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Service Learning & Leadership News

Service Learning & Leadership (SLL) partners with faculty and community agencies to provide curricular service learning experiences, offers co-curricular service and leadership programs, directs an 18 credit Leadership and Civic Engagement Minor, and oversees the endowed Engelstad Scholars Program.

Current Service Learning & Leadership News

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Campus News | September 26, 2022

Students facing basic needs challenges can access food packages, toiletry items, in-person guidance, and other important resources related to their physical and mental wellness.

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Campus News | August 16, 2022

Top Tier Award winner Rian Satterwhite helps ignite a sense of community service in UNLV students.

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Business and Community | September 30, 2021

UNLV’s Director of Service Learning and Leadership works to guide students in serving the community.

Business and Community | April 21, 2021

UNLV recognizes individuals for their exceptional work in community engagement activities.

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People | May 28, 2020

Professor Elena Gandía García created a service-learning class to address the need for medical interpretation services for the Lied Pediatric Clinic and served as a mentor to colleagues.

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Business and Community | April 14, 2020

UNLV Public Policy Professor Jessica Word on the vital role of nonprofits in good times and in crisis.

Service Learning & Leadership In The News

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September 29, 2021

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day.

September 25, 2019

UNLV is asking for donations to host events for students in need following a busy first-ever "Take What You Need" pop-up on Tuesday.

January 22, 2019

Our guests represent multiple frameworks on leadership and the environment. They would like leaders to consider the biosphere as one of the primary frames of leadership.

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Recent Service Learning & Leadership Accomplishments

October 27, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Office of Service Learning and Leadership) presented at the 27th annual conference of the Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities, titled, "Assessing and Addressing Student Basic Needs at UNLV." His presentation incorporated work of the UNLV Basic Needs Committee, the Fall '21 student body survey of basic needs…
October 18, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Office of Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented twice at the 24th annual International Leadership Association Global Conference, in Washington, D.C. His presentations were on a recently published chapter in the book, Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Towards Critical Hope (Information Age, 2022) and a…
August 15, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) served as co-chair of the 5th Leadership Education Academy in Washington, D.C. (Aug 8-11, 2022). Hosted by the International Leadership Association, the academy draws together leadership educators from around the world for a three day intensive learning program on leadership theory, practice, and…
June 1, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) recently was interviewed on the Leadership Educator Podcast. He and Kerry Priest (Kansas State University) serve as co-chairs of this year’s Leadership Education Academy (LEA), hosted by the International Leadership Association. Registration for LEA is now open, and the podcast episode explores…
January 27, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) co-authored a chapter in the new book from Information Age Publishing titled Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Toward Critical Hope. His chapter, authored with colleagues from Chapman and Chatham universities, is titled "Tensions in sustainability leadership" and introduces a model…
October 27, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented four sessions at the International Leadership Association's 23rd Global Conference, held in a hybrid format both online and in Geneva, Switzerland. He collaborated with 12 colleagues from 10 different institutions including Johns Hopkins, Texas A&M, and the University of…