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Five Facts About Using VA Educational Benefits: What You Need to Know

By Renzo Lara, Veteran’s Benefits & Disability Coordinator If you have served in the United States military and are eligible for educational benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), UC San Diego Extension is proud to play a part in realizing your educational goals. Applying for VA educational benefits at any college or […]
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Conference Gives Extension Instructors a Chance to Connect and Learn

By Eilene Zimmerman “All work is learning,” said UC San Diego Extension’s Dean, Mary Walshok, when she took the stage at the Instructor Conference on Saturday, April 11, 2015. “We operate at the intersection of knowledge and practice and… it’s the knowledge and skills that you share with others that makes our community very competitive,” […]
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Content Creation and the Rise of Digital Media

What do Mashable, Pitchfork, and the Blogess have in common? They’re all lucrative and renowned online media ventures for one. But most notably, they all started small—and got big through the savvy use of digital media. Becoming the next Mashable is a lot harder than it used to be. Since anyone with internet access can […]
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Welcome to World of Apps: “It’s Easier Than Ever to Create and Sell Apps”

EVENT INFO: Xcode 6 & iOS 8 Live: What’s New for App Developers Monday, Aug. 25, 6:30-8:30 pm UCC, 6256 Greenwich Drive, San Diego, CA  92122 Admission: free, open to the public As mobile app sales continue their rapid growth worldwide, developers everywhere want to get involved. According to market researchers, the mobile app industry […]
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The Border Conversion Factor: “A First Step in Changing Career Directions”

An expat living in Mexico who spends considerable time shopping on both sides of the border, Charlie Grier thought it was time someone created an app that converted currencies and units in one easy step. So he did it himself. “I discovered there weren’t any apps which combined currency conversion and unit conversion in a single step,” […]
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