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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

Keith Rogers and Rebecca Rogers, wearing graduation robes, pose overlooking a pathway on the UNLV campus.
People | March 4, 2019

She's daring and he's diverse. Both are committed to helping UNLV students achieve their dreams.

A UNLV student tour guide leads a group of Clark County School District students on a tour of UNLV's campus.
Business and Community | February 14, 2019

Nearly 300 local high school juniors visit UNLV during annual recruitment event.

A student kneels with a paint brush to put a fresh coat of white paint on a wall.
Campus News | February 11, 2019

Rebels volunteer across the Las Vegas Valley. Bonus: The latest Barrick Lecture on race and racism.

An aerial view of groups of student sitting at tables chatting in the university's food court.
Campus News | February 1, 2019

Rebels explore opportunities to get involved through student clubs, local organizations, and service options.

Exterior of residence halls
Campus News | January 23, 2019

The themed residence hall floor, named for the county's first black landholder, offers students a place to explore African American identity.

Alexandria Sawin poses for a photo with her daughter and husband.
Campus News | January 9, 2019

Alexandria Sawin named 2018 Student Veteran of the Year, UNLV Rebel Vets named finalist for Chapter of the Year.

Student Affairs In The News

The Nevada Independent
May 13, 2019

Some staff members need a bullhorn to corral students through congested high school hallways and exit points. Not Lionel Stoxstell.

NPR
April 16, 2019

Three elements make a great public space. Enclosure. Delight. And a view. While large public spaces are not a Vegas specialty, there are small spots here and there if you know where to look.

Las Vegas Sun
March 11, 2019

Shaelyn Eguchi-Fernandez is one of eight children in her family. The 16-year-old Las Vegas High junior plans to be the first to attend college.

Las Vegas Sun
March 4, 2019

Rebecca Dunfield hurries out of the rain and rushes to her afternoon classes with her piping-hot peppermint tea in hand. It’s a similar scenario for other UNLV students.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 20, 2019

Skye Dunfied is a 23-year-old junior at UNLV who is majoring in criminal justice and carrying a 3.9 GPA. Skye isn't your average student, however. She’s been legally blind since she was born.
She has a seeing eye dog named Cindi. Without Cindi, Skye's college experience would be more difficult.

Education Dive
November 20, 2018

A new safety video from Northwestern puts a twist on a familiar format as colleges take big steps to increase awareness and prevention.

Student Affairs Experts

An expert on financial aid, including grants, scholarships, student loans, work-study, and federal programs.
Director of the UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center

Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

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...
May 3, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) was awarded the Commitment to Diversity & Social Justice award at UNLV's Rebel Awards 2019.
May 3, 2019
Cristina Hernandez (Nidetch Women's Center) recently was a panelist on "Envision Change and Equality in an Anti-Harassment Environment" at the annual Federally Employed Women's Western Regional Training Program 2019. 
April 25, 2019
Student Diversity and Social Justice (Student Affairs) was awarded a Bronze Community Engagement Certificate for Organizations at the second annual UNLV Impact Awards, hosted by the office of service learning and leadership. This certificate is granted to recipients for completing up to 24 hours of community engagement and demonstrating an...
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...
April 11, 2019
Stephanie Molina, Eric Noonan, Mathew Varre, and Sidath Kapukotuwa have been elected to the 2019-20 Graduate & Professional Student Association Executive Board. Their positions are: President- Stephanie Molina Vice-President- Eric Noonan Secretary- Mathew Varre Treasurer- Sidath Kapukotuwa We would like to thank all of the candidates...