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University of Nebraska at Omaha. College of Continuing Studies

 Organization

The College of Continuing Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha provided adult education services to nontraditional students, both degree seeking and non-degree seeking. It began in or before 1932/1933 as the Municipal University of Omaha Extension Division (circa 1932/1933-1937/1938). It grew into the School of Adult Education (1938/1939-1951/1952), was upgraded to the College of Adult Education (CAE, 1952/1953-1965/1966), and then became the College of Continuing Studies (CCS, 1966/1967-2002/2003). CCS programs included the Offutt Air Force Base program and the TV Classroom, as well as many conferences. From 1980 until 2000, CCS operated a Downtown Education Center in the Peter Kiewit Conference Center in downtown Omaha. When budget cuts forced UNO to pull out of the Peter Kiewit Center, CCS staffing levels were greatly reduced, non-degree-seeking programs were eliminated, operation of the conference center was eliminated, and CCS's focus was narrowed, leaving only the Bachelor of General Studies degree program. In 2003, CCS was subsumed into the College of Public Affairs and Community Service and downgraded to the Division of Continuing Studies.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

UNO Bachelor of General Studies Degree Records

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0062
Scope and Contents The UNO Bachelor of General Studies Degree Records are comprised of files related to the Bachelors of General Studies degree program in the College of Continuing Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the time period from about 1950 until about 2005 (with the bulk of the material from the latter half of that period). Materials include agreements with other area colleges and universities, marketing plans, committee and task force information, correspondence, course...
Dates: 1950-2005

UNO College of Continuing Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0061
Scope and Contents The UNO College of Continuing Studies Records comprise the files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Continuing Studies (CCS), covering the period from 1932 until 2003. The collection includes the College of Adult Education (CAE) annual volumes (essentially scrapbooks containing course catalogs, programs, mailers, correspondence, newsletters, and other ephemera) (1947/1948-1966/1967); CAE dean's annual reports (1951-1959); CAE annual report materials (similar to the annual...
Dates: 1932-2003