June/July 2013
Upcoming Continuing Education Courses
August 3
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August 13

Radio & TV Voice-Over Workshop




August 14

Paralegal & Legal Secretary Info Session


Paralegal Studies Info Session


August 15

Managing & Supervising Today's Workforce


Medical Assistant Info Session


August 19

Photoshop CS6-Level I


August 20

Essential Knife Skills


Restoring Damaged or Aged Photos


HTML-Level I


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Dan Barber Honored for Service with Continuing Education       
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From left, Ann Tate, Dan Barber, and Emmanuel "Meni" Sarris, Director of Continuing Education
Over the course of 20 years, UNLV's Paralegal Certificate program evolved from a startup six-weekend course into a nationally-recognized curriculum and online support system utilized by UNLV and other prominent universities around the country. At the June paralegal graduate celebration, program founder Dan Barber was honored by the Division of Educational Outreach for 20 years of vision and leadership for this thriving program. Read more.  
Public Lands Institute Works to Balance Science, People, Policy                               

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The UNLV Public Lands Institute hosted an International Protected Area Exchange (IPAX) symposium on June 18, with approximately 35 people attending the event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Fundamental to all sustainable protected area management is the adoption of more participatory, inclusive and equitable models that balance science, people, and policy. Read more.



Catalog and Blog: Continuing Education in Print and Online 
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The new Continuing Education Catalog is now available, offering this fall's learning opportunities. You can advance your career, gain a new hobby, or embark on a travel adventure. Visit ced.unlv.edu/cat2013 to see a list of new and noteworthy classes and view or download the catalog.
Continuing Education has also recruited students to review select continuing education classes. You can read about Vine to Wine: The Fundamentals at unlvce.blogspot.com.  
Registration Deadline Soon for Napa and Antarctic Excursions  
The Napa Experience awaits! The registration deadline is August 1 for the two-day excursion to the California wine country, led by Heath Hiudt, UNLV Sommelier Academy instructor and sommelier at the Cosmopolitan's upscale STK restaurant. You will visit several of Heath's favorite vineyards and wineries to sample local wines and have an insider's point of view of wine production from start to finish.
Aug 22-23; $867 (double occupancy)
Fee includes roundtrip airfare (Las Vegas-Sacramento), ground transportation, one-night stay at the Chablis Inn, one group dinner, and 4-5 guided winery tours.

Antarctic group photo
Picture yourself in this photo! You still have time to register for Antarctica: A UNLV Natural History and Photographic Adventure. Join expedition leaders Peg Rees and Sharon Schafer on an 11-day cruise during the Antarctic summer. Daily excursions will allow you to experience Antarctic wildlife and scenery up close. August 15 is the last day to take advantage of early bird registration ($350 discount).
Dec 9-20; $7845 (per person, double occupancy, shared bath)
Join the expedition leaders for a multimedia presentation 5:30-6:30 p.m. August 7 in Room 107 at the UNLV Paradise Campus.
Contact: charlee.zingraf@unlv.edu or 702-895-5224. 
OLLI at UNLV Shares the AARP Experience
          OLLI at UNLV at AARP    
Volunteers from OLLI at UNLV represented their program as well as the National OLLI Network at AARP's Life at 50+ National Event and Expo, which was held May 30-June 1 in Las Vegas. The conference drew more than 8,000 participants from throughout the U.S. including New York, Virginia, Texas, and California. Read more
DEO Points of Pride 
Spring 2013 Paralegal Graduates
Spring 2013 Paralegal Certificate Program Graduates


  • Congratulations to the Spring 2013 graduates of the Paralegal Certificate Program! Their graduation ceremony was held June 17 in the auditorium at the UNLV Paradise Campus.
  • We welcome two new staff members to the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach. Jim Palmquist is the new social media specialist in the Marketing & Communications Office. Trisha Cain is the new fitness and health education coordinator in the Community2Campus Office.
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