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Community Involvement

UNLV joined the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority in a yearlong initiative to engage the community in activities related to the debate, including a lecture series, voter education program, and high school essay contest.

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Community Involvement Scenes

Community Involvement Stats

114
entries in the high school essay content
250
debaters from the Clark County School District and UNLV who attended a

2016 Community Involvement Stories

Sydney Tresvant
Nov. 1, 2016

A Chaparral High senior was surprised in class with a $1,000 scholarship to UNLV.

2016 Debate flags
Sep. 22, 2016

Students and the Las Vegas community will gather to watch live streams of the debates leading up to the final contest Oct. 19 at UNLV.

2016 Debate pins
Sep. 16, 2016

How UNLV is promoting voter education and reaching out to local schools and colleges with essay contests, lesson plans, and more.