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Academic Success Center News

The Academic Success Center helps students do well academically and complete their studies on time. The ASC offers or will refer students to such programs and resources as tutoring, advising, skills testing, career exploration, and more.

Current Academic Success Center News

Hanna Andrews holding books in front of the Academic Success Center
People | October 7, 2019

She is inspired by the goals, values, and dreams of her students at the Academic Success Center.

Business and Community | August 13, 2019
UNLV works to dismantle barriers to college-level math success to retain and graduate students.
Business and Community | August 11, 2019

UNLV helps students overcome their math anxiety.

Business and Community | August 9, 2019

Summer Math Bridge has helped 77 percent of participating students place into credit-bearing math courses since 2012.

Kimberly Marano poses in front of trees on UNLV's campus.
People | April 22, 2019

With her love of sports, she is taking her approach “behind the scenes” by helping students in the classroom and in their sports.

Portrait of Nicole Stella.
People | October 15, 2018

Have a student who is struggling — or excelling? Send them to the Academic Success Center. Nicole Stella wants to see them.

Academic Success Center In The News

October 2, 2019

NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ attempts to build a comedy around the topic of moral philosophy. But can a network sitcom accurately teach concepts like existentialism and the works of Plato and Kant?

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 22, 2019

After UNLV sophomore Vince Briones failed his remedial math class for the third time, he faced a choice: Try once again in the fall or spend the summer in an intensive math course known as Math Bridge.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 11, 2017

More than 20 percent of UNLV’s full-time freshman students were put on academic probation last school year.

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Recent Academic Success Center Accomplishments

February 20, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice), Beth Gersten (Lee Business School), Emily Shreve (Academic Success Center), Rosan Mitola (Libraries), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veterans Services) presented at the 28th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience.  The topic was "The Color of Success: First-Year Experience Programming at...
October 11, 2018
Rochelle Walker (Fine Arts) and Samantha Carroll (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) created Living Your Best Life: Balancing School, Work, and Family Summit. It was created out of a graduate multicultural course project within the higher education leadership program. The goal was to provide UNLV student-parents a positive and supportive...
September 13, 2018
On Sept. 5 the Academic Success Center (ASC) celebrated its 10-year anniversary and as part of its celebration recognized former students, faculty, departments, and community leaders that have made the ASC such an exemplary center. They are: Dean’s Award - Carl Reiber (formerly of the provost's office) Dean’s Award - Regent Kevin Page Founder’s...
July 5, 2017
Three UNLV graduate students recently received a national Love of Learning Award from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They are among 100 award recipients nationwide. Erick López, a doctoral student in sociology, will use funds from the award to travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to attend a research methods training titled "Health Disparities,...
November 13, 2015
Megan Bavaro, Katie Woods, and Anne White (all Academic Success Center) presented "Innovation of Bridge: Creating Specialty Programs to Enhance Math Outcomes" at the 48th annual College Reading & Learning Association Conference in Portland, Oregon.
October 12, 2015
Aaron Brown (Public Affairs and Academic Success Center) recently was recognized as an "emerging scholar" by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA). In November, he will be co-presenting a paper with Jessica Word, (Environmental and Public Affairs) at the ARNOVA conference in Chicago. The paper is...