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Student Involvement & Activities News

Student Involvement & Activities (SIA) serves as a hub for student involvement including student government, registered student organizations, fraternity & sorority life, and campus activities.

Current Student Involvement & Activities News

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Arts and Culture |

Festival of Communities, Powwow for the Planet and Rebel Preview highlight full day of community focused events on the campus of UNLV. 

Students outdoors socializing, studying, reading, and interacting
People |

Transfer students explain how they found ways to thrive at a new school.

Woman carrying young child into preschool
Campus News |

UNLV secures a U.S. Department of Education grant to remove the school vs. family conundrum for student-parents.

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People |

Student service award recipient Abriana Perez volunteered over 200 hours and partnered with others to help more than 5,000 community members during the pandemic.


A hiker enjoys the desert around the Falling Man petroglyph area in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
Campus News |

UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.

A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Campus News |

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

Student Involvement & Activities In The News

UNLV’s Jewish students and members of the wider Las Vegas Jewish community continue to mourn following widespread massacres in Israel.

Nevada Independent

On a windswept hill near Dayton, just outside Carson City, Felipe Gutierrez De Alba stands in front of roughly 7,000 military ID tags, arranged in bricks of 500 and wrapped neatly in American flags.

KSNV-TV: News 3

A powerful conversation between UNLV students and Las Vegas leaders about combatting racism and discrimination.

oday, U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) announced that nearly $1 million has been awarded to Southern Nevada colleges and universities to support campus-based child care programs and enable parents to obtain their degrees.


Southern Nevada municipal governments have more than a half-billion dollars in federal pandemic relief funds to allocate before the end of next month. They are getting plenty of suggestions on how to spend it.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

While the Clark County School District (CCSD) modifies its plan for the following school year, the universities and colleges of the valley do the same.

Recent Student Involvement & Activities Accomplishments

Among several participants in the Santa Barbara International Model United Nations competition from UNLV, three students placed. Isabella Aceituno received a verbal commendation in the Ad-Hoc committee, Alberto Lorio received honorable mention in Joint Crisis Defenders committee, and Zachary Walusek received a verbal commendation in Joint Crisis…
Nevada Beta, the UNLV chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), sent several members, including those serving on its executive board, to the Biennial AED National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. AED is a national health pre-professional honor society. At the conference the chapter earned awards and represented Region 5, which consists of 11…
Megan Brower (Student Involvement & Activities) was honored by Pi Kappa Phi as their Friend of the Fraternity. She has been at UNLV for the past seven years with her most recent role as assistant director, fraternity sorority life. A member of Alpha Sigma Alpha, she has been invaluable with member education. She has facilitated at two Pi Kapp…
Fraternity and Sorority Life celebrated and competed in its annual Greeks Giving Back Week. This service- and philanthropy-focused week adapted to a hybrid experience benefiting both the UNLV and Clark County communities. Eleven organizations came together to have friendly competition and gave back to four incredible causes. First a two-day walk-a…
Annika Roseen (Psychology) was named the new Mx. Native UNLV! She is a psychology major and neuroscience minor passionate about mental wellness and indigenous mental health.  The Mx. Native UNLV Pageant was created by the UNLV Native American Student Association (NASA) to provide a platform for Indigenous leaders to enact…
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…