UNLV Adopt-A-School Program
The UNLV Adopt-A-School Program reaches out to kids at four Clark County elementary schools and helps them realize that a higher education is attainable. The program also rewards those students for excelling academically and provides the opportunity for the UNLV campus community to mentor the students. http://go.unlv.edu/adopt-a-school
UNLV Earns Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation
Students, volunteers and members of the Arbor Day Foundation planted more than 50 trees on the UNLV campus on April 28, 2011. Tree Campus USA honors schools for promoting healthy urban forest management. Thank you to all of those who took part in today's event to make our campus even more beautiful.
UNLV Adopt-A-School Program Spirit Rallies
The UNLV Adopt-A-School Program motivates kids in at-risk schools to get excited about learning and rewards them for excelling academically. The program also aims to get the students to understand that going to college is possible. http://adopt-a-school.unlv.edu/
UNLV Engelstad Scholars - Goodie Two Shoes
The Engelstad Scholars program at UNLV pairs scholarship with community engagement: UNLV students learn to form meaningful ties to the surrounding community through local service organizations. Engelstad Scholars Crystal Martinez, Joe Milukich and Mayara Cueto-Diaz were among the 300 volunteers that ensured more than 2,000 children received a "new pair of shoes and a smile" at the eighth-annual Goodie Two Shoes giveaway in October, 2010.
2011 Festival of Communities
Thank you to those who attended this year's Festival of Communities, it was a huge success. To look at more photos from the event and to keep up with details on future events, go to http://festivals.unlv.edu/
UNLV School of Nursing Students at Opportunity Village
The UNLV School of Nursing teaches students the importance of community health -- promoting wellness to prevent illness before it starts. This video shows how some UNLV nursing students reach out to clients at Opportunity Village, a local non-profit serving adults with intellectual and related disabilities. http://nursing.unlv.edu/
UNLV Rebel Service Council - DASH (Delivering and Serving Hope)
Would you give up a meal for someone less fortunate? Through the DASH (Delivering and Serving Hope) program, students in the UNLV Rebel Service Council direct their time, attention and meal credits toward delivering tasty PB&J and needed TLC to the homeless in the Las Vegas Community.
Homecoming Spirit Rally at Cunningham Elementary School
The UNLV Adopt-A-School Program motivates kids in at-risk schools to get excited about learning and rewards them for excelling academically.