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UNLV’s Office of Community Engagement seeks to support, facilitate, and promote collaboration, partnership, and engagement between the university and its many communities.

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Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification Seal

UNLV is a proud recipient of the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a national distinction honoring the university for its exemplary community engagement practices. UNLV was one of only 119 institutions to receive this classification in 2020.

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Ways to Engage

Virtually every unit, department, and group on the UNLV campus offers something for the community. Whether you are a nonprofit, government or business, an individual or family, a student, or faculty/staff, the opportunities to connect and collaborate abound.

Resources

Learn about just a sampling of the places on campus that offer engagement opportunities.

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News

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Apr. 30, 2021

A strong proponent for women, Heather Cassella says she wants women to feel safe sharing their lives and experiences.

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Apr. 27, 2021

From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.

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Apr. 23, 2021

More than 100,000 vaccinations have been given so far.

Apr. 21, 2021
UNLV recognizes individuals for their exceptional work in community engagement activities.
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Apr. 21, 2021

Community-Based Research 2021 Award recipient Patrice Leverett’s research equips teachers with skills to address discipline in ways that mitigate bias.

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