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Alumni Engagement News

Current Alumni News

Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019

UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.

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Business and Community | July 1, 2019

All 120,000-plus UNLV graduates now members of the alumni association for life at no cost.

A man in a UNLV basketball jersey leans on a gold-colored Oldsmobile.
People | June 5, 2019

Francisco Franco used to commute to school in a stock Oldsmobile in the late 1990s. When he was invited last year to bring the same car — now a custom lowrider — back for an art exhibit, it was a full-circle moment for the UNLV alumnus.

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People | March 15, 2019

Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.

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UNLV History | January 7, 2019

The Alumni Association is driving school spirit and fundraising through UNLV license plates. Here's how the association led the way with the state's first specialty license plate.

Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018

Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.

Alumni In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 5, 2019

All UNLV graduates are now considered members of the university’s alumni association, making them eligible for discounted tickets to athletic events and Disneyland, among other rewards.

May 15, 2019

Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing, an iconic leader in HVAC & Plumbing services, and celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, announced that it has selected Kim Miramontes as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 10, 2018

KLAS morning anchor John Langeler met up with the UNLV Alumni Association to discuss the upcoming Rebels Give fundraising drive.

September 18, 2018

Ashley Morris and Jason Smylie have known each other since they were eight years old. Here's how they maintain a healthy work relationship today.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 18, 2016

Manpower of Southern Nevada President Andrew Scott Katz, 54, died Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 12, 2016

This week's spring-like temperatures have made for great walking weather, and there are few better places to stroll than the UNLV campus.

Recent Alumni Accomplishments

November 9, 2018
Amy Bouchard and Chad Warren (both Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement) were awarded the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Pinnacle Award for their work with the UNLV Alumni Association at a ceremony held this week. They won in the category for Tactics: Best Usage of Data/Analytics for the UNLV Alumni Attitude Survey from 2017. This...
September 18, 2018
The UNLV Student Alumni Association partnered with the Pack Shack to support the food insecurity needs of the campus community. Alumni and students teamed up and packed meals for those in need. More than 12,800 meals were packed by volunteers on Monday. All meals were delivered to the UNLV Food Pantry to help students and staff. Photos from the...
August 23, 2018
UNLV has received two 2018 Educational Fundraising Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The honors are given each year to superior fundraising programs at educational institutions across the country. UNLV is one of six public universities nationwide with endowments of less than $350 million to be honored for...
February 13, 2018
Kim Nyoni, Carrie Ahlborn, Russel Kost (all Foundation), Chad Warren (Alumni), Alexandra Liebman, and Angela Ramsey (both Hospitality) have been invited to make presentations at the 2018 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) western region’s premier conference in San Francisco in March.  Kim Nyoni (Foundation) will lead a session...
March 3, 2016
Amy Bouchard, APR (Alumni Relations) was elected as chair of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Western District. PRSA is a national organization made up of 10 districts. The Western District has 11 chapters with more than 2,200 members and covers the territory of Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Southern California, and Southern Nevada. The...
March 1, 2014
Amy Bouchard (Alumni) was recognized by CASE District VII Awards of Excellence with a silver award in the category of Alumni Relations Programs - Marketing & Branding for work she did on the UNLV Alumni Association's UNLVIP membership program.