops on Dec. 31, will you make a New Year’s resolution? At Continuing Studies, Christine DeSmet, the instructor of the online course, “Screenplay: Write Your First Draft Fast,” says: “I’ve committed …

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Innovative fundraising leads to Continuing Studies Giving

An abundance of creative energy was demonstrated by the Continuing Studies Partners in Giving team this fall leading to more than a fistful of dollars for this annual fundraising project. This year, CS faculty and staff raised …

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Holiday helpers at Continuing Studies

 A Continuing Studies holiday tradition many of us look forward to each year is helping to fill gift bags given to women in treatment at the ARC Center for Women and Children. This year through …

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders trainer certificate program

For more than 25 years, medical personnel, allied health professionals, human services providers, and others have turned to UW-Madison to learn how to effectively help those affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. And since 2009, have also relied on Continuing …

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About Continuing Studies staff and faculty

Continuing Studies staff and faculty do more than teach adults in a classroom. From the following list of activities, you can see how CS personnel are involved with learning in many ways and in many …

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Vast distance education online resource open to all

With more than one million page visits to the UW-Madison Continuing Studies online Distance Education Resource Library so far in 2011, no one can dispute that interest in online education is flourishing. Any one in …

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Delta Magazine Features Writing Faculty

Delta airline’s magazine Sky recently included a feature story on the growing popularity of distance learning. The article highlighted some of the ‘cool online courses’ being taught across the country, including our very own Screenwriting: Write Your First …

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Social worker broadens expertise, wins more clients, with certificate program

When a Madison social worker recently found herself working more often with middle-aged adults suffering from substance abuse than with her usual older adult clients, she visited the Continuing Studies website—and discovered a series of …

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More than 800 professionals learn and connect at national conference on child sexual abuse

More than 800 social workers, police officers, medical personnel, and other professionals from around the U.S. updated their professional skills recently at Continuing Studies’ 27th Midwest Conference on Child Sexual Abuse. They learned about the latest prevention, …

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