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Rebel Voice Commission

The mission of the Rebel Voice Commission is to assess the pulse of academic advising through the perspectives of the students on campus. The commission is responsible for bringing the voice of the students to the forefront of academic advising by providing forums/opportunities for students to share their perspectives and experiences in regards to academic advising. In addition, the commission will acknowledge student beliefs of advisor and student responsibility pertaining to their academic career and use the information gathered to improve academic advising and better serve students at UNLV.

Student Academic Advisory Board (SAAB)

Each year the Rebel Voice Commission selects exceptional students to serve on the Student Academic Advisory Board (SAAB). This board assists academic advisors by overseeing the Rebel Success Initiative. Within this group, students research topics for further exploration, provide scholarly insight, get involved in community outreach, assist with academic events and make recommendations for improving academic advising for all students on the UNLV campus.

The YouNLV Project.

This year Rebel Voice has started The YouNLV project, which shines light on students and their personal experiences/dreams as they experience their individual academic journeys at UNLV. Here is a link to the first several students that we have featured:

If you have a student in mind that contributes to UNLV Culture and would like to request a feature, please email [email protected]

2013-14 Academic Advising Student of the Year Award

The Rebel Voice Commission is pleased to announce Sandy Solares as the recipient of the 2013-14 Academic Advising Student of the Year. Sandy was selected from a group of outstanding candidates for her dedication to academic advising, UNLV, and the community. Congrats Sandy!

Past award winners:

  • 2012-2013 Krystal Belmonte
  • 2011-2012 Vanessa Elizondo
  • 2010-2011 Annie Huynh
  • 2009-2010 Faustina Tran
Sandy Solares
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