Inside Extension

Passions and perspectives, inquiry and discovery, campus and community. Explore our alumni, student, and faculty stories; event listings; and career and academic articles.

Two women discussing personal branding

Telling Without Selling: Personal (Un)Branding

Article

Wendy Lawton, a communications and public relations expert, discusses how you can craft an authentic statement that captures who you are as a professional. 

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Student Spotlight: Blake Hite

Student Spotlight

Harvard Extension School gave Blake Hite the flexibility and academic rigor needed to launch a new career. 

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Student Spotlight: James Venable

Student Spotlight

May 2018 …

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Student Spotlight: Sol Elena Girouard

Student Spotlight

Sol Girouard completed a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in the field of computer science as a long-distance learner, balancing her family and a full-time job while coping with a recent onset of…

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Student Spotlight: Diane Neal

Student Spotlight

Law & Order: SVU actress Diane Neal is using what she learned Harvard Extension School to fuel her campaign for New York's 19th Congressional District. 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholar Finds Passion in Psychology

Student Success Story

“I recall how meaningful it was when I found out that I had received the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. It said that Harvard Extension School believed in my abilities as a student. I still have…

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Anne Stinnett

Student Spotlight

Sarah Anne's path to a degree has been circuitous—but immensely rewarding. Read her story.

Discovering Community on the Harvard Campus

Student Success Story

A undergraduate student revels in the on-campus experience

Brian Mast looks out into Harvard Yard

A Veteran Sets His Sights on Harvard, and Congress

Student Success Story

Here, the air was cold and clean, the walls lime green and somehow familiar. Where were his men? “Do you know where you are?” said a soft voice in an East Coast accent.

John Whippen

The Sound of Success: From Center Stage to a Fortune 100 Tech Company

Student Success Story

After success as a musician, this alumnus found his next career path while an undergraduate at the Extension School.