UNLV Division of Educational Outreach to Close Offices on the Paradise Campus and Transition to Virtual Customer Service Hours

Dear Educational Outreach community;

The events of the last several days and weeks, which continue to unfold, are unprecedented. Know that we are thinking of you and our community during this trying time. For the safety and well-being of our community, we have made the difficult decision to close the DEO Offices located on the UNLV Paradise Campus and transition to Virtual Customer Service Hours effective immediately. 

DEO Staff will be available by phone and by email from 8am to Noon, Monday through Friday. You may contact them by any of the following means:

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Scholarships Available to Help Re-Entry Students Finish Their Degrees

LAS VEGAS – Non-traditional students are becoming new traditional students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. These are students who had their education journey disrupted by family commitments, military service, finances, or other reasons. Not surprisingly, money is often a barrier for adult learners wishing to complete their degree. UNLV’s Community2Campus office within the Division of Educational Outreach administers several scholarships earmarked especially for students returning to college after an extended interruption.

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New Continuing Education Computer Labs Debut at UNLV Paradise Campus

The Division of Educational Outreach is pleased to announce the opening of two new computer teaching labs at our UNLV Paradise Campus. While a handful of courses tested the PC lab in August, the sleek, silvery Macs will welcome their first users in mid-September. The new computer will stay busy with the expanding schedule of technology classes UNLV Continuing Education has put together.
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Take a tour of our new website!

The Division of Educational Outreach has launched the first phase of its new website. In addition to a new look, the site now includes a content management system, which will allow for easier content creation and maintenance, as well as increased multimedia content.
Some of the new website features are:
A fresh new look.
A consistent navigation structure.
Built with Drupal, an open source Content Management system platform.

Strong University Identity-
Divison wordmark appears on all pages.
UNLV top menu appears on all pages.

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Cannon surveys Henderson residents on expanding recycling program

A Cannon Survey Center survey shows those in Henderson’s pilot recycling program are happy with weekly recycling pickup. Read more in the Las Vegas Sun Article.

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More students log on and learn with UNLV Online Education.

UNLV office of online education director Mark Fink and Vice Provost Rees are featured in a Las Vegas Sun article highlighting online education in Southern Nevada.

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Wildlife artist Sharon Schafer was a guest on KNPR's State of Nevada

Wildlife artist Sharon Schafer was a guest on KNPR's State of Nevada today and discussed her love for Southern Nevada and the trips she leads for Continuing Education

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UNLV creates a ‘leader’ in online education

What is the future of online education at UNLV? Recently, Vice Provost for Educational Outreach Peg Rees was quoted in a local news report as saying, “We’re trying to build a brand around the world to be the leader in online education. We want to be the gold standard in online education.”
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Breaking Tradition and Finding Success

The college journey of a “typical” UNLV Rebel is ever-evolving and more complex. The average age of UNLV students is creeping upward; 25% of undergraduates are 25 or older, and 48% of graduate students are 30 or older. Nearly one-third of UNLV students are enrolled part time. When you examine these statistics together, it is clear that many UNLV Rebels do not fit the stereotype of a traditional college student.
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UNLV Medical Assistant Program Graduates First Students

UNLV’s Medical Assistant Certificate program hit an important milestone in November with the graduation of its first students. These students have been working diligently toward this goal since they enrolled last spring.
The seven program graduates have good reason to feel optimistic about their careers. The demand for medical assistants is projected to grow rapidly in the coming decade. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) anticipates employment in this field will increase 31% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.
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