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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 programs and resources such as tutoring, advising, skills testing, career exploration, and more.

Current Academic Success Center News

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People | April 4, 2022

From softball player to mentor, the Academic Success specialist helps UNLV's student athletes prepare for life after sports.

Students browsing employer tables at a career fair
Campus News | March 2, 2022

Student Achievement Week will honor student accomplishments and bring campus resources together to further connections that support success. 

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Campus News | February 1, 2022

The biggest obstacle to student success often isn't a student's inate abilities. Here's how programs like Math Bridge and peer mentoring are helping.

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Campus News | January 26, 2022

YOU @ UNLV launches this week to guide students to wide range of support resources.

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Campus News | December 6, 2021

Deadline for faculty and staff to register for the spring UNLV Equity Institute is Dec. 17.

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.

Academic Success Center In The News

February 9, 2022

Take a step inside to a transformed world with peace and quiet. A safe space to gain the confidence to ace that speech, debate or comm class assignment.

Las Vegas Weekly
February 4, 2022

Cole Smithers, a senior psychology student at UNLV, stepped onto the debate stage with plans to rebuke his classmate’s well-trained arguments in favor of ​​single-payer national healthcare. Treading carefully, Smithers knew he had to refute that reasoning.

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.

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.

Recent Academic Success Center Accomplishments

March 24, 2022
Elizabeth Johnson and Sheetal Survase (both Academic Success Center Advising Center) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Their presentation was titled "Coping During COVID-19: Examining Advising Effectiveness in Relation to an Advisor's Work Conditions." They shared their insights on ways to strengthen…
March 23, 2022
Jacquee De Jesus (Academic Success Center Advising Center) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Her presentation was titled "The IROH Approach to Academic Advising: Providing Mentorship and Guidance." She and her co-presenter, Derek Furukawa from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, shared how the IROH (…
March 22, 2022
Tiffany Schmier (Academic Success Center Advising Center) and Nicole Stella (Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Their presentation was titled "Identity Theory 101: Using Identity Theory to Support Students." They provided an overview of pertinent…
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…