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Office of 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 | February 2, 2021

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 | January 10, 2019

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 | January 17, 2013
Master of Science in Nursing ranked 18 out of 101 online nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Continuing Education In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 8, 2021

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
February 5, 2021

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
June 24, 2020

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.

Las Vegas Sun
January 13, 2020

Considering a career change, longtime Henderson resident Connie Kling signed up to take a trio of UNLV continuing education courses on cannabis and the burgeoning industry surrounding it.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 4, 2019

For two weeks each year, Las Vegas joins the likes of New York City and Paris as one of the world’s greatest fashion hubs.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 27, 2018

UNLV will offera new unmanned aerial systems certification program in the upcoming spring semester, broadening the local workforce’s skillset as the demand for drone pilots increases across industries.

Recent Continuing Education Accomplishments

March 31, 2016
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 Connection, joined...
August 26, 2015
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...
October 1, 2014
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.
June 1, 2014
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...
February 1, 2014
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...