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Current Alumni News

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Campus News | December 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Audrey James rides in the first car in the Homecoming Parade.
People | November 15, 2019

Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still spreading the message that education is a priority.

A man in a gray jacket stands in front of UNLV memorabilia
People | November 14, 2019

Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.

Rebel mascot dancing in front of "Rebel Homecoming" sign
Campus News | November 8, 2019

KUNV Radio’s 57-song playlist will have you singing along

A student pumps a fist in celebration.
Campus News | November 5, 2019

Online giving campaigns, like the upcoming Rebels Give campaign, play up the competition to drive participation.

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.

Alumni In The News

Nevada Business
November 22, 2019

Goodwill of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the addition of Rick Arpin to their board of directors. Arpin, seasoned finance and operational professional, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position. Currently, Arpin serves as an executive with NRT Technology, a provider of financial services technology and other hardware and software products to the gaming industry.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 21, 2019

Half a century after graduating from UNLV, 105-year-old Audrey James was back on campus last week as honorary homecoming queen.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 12, 2019

Rebel pride to take over the valley with UNLV Homecoming week.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 8, 2019

Rebels Give challenges the community to raise as much money as possible in 1,957-minutes. The fundraising challenge uses that specific number to honor the year UNLV was founded in 1957.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 7, 2019

While UNLV’s homecoming is next week, there was an unofficial kick-off today with the 2nd Annual #RebelsGive fundraising drive Nov. 7 and 8.

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.

Recent Alumni Accomplishments

November 14, 2019
A number of UNLV communicators and other staff members received high marks from the Las Vegas Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America during the recent Pinnacle Awards ceremony. The Las Vegas chapter sends the entries to judges outside the local market for evaluation to provide the most objective evaluation and determination of...
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...