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December 16, 2019

UNLV Continuing Education is kicking off 2020 with a revised (and vastly improved!) policy on staff and alumni discounts.

Beginning with spring 2020 classes UNLV staff will receive a standard 15 percent discount on professional development classes and 5 percent off personal enrichment classes. Alumni will receive 5 percent off both professional development and personal enrichment classes. In the past, discounts for staff and alumni were determined on an individual class basis; the new policy standardizes the discounts with very few exceptions.

November 20, 2019

The Spring 2020 course catalog was released online and sent in the mail this week, so now is a great time to take a peek at new offerings. UNLV’s Continuing Education staff has been working hard to develop new classes and certificates to help you get ahead at work or even launch a new career.

November 06, 2019

"The Lean Six Sigma program provided me just what I needed to get where I wanted to go professionally." -Natalie Knuth, General Manager

July 09, 2019

My favorite part is taking what I learned and applying it to my job and becoming a better officer of the company. -Todd Transue, CFO for College Loan Corporatio”

April 16, 2019

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.

November 26, 2018

From a family of educators, Shelly Wang was always drawn toward expanding educational opportunities for all. Learn more about Shelly in this UNLV Today interview.

 

November 15, 2018

“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?

July 09, 2018

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.

November 14, 2017
It can be a struggle for caregiver employers to find competent, caring individuals trained to meet the needs of their senior or disabled clients. UNLV Continuing Education has positioned its Personal Care Aide (PCA) Certificate Program to meet the growing demand for personal care services.  UNLV Continuing Education, through Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project, has received approval from the Department of Labor for its PCA program to participate as a registered apprenticeship program.

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