Accomplishments: Campus Recreation Services and SRWC Facilities

June 28, 2019
Hannah Doss (Campus Recreation) was awarded the Excellence in Social Justice award at UNLV's Campus Life Achievement Awards 2019.  
June 27, 2019
John McElrath (Campus Recreational Services) has been appointed to a 2019-20 National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Assembly seat. The assembly is a leadership group made up of NIRSA members across the country. They are facilitators of thoughtful discussions surrounding hot topics that will affect the profession in the…
May 10, 2019
The Campus Life Achievement awards were held May 7 in the Student Union Ballroom. These awards span the different values of the Campus LifeCluster including Social Justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact, assessment, and recognition. This year’s award winners are: Excellence…
April 15, 2019
Johann Heske (Theatre), a UNLV senior and former campus recreation lifeguard, recently used his UNLV lifeguard training to help save a life while on a plane. While on a flight from Germany to Las Vegas, a passenger had been drinking, and could not be awakened. Heske, seated two rows back, jumped up and offered help. He put the passenger's seat…
March 21, 2019
The UNLV Ice Hockey Team (Campus Recreational Services) has won its way to the American Collegiate Hockey Association National Championships for the second straight season. The #13-ranked Skatin' Rebels begin play in Dallas on March 21, facing the #20-ranked team from Robert Morris University. The Rebels have qualified for the national…
March 5, 2019
Dallas Leong (Accounting), Emi Leong (Entertainment Engineering and Design), and Matthew Dobbs (Journalism and Media Studies) will be traveling to Dallas this week with the UNLV Bowling Club for the sectional bowling competition. Dallas Leong, a senior, now is ranked #2 in the nation by the United States Bowling Congress. Emi Leong, a junior, is…
July 11, 2018
Arthur Hockwald (Campus Recreational Services) made two presentations at the UC Fitcon Conference at the University of California, Riverside in June. The topics were "Clean Slate: Creating a Personal Training Program" and "Motor Learning: Internal and External Focus." Hockwald, a graduate assistant, also took a leadership role as operations…
February 27, 2018
UNLV Wrestling (Campus Recreational Services) placed fourth out of 11 teams this past weekend at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) regional championships in St. George, Utah. UNLV had two individual champions, Pleatheal Roberts and Jared Brathor. We have qualified five wrestlers Roberts, Brathor, Austin Holloman, Elias Edmonson…
November 18, 2016
Erin Farrar, Reginald Ungos, LaToya Burdiss, John McElrath, Sean Kinnally, Steve Kinsey, and Brigette Sohn (all Campus Recreational Services) were selected by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Region VI Conference Committee to present five topics to professional and student colleagues from nine states and two…