News from around the division


July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost, Continuing Education

Dan Barber Honored for 20 Years of Sustained Service with Continuing Education

Over the course of 20 years, UNLV’s Paralegal Certificate program evolved from a startup six-weekend course into a nationally-recognized curriculum and online support system utilized by prominent universities around the country.

July 07, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

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:

May 05, 2013 Office of the Vice Provost

Outreach Insights Now Available

The April/May 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is now available. The enewsletter features the latest news about the people, programs, and courses of the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.

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.