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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. The 2016 R.I.S.E. event will take place on Monday, October 24, 2016, from 2 - 5 PM in SU Ballroom.

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! The 2016 Rebels R.I.S.E Study Abroad Scholarship application is now available. 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. 2016 - Main Event

The Rebels R.I.S.E. main event will take place on Monday, October 24 in the Student Union Ballroom. The event will take place from 2:00 p.m.–5 p.m.. The event will include the following:

  • Free Food Provided by Canes!
  • Awesome giveaways!
  • 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.

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

Can’t wait to see you there as we all “ Rise as UNLV Rebels”! Don’t forget to RSVP from the link at the top of this page!

Rebels R.I.S.E. Workshops

Rebel R.I.S.E. Scholarship Winners 2015

Student Name Class Standing Major Study Abroad Destination
Alyssa Panning Senior Biochemistry San Ramon, Costa Rica
Beatrice Debelen Sophomore Pre- Nursing Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chanel Cassanello Senior Journalism Reggio Emilia, Italy
Jennifer Alba Sophomore Art Osaka, Japan
Joe Distefano Sophomore Business Chengug, China
Kaylee Thompson Senior Biology San Ramon, Costa Rica
Mario Verduzco Sophomore Electrical Engineering San Ramon, Costa Rica
Migeul Ebro Junior Entertainment Engineering London, England
Sara Caplan Junior Spanish for the professions Alicante, Spain
Shirley Rivera Senior Elementary Education Galway, Ireland
Simon Leung Junior Special Education Nagasaki, Japan
Yajaria Dominguez Sophomore Biochemistry San Ramon, Costa Rica

Rebel R.I.S.E. Scholarship Winners 2014

Student Name Class Standing Major Study Abroad Destination
Mary Berney Senior Political Science Madrid, Spain
Francis Buatti Junior Hosp. Management Pau, France
Hunter Hopewell Sophomore Film Alicante, Spain
Briella Lee Junior Education Reggio Emilia, Italy
Mary Cross Junior Psychology Oslo, Norway
Clinton Luu Junior Hotel Management London, England
Devon Moore Junior Business Torino, Italy
Cherae Muiju Freshman Hosp. Management San Sebastian, Spain
Robert Nagele Senior Biology San Ramon, Costa Rica
Trina Penuliar Sophomore Fine Arts Viterbo, Italy
Shaleese Wright Junior Fine Arts Lyon, France