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June 06, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Community2Campus

Dr. Liz Baldizan Announces Retirement

After 37 years in higher education administration, Dr. Liz Baldizan has decided to retire from UNLV effective Monday, August 31, 2015. 
 
April 04, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Community2Campus

Come Back to Get Ahead!

Community2Campus (C2C) recently collaborated with the City of Henderson to share information about UNLV academic opportunities with city staff. On April 9 over thirty employees scheduled academic consultations to have one-on-one advising about areas of interest. Some employees expressed an interest in earning a graduate degree, while others sought to complete an undergraduate degree or train in a new field. These academic consultations allowed for individual discussion and advisement regarding financial aid, timelines, resources, and managing the admissions pathway to UNLV.

April 04, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Margaret Pickard Recognized for being among the Top Faculty at UNLV

The UNLV Paralegal Certificate Program is a nationally recognized program because of the efforts of a dedicated few. Among them is Margaret Pickard, who has been an instructor for the UNLV Paralegal Certificate courses since 2003 and developed the UNLV Cooperative Parenting program. She is a phenomenal instructor, who is very passionate about what she does.
April 04, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Marketing

March/April 2015 Outreach Insights

The March/April 2015 edition of Outreach Insights is now available. Read our enewsletter to learn more about exciting continuing education courses, the UNLV Summer Term, Cannon Survey Center, and the upcoming OLLI at UNLV summer session.

April 04, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Cannon Survey Center

Cannon Survey Center Gives Student Workers Real-Life Experience

In an effort to bring Nevadans more options for electricity, NV Energy and the Department of Energy jointly sponsored a trial program for single-family residential customers called Choose When You Use. NV Energy enrolled volunteer households and then supplied them with new time-varying rates, programmable thermostats, and digital energy education. According to NV Energy, approximately 5,000 customers in southern and northern Nevada are taking part in this two year trial program.
 
March 03, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost

UNLV Celebrates Women in Science for Women’s History Month

UNLV and its Division of Educational Outreach celebrate Women’s History Month with a special presentation, “Doing Science from the Back of the Bus: Science and Civil Rights in the Life of Roger Arliner Young.” Sara P. Díaz, assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Gonzaga University, will discuss the life of Roger Arliner Young, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in zoology (1940). Fifty years after her death, Young’s professional experiences continue to resonate with many women of color in science and the academy. 
 
February 02, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Summer Term

Summer Term Schedule Available Online

The 2015 Summer Term course schedule is now available online at summerterm.unlv.edu. Registration opens March 16; exact registration windows are based on anticipated class standing, with priority given to upper level students.

February 02, 2015 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Continuing Education Students Eligible for UNLV RebelCard and UNLV Alumni Association

As a Continuing Education student, you are a member of the UNLV community and a UNLV Rebel, which gives you access to some campus services. We are pleased to announce students who have registered for at least one Continuing Education class beginning Spring 2015 are eligible to obtain a RebelCard, the university’s official identification card. The RebelCard is more than an identification card! Discounts and financial savings are a benefit as well. 

December 12, 2014 Office of the Vice Provost, Client & Division Services, Marketing

Winter Break Schedule

UNLV will observe its Winter Break Dec. 25-Jan. 4. During that time, the university will be open to the public in key service areas, while most nonessential business operations are suspended. The Division of Educational Outreach will observe the UNLV Winter Break as well. However, the information desk at the UNLV Paradise Campus will be open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm Dec. 22-Jan. 2. The university and all offices will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of state holidays. UNLV will reopen for regular business on Jan. 5, 2015.

December 12, 2014 Marketing

November/December 2014 Outreach Insights Now Online

The November/December 2014 enewsletter for the Division of Educational Outreach is now available online. Outreach Insights features warm holiday wishes from the division, the new catalogs for continuing education and OLLI listing classes coming in Spring 2015, and information about the new beer steward certificate. 

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