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

    Natalie Knuth recently completed both UNLV’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt programs. Did she enroll in the courses in hopes of bettering her future at a Fortune 500 company? Was she striving to become a successful CEO or vice president? Did her past showcase a traditional business management career path? Not exactly. Natalie came to the Lean Six Sigma program at UNLV by way of her theater background. 

  • 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 Corporation”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • “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.

  • 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.

  • New skills and certifications can take you further in 2018. UNLV Continuing Education offers a spectrum of learning opportunities to upgrade professional skills or pursue personal passions. Details are in the Spring-Summer 2018 Continuing Education Catalog, which is available online. 

  • 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. 

  • “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?