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Alumni

With an alumni base of more than 20,000 and growing each year, the College of Education Alumni Chapter is one of the largest on campus and offers a variety of services and opportunities in support of alumni and their families.

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, the College of Education Alumni Chapter is one of the largest on campus and offers a variety of services and opportunities in support of alumni and their families. UNLV alumni are encouraged to support the values of higher learning through advocacy, involvement, and giving.

Stay Connected with Your College of Education

Submit Your News

What have you been up to? We want to hear from you! Submit your news, appointments, accomplishments, honors, and awards to the College of Education. We'll share your news with alumni and current students on our website and in our college publication.

Spectrum Magazine Online

Keep up with all the news and updates from your UNLV College of Education. Check out the newest edition of Spectrum online today.

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Class Notes

Tara Ferro Eck

Tara Ferro Eck, '04 BS Secondary Education, is a full-time artist and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Hipster Gypsy Designs and a fashion consultant and stylist with LuLaRoe. Previously, she worked for the Clark County School District, teaching art and photography at Liberty High School for 10 years and serving as the art specialist at Rogers Elementary School for 3 years. Travel, concerts, art, fashion, and photography are her hobbies. She and her husband, Scott, have been married for nine years and have three rescue dogs. They live in Minneapolis.

Blanca Ortega

Blanca Ortega, '15 Master of Education, is a developmental specialist for part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. She said she loves her job. The mother of three boys, she has been married for 22 years. The Las Vegas resident enjoys reading and painting.  

UNLV Alumni Association

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The UNLV Alumni Association was established in 1964 as a not-for-profit organization to promote and enhance alumni engagement on campus.

To date, the association has contributed more than $7 million to the university in student scholarships, endowments, and major capital improvements such as the Alumni Amphitheater, Alumni Grove, Alumni Park, and the $2.7 million Richard Tam Alumni Center.

The UNLV Alumni Association is a leader in:

  • Connecting alumni for life to the resources of the university
  • Communicating UNLV news and happenings to our alumni
  • Providing a network for alumni to meet one another, students, and prospective students

Join the UNLV Alumni Association and support our efforts to engage alumni with the university.

Top Five Reasons Alumni Belong to the UNLV Alumni Association

  1. Staying connected to the university
  2. Knowing the association provides support for scholarships
  3. Receiving the alumni magazine
  4. Giving back to the university
  5. Having access to networking opportunities