Office of the Vice Provost News
The February/March 2014 enewsletter for the Division of Educational Outreach is now available online. Outreach Insights features a new continuing education scholarship for veterans, new classes offered in Downtown Las Vegas, and information for Summer Term 2014.
Downtown Las Vegas is gaining ground as a great place to live, work, and play. In light of this trend, it made great sense for Continuing Education to expand its offerings by adding more classroom space close to all the action!
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.
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.
The October/November 2013 Outreach Insights is now available. Outreach Insights is the bimonthly enewsletter for the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach.
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.
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.
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.
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.