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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

Debbie Pattni seated in front of a computer in her home office.
People | June 8, 2020

Helping her children navigate their educational pathways led Debbie Pattni to a fulfilling career in academic advising.

jennifer czajkowski stands near a fence
People | April 20, 2020

This newest addition to the Academic Success Center advising team has discovered a zeal for helping people.

UNLV students in red caps/gowns hugging at commencement
Campus News | December 17, 2019

UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.

A student uses printing equipment in an art studio.
People | December 6, 2019

Students and professors use extended campus hours to prepare for finals week.

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.

Academic Success Center In The News

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 17, 2020

AREA15, the experiential retail and entertainment complex opening in 2020, introduces a series of guided meditation videos to encourage relaxation and amusement during quarantine.

Yahoo!
February 11, 2020

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air for many.

The sight of smooching couples may warm your heart, or turn your stomach.

San Francisco Chronicle
December 20, 2019

Dr. Ming-Wei Wu drives his son and daughter to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and escorts them to and from classes.

U.S. News & World Report
December 20, 2019

Dr. Ming-Wei Wu drives his son and daughter to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and escorts them to and from classes.

Houston Chronicle
December 20, 2019

Dr. Ming-Wei Wu drives his son and daughter to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and escorts them to and from classes.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 16, 2019

The two Las Vegas siblings — 12-year-old Shenlone Wu and 13-year-old Shenmei Wu — are both full-time students at UNLV. They each have an IQ above 140, which is considered genius or near-genius level.

Recent Academic Success Center Accomplishments

November 15, 2019
The Administrative Faculty Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Professional Development Awards. The six $500 awards were granted to the following individuals for the purpose of funding professional development endeavors. Julie Bertoia, vice president of Research & Economic Development Nicole Stella, Academic Success...
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.