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2019 Community Engagement Award Winners

Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.

In This Series

Ginger Christian seen seated in a classroom setting
People | May 1, 2019
Medical student Ginger Christian brings casualty training program to her classmates and the community.
A portrait of Jay Shen
Business and Community | May 1, 2019
Health Care Administration and Policy professor Jay Shen works to increase understanding and use of palliative care among Asian-Americans.
A portrait of Shekinah Hoffman with a portion of the Las Vegas skyline, including the High Roller, in the background.
People | May 1, 2019
Shekinah Hoffman leads a rigorous program for mentoring youth in under-resourced communities.
Campus News | May 1, 2019
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
A portrait of Noelle Lefforge outside on campus
People | May 1, 2019
Noelle Lefforge helps a UNLV mental health clinic reach into rural Nevada while giving graduate students vital training.

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