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Center for Workforce Development

The center provides resource services and information to the workforce and education communities regarding training, education, and career options as well as comprehensive professional development and customized training to both educators and business/industry throughout Nevada.  

Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

The Las Vegas Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (UNLV CASD) conducts community-focused research, assessment, and training of persons with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and community service providers in Southern Nevada.  

Clark County Cultural Site Stewardship Program

This program recruits and trains volunteers to monitor and protect sensitive cultural and natural resources. It works closely with local community organizations, tribes, and archaeologists at state and federal agencies to ensure the preservation of our cultural heritage. The program seeks committed and motivated volunteers to become site stewards, who report to land managers any changes to a cultural site, including evidence of increased visitation, vandalism, looting or destruction.

Coaches Challenge

UNLV Athletics partners with the Southern Nevada Health District and the Clark County School District to promote healthy eating habits and physical activity for grades two through five.

College of Sciences Peer Advising Program

UNLV science majors act as peer advisors to all UNLV science students. Peer advisors council students on course selection, study skills, programs of study, and pathways to successful professional school applications.

Community2Campus

Community2Campus enhances campus and community collaborations primarily for nontraditional students and specific groups such as military, veterans, firefighters, and others as they complete their degree or advance their education.  

Continuing Education

Continuing Education provides opportunities for professional certification, skill enhancement, and personal enrichment. Whether it is through online learning, degree completion, professional development, or learning just for the fun of it, Continuing Education offers the campus community’s wealth of educational resources and learning opportunities to people of all ages and locations.  

Creating Safer Construction Sites

A UNLV professor teams up with construction management experts to improve workplace safety on Southern Nevada's construction sites. Nursing professor Nancy Menzel, along with researchers from the College of Engineering, developed a fall prevention and safety training program that uses simulation to recreate stressful work environments and reinforce proper safety equipment use.  

Critical Friends

The Southern Nevada Writing Project provides training for Clark County School District teachers to become Critical Friends Group (CFG) coaches and form CFGs at school sites (currently six schools). Teachers and coaches meet regularly to examine student work and classroom practices, thereby deepening the practice and supporting both novice and veteran teachers.  

Dance Day

More than 300 Clark County high school students come to UNLV for Dance Day. The annual December event features master classes, workshops, and performances led by students and faculty from the Department of Dance.