April/May 2013
Upcoming Continuing Education Courses
June 1
June 2
June 3



How to Write a Screenplay


June 4



WordPress-Level I


June 5

How to Write a Novel


Stock Market Investing - Fundamentals


June 7

Container Gardening For Las Vegas


Editing & Proofreading Your Work


Global Information Technology - IPhone Application Development

June 8

Building Your Financial Portfolio on $25 a Month (or less)


Communicate with Difficult People with Tact & Skill


ESL (English as a Second Language) Basic


How to Deal with Disagreements, Conflict & Confrontation





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Ed Nagelhout Receives Faculty Excellence Award  
Ed Nagelhout with Pres and Prov
From left, Provost John Valery White, Dr. Ed Nagelhout, and President Neal Smatresk

The UNLV Division of Educational Outreach has awarded its 2013 Faculty Excellence Award to Ed Nagelhout, associate professor of Rhetoric and Writing in the English Department. Nagelhout was recognized for his commitment and achievements in many areas of online education.


He has served on the Online Education Advisory Council, which works collaboratively with the Office of Online Education to ensure policies, processes, and procedures are designed to provide UNLV students enrolled in online education the greatest opportunity for academic success. Read more.  

Experts to Teach Short Courses in iPhone Application and Data Security at UNLV This Summer 
Education Technology
Community2Campus has joined with the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology to offer two new classes for graduate credit or continuing education professional development. "It is pretty exciting to have this inaugural course open for UNLV graduate students and industry professionals," said Liz Baldizan, executive director of Community2Campus. "In addition, the faculty teaching these two courses are experts in their field." Read more.
UNLV Public Lands Institute Coordinates IPAX Symposium  Cactus Red Rock Background
The 94th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (June 16-19, 2013). In addition to a broad array of technical programs, paper and poster presentations, and field trips, 21 symposia have been organized. One of which is the International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX) symposium (June 18), organized by the UNLV Public Lands Institute. Read more.
Vine to Wine: Experience it as a Course or Excursion         
The 13-week Introductory Sommelier Program begins June 2. Vine to Wine: The Fundamentals will prepare you to work in the food and beverage industry or help you grow in your wine knowledge as an enthusiast or collector.


Enrollment is limited to 30 and a few spaces remain. Visit here for more information and to register.


Instructor Heath Hiudt will also lead The Napa Experience!, a two-day excursion to California wine country August 22-23. Read more.


Registration Now Open for Antarctic and Galapagos Excursions   Adventure travel series
UNLV Continuing Education has an adventure just for you, whether you want to explore a land of glittery ice or pristine isolated islands.
Antarctic Cruise (An Active Adventure), December 9-20, 2013, features 11 days to cruise and explore Antarctica with a knowledgeable Antarctic scientist and former Antarctic artist-in-residence. Early bird registration ends July 15. Information and registration available here.  
Only two spots remain for Explore the Galapagos Islands and Quito, April 26-May 8, 2014, when you can experience a very intimate, comfortable, and personal exploration of the islands. Early bird registration ends August 15, 2013. Information and registration available here.
DEO Points of Pride 

Points of Pride

  • Mark Fink, director of the Office of Online Education, has been promoted to Associate Vice Provost for Online Education. Dr. Fink has assumed a variety of new roles to assist UNLV and the Nevada System of Higher Education in moving forward in e-learning environments and disruptive and adaptive technologies.
  • Vice Provost Peg Rees and the Public Lands Institute are one of the most popular authors in the historic preservation and conservation discipline of the Digital Commons Network, which provides access to peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. Of the 257 authors in this discipline, Dr. Rees and the PLI work received some of the highest downloads.
Computer Lab Facilities Available for Group Training
MGM Computer Lab
MGM Resorts International Graphic Design Department group training
Does your company or organization need a computer lab for group training? The Division of Educational Outreach has two computer teaching labs at the UNLV Paradise Campus. The PC and Mac labs are available for use for a fee when not in use by technology classes.
MGM Resorts International recently used the Mac lab for a group training event. If you are interested, please call 702-895-3394 or email edoutreach@unlv.edu.
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