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Sharon Altman Named UNLV 2015 Classified Employee of the Year

Jun 23, 12:46 pm
Sharon Altman, administrative assistant IV/office manager with the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach (DEO), was named UNLV’s Classified Employee of the Year for 2015 at the Classified Staff Awards Luncheon & Ceremony on  June 22. The award recognizes the employee who has exceeded the normal duties of their job. Sharon received a plaque as well as a monetary award.
 

Come Back to Get Ahead!

Apr 29, 11:31 am

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.

Margaret Pickard Recognized for being among the Top Faculty at UNLV

Apr 29, 11:13 am
Margaret Pickard, UNLV Faculty Excellence Award Winner
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.

Cannon Survey Center Gives Student Workers Real-Life Experience

Apr 7, 3:39 pm
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.
 

UNLV Celebrates Women in Science for Women’s History Month

Mar 9, 5:12 pm
Sara Diaz Lecture
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. 
 

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