Accomplishments: Housing & Residential Life

May 18, 2020
While we can't be together for the annual Campus Life Top Tier Awards this year, please join us in recognizing this year's nominees and winners. These awards span the different values of the Campus Life cluster including social justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact, assessment, and recognition. "Biggest Fan"/Excellence in Recognition — The Student Diversity & Social Justice Latinx Team of Alex Romero, Nicole Servellon...
February 18, 2020
Harriet Barlow (The Intersection), Orlando White (Campus Life), and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) facilitated a panel discussion and presentation on how toxic masculinity and hypermasculinity is manifested on campus and in the workplace, and how to alleviate those problematic behaviors.  The panelists who shared their knowledge and insight were Frank Rudy Cooper (Law), A.B. Wilkinson (History), David Robinson (Student Counseling and Psychological Services), and Phil...
December 10, 2018
Eric Morrow (Residential Life) was named the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) Residence Life Professional Staff Member for October. He also was recognized in this category at both the campus and regional levels for October. The residential life coordinator for Tonopah Hall was recognized for making an overall positive impact on UNLV and Las Vegas as a whole by supporting his Tonopah oozeball team, heading the Boo Bash Committee, being a proxy advisor for...
March 2, 2018
Angelyn Talbalba, Lisamarie Tomassetti, Bailey Udin and Natasha White of the Rho Epsilon Beta Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary wrote the winning bid for the "Building Block" award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls at the association’s annual business conference held at Boise State University in Idaho.  The award recognizes the growth of NRHH chapters over a one-year period time while advancing the values of service and recognition on their...
February 26, 2018
The UNLV Residence Hall Association (RHA) won the “Outstanding Advocacy Initiative” award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (IACURH) at the association’s annual business conference held at Boise State University in Idaho earlier this month. RHA was recognized both for the organization’s response to initiating UNLV’s ‘1 October’ vigil after the shooting and follow-up efforts working with upper administration on campus security improvements. The honor...
February 22, 2018
Orlando White (Residential Life) won the “Advisor of the Year” award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (IACURH) at the association’s annual business conference held at Boise State University in Idaho earlier this month. He has served as advisor for UNLV’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) since 2012 and the Rho Epsilon Beta chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) since 2013. The award recognizes the contributions of RHA and NRHH advisors...
October 3, 2017
Stonewall Suites, the office of housing & residential life's newest thematic community, was nationally recognized as "Community of the Month" for August by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH). Student leaders from across the country voted on the award. Eight regional nominees had been submitted by chapters of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). UNLV's submission for Stonewall Suites, which is located in South Complex, highlighted the...
June 1, 2017
The Residence Hall Association (Residential Life) won top honors at the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) annual conference hosted at Purdue University in May. The Residence Hall Association (RHA) won the prestigious “NACURH School of the Year” award. This is the top distinction for affiliated RHA chapters in the association. This honor is given to RHA organizations that have moved the mission of the association forward by creating a thriving on-campus...
May 10, 2017
The Residence Hall Association (Residential Life) won the regional "Spotlight of the Month" award for April from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls. The spotlight featured the association's presidential debate from this semester with three undergraduate candidates for the 2017-18 UNLV Residence Hall Association president-at-large position. The debate was streamed lived on Facebook and had viewers from coast to coast and even internationally in South Korea....