OLLI Celebrates 30 years of learning, laughter, and friendship

“OLLI truly is a pathway to successful, productive, vital, aging. This organization deserves to be celebrated and I’m proud that it’s a part of WashU’s presence in this community.” That was the message Harvey A. Friedman Center on Aging Co-Director Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD, brought to the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Osher Lifelong Learning […]

CAPS celebrates our 2024 graduates

Students, staff, and faculty honored during CAPS recognition ceremony The smiling faces of graduates in the Washington University in St. Louis School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) could not be darkened by threatening storms as they celebrated earning WashU degrees and certificates with friends and family during the 163rd Commencement celebrations on Monday, May […]

CAPS inducts 43 students into Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society

Master’s Degree students share research on democracy in Africa and possible correlations between declining faith participation and rising deaths of despair The historic Umrath Lounge was filled with joy and smiles as family and friends gathered to honor some of the top School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) students during the annual CAPS Honors […]

Language of Opportunity: New CAPS ELP Program Helps WashU Subcontractors Improve English Skills and Build Community

Eight members of the WashU community were recognized in late April for completing a first-of-its-kind program aimed at creating greater equity on campus. The program, provided through the School of Continuing & Professional Studies English Language Program, offers Washington University subcontractors access to a 20-week immersive English Language program through a sub-contractor scholarship fund that […]

CAPS gets gold for green initiatives

The School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) Danforth Campus offices have earned the second highest WashU award for office sustainability. Receiving a Green Office Program Gold Seal is an honor that has been eight years in the making. CAPS started participating in the Green Office Program in 2016 when Amanda Mueller discovered the program […]