August/September 2013
Upcoming Continuing Education Courses
  
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Oct. 10

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10

 

 

Oct. 11

Understanding the Collective Bargaining Process

 

Start a Profitable Greeting Card Business

 

Container Gardening for Las Vegas

 

 

Oct. 12

Communicating with Difficult People

 

Facebook: Getting Connected

 

I Still Don't Know What I Want to be When I Grow Up

 

 

Oct. 14

Excel 2010-Level II

 

Media Relations

 

 

Oct. 16

Basic Oils

 

Artisan Cheeses & Craft Beers

Wine tasting
Vine to Wine: Hospitality Industry Discount

To show our appreciation to those who work in the industry, UNLV Continuing Education is offering a special employee discount for the upcoming Vine to Wine: The Fundamentals class, which begins Oct. 7. Vine to Wine is for early career beverage professionals as well as wine enthusiasts or wine collectors. To qualify for the industry discount, please call 702-895-3394.
 
Discount Price: $1,295
List Price: $1,595 
Savings: $300  

Instructor: Sommelier Heath Hiudt

Dates: Oct. 7 - Feb. 10

Location: Total Wine & More, Summerlin & Henderson

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Scholarship Recipients Celebrate Their Educational Journeys       
 
Community2Campus kicked off the fall semester with a luncheon honoring its 2013-2014 re-entry scholarship winners. On Sept. 5, the winners noshed and mingled with scholarship donors, representatives from the scholarship selection committee, and university representatives. The lunch was an opportunity to express thanks, share stories, and connect with other scholarship winners. Read more.  
OLLI at UNLV Begins 23rd Year of Lifelong Learning                               

 

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV kicked-off the Fall 2013 semester on Sept. 9, welcoming more than 1,000 retired and semi-retired seniors into its classrooms. This term members will have the opportunity to choose from more than 70 different topics covering philosophy and history, news and the media, and music and art. Classes are led by volunteer OLLI members who bring a wide range of personal and professional experience to their subjects. In addition to weekly classes, members enjoy a variety of guest speakers, organized local tours, and access to the cultural and academic offerings on UNLV's main campus. The Fall 2013 semester will continue until Dec. 6, and it is never too late to join. For more information, visit olli.unlv.edu or call 702-895-OLLI.
PLI Partners with NPS to Increase Volunteerism among the Hispanic Community 
Lake Mead beach cleanup
 
Public Lands Institute summer beach hosts Efren Gomez and Suheir Nasereddin gained some useful insights into the challenges of volunteer beach cleanup events at Lake Mead National Recreation Area over the summer. Starting in May, Efren and Suheir worked as bilingual event coordinators facilitating beach cleanup events and informational outreach sessions. One of their key assignments for the summer was to quantify and qualify the effects of speaking Spanish with respect to visitors' participation. Read more.
Continuing Education Catalog: We Want your Feedback!  
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UNLV Adopts a Class of Junior Runnin' Rebels in New Mexico
          Junior Runnin' Rebels of Belen, NM    
Mrs. Salena Aragon's class of 22 second grade junior Runnin' Rebels at H.T. Jaramillo Community School in Belen, NM knows as much about UNLV as many incoming freshmen. They've learned the fight song, follow Rebel athletics, and can pinpoint Las Vegas on a map. Past students have even made a point of visiting the campus during a vacation. Read more.
DEO Points of Pride 

 

Congratulations to the Summer 2013 graduates of the Paralegal Certificate Program! 

Their graduation ceremony will be held 6-7:30 pm on Oct. 7 in the auditorium at the UNLV Paradise Campus.

Early Bird Discount Extended for 2013 Expedition to Antarctica

 

A few spots remain for our journey to the very end of the earth. UNLV Continuing Education's Antarctic adventure is not like any other. The 11-day cruise is an educational and experiential excursion with expedition leaders who have extensive experience in the Antarctic. UNLV geologist Peg Rees has conducted National Science Foundation funded geological research in the Transantarctic Mountains for eight field seasons. Nevada artist and naturalist Sharon K. Schafer has worked extensively there as an artist-in-residence, photographer, and videographer.

 

Go to continuingeducation.unlv.edu/explore/antarctica to view the full itinerary and program details.


Dates: Dec. 9-20, 2013 
Early Bird Discount Price: $7,845 (per person, double occupancy, shared bath)

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