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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

Portrait of Nicholas Hainesworth Academic Advisor, Academic Success Center
People | June 7, 2021

New Academic Success Center academic advisor draws on his prior experiences to help guide Exploring and Major Pathways students.

A woman sits at a table with her mortarboard in front of her.
People | May 10, 2021

HOPE Scholar Theresa Butler earns her bachelor's and dives into public policy based on her experience.

A student wearing glasses works on a computer with a notebook open
Campus News | April 6, 2021

Step 1: Don't panic. Step 2: Read these tips to complete verification.

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Campus News | February 4, 2021

UNLV instructor uses the power of inquiry to help freshmen find their majors.

Portrait of Cheyenne Rogers, Assistant Director of Academic Transitions and Learning Support Acting Coordinator of Academic Success Coaching at the Academic Success Center
People | December 14, 2020

A first-generation student finds her calling by helping UNLV's students navigate their challenges.

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People | December 2, 2020

Through community outreach, UNLV's Becky Pugh helps high school students better understand their path to college.

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.

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.

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.

EdSurge
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.

Recent Academic Success Center Accomplishments

June 29, 2021
Joe Ervin (Academic Success Center), Dave Beisecker, and Jasmin Özel (both Philosophy) recently published their paper in Philosophy of Education. Their paper focuses on the educational work of William Torrey-Harris and the St. Louis Hegelians, and John Dewey. Analyzing such Hegelian educational thought, their paper details the institutionalization...
March 9, 2021
Joe Ervin (Academic Success Center), Dave Beisecker and Jasmin Özel (both Philosophy) presented their paper, "The St. Louis Hegelians and the Institutionalization of Democratic Education," at the annual meeting of the Philosophy of Education Society. The paper urges a reappraisal of the reception of Hegelian philosophy in 19th-century America and...
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...