Honors: Joseph McKay and Gail Sammons

Joseph McKay (Law and Hospitality) and Gail Sammons (Hospitality), along with Kimberly Addair, '18 MA Urban Leadership, received the Best Proposal Award Teaching Track from the West Federation Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Regional Conference for their work developing a human trafficking awareness training module for hospitality educators. Their training module was designed to provide hospitality educators and students with the proper knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to better combat human trafficking within the hospitality industry. McKay is pursuing an LLM degree from the Boyd School of Law and a PhD from the Harrah College of Hospitality.

People in the News

 Audrey James poses in her home.
People | November 15, 2019
Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still working and spreading the message that education is a priority.
A man in a gray jacket stands in front of UNLV memorabilia
People | November 14, 2019
Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.
man in front of Petra in Jordan
People | November 13, 2019
The refugee experiences of his parents and of people he observed while studying overseas helped fuel his desire to become a doctor.