• Today the Workforce Connections' Board of Directors approved $200,000 to fund participation for 66 newly graduated registered nurses in the GAP Training for RNs program, a 13-week pilot program which will develop new graduate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and competencies to increase employability and retention in the nursing profession. This program was developed in partnership between UNLV Continuing Education and the UNLV School of Nursing to offer real-world experience for newly-graduated nurses as they transition from school to professional practice.          

  • Almost 5 million people flock to the Grand Canyon annually to ogle the deep, dramatic gorge that cuts over a mile deep to expose 2 billion years of the earth’s geologic history.  The Grand Canyon is the second-most-visited national park in the country; peak season is crowded with busloads of tourists from around the world.

  • It may be hard to think about fall when summer’s still blazing outside, yet now is the time to start planning for fall classes through UNLV Continuing Education. Catalogs will be available at area libraries in mid-July, but the catalog and registration are already available online at ced.unlv.edu/cat2014.
    Continuing Education’s upcoming term features many classes to challenge and inspire you. Whether you are looking to build career skills, explore a new hobby, or take a unique journey, the new catalog may have just what you’re looking for.

  • UNLV Continuing Education has nearly 100 courses available for you to explore this summer. A brochure is now available online detailing the professional development and personal enrichment courses being offered from May through July. It also includes new courses, such as Making the Transition from Manager to Leader, Refreshing Summertime Soups, and the California Philharmonic's Festival on the Green Series. Visit http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/catalog to view the continuing education brochure.

  • UNLV held its first Academic Achievement Gala on April 17 to honor the distinguished teaching and research of faculty members. Among the honorees was Heath Hiudt, sommelier and Continuing Education instructor, who received the Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award. Continuing Education Director Emmanuel (Meni) Sarris nominated Heath for the award, noting the UNLV Sommelier Academy would not exist today without the creativity and dedication of Heath as its designer and lead instructor.

    Mark Rivero’s ties to UNLV run deep. He earned his Ed.D. here. He completed a certificate in Human Resource Management here. He has served three years on UNLV’s Adult Learner Advisory Board. His daughter is a student here.
    Dr. Rivero’s latest tie? He recently made a donation to support the first-ever scholarship to support veterans pursuing professional continuing education training. During a recent chat with Rivero, he provided insight into why he chose to direct his gift to veterans pursuing continuing education.

    Downtown Las Vegas is gaining ground as a great place to live, work, and play. In light of this trend, it made great sense for Continuing Education to expand its offerings by adding more classroom space close to all the action!

  • Every year, nearly half of the New Year’s resolutions made by Americans relate to self-improvement or education. If your resolutions fall into these categories, UNLV Continuing Education can play a part in your success in 2014!
    If improving your retirement outlook tops your resolution list, start with a course on retirement planning starting in February. You will learn to take a comprehensive approach to managing your money through debt management, investments, retirement planning, estate and tax planning, and insurance coverage.

  • *******************UPDATE*******************
    The winner of our first Swag Bag Giveaway (with UNLV Rebels Hoodie) is... Robert Horner!
    Congratulations to Robert and thanks to all those who entered! Stay tuned to UNLV Continuing Education for more giveaways in the very near future (possibly celebrating our Running Rebels appearing in a Bowl Game)!

  • This season, give the gift of learning with UNLV Continuing Education
    Stumped over what to give a loved one this holiday season? Think outside the paper-wrapped box with UNLV Continuing Education! The January-July 2014 Continuing Education Catalog is fresh off the presses, and it is full of courses perfect for giving and sharing.