Assess and build the organizational capacity necessary to obtain grant funding. Examine how management decisions, policies, and partnerships impact funding outcomes. Time will also be spent looking at how effective program development and project design can ensure competitive grant applications. Students will work on several real-life case studies, write actual elements of a winning grant, and develop management policies to support successful grant seeking within their organization.
Effectively manage and report on grants once awards have been made. Not only will you need to complete the funded project, you will also have to gather data, evaluate the impact of your programs, and monitor all project expenses. Thorough documentation of your grant outcomes will help garner additional support and renewed funding by demonstrating return on investment for funding received.
Online schools are becoming a more popular option for students in Kindergarten through high school. Learn about the different models of online schools and how they can provide students with an alternative platform to meet educational needs. Discover the pros and cons of virtual learning and decide if online education is a good option for your student.
Note to students: The address to the Nevada Virtual Academy is 8965 S. Eastern Ave #330, Las Vegas, NV 89123.
Master the foundational math skills necessary to place into a college-level math class, brush up on your math skills for everyday life, or gain the math knowledge necessary to advance your professional career. Utilizing an online, innovative math readiness program plus small-group, face-to-face instruction by top UNLV math instructors, this intensive 8-week program will allow you to reach your math goals by focusing on your specific strengths and weaknesses as a math learner.
This class meets on Wednesdays from 6pm - 8pm. Class will meet from 10am - 12pm on Saturdays. Class does not meet Oct 31, Nov 11, Nov 25, and Nov 28.
Find success in the competitive world of stand-up comedy. Work with an industry expert as he shares all of his knowledge and insight on how to be as successful (and funny!) as possible. This course will take you through the writing, delivery, performance, and business of stand-up comedy. The last class session will be a showcase for students to share their jokes with the class at a famous comedy venue in Las Vegas.
Class will meet every Wednesday from Oct 7-Nov 4 (on-campus). Class also will meet on Saturday, Nov 7 (off-campus).
Achieve a unique look and perfectly tailored fit for women's clothing by working from a custom pattern. Designers will take a hands-on approach to high-end style and more advanced sewing technique by taking their project from inspiration all the way to a fabulous one-of-a-kind fitted garment. Learn about seams, darts, pleats, grading, lining, interfacings, stiffening, buttonholes, fibers, and fabrics; each will affect how your finished garment fits and drapes. Projects: Design and draft a custom-fitted dressmaker's pattern. Use your pattern to create a fashionable tailored garment.
Note to students: Must have sewing skills and use patterns. You may miss no more than two classes and must complete all required projects. Fee includes CEUs and most materials.
Transfer your designs and clothing lines from your imagination onto paper through the art of fashion illustration and design. You will develop or enhance your drawing skills and better understand how to take your work from design concept to creation. Instruction includes fashion design principles, sketching the human body, proportions, colors, fabrics, seasonal elements, collages, and creation of a designer's fashion portfolio. Projects: Illustrations, figure board, and flats for inclusion in your design portfolio.
Must have basic sewing skills. You may miss no more than two classes and must complete all required projects and pass the exam. Fee includes CEUs and most materials.
Develop skills for drafting flat pattern slopers through standard or individual measurements. Using graph drafting paper, you will draft a bodice, sleeve, pant, and skirt. You will learn how to take proper body measurements, determine alterations/grading for fitted patterns, and construct muslin patterns/samples utilizing dress forms and sewing/serger machines.
You must have sewing skills. You may miss no more than two classes and must complete all required projects and pass the exam. Fee includes CEUs and most materials.
Learn basic garment construction, pattern reading, and enhancement. Instruction will include how to take proper body measurements, how to read and use master patterns, how to alter garments for a perfect fit, and how to properly select fabrics, threads and notions. You will learn to operate a sewing machine and be introduced to the serger machine. Project: Design and construct top, pants, and skirt.