In The News: Office of Community Engagement

Las Vegas Sun
September 14, 2016

Tony Sanchez didn’t know anything about the Fertitta family the first time he spoke to brothers Frank and Lorenzo, who recently sold the UFC for $4 billion. It was 2009, in between classes Sanchez was teaching at California High in San Ramon, Calif., and Sanchez was on the phone with the Fertitta brothers and a few other people discussing the football coaching job at Bishop Gorman High.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
September 7, 2016

It is never too late to learn something new, and sometimes it's required to move your career forward! "Never Stop Learning" is the mantra of UNLV's Continuing Education program, and we learn about how you can do just that!

KNPR News
September 7, 2016

The diversification of Nevada’s population and economy prompted the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and UNLV to create an education program for professionals interested in better understanding government operations in the Silver State.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 1, 2016

Hardly a week goes by on the PGA Tour without a former UNLV golfer showing up on the leaderboard. Last week at The Barclays it was Adam Scott, Ryan Moore and Charley Hoffman each finishing in the top 13.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 16, 2016

Imagine a time in which businesses work directly with educational institutions to custom-make their employees.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 2, 2016

On the first day of a trade tour of Australia, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval helped UNLV sign an agreement with the University of Sydney to cooperate in gaming research.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 2, 2016

Attorneys Katelyn Leese and Alissa Cooley operate on a shoestring budget, and until recently, the future of their legal battles — affecting the lives of nearly 100 children — seemed uncertain.

KNPR News
July 26, 2016

When clients arrive at the Shade Tree Shelter for homeless women and their children, a roof over their heads is only the first thing they need.

Vegas Seven
July 25, 2016

The 8-year-old student-run clinic, operating out of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, was founded by alumnus John Ferrin in honor of his brother, who died in 2004 while serving in Iraq.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 25, 2016

Ikea hit the ground running when it opened in Las Vegas on May 18. By breakfast the day after the opening, representatives were already partnered with Three Square food bank and speaking at a Sustainability Symposium at the local charity’s offices at 4190 N. Pecos Road.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 11, 2016

With a mother battling drug abuse and no place to call home, college felt out of reach for Theresa Butler last year.