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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

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Campus News | June 28, 2019

New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls.

Campus News | June 26, 2019

A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

five people marching on side of desert road
Business and Community | May 31, 2019

Teams crossed the state carrying the dog tags of service members who have died in war on terrorism.

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.

Student Affairs In The News

Las Vegas Sun
July 17, 2019

The days of bunk beds and shared dormitory bathrooms are long gone for many college students.

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.

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.

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

July 12, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) completed his two-year term serving as co-chair of the National Leadership Symposium by hosting the 29th annual event this week. Leadership educators from 19 institutions and three scholar/practitioners gathered at UNLV to explore the ways in which leadership education and development must be...
July 11, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) moderated a webinar with the Commission for Student Involvement under the American College Personnel Association.  The topic was "Bridging Student Life and Academic Affairs through Experiential Learning."
June 28, 2019
Megan Brower (Student Involvement & Activities) has been appointed to the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) West Regional Conference Planning Committee for NACA West 2019 taking place in Ontario, California. Specifically, she has been selected to serve the region as showcase selection coordinator. She is responsible for...
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...
June 25, 2019
Leanne Soter and Stine Odegard (both Service Learning and Leadership) presented "Keeping Leadership Education Out of 'the Sunken Place': Doing Better as Leadership Educators" at the 4th annual Women and Leadership Conference, "Building Solutions, Harmony and the Greater Good." The conference was hosted by the International Leadership Association...