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Division of Educational Outreach News

The Division of Educational Outreach at UNLV is committed to creating an environment that promotes quality instruction, professional development, stimulating research, and community engagement. 

Current Educational Outreach News

Business and Community | July 6, 2021

Rebel Reset aims to ease return-to-office transition.

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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. 

Business and Community | November 3, 2020

UNLV's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute helps older adults identify new interests while fostering a sense of belonging in the community.

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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.

Shelly Wang the director of program development for Continuing Education poses in front of flowers.
People | November 26, 2018

Researching career trends and expanding educational opportunities beyond the traditional college experience are among her goals.

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People | July 3, 2018

As geologist Peg Rees heads to retirement, the 4,000 pounds of rocks she collected go to the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.

Educational Outreach In The News

Nevada Business
July 21, 2021

Christine Greengrass, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, received the Golden Star Award for lifetime achievement at the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Nevada Chapter Awards Gala on July 16 at Red Rock Resort, where she was recognized for her leadership and dedication to the industry.

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
September 14, 2018

LAS VEGAS - Ever since Nevada legalized marijuana, the industry has continued to show that it expands every single day.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 18, 2016

Recently, Jessica Kennedy was sitting in a quaint little cafe during a trip near the Pacific Coast when she spotted a woman about to do her online banking on a personal computer by using the restaurant’s public Wi-Fi.

July 23, 2015

Woodworking. Horticulture. Personal fitness training. Hollywood musicals. Cartooning. What do all of these have in common?
Several universities and colleges in Las Vegas offer more than 1000 non-credit or certificate courses every year from which to choose. If you live to learn, I bet at least one of these schools has a course that will interest you.

July 10, 2014

Recent Educational Outreach Accomplishments

June 28, 2021
Rob Levrant (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) and Ana Paula Loures-Elias (Educational Psychology) co-presented a lecture session at the 2021 Conference on Academic Research in Education. Their session, "Emerging Professionals in the Field of Learning in Retirement: A Case Study of Participatory Action Research," described and interpreted the...
March 30, 2021
Jenna Heath (Liberal Arts) and Sam Leif (Summer Term) presented at The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, the topic being "Experiential Learning During COVID-19: Did We Serve Our Students?" They discussed the power of virtual internships during COVID-19.    
March 10, 2021
Sam Leif (Summer Term) presented "Do I Have to be an “Other” to be Myself? Nonbinary Gender in Taxonomy, Data Collection, and through the Lifecycle," and "Data Consultations, Racism, and Critiquing Colonialism in Demographic Datasheets" at the annual Summit of the Research Data Access & Preservation Association examining racial, social, and...
August 13, 2019
Robert Levrant and Toniann DeSousa (both Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) presented "Enhancing the Volunteer Experience to Meet Programmatic Outcomes" at the 2019 Southern Regional Conference on Learning in Retirement in Wilmington, North Carolina.
November 28, 2017
Patricia Suske (Summer Term) attended the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS) conference in Pittsburgh in November. She is the western regional vice president for NAASS and co-chair of the Quality and Research Committee. During the conference she presented on the joint statistical survey produced by the association that surveys...
October 5, 2017
Patricia "Trish" Suske (Summer Term ) was sworn in as president of the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA) at the 71st annual Conference that took place in Golden, Colorado, in September. She was also this year's recipient of the association's Distinguished Service Award for her many years of dedication and leadership.