Apr. 26, 2022

We were proud to have a stellar group of students join Drs. Maria Jerinic and Bill Doyle at the 2022 Western Regional Honors Council Conference hosted by the University of New Mexico on April 8-10.

The following students were featured during the conference: 

Poster Presentations

  • Olivia Cheche - Perceived Racial Discrimination, Black Lives Matter, and Political Participation in 2020
  • Katie Gilbertson - The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Southern Nevada
  • Peter Grema - Nevada's Workforce Development Agenda and Community College Governance: A Comparative Analysis of the Mountain West 
  • Syeda Jamshed - Climbing the Social Ladder: Asian American Education and Social Mobility across the United States


Tracy Fuentes and Vlada Stark joined Professor Maria Jerninic  to lead the workshop, "Honoring Creativity: Promoting Student Creative Works by Starting an Honors College Arts Magazine—A Roundtable."

Special Recognition

Summer Sekula was recognized for her artistic contribution to the 2022 issue of Scribendi, an award-winning undergraduate literary and arts journal. You can check out her artwork on page 92 of their digital publication!