As a minority-serving institution rich with diversity and committed to equity, we strive to improve the lives of our students and transform our communities.” – UNLV Top Tier 2.0
GPSA seeks to recognize an individual who represents UNLV in the best way possible. This person supports UNLV’s Vision and Mission and deepens the university’s culture of philanthropy and alumni connection. Nominees will have demonstrated academic or professional qualities that may include, but are not limited to:
- Student Achievement
- Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
- Socio-Economic Development
- Community Engagement
- Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion
UNLV Vision and Mission
Our mission is for UNLV’s diverse faculty, students, staff, and alumni to promote community well-being and individual achievement through education, research, scholarship, creative activities, and clinical services. We stimulate economic development and diversification, foster a climate of innovation, promote health, and enrich the cultural vitality of the communities that we serve. Our vision is that by 2025, UNLV will be recognized as a top tier public university in research, education, and community impact.
UNLV graduate and professional students. Individuals can self-nominate.
$500 monetary award and recognition at the Annual Graduate & Professional Student Research Forum Awards Ceremony. This year’s Awards Ceremony will take place in a synchronous hybrid format on April 2, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Winners are encouraged to attend the Awards Ceremony in person.