Jason Woodle balanced life as a husband, stay-at-home dad, and student in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program. He walked the Lawn May 2015 and says his toddler son is his inspiration.
Sara Teaster credits the flexibility of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies for allowing her to enroll in classes offered by the other schools at the University and pursue her interests in urban and environmental planning.
Celeste Greene loves taking full advantage of online technology to teach Public Administration classes that have the same immediacy as face-to-face instruction.
Stephen Levine finds it energizing to teach adult students in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program because they bring a mix of experience you don’t encounter in the traditional classroom.
Fran Marshall knew she needed additional training to take the next step in her career. Now a finance manager, she credits the Certificate in Accounting program for helping her pass the CPA exam.
As a student at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Tommy Rappold is pursuing his dream of a meaningful life. For that, he credits UVa's Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program.
Getting every student engaged and enthusiastic is what Mary Ann Wangemann aims to do in her Procurement & Contracts Management courses.
Justin Chik knew that UVa would offer the high-quality education he wanted to expand his skills in Cybersecurity Management. The instructors and expert guest speakers online provided useful perspectives to the timely material.
A former restaurant server, Michelle Linnekin decided it was time to do something different with her life. After completing her prerequisites from a local community college, she transferred and enrolled in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.
Eric Wiegand enrolled in the Certificate in Certified Financial Planning because it afforded him the flexibility he needed to balance work, home, and school. Thanks to the program, he passed the CFP exam on the first try.
The Certificate in Project Management helped UVa alum Carl Schwab pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. He now attributes his success and credibility within his organization to the program.