Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

February 1, 2014
Nancy Lough (Educational Psychology & Higher Education) and Anjala Krishen (Marketing & International Business) presented "USA Pro Cycling Challenge: Cycling Fans Lifestyles and Event Sponsorship" along with co-author Angeline Close of the University of Texas at a meeting of the Sport Marketing Association in October. That month Lough...
February 1, 2014
Janet Runge (Business School) was honored with the High Tech Mentor Award for her efforts in entrepreneurship education in the winter 2013 edition of Las Vegas Woman magazine. As the school's enrichment coordinator, she oversees the Global Entrepreneurship Experience program and founded the UNLV Center for Entrepreneurship. She has served as...
February 1, 2014
Sue Fawn Chung (History) has been working on the Stanford University Chinese Railroad Workers Project and recently attended a workshop at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan, where she presented a paper on Chinese railroad workers in Nevada. She also attended their anthropology workshop, where she headed a panel and commented on papers on...
February 1, 2014
Sandra Barfield (Police Services) attended the prestigious Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Training Seminar held just outside the nation's capital at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Alexandria, Va. This seminar is specifically designed for law enforcement executives and 911 emergency center managers and provides attendees a...
February 1, 2014
Anne Mendenhall (Online Education) was appointed as president-elect of the Design and Development Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). She will serve in that capacity for one year and then will be appointed president of the division. Previously, she served as vice president of communications. AECT is...
February 1, 2014
Office of Continuing Education has been honored for excellence in the management practices category by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), an international association in lifelong learning. The winning entry was included in a showcase of internationally exemplary programs at the LERN annual conference in San Francisco in November. UNLV's entry...
February 1, 2014
Lisa Davis (MBA Programs) has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 UNLV Academic Advisor Award at the graduate level. Her name has been forwarded as a nominee for the NSHE Regents' Academic Advisor Award.
February 1, 2014
Amy Bouchard (Alumni) received two Pinnacle Awards from the Las Vegas Valley chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in November. In the interactive communications and social media category, she won for the UNLV alumni mobile app. The UNLVIP membership program took the prize in the marketing communications category. Created in...
February 1, 2014
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) is doing work on the effects of computer-mediated communication that is being recognized increasingly both nationally and internationally. He has been interviewed by Channel 8, FOX National News, Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Weekly, and CNet, and cited in the New York Times and the Pew Internet and American Life...

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