A College of Education graduate with UNLV in red print behind her.

In 1957, UNLV set forward its first graduating class. You are part of a special tradition - a tradition of excellence in education, service as professionals, and support of future alumni. Wherever your life’s work takes you, we hope UNLV and the College of Education will always feel like “home” to you.

With an alumni base of more than 20,000 and growing each year, we encourage our graduates to take advantage of the variety of services and opportunities available to support them and their families. UNLV alumni are encouraged to support the values of higher learning through advocacy, involvement, and giving.

Get Involved

With the growth of our research and academic programs, there are a number of ways for alumni to get involved. If you're interested in:

  • Mentoring pre-service and new teachers
  • Participating in research opportunities
  • Supporting our recruitment efforts by meeting with prospective students
  • Serving on the college’s alumni chapter board
  • Participating in a panel or networking event

Please let us know by completing this involvement interest form.

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Jenn Oshiro Rivers '05 '08 M.Ed.

Alumni Engagement & Event Manager
Phone: 702-895-3375
Email: jennifer.oshiro@unlv.edu

 

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Alumni News

Apr. 18, 2022
Persistent Resilience For Cecilia Gonzalez, a passion for education and her home state comes naturally. The child of Thai and Mexican-American immigrants, her story is one that has taken her from adversity all the way to the state legislature where she seeks to make good on the values of hard work, perseverance and community instilled in her from an early age. Gonzalez was the first in her…
Apr. 13, 2022
  When Tarryn McGhie finished his doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction in 2015, his research was far from over. Driven by a passion for child literacy and a desire to put children on a path to a successful academic future, he continues to explore the indirect effects of race on literacy, namely what goes on in the classroom and at home, and how these are shaping the child’s…

Events

  • All UNLV College of Education alumni and students are invited to join the college’s faculty and staff at a family-friendly reception during Rebel Homecoming 2022. Enjoy snacks, activities, and reconnecting with others in…

  • Incorporating inclusive materials into our school classrooms and libraries is an essential component of establishing a positive and supportive climate in our schools. Join Amanda Melilli and Samantha Godbey of the UNLV…

  • 8th Annual Summit on Nevada Education Make plans to join important discussions about community collaborations at this year's summit Nov. 18, 8 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Nov. 19, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Teach…

  • 8th Annual Summit on Nevada Education Make plans to join important discussions about community collaborations at this year's summit Nov. 18, 8 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Nov. 19, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Teach…

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Once you’ve been a Rebel, you’re always a Rebel! Check out UNLV’s Rebels Forever program to find out all the benefits and perks of being a UNLV Rebel Forever.