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Rebels R.I.S.E.

Reflection. Involvement. Scholarship. Engagement.

Each fall semester, the UNLV Academic Advising community hosts the Rebels R.I.S.E. Event.

Rebels R.I.S.E. encourages UNLV students to rise above obstacles and uncertainty and reflect personally, increase their involvement on campus, seek scholarly activities and expand their engagement within the community.

One main focus of Rebels R.I.S.E. is to promote meaningful learning experiences for students during their sophomore year.

Here is a recap of last year's Rebels R.I.S.E. main event:

Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholarship

Rebels R.I.S.E. will be awarding multiple scholarships, giving students an opportunity to STUDY ABROAD! For more information about the scholarship, download the application.

*Applicants must be full-time students with a 2.75+ GPA. Applicants are required to attend the Rebels R.I.S.E. event.

Rebels R.I.S.E. Workshops

Rebels R.I.S.E. will also be hosting two workshops prior to our main event. The workshops will take place on October 27, 2014. All attendees will receive a door prize and learn more about UNLV! Mark your calendar for the dates and times listed below.

Workshop Date: Monday, October 27, 2014 (this is the Monday prior to our main event on 10/29)
Workshop Locations: SU Ballroom C
Workshop times and Topics:
12:30pm-1:50pm: R.I.S.E. to the Challenge: Get Involved
2:00pm-3:30pm: R.I.S.E. to the Challenge: Academic Success


Rebels R.I.S.E. 2014

The Rebels R.I.S.E. main event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the Student Union Ballroom. The event will take place from 2:30pm-5:00pm (doors open at 2pm). The event will include the following:

  • UNLV Career Panel
    Various individuals will answer career related questions submitted by UNLV students.
  • Sophomore Pinning Ceremony
    Sophomores will be recognized for making it to their second year, and they will be encouraged to continue persisting at UNLV.
  • Resource Fair
    Various offices will have tables at the Resource Fair to answer questions students may have, and encourage students to get involved.
  • Nevada Student Supply Drive
    In an effort to promote civic engagement, students are encouraged to participate in a supply drive to support the Nevada Homeless community. Supplies such as: towels, socks, & hygiene items (deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo etc.) will be collected upon entry to the event. For every item students bring they will be awarded one raffle ticket for prizes given out during the Rebels R.I.S.E. event.

Events are hosted by UNLV Academic Advising in partnership with The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

Rebel R.I.S.E. Scholarship Winners 2013

Student Name Class Standing Major Study Abroad Destination
Katie Randolph Junior Psychology Bangalore, India
Jason Kreitz Sophomore ICD-Asian Studies Osaka, Japan
Hugo Hernandez Junior Business/Political Science Kobe, Japan
Katelyn O'Hara  Sophomore Pre-Business Shanghai, China

Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholarship Sponsors

Sponsor Jump Course Sponsor US Bank