Accomplishments: Alumni Engagement

April 30, 2020
Kassie Moore (Career Services) was published in the 29th edition of Journal of Student Affairs for her research "Career Advising and Development in Community College: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Practice." Her findings will pave the way for future research projects as well as provide community colleges with a different perspective of career advising. 
February 28, 2020
Lynn Meadors (Career Services) has been awarded an Administrative Faculty Professional Development Grant by the office of faculty affairs. This competitive grant is given to administrative faculty to focus on professional development efforts as part of the Top Tier initiative. She will use the funds to assist with attaining the certified professional resume writer (CPRW) credential. As assistant director, employer relations, she focuses on engaging employers and the community in hiring...
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 the winners. UNLV Awards included: "Best of Show" across all Tactics categories: UNLV Magazine (Spring ’18, Fall ’18, Spring ’19 issues) to Cate Weeks...
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 category focuses on how the project uncovered hidden patterns, correlations, or other insights to help make quicker and more efficient business decisions to...
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 event may be viewed online.
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 overall performance and overall improvement. The award was based on the judges’ analysis of three years of UNLV’s fundraising data submitted to the...
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 called, “Building a Productive Career in University Advancement” in the leadership and talent development track. Chad Warren (Alumni) will lead a...
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 role of the district is to provide support and oversight to member chapters, to assist chapters in sharing best practices, and to serve as a resource...
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.
February 1, 2014
Amy Bouchard (Alumni) received two Pinnacle Awards from the Las Vegas Valley chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in November. In the interactive communications and social media category, she won for the UNLV alumni mobile app. The UNLVIP membership program took the prize in the marketing communications category. Created in 1996, the PRSA Pinnacle Awards recognize the best public relations programs, tools, and professionals in Southern Nevada, Northern Arizona, and Southern...
January 1, 2013
Amy Bouchard (Alumni) has been elected as treasurer of the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Western District. The district serves 10 chapters on the West Coast and provides support and leadership cultivation for the next generation of professionals to be voices for the PR industry. Previously, she served on the board of directors for PRSA Las Vegas Valley chapter for six years. PRSA is a community of more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the...