There is a point in everyone’s life where they reconsider their career path. Dan Beatty’s story shows that, with hard work and vision, it’s possible to re-chart your life’s course.
“This program has just been such a great opportunity for me and I recommend it and suggest it for anyone in the nonprofit sector.” -Aries Cyrus-Sims, UNLV Nonprofit Certificate
Aries Cyrus-Sims has a passion for helping people. Growing up in Lansing, Michigan she was always seeking out volunteer opportunities and found great support from her philanthropic-focused family. She strove to make an impact on the lives of individuals. But how could she turn that passion into a career?
My (college) diploma is stored in a book somewhere. My framed paralegal certificate is proudly hanging on my wall.”
-Nicholle Pendergraft, 2017 UNLV Paralegal Graduate
Nicholle Pendergraft had a successful career as a makeup artist and hair stylist with some of the best shows to ever grace the Las Vegas Strip. It was a dream job, but with each new show in Las Vegas came the closure of the previous one. For a single mother, such job uncertainty was not optimal.
He has become quite the expert when it comes to wine. Now Daniele Tavernaro wants to enhance your experience with sake. Daniele gained his advanced sommelier and International Sommelier Guild diploma from UNLV Continuing Education in 2008 and 2009. Learn more about Daniele in this Las Vegas Weekly feature article.
UNLV Continuing Education's voiceover instructor, Melissa Moats, is profiled in VEGAS INC.
“Maybe traditional college isn’t for you.”
That’s not exactly a statement one would expect from a major university, but at UNLV Continuing Education, we hope to be saying it more often. The alternative? Registered apprenticeship.
The President has been talking about expanding apprenticeship programs. So has Governor Sandoval. So what are registered apprenticeships all about?