July 2016
Survey Results
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Let data drive the decision-making in your business. 
With Cannon, surveys can be conducted online, via landline or cellphone, face-to-face in the field, or by mail. Bilingual staff can provide survey administration in Spanish.

Contact Us:
Phone: 702-895-5731 
Email: bridget.kelly@unlv.edu
Web: surveys.unlv.edu

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Continuing education and lifelong learning students are invited to join the UNLV Alumni network as affiliate members. 

Discover membership benefits by clicking on the link below.

UNLV Continuing Education constantly looks for opportunities to develop programs to provide training for Southern Nevada's workforce. Two new certificate programs launching this fall address in-demand skills and support growing industries

Job openings for interpreters in Nevada are expected to increase 44 percent in the next ten years. The Legal Interpretation Certificate: Spanish will help provide more court interpreters to ensure language barriers do not become legal barriers for people whose primary language is not English. 

With more than 34,000 fitness centers in the United States, many fitness and wellness professionals need to be competitive in the business world. The Fitness Business Management Certificate will prepare entrepreneurs, owners, or managers to implement successful fitness business strategies.

UNLV Reaches Out Into the Community 
If you live near downtown or in Henderson, you have the opportunity to take an academic class for credit from UNLV. Community2Campus has worked with UNLV academic departments to provide more of these classes at off-site locations in the Las Vegas Valley for the Fall 2016 semester. The following classes will be offered at The Center (401 S. Maryland Pkwy.) and the Henderson Multigenerational Center (250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.): 

Classes at The Center
  • WMST 113 Race, Class & Gender
  • SOC  101  Principles of Sociology
  • SOC  370  Sociology of Subcultures
Classes at Henderson Multigenerational Center
  • WMST  113 Race, Class & Gender
Enrollment in academic classes requires admission to UNLV. For information, visit

If you have had an interruption in your education and need academic advice, contact:
Sal Mora, Asst. Director of Advising, Academic Success Center 
702-895-2025 or Salvador.Mora@unlv.edu.
OLLI at UNLV Offers Classes in More Locations    

The benefits of lifelong learning will be experienced by more retired and semi-retired residents in the Las Vegas Valley. OLLI at UNLV will now offer classes at East Las Vegas Community Center, Doolittle Senior Center, and Sterling Ridge Senior Living. Here is the full list of OLLI at UNLV locations: 

1. UNLV Paradise Campus
851 E. Tropicana Avenue
(across from the Thomas & Mack Center)

2. Las Ventanas Retirement Community
10401 W. Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas

3. Sun City Aliante
7394 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas

4. Merrill Gardens Retirement Community
1935 Paseo Verde Parkway, Henderson

5. Henderson City Hall
Green Valley Room
240 S. Water Street, Henderson
6. The Center
401 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas

7. Sun City Summerlin - Sun Shadows Center
8700 Del Webb Boulevard, Las Vegas

8. Doolittle Senior Center
1950 S. J Street, Las Vegas

9. East Las Vegas Community Center
250 N. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas

10. Sterling Ridge Senior Living
4255 Spencer Street, Las Vegas

11. Acacia Springs
8630 West Nevso Drive, Las Vegas

For OLLI membership and other information, please call 702-774-OLLI (6554) or email olliatunlv@unlv.edu. 
Catalogs to Explore New Learning Opportunities at UNLV 

The UNLV Division of Educational Outreach produces print and digital catalogs every semester for Continuing Education and OLLI at UNLV. 

Continuing Education's Fall 2016 catalog is available online at ced.unlv.edu/cat2016 and has been mailed to previously registered students. 

Here's a sample of new fall classes:
* Strategic Resource Estimation for Mining Project Development
* Ethics in UAS Operations
* Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen
* Italian I & II
* Homeowners Association (HOA) courses

To join the catalog mailing list, email continuing.education@unlv.edu
or call 702-895-3394.

The OLLI catalog is in the final stages of production and will be available early August. Click on the link below to be added to the catalog mailing list or to sit in on a class as our guest.

HR Instructor Receives Top Faculty Award

Human resource instructor Gary Cottino has been presented with the top teaching award from the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach. Cottino received the 2016 Division of Educational Outreach Faculty Excellence Award during UNLV's 2016 Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony & Reception on April 20. 
UNLV Continuing Education Celebrates its Golden Anniversary

Current and former employees, instructors, and students gather for a commemorative 50th anniversary photo at The Flashlight on the UNLV Main Campus. Read more about the anniversary celebration.

DEO Points of Pride
  • Division of Educational Outreach employees were among those recognized at UNLV's 46th Annual Classified Staff Awards Luncheon and Ceremony on June 20. Sharon Altman, division Administrative Assistant IV, and Robin Mackey, Administrative Assistant II in Client and Division Services, were honored for 15 years of service to UNLV. Shannon Farrell, Administrative Assistant IV with Summer Term, received her five-year award. Sandy Settina was among the retirees recognized. She retired as Summer Term office manager September 17, 2015 after nearly 25 years with the university.
  • The OLLI at UNLV board has elected new officers. Mary Pace is president and Karen Harbour is secretary. Elena Cieslak returns as vice president and John Macdonald serves as finance officer again.
  • We welcome several new staff members. Mary Phillips joins Summer Term as Office Manager/Assistant to the Director. Cheresa Taing is DEO Project Specialist, working with Continuing Education, OLLI, and the Public Lands Institute. Toniann DeSousa is the OLLI Program Coordinator. Sageoia Chiles and Timothy Ogburn are student assistants in Continuing Education.

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