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
*ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE DOOR PRIZE*
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|