News from around the division


May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Sommelier to lead The Napa Experience!

Heath Hiudt, UNLV Sommelier Academy instructor and sommelier at the Cosmopolitan’s upscale STK restaurant, will lead a two-day excursion to California wine country August 22-23.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Public Lands Institute

UNLV Public Lands Institute Coordinating IPAX Symposium at AAAS-PD 2013

The 94th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (June 16-19, 2013). In addition to a broad array of technical programs, paper and poster presentations, and field trips, 21 symposia have been organized. One of which is the International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX) symposium (June 18), organized by the UNLV Public Lands Institute.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Community2Campus, Continuing Education

Technology Training Helps Students and Professionals Stay Ahead of Trends

In the constantly-evolving fields of technology and information management, if you can’t pinpoint emerging trends and adjust your business plans accordingly, your professional relevance and effectiveness may be short-lived.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education, Summer Term

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.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

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.

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

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.

April 04, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

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!

April 04, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

February/March 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The February/March 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is online and in your inbox. Outreach Insights is the bimonthly newsletter from the Division of Educational Outreach. Join our mailing list and never miss an issue.

March 03, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Public Lands Institute

Don't Trash Nevada Raises Awareness with Social Media

Don’t Trash Nevada Social Media Team Raises Environmental Awareness Through Social Media Marketing Program