university extension


noun

a system by which an institution provides educational programs, as evening classes, for students otherwise unable to attend.

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Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Example sentences from the Web for university extension

  • God knows what made me treat you to a university-extension lecture.

    Huntingtower|John Buchan
  • University-extension bulletins and courses of study offer numerous suggestions.

    A Library Primer|John Cotton Dana