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

People | March 19, 2019
Drew Brunson’s decision to attend UNLV’s hands-on MBA program led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an esports career.
Ashlyn Gray poses in front of Calico Basin in Red Rock
People | March 18, 2019
Though she once dreamed of being Nevada's governor, she found her true calling in higher ed.
man in wheelchair receiving honorary jersey
People | March 15, 2019
Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.