Continuing Education News
Sep/Oct 2014 Outreach Insights Now AvailableThe September/October 2014 enewsletter for the Division of Educational Outreach is now available online. Outreach Insights features new funding available to train new RNs, a list of new continuing education classes coming in Spring/Summer 2015, and information for upcoming presentations.
The April/May 2014 enewsletter for the Division of Educational Outreach is now available online. Outreach insights features faculty excellence award winner Heath Hiudt and OLLI members who are exercising their way to better brain health. It also includes information on Summer Term 2014 and Continuing Education's summer courses.
UNLV Continuing Education has nearly 100 courses available for you to explore this summer. A brochure is now available online detailing the professional development and personal enrichment courses being offered from May through July. It also includes new courses, such as Making the Transition from Manager to Leader, Refreshing Summertime Soups, and the California Philharmonic's Festival on the Green Series.
UNLV held its first Academic Achievement Gala on April 17 to honor the distinguished teaching and research of faculty members. Among the honorees was Heath Hiudt, sommelier and Continuing Education instructor, who received the Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award. Continuing Education Director Emmanuel (Meni) Sarris nominated Heath for the award, noting the UNLV Sommelier Academy would not exist today without the creativity and dedication of Heath as its designer and lead instructor.
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!
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.
The digital version of the January-July 2014 Continuing Education Catalog is now available. Visit http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/catalog to get a preview of our upcoming classes or be the first to register for one of our most popular courses. You can also download the digital version to refer to later. The print version of the catalog will be mailed the week of Nov. 25.
Are you ready for the SAT and ACT?
The date is circled on the calendar. You’ve been prepping on your own for weeks—maybe months. There is nothing else you can do to get ready for the SAT or ACT.
Or is there?
Thanks to a new alliance between UNLV Continuing Education and Catalyst, a SAT/ACT test prep company, Las Vegas now has an affordable weekend test prep boot camp strategically scheduled the week before you take your college entrance exams.
Participants in the Antarctic cruise find the beginning of each day is like opening a new gift from Mother Nature. So far their days have run the gamut -- from a penguin breeding colony to rafts of penguins; from seeing dramatic icebergs to riding the waves created by rocking icebergs, from yoga on the beach to camping in the snow atop an island.