News from around the division


February 02, 2014 Office of the Vice Provost, Community2Campus, Continuing Education

Rivero Shows Support for Vets with Continuing Education Scholarship Gift


Mark Rivero’s ties to UNLV run deep. He earned his Ed.D. here. He completed a certificate in Human Resource Management here. He has served three years on UNLV’s Adult Learner Advisory Board. His daughter is a student here.

Dr. Rivero’s latest tie? He recently made a donation to support the first-ever scholarship to support veterans pursuing professional continuing education training. During a recent chat with Rivero, he provided insight into why he chose to direct his gift to veterans pursuing continuing education.

December 12, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

Winter Break Schedule

UNLV will observe its Winter Break Dec. 21-Jan. 1. 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 will be open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm Dec. 14-Jan. 5. The university and all offices will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of state holidays.

December 12, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

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.

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Public Lands Institute

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.

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI at UNLV Collects Supplies for PPDS Students

More than 60 years ago, what we know today as UNLV’s Paradise Campus opened as a grade school for  children living in the developing city of Las Vegas. A generation later, the retired adults of UNLV’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that currently call the campus home are helping Paradise-area students with a holiday supply drive. During the first two weeks of November OLLI members collected educational games, books, and school supplies for at-risk elementary students attending the Paradise Professional Development School.

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Client & Division Services

New Home for College and Career Testing Services

When university leadership went looking for a new home for its testing programs for college and career advancement, they knew they could count on the great customer service and can-do attitude of DEO's Client and Division Services team.

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Continuing Education Wins LERN Award for Operation & Management

UNLV Continuing Education (CE) recently won a LERN award for their unit-wide restructuring of staff responsibilities last year. The restructuring cut staffing costs while simultaneously increasing revenue with new class offerings.

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Office of Continuing Education will be open 8am - 5pm on Nov. 27 and will be closed Nov. 28-Dec.1 in observance of Thanksgiving. The information desk will reopen Monday Dec. 3 for normal business hours. 

November 11, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

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.