August/September 2013 Outreach Insights Now Available

The August/September 2013 issue of Outreach Insights is available. Read about the lifelong learning activities and opportunities at UNLV's Division of Educational Outreach.

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Nevada Business Magazine Highlights Continuing Education's Professional Development Efforts

Continuing Education Director Meni Sarris discusses taking our professional development courses and programs beyond Las Vegas in this article in Nevada Business Magazine.http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2013/08/creating-new-opportunities-execut…

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.Read More

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!
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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.

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Chasing Butterflies with PLI Research Scientist

"Chasing Butterflies: Endemic Butterflies of the Spring Mountain Range" is the topic of a talk by Daniel Thompson, professor in the UNLV School of Life Sciences, and Paula Garrett, research scientist with the UNLV Public Lands Institute, a unit of the Division of Educational Outreach. The presentation is part of the College of Liberal Arts University Forum Lecture Series and will take place 7:30-8:30pm on Sep. 25 in the auditorium of the Marjorie Barrick Museum on the UNLV Main Campus.Read More

Cultural and Language Barriers Impact Beach Cleanup Effort at Lake Mead

PLI summer beach hosts Efren Gomez and Suheir Nasereddin gained some useful insights into the challenges of volunteer beach cleanup events at Lake Mead National Recreation Area over the summer. Starting in May, Efren and Suheir worked as bilingual event coordinators facilitating beach cleanup events and informational outreach sessions. One of their key assignments for the summer was to quantify and qualify the effects of speaking Spanish with respect to visitors' participation.
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