Friday Conference Center to serve as COVID-19 vaccination site

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Beginning January 11, 2021, the Friday Conference Center will serve as a COVID-19 vaccination site. Appointments with UNC Health are required; walk-ins are not accepted. Please visit UNC Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hub, www.yourshot.org, for the most complete and up-to-date information and to make an appointment.

UNC-Chapel Hill Instructor, Student Recognized at UPCEA South Region Conference

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The Friday Center for Continuing Education is delighted to celebrate its award-winning student and instructor! Kevin Tillman has been recognized with the Professional, Continuing, and Online Education (PCO) Student Award at the UPCEA South Region Conference, held online Oct. 27-29. Anastacia (Tacia) Kohl has been recognized with the organization’s Professional, Continuing, and Online Instructor Award. […]

Nurse Refresher Student Spotlight: Danielle Cooney, RN

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When Danielle Cooney thought about how she wanted to spend the rest of her career, she had several choices. She’d spent time as a Registered Nurse (RN), a salesperson, a realtor, and an entrepreneur. But to her, the choice was clear. “I’ve done a lot in my life, and I needed to decide what I […]

UNC Expands Technology Bootcamp Portfolio

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UNC-Chapel Hill has expanded its bootcamp offerings to include Digital Marketing and Technology Project Management. Like all our tech bootcamps, these bootcamps are currently offered fully online in response to COVID-19. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in marketing strategy, campaign development, digital advertising, […]

Friday Center expands Continuing Nursing Education portfolio

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This fall, the Friday Center is excited to announce an expansion of its nursing professional development portfolio. The Center for Lifelong Learning formerly administered by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing has moved to the UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education. It is now known as Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), and is still accredited with […]

Parking Information for Fall Classes Held at Friday Conference Center

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University Transportation & Parking has released information about parking for classes held at the Friday Conference Center this fall as a part of the University’s response to the COVID pandemic. Main campus permits will be honored in Friday Center Visitor parking lots Semester permits will be available for students and employees (next week) Daily permits […]

UNC-Chapel Hill partners with 2U to Expand Access to Tech Boot Camps

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The UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education has joined 2U, Inc., and more than 30 non-profit universities nationwide to launch a $3 million scholarship fund designed to expand access to critical tech training boot camps for historically underrepresented candidates experiencing job loss or financial hardship. Scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to Black, […]

UNC-Chapel Hill waives tuition and fees for online nurse refresher program to help North Carolina registered nurses fight COVID-19

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Chapel Hill, N.C. (April 1, 2020) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is helping to address the state’s nursing shortage in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Today the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program announced they have waived tuition and fees for […]

Impact of the Novel Coronavirus on Friday Center Programming

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UNC-Chapel Hill is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus at this time. However, the University has put in place several precautionary measures, effective March 11: Spring break is extended through March 22. No academic instruction will be offered. We strongly encourage students to remain off campus. […]

Registration now open for Spring 2020 Community Classroom Courses

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Registration is now open for the spring 2020 series of Community Classroom daytime enrichment courses at the UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center. This spring’s lineup includes: Are U Smarter Than Your Smart Phone? Basic Android 101 Training Are U Smarter than Your Smartphone? Basic iPhone 101 Training Art Appreciation: Oh the Stories These Paintings Can Tell! […]