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Current Foundation News

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Business and Community | February 24, 2020

Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.

People | January 10, 2020

From busboy to COO of one of the world's largest resort brands, Bill Hornbuckle has never forgotten those who helped him get to the top. Now, he’s determined to help others get there too.

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Business and Community | December 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

Professor Rob Lang
Campus News | December 10, 2019

The gift recognizes career achievements of UNLV professor Robert E. Lang; public event scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12 in Greenspun Hall Auditorium.

Student in white medical coat stands in front of medical equipment
People | November 4, 2019

A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.

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Campus News | October 21, 2019

Donors are honored for their continuing support of the university and its programs.

Foundation In The News

Las Vegas Sun
May 4, 2020

It’s unnaturally quiet these days on the UNLV campus, which normally would be swirling with students preparing for final exams coming.

Crunchbase
April 29, 2020

As states begin reopening after shutting down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, certain industries, such as hospitality, entertainment and travel, may not bounce immediately back until both guests and employees feel safe being close to one another again.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
April 28, 2020

UNLV's Lee Business School has announced the creation of the Lee School Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as the school looks to compel entrepreneurs to develop innovations to help address the problems facing the hospitality, entertainment or travel industries due to COVID-19.

The Nevada Independent
November 4, 2019

In the three years since leaving office, Harry Reid has kept a low profile.

HartfordBusiness.com
May 2, 2019

UConn's fundraising arm on Wednesday named a philanthropic executive from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), as its new CEO and president.

FOX 40 WICZ TV
April 3, 2019

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Foundation has selected Encompass from iModules as its technology platform for fundraising and alumni communications.

Recent Foundation 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...
August 15, 2019
Joakim Nyoni (Foundation) was selected and participated in the Institute for Educational Management (IEM) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, in July. IEM is a comprehensive executive education program that prepares senior leadership in higher education to address challenges and opportunities that face institutions of higher learning.
February 4, 2019
Caleen Johnson (Foundation) and Stine Odegard (Service Learning and Leadership) have been announced as members of the 2019 cohort of Jameson Fellows.  In 2013, Gard Jameson developed the program to create a culture of greater cohesion across nonprofit sectors. This program will enrich the work currently being done by these departments and better...
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...
February 6, 2018
Innovation (Research & Economic Development), the university's research magazine, recently received a Bronze Award of Excellence from District VII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). CASE Awards of Excellence showcase best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, public/government relations, advancement services...