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Walmart grant supports credential innovation in education

The article discusses a $395,000 grant received by UPCEA from Walmart to accelerate the growth of credential innovation in higher education. The project aims to develop scalable business and program models for colleges and universities based on market research tied to employer needs. It will also form a pilot consortium of UPCEA member institutions to engage local businesses in curriculum development for upskilling and reskilling employees. The project will disseminate best practices to scale credential innovation and build on UPCEA’s existing infrastructure in alternative credentials.

Original article: UPCEA Receives Grant from Walmart to Accelerate Growth of Credential Innovation in Higher Education

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Digital transformation, including agile and devops, across many industries, most recently in higher education. Designed and built the Emory faculty information system. Working in continuing education to improve and expand career-focused learning, esp. in workforce development. Expanding the role of innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed, built, and launched the Emory Center for Innovation.

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