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Insights

The Power of MicroBachelors® Programs: Affordable Access to Career-Relevant Skills Now—and Credit Toward a Full Degree

Learn about these modular and stackable online programs from edX that not only put in-demand skills in the hands of learners quickly, but also bear real college credit along the way.

Jan 19, 2022·Anant Agarwal

Culture

Whether It’s Matching Mentors to Mentees or Matching Students to Quality Field Experiences, Diversity of Thought Is Key

On 2U’s Placement team, matching students to field placements is a challenging endeavor in such unpredictable times. Meet Firenza Walker and Kristen Conrad, one of our many mentoring duos whose unique rapport helps keep the team innovating in support of student success.

Jan 18, 2022·Wesley Hauck

Culture

Meet a 2U Mentoring Pair Whose Support Dynamic Funnels Back into Strengthening the Student Experience

Get to know Yewande Akinleye and Mario Hernandez, one of the more than 250 mentor-mentee duos on 2U’s Student Engagement team who’ve been partnered to help each other—and the students we serve—reach greater and greater heights.

Jan 14, 2022·Christa Stramella

Culture

A Day in the Life of a Trailblazer: Senior Training Manager Jenelle Acosta

Hear from this shining star on the Student Engagement team, whose unique brand of leadership and mentorship is core to our continued success in serving the needs of a dynamic range of learners.

Jan 12, 2022·John Dobbertin

Mission

Through Mentorship and Access to Education, the IRC Is Empowering Women to Lead in Business and Crisis

Learn how 2U has helped the International Rescue Committee develop a new women’s leadership program that’s equipping the next generation of female leaders with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to address humanitarian crises around the globe.

Jan 7, 2022·Mary Jilek

Culture

Meet 5 Advisors and Counselors Who Go Above and Beyond, All in the Name of Student Success

Hear from five winners of our 2021 Student Engagement Awards, who’ve all mastered their craft in providing learners with top-tier personalized support, from the first day they express interest in a program all the way through graduation.

Jan 6, 2022·John Dobbertin

Insights

How Public-Private Partnerships Like the Netflix Pathways Bootcamp Are Driving DEI Progress in Tech

Learn why leaders at Netflix and Norfolk State University believe public-private partnerships like the Netflix Pathways Bootcamp create powerful opportunities for students and companies alike.

Jan 4, 2022·David Sutphen

Mission

2U’s 2020 Transparency Report: A Continued Commitment to Prioritizing Student Success in Everything We Do

We released our second annual Transparency Report about the learning outcomes we deliver in partnership with non-profit universities. Learn why we believe greater transparency matters.

Dec 21, 2021·David Sutphen

Culture

10 Pieces of Advice for Starting a New Career at 2U

If you’re considering an opportunity to transform lives and unlock human potential with 2U, here are 10 thoughtful pieces of advice from those who know the company best: employees themselves.

Dec 20, 2021·Bannon Puckett

Partner Spotlight

Equal Parts Empathy and Empowerment: One Boot Camp Instructor’s Powerful Classroom Approach

Meet Latisha “Tish” McNeel, a veteran instructor at the Rice University Coding Boot Camp whose distinctive teaching style has had a meaningful impact on hundreds of students—some of whom have gone on to become boot camp teaching assistants and instructors themselves.

Dec 16, 2021·Michelle Bury

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