• Heath Hiudt, UNLV Sommelier Academy instructor and sommelier at the Cosmopolitan’s upscale STK restaurant, will lead a two-day excursion to California wine country August 22-23.

  • Basic language skills can make the difference between a good vacation or business trip and a great one. Knowing the local language allows travelers to venture off the tourist path and immerse themselves more fully in the local culture. Summer sessions of UNLV Continuing Education’s beginning conversation courses in Mandarin Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish begin in May or early June. Within weeks you will be ready to ask and answer essential questions encountered during personal or business travel.

  • A UNLV Continuing Education gift card goes beyond the traditional to memorable to celebrate mothers   Stumped over what to give Mom for her special day? Think outside the paper-wrapped box with UNLV Continuing Education! The Summer 2013 Continuing Education Catalog is full of courses perfect for giving and sharing. Classes are available to suit just about any interest and budget. Does Mom, like many Las Vegans, lament that her green thumb has withered in the scorching desert heat?

  • The Fall 2012 course evaluations are in. Of the more than 800 students completing the evaluations, up to 98% were satisfied to very satisfied with our instructors and courses. The attached PDF highlights the satisfaction ratings for courses and instructors.

  • Your career will probably go through a few evolutions after you get your degree. Read the blog post by Amy Tartaglia Johns, marketing communications specialist, to find out about her experiences and how Continuing Education can help.

  • When you received and browsed through the Spring 2013 Continuing Education Catalog, you noticed some big changes. We combined the professional development and personal enrichment courses back into one catalog. The look and content were different -- a more attractive design, concise course descriptions, and easy-to-find course details, such as instructor, time, date, and location. We also revised the table of contents and categories so you could get where you wanted quicker.

  • We love to be liked!
    To celebrate Valentine's Day, we're offering a 10% discount to the first 14 people who like us on Facebook and call to register for one of the following classes.
    Love of Pets -- Pet First Aid
    Love of People -- Beyond Management to Leadership or Volunteer Management
    Love of Food -- Taste of Noodles
    Love of Exercise -- Yoga Mixed Level
    Love of Dance -- Swing Mix
    Love of Learning -- Give a gift certificate to your loved one.

  • The Office of Continuing Education welcomes a new staff member. Charlee Zingraf is program coordinator - travel specialist and will focus on growing Continuing Education's travel programs. Charlee comes to UNLV from Illinois State University, where she was the study aboard coordinator in the Office of International Studies and Programs.
    She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in college student personnel administration both from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.

  • Kyle Yahiro-Okino has been named assistant director of the Office of Continuing Education. Kyle previously served as senior program coordinator and program coordinator.
    In his new capacity, Kyle will oversee program coordinators in all programming for the professional development and certificate program areas. He has broad experience in the computer technology field. 
    Kyle has a bachelor’s degree in hotel administration and a professional certificate in web design both from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

  • Are the Galapagos Islands on your must-see list? UNLV Continuing Education will visit the Galapagos Archipelago April 26-May 8, 2014. To learn more about the trip, join trip leaders Peg Rees and Sharon Schafer for an entertaining and educational multimedia program at 7 pm on February 27 or 7 pm on February 28.
    Click here for more information.