What: Signing event as the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education announce statewide partnership with Coursera, a leading international online learning platform
When: During the Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 State Regents’ meeting, which begins at 9 a.m.
Where: State Regents’ Regents Conference Room, 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Who: Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development Scott Mueller (invited); Chair Jeffrey W. Hickman, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education; Chancellor Glen D. Johnson; Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda; and representatives from Oklahoma’s participating higher education institutions
Background: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education are partnering with Coursera to provide students, faculty and staff, and employers more opportunities for workforce and professional development at a reduced cost. Through the partnership, 15 participating colleges and universities will have access to Coursera’s comprehensive collection of more than 4,900 job-relevant courses across business, technology and data science, among other fields.