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Office of Government & Community Engagement News

The Office of Government & Community Engagement seeks to support, facilitate, and promote collaboration, partnership, and engagement between the university and its many communities.

Current Government & Community Engagement News

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People | April 25, 2023

Manoj Sharma receives Community Engagement Award for his work to provide access and delivery of health care to marginalized groups.

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People | April 18, 2023

Dr. Christina Demopoulos, a 2023 Community Engagement Award winner, broadens the scope of Dental School's service-learning course.

Scarlet and Gray, “REB's Glitter Squad”, Lester Cruz and Isabel Ferguson, take pictures and hype up students and families during the October 2022 homecoming football game.
Campus News | November 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

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Campus News | October 21, 2022

Financial experts will visit locations around Clark County to lead free afternoon and evening community Q&A sessions that address eligibility, application process, and more.

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Campus News | March 9, 2022

Through targeting hiring, the director of the School of Social Work is helping guide UNLV's work to address homelessness, interpersonal violence, and other issues in the region.

Sabra Newby
People | February 2, 2021

New Vice President of Government and Community Affairs Sabra Newby is ready to advocate for UNLV as a new legislative session dawns.

Government & Community Engagement In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 11, 2023

Robots could roam the public sidewalks and crosswalks around UNLV to deliver food to thousands of students and staff, but it all hinges on where Clark County officials permit them to go.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
September 29, 2021

Requiring employees at Nevada colleges and universities to get the COVID-19 vaccine — that is the big decision on the table this week, but it is causing some controversy.

Recent Government & Community Engagement Accomplishments

January 27, 2023
Constance Brooks (Government and Community Engagement) and Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) have accepted an invitation to represent UNLV and join the The Research University Civic Engagement Network (TRUCEN). Hosted by Campus Compact, TRUCEN members are "R1 institutions that share a fundamental commitment to leveraging their…