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Registration Open! Free webinar 2/20/24!

  • 1.  Registration Open! Free webinar 2/20/24!

    Posted Feb 05, 2024 07:22 AM

    Please excuse cross-posting!

    Tuesday, February 20, 2024 @ 1:00 Eastern Time
    Free webinar hosted by the ACRL Digital Badge Interest Group with speaker Kelvin Bentley (University of Texas-Austin)
    "Empowering the Career-Readiness of University of Texas System Learners Through Integrating Industry-Recognized Credentials Within the Undergraduate Experience"
    Kelvin Bentley is the program manager of the Texas Credentials for the Future, an initiative within the University of Texas System designed to provide students access to employer-initiated and validated microcredential programs to gain technical skills they combine with their college degrees to be successful in the world of work. Kelvin has more than 22 years of experience leading online learning initiatives as an administrator and consultant for two- and four-year colleges and universities, and K-12 and for-profit organizations. Kelvin has received various honors including Blackboard's 2017 Catalyst Award for Inclusive Education, and his selection as a Fulbright Specialist in distance education in 2010.
    Photo of Kelvin

    Carmen Cole, she/her/Ms.
    Information Sciences and Business Librarian
    Penn State University Libraries