Topic: first-generation student

Lexie Ignacio
Campus News | July 15, 2021

First-generation entertainment engineering and design major embraces the Las Vegas experience.

Simon in front of a row of books
Campus News | July 13, 2021

First-generation student Simon Lamsal traveled from Kathmandu, Nepal, to find his home as a UNLV student leader.

A woman stands on the beach
People | March 5, 2021

School of Medicine student Diane Han turns to the ER after an attentive doctor played a key role in her father's hour of need.

Portrait of Theresa Boucher is the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year recipient.
People | January 27, 2021

Theresa Boucher, the top 2020 Classified Employee of the Year, keeps her dean's office running while mentoring first-gen students.

woman posing
People | November 9, 2020

Kiara Sims is one first-gen student who is making the donors who support her education — and her mother — proud.