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Division of Student Affairs News

Student Affairs' programs and services create and foster a campus experience that empowers students to improve themselves, their community and, the world.

Current Student Affairs News

A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Campus News | February 21, 2020

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

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Campus News | February 6, 2020

Program at The Intersection gives first-generation faculty, staff a place to share their stories.

Close-up of Shanna Kinzel's face
People | January 7, 2020

Shanna Kinzel was instrumental in bringing the Mamava nursing/lactation space to the Student Union.

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Business and Community | November 11, 2019

More than 200 UNLV students have earned the Engelstad Scholarship since 2009, collectively completing more than 45,000 hours of community service.

Campus News | October 15, 2019

UNLV residence hall dedicates floor to build camaraderie and serve engineering students with a specialized computer lab.

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Campus News | October 3, 2019

Family Day will bring hundreds to UNLV on Oct. 5 for brunch and a football game.

Student Affairs In The News

March 13, 2020

UNLV just registered more than 31,000 students and recorded a first-year retention rate of about 80 percent.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 26, 2019

University Police Services’ Southern Command — a new department created as part of the consolidation of police forces for four schools — is on track to be fully up and running by January.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
September 9, 2019

It’s never too late to plan for college, and UNLV is giving Nevada residents a leg up with a new tuition program in fall 2020.

KSNV-TV: News 3
September 9, 2019

Beginning Fall 2020, UNLV will offer a new Tuition+ Award Program. The program will provide eligible Nevada residents a grant for 12 undergraduate credit hours of tuition and fees each semester, plus $1,000 for books for the school year.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 28, 2019

A blind UNLV student has a unique perspective ahead of the new school year.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 8, 2019

The Clark County School District, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Las Vegas Metropolitan police departments collaborated during the summer to figure out how to combat school violence, and increase campus safety before the start of the new 2019 school year.

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

March 23, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Marissa Weiss of Rhode Island College published the inaugural publication representing the Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services Knowledge Community in The Annual Knowledge Community Publication published by NASPA-Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education.  Their publication is...
March 12, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Sonja Ardoin of Appalachian State University, Nik Mabry of Volunteer State Community College, and Gabe Marenco-Garcia of the University of Pennsylvania presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention hosted in Nashville, Tennessee. Their session was titled "...
March 9, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented multiple times at ACPA: The College Student Educators International Conference. The presentations were:  Rethinking Student Affairs Practice and Research Using Queer/Trans Frameworks with Antonio Duran, Auburn University and Alex C. Lange, University of Iowa The State of LGBTQ Higher...
March 9, 2020
Kevin Wright and Alex Romero (both Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Their presentation was titled "Reframing Masculinity among LatinX Students in Higher Education." This workshop was co-sponsored by the Latin@/x Network and the Coalition...
March 4, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) received the African Student Association Kingdom Trailblazer Award. This award focus on faculty and staff within the university who have stride to assist students by any means necessary, and for those who have gone above and beyond their job description. 
March 2, 2020
Student Diversity & Social Justice hosted the second annual Black Carpet Awards, an event designed to recognize the contributions of black students, staff, faculty, and community partners. The following individuals and organizations were award recipients: Pre-law student Candace Mays, the Audre Lorde Student Leadership Award Film and theatre...