Ross Bryant

Director, Military & Veteran Services Center
Expertise: Veteran services, Military life


Ross Bryant is the director of UNLV’s Military & Veteran Services Center. He served 24 years in the Army. He has worked on campus for 14 years, first as commander of the UNLV Army ROTC program and then as deputy director for the Institute for Security Studies. As director of veteran services, Bryant is helping active military members and veterans with the transition from the battlefield to a college campus.

Bryant has extensive experience in developing new programs for students. He works on university and community outreach programs to help student veterans and their family members' achieve their academic goals.


  • M.A., National Security Studies, California State University
  • B.A., German, Old Dominion University

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Ross Bryant In The News

K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
“I wanted to serve to make my parents proud.” Andrew Ho, 30, enlisted in the air force and served for 7 years. When his contract ended, he said continuing his education was his goal, but adjusting to civilian life was not easy. “It was rough,” said Ho. “I didn’t know too many people. My high school friends had graduated college. It was a different experience.”
U.S. Army Reserve
First Lt. David Montes, 650th Regional Support Group (RSG) HHC Company Commander, was recognized for his outstanding performance and leadership during his time as an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) on June 13, 2021.
Las Vegas Sun
As an Air Force veteran, Andrew Ho felt out of place when he enrolled at UNLV.
Las Vegas Review Journal
After seven years in the U.S. Air Force, Andrew Ho faced a new challenge in the civilian world: adapting to life as a college student at UNLV.

Articles Featuring Ross Bryant

Portrait of Andrew Ho wearing a suit and tie and a UNLV pin
Campus News | February 24, 2021

Andrew Ho named 2020 Student Veteran of the Year, becomes second UNLV student to receive national recognition from Student Veterans of America.

Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
People | January 4, 2021

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