Reading habits may have changed, but the love of books continues in Las Vegas. Bookstore owner Phil DeFlumear owns Greyhound's Books and teaches bookstore classes for UNLV Continuing Education. Desert Companion features DeFlumear and others involved in the Las Vegas Bookmans Guild. http://issuu.com/nvpr/docs/desert_companion_2013sept/15?e=3118543/4658355
A group of travelers and wine aficionados from the Las Vegas Valley ventured to Napa Valley last week for a two-day tour of wine country. The excursion was offered in conjunction with UNLV Continuing Education's Vine to Wine class. Visit the blog to read about the highlights and learn about our reviewer's experiences. http://unlvce.blogspot.com/
It’s one thing to love to teach. It’s another to love to teach what you love to do. Check out our interview with Jamie, Yocono, instructor of UNLV Continuing Education’s woodworking classes.
Why are there so many repeat students in Vine to Wine: The Fundamentals? This week's class review looks at what students gain when they learn more about winemaking. http://unlvce.blogspot.com/
Over the course of 20 years, UNLV’s Paralegal Certificate program evolved from a startup six-weekend course into a nationally-recognized curriculum and online support system utilized by prominent universities around the country.
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-executive-education-in-nevada/?utm_source=Eblast&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=August%202013%20Eblast
Just how intertwined are wine and history? This week's class review focuses on Italian wine and the Piemontese wines of this northeastern region of Italy. http://unlvce.blogspot.com/
At the close of week six, our Vine to Wine reviewer shares how to find a region's wine at Total Wine & More (the class location). Click here to read the blog: http://unlvce.blogspot.com/ and please feel free to share your comments.
UNLV Continuing Education will offer a four-day tour in September to explore the architectural gems of Los Angeles and Hollywood, California. Architectural historian Kevin Fahey will provide a preview of the upcoming architectural tour during a free presentation at 1 p.m. July 9 in Room 511 of the UNLV Paradise Campus. The presentation will feature the scheduled itinerary, introducing each of the historically and architecturally significant locations, such as the famed Hollyhock House and Getty Villa.
Would you or someone you know like to take an expedition to the very ends of the earth? Expedition leaders Peg Rees and Sharon Schafer will offer entertaining and educational multimedia presentations to learn about Antarctica: A UNLV Natural History and Photographic Adventure, offered by UNLV Continuing Education.Two presentation sessions will be held: