Monthly Archives: February 2017

Learner of the Week: Veronica Alonso Kanonnikoff

The Digital Marketing Specialization helped Veronica accelerate her new career path in digital marketing. From working in an art gallery to transitioning into the software industry, read her story: Where are you from? I am from Paraguay, after spending 6 years in Amsterdam, I am currently working and living in Lausanne, Switzerland. What is a […]


Illinois Community Ambassador Showcase: Mariana Pinto Veiga

This week, we are highlighting our very first Illinois Community Ambassador. Mariana joined the team in June 2016, and since then has been a vibrant member of our ambassador team.


5 Steps to Make Your Online Course Sticky

A guide to driving engagement and increasing enrollment in your online course. By Natalie Papazian, Manuel Feldmann and Professor Vishal Sachdev With the explosion of online education, learners are finding they have more options than ever to choose from. For universities, this means a number of things. Although having an accredited university name can help […]


15 Reasons to Love the Digital Marketing Specialization

This year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign celebrates its 150 year anniversary! Although a majority of our digital marketing learners are not alumni of the university, we wanted to find a way our learners could celebrate this accomplishment with us. Therefore, we asked our learners what they loved about our Digital Marketing Specialization, and here […]