College Students Use Summer to Get Ahead or Gain Practical Skills

Final exams are just around the corner, so naturally the minds of many college students are turning to…school?
Summer for college students used to mean racking up hours at a seasonal job or, for some, an internship related to their major. While these are both still coveted options, the sluggish economy and expanded academic opportunities mean that many youth will hit the books this summer either to stay on track for college graduation or to build job-related skills.
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Online Education Director Promoted to Associate Vice Provost

The director of the Office of Online Education has been promoted to Associate Vice Provost for Online Education in the Division of Educational Outreach. Click here to read the announcement from UNLV President Neal Smatresk and Executive Vice President and Provost John Valery White.

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WOW! DEO Staff Accomplishments

The Division of Educational Outreach is proud to recognize the impressive accomplishments of the following staff. Your hard work and dedication is noticed and appreciated!
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Gain Foreign Language Skills to Prepare for Summer Travel

Basic language skills can make the difference between a good vacation or business trip and a great one. Knowing the local language allows travelers to venture off the tourist path and immerse themselves more fully in the local culture. Summer sessions of UNLV Continuing Education’s beginning conversation courses in Mandarin Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish begin in May or early June. Within weeks you will be ready to ask and answer essential questions encountered during personal or business travel.Read More

2013 Division of Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award – Ed Nagelhout, Ph.D.

    Dr. Ed     Nagelhout, associate professor of Rhetoric and Writing in the English Department, has received the 2013 Division of Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award. Nagelhout has been recognized for his commitment and achievements in many areas of online education. He served on the Online Education Advisory Council, which works collaboratively with the Office of Online Education to ensure policies, processes, and procedures are designed to provide UNLV students enrolled in online education the greatest opportunity for academic success.Read More

August/September 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The August/September 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is available. Read about the lifelong learning activities and opportunities at UNLV's Division of Educational Outreach.

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January-July 2014 Continuing Education Catalog Available Online

The digital version of the January-July 2014 Continuing Education Catalog is now available. Visit to get a preview of our upcoming classes or be the first to register for one of our most popular courses. You can also download the digital version to refer to later. The print version of the catalog will be mailed the week of Nov. 25.Read More

New Link for Online Education

The UNLV Office of Online Education is now a unit in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Please click here to visit Online Education's website:

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October/November 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The October/November 2013 Outreach Insights is now available. Outreach Insights is the bimonthly enewsletter for the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.

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Don't Trash Nevada Celebrates Eight Years of Anti-Littering Efforts

For the past eight years, the Public Lands Institute worked to address the problem of desert dumping through the Don't Trash Nevada messaging campaign.
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