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Alumni Engagement News

Current Alumni News

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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.

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Campus News | December 27, 2018

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

A collage of photos. One photo shows four students looking at a robot while a professor explains its design. Another photo shows hundreds of attendees at a golf course event.
Campus News | November 9, 2018

Students from mechanical engineering team up with UNLV debate. Bonus: An inside look at the Shriners Open and special guests.

John Pierce
People | October 11, 2018

Dr. John Pierce, Allied Health Services Alumnus of the Year, still passes a lesson he learned from a UNLV professor on to his patients today.

Kenneth Jones
People | October 11, 2018

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.

Alumni In The News

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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 9, 2016

Fred Albrecht, a longtime UNLV coach and administrator who helped create the school's alumni program, died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 71.

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.