Council of African-American Professionals (CAAP@UNLV)

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  • Strategic Planning in Action

    Description: UNLV alum and former NSHE Regent David Phillips, Oral History Research Center Director Claytee White, and World War II veteran Hughie Mills talking about the ways UNLV has grown and transformed over the years.

  • Creating Opportunities at Home and Abroad

    Tara Raines is an assistant professor of educational psychology and higher education. She runs an immersion program that promotes cultural competence in practicing psychologists and psychology graduate students by allowing them to spend time in Ecuador studying Spanish, living with a host family, and working in various clinics and orphanages.

  • Cutting-Edge Research and Scholarship

    Claytee White, Historian and Director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV, at the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the center, discussing the over 250 oral histories that that are part of the Documenting the African-American Experience in Las Vegas project.

  • Diverse Faculty, Staff, and Students

    UNLV is a diverse campus in many different ways. In addition to having a diverse faculty, UNLV has a diverse population of students at all levels, including in the professional schools. This diversity is reflected in UNLV’s designation as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Community Engagement

    UNLV alum Kelley Jones and award-winning humanitarian Ruby Duncan at the annual Public Interest Law Film Festival. UNLV is an environment in which members of the campus and surrounding communities come together for vibrant and mutually enriching exchanges.

Welcome

The Council of African-American Professionals (CAAP@UNLV) was created in the fall of 2013 to promote diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency, with a particular focus on black faculty, staff, administrators, and students at UNLV, and issues that affect our professional development and career advancement.

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