Honors: 17 People and University Units

On Sept. 5 the Academic Success Center (ASC) celebrated its 10-year anniversary and as part of its celebration recognized former students, faculty, departments, and community leaders that have made the ASC such an exemplary center. They are:

  • Dean’s Award - Carl Reiber (formerly of the provost's office)
  • Dean’s Award - Regent Kevin Page
  • Founder’s Award - Neal Smatresk (former UNLV president)
  • Outstanding Impact Award - philanthropist Christina Hixson 
  • Classified Dedication Award -  Monica McNeely (ASC)
  • Full-time Faculty Dedication Award - Salvador Mora (ASC)
  • Graduate Student Ambassador Award - John Starkey (Lee Business School)
  • Alumni Award of Excellence - Devante Davis, '15 BS Public Administration
  • Alumni Award of Excellence - Crestcencia Ortiz-Barnett, '10 BA Theatre Arts, '15 MA Theatre Arts
  • Alumni Award of Excellence - Ashley Rapuano, '16 BA Theatre Arts
  • Outstanding Graduate Award - Lily Sender, '18 BS Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
  • Outstanding Graduate Award - Angelica Bustos, '16 BS Biology
  • Outstanding Graduate Award - Ariana Burton, '18 BA Anthropology
  • Outstanding Graduate Award - Nha Trang "Vivian" Sam, '17 BS Biology
  • Lifetime Partner in Student Success - College of Liberal Arts
  • Lifetime Partner in Student Success - University Libraries
  • Lifetime Partner in Student Success - College of Engineering

People in the News

woman posing outdoors
People | October 25, 2021
This web specialist made a seamless transition from UNLV student to UNLV employee.
A woman stands in her office surrounded by UNLV memorabilia
People | October 22, 2021
If there's a UNLV logo on it, School of Medicine admissions coordinator Alyssa Hill owns it. And if it doesn't come with a logo on it, she'll paint it on herself.
Guy Fieri stands outside Lied Library
People | October 20, 2021
Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Guy Fieri, Food Network icon and champion of several major charitable causes, talks about his journey to UNLV and well beyond.