The Division of Educational Outreach salutes Elena Gandia Garcia, Ph.D. for teaching excellence. Garcia is the recipient of the 2017 Division of Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award for being at the forefront of addressing a need for the state of Nevada and providing students with the skills to be successful legal interpreters. Garcia was indispensable to the development and implementation of the Legal Interpretation: Spanish Certificate Program for UNLV Continuing Education.
UNLV is engaged in a four-year project to upgrade campus IT infrastructure and replace aging fiber connections to campus buildings. The project involves an unavoidable service outage for the Continuing Education registration system 5:00 pm April 7th to 10:00 am April 8th. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-895-3394 if you have any questions or require assistance.
Alexandra GarciaStudent Assistant
The latest news from the Division of Educational Outreach is now available. Check out the March 2017 issue of Outreach Insights.
OLLI at UNLV is the recipient of a $45,000 grant from Dignity Health to expand the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) class and OLLI at UNLV membership in the urban core of Las Vegas. The grant will be implemented in partnership with the City of Las Vegas Parks and Recreation Department and the UNLV School of Nursing and will help support health-related classes including the CDSMP at community centers and senior communities in targeted areas.
Non-traditional students make up more than 20 percent of all 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.
Instructor Sharon Gainsburg has introduced stone carving to many UNLV Continuing Education and OLLI at UNLV students. The Las Vegas Review Journal has an article about Gainsburg and an upcoming exhibition.https://goo.gl/TWDoZv
Heidi Erpelding-WelchProgram Coordinator
Check out the latest news from the Division of Educational Outreach. The November 2016 issue of Outreach Insights is now available.