Geraldine (Gerrie) Cowden passed away earlier this week. Gerrie was not only an integral member of UNLV at the Honors College, but she was also a student in our school counseling program. Faculty who worked alongside Gerrie spoke of her always being a teacher, mentor, and guide. She often called upon the stories of her past to explain the complexities of the present. It was a privilege to…
  The College of Education proudly announces the Wonderful Washoe Rebel, an alum recognition program. We want to recognize the outstanding College of Education alums who live and/or work in Washoe County. Educators, administrators, counselors, human service professionals, higher education staff, and anyone with a UNLV College of Education degree! Do you know a Rebel who has gone above and…
  The College of Education is thrilled to announce this year’s Summit on Nevada Education luncheon keynote speaker:  Glenna Gallo (‘97, BS Special Education), the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education. About the Summit The annual Summit on Nevada Education welcomes educators, administrators, policymakers,…
  The College of Education proudly announces the Wonderful Washoe Rebel, an alum recognition program. We want to recognize the outstanding College of Education alums who live and/or work in Washoe County. Educators, administrators, counselors, human service professionals, higher education staff, and anyone with a UNLV College of Education degree! Do you know a Rebel who has gone above and…
  We're looking for outstanding educators and human services professionals who have graduated from one of our programs and is living and/or working Washoe County, Nevada.  Do you know a Rebel who has gone above and beyond to serve Northern Nevada's community? Nominate them by Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023. We'll select one winner and up to five honorable mentions, who will be…
In support of student success, the College of Education has received generous funding from donors to facilitate scholarships available specifically for full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. Applications for these need-based scholarships are currently available and due by Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. Applicants have to only fill out one online form (with the responses to their…
Congratulations to all the students who have been selected for scholarships for the Fall 2023 semester. Your hard work and dedication have been truly impressive, and we commend you for your remarkable achievements. We thank everyone who applied and our generous donors who have made it possible for us to offer these scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing programs within…
  On April 28, 2023, the UNLV School Psychology program honored Dr. Keri Altig as the inaugural School Psychology Alumna of the Year. With a remarkable record of service spanning over 13 years, Dr. Altig is a psychological services coordinator for the Clark County School District. Having completed her undergraduate studies at UNLV, she earned her Ed.S. and Ph.D. in special education.*…
For high school seniors across the country, the wait is finally over. After months of filling out applications, writing essays, and nervously refreshing their email inboxes, students are holding their breath and hoping for the acceptance letter that could change their lives. They’ll share the news with friends, family, perhaps even post a reaction video on TikTok. And after all the chaos settles…
The Holmes Scholars Program supports students pursuing graduate degrees in education who self-identify as racially and ethnically diverse. The program provides mentorship, scholarship, professional development, and networking opportunities for those interested in obtaining academic positions upon graduation. Applications for the 2023-2024 Holmes Scholars program are due Friday, Apr. 21…
In support of student success, the College of Education has received generous funding from donors to facilitate scholarships available specifically for full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. Applications for these need-based scholarships are currently available and due by March 17, 2023. We have streamlined the process this year, so applicants can fill out one online…