May. 20, 2022

Executive Vice President and Provost Chris Heavey is pleased to announce that Career Services will move from Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement to Academic Affairs under Senior Vice Provost Kate Korgan, effective July 1, 2022.

The shift reflects the provost’s vision for greater alignment and integration of student support services across the university.

“Students choose UNLV to further their education and pursue their dreams,” Heavey said. “It is imperative we elevate these services to ensure students have the best chance to successfully connect with local, national, and global companies for bright and impactful careers.”

Rickey N. McCurry, vice president of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement said, “Career Services is definitely a key component of UNLV's array of student support services. We look forward to a continued partnership and living up to our commitment to students, while also reshaping the career services offered directly by Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement to recent graduates and alumni, supporting them as Rebels Forever."

Career Services already collaborates closely with Academic Affairs on its workforce development efforts, jointly designing UNLV Career Launch. This online service provides students and alumni with professional development opportunities and serves as a platform for networking and other resources. The units work together in a myriad of ways, including employer outreach and career fairs.

“We see tremendous potential in joining Career Services with Academic Affairs. Our goal is to provide comprehensive support services to promote student success, and this includes preparing students for successful careers,” said Korgan, noting that Academic Affairs, including Career Services, is committed to supporting students throughout their entire student lifecycle, and beyond.