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Continuing Education News

UNLV Continuing Education designs and develops innovative and comprehensive courses for professional advancement, personal enrichment, professional certification, and skill enhancement through workshops, classes, seminars and conferences.

Current Continuing Education News

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Business and Community |

The College Opportunity Program provides access to online certificate and degree programs, at no cost to MGM Resorts Employees.

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People |

The associate vice provost for student success knows firsthand how providing opportunities and encouragement to students of all backgrounds can influence academic achievement.

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Business and Community |

Training program will close the digital skills gap and provide an accelerated path for those seeking a new career in the tech industry. 

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Business and Community |

Training course will help participants become FAA-licensed drone pilots and place them at the forefront of Nevada’s booming UAS industry.

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Campus News |
Master of Science in Nursing ranked 18 out of 101 online nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Continuing Education In The News


A global strategic management consultancy says one in 16 employees will need to change occupations by 2030. That represents more than 100 million workers in China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Anyone wanting to learn how to be a DJ is in luck as UNLV Continuing Education is offering a new certificate this year.

Las Vegas Review Journal

The property’s “vice president of people” – a human resources leader – Kimberly Virtuoso was also promoted to senior vice president of people. She will oversee the resort’s human resources strategy and the online recruitment portal, the company said. Virtuoso previously served as executive director of corporate human resources for MGM Resorts International and is an instructor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ continuing education department.

KSNV-TV: News 3

Cybersecurity reports continue to rise as the COVID-19 pandemic lives on. A new program at UNLV is aiming to tackle this malicious activity head-on, with hopes of also contributing to Nevada’s workforce.

Las Vegas Sun

The faces on the video call represented different races, genders and generations. Many of the three dozen participants on the call January 26 looked to be in their 20s, with others likely encroaching middle age.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

The UNLV Continuing Education department is working hard to ensure a safe return to their educational programs. It was just announced that July classes will be offered both in-person and online.

Recent Continuing Education Accomplishments

Kimberly Virtuoso (Continuing Education) recently received a promotion to senior vice president of People at Fountainebleau Las Vegas.  In the UNLV continuing education department, Virtuoso  develops and facilitates courses in emotional intelligence, communications, leadership essentials, and human resources. She holds a master’s degree…
Jodi Gilliland and Sue Ullrich (both Continuing Education) presented at the annual spring conference of the California Workforce Association this month in San Diego. They presented "Gap Training for RNs" to showcase the nursing education collaboration between higher education and workforce development. Debra Collins of Workforce…
The Division of Educational Outreach has received a Bronze Award for Most Improved for its fall 2015 continuing education catalog. The award was made by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and recognizes the top marketing and creative work of its members through the UPCEA marketing awards. UNLV will be among…
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Continuing Education) was the OLLI part of the OLLI & Friends team that participated in the Susan G. Komen: Race for the Cure in May. The team was awarded two trophies -- one for the top fundraiser in the College Division and one for having the largest team participating in the Las Vegas walk.
Emanuel "Meni" Sarris (Continuing Education) received his certified professional programmer (C2P) designation from the Advanced Programming Institute of the Learning Resources Network (LERN). The intensive, advanced institute certifies participants in the best strategies and proven techniques for developing successful new programs. The purpose of…
Office of Continuing Education has been honored for excellence in the management practices category by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), an international association in lifelong learning. The winning entry was included in a showcase of internationally exemplary programs at the LERN annual conference in San Francisco in November. UNLV's entry…