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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 | October 29, 2020

Celebrating our role in Nevada as we look forward to Saturday's football rivalry game.

man sitting in front of display wall that says "We Are UNLV"
Campus News | October 26, 2020

A message on LGBTQ history month and its importance to our campus community.

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Campus News | October 23, 2020

Confused about the FAFSA process? Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Five students take advantage of creative ways to compete for the title of Most Spirited Student. 
People | October 20, 2020

Five students take advantage of creative ways to compete for the title of Most Spirited Student.

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
UNLV History | October 15, 2020

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.

Portrait of Kevin Wright, assistant director for Student Diversity and Social Justice
People | October 12, 2020

This founding member of UNLV's Anti-Black Racism Task Force began questioning unfair practices in high school — and nearly got suspended for it.

Student Affairs In The News

El Tiempo
September 7, 2020

UNLV lowered the facility fee by $ 50 to compensate for limited access to some services due to COVID-19, but some students say the discount is not enough.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 7, 2020

UNLV knocked $50 off a facilities fee to compensate for limited access to some services because of COVID-19, but some students say the discount doesn’t go far enough.

U.S. News & World Report
September 5, 2020

The University of Nevada Las Vegas has reduced its student life facilities fee by $50, but many students raised concerns about fees for services that are limited or no longer available because of COVID-19.

Associated Press
September 5, 2020

The University of Nevada Las Vegas has reduced its student life facilities fee by $50, but many students raised concerns about fees for services that are limited or no longer available because of COVID-19.

SFGATE
September 5, 2020

The University of Nevada Las Vegas has reduced its student life facilities fee by $50, but many students raised concerns about fees for services that are limited or no longer available because of COVID-19.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 29, 2020

UNLV will distribute $11.8 million in federal coronavirus relief money to students.

Student Affairs Experts

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

October 29, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) facilitated a virtual discussion-based workshop this month at Arizona State University - Barrett, The Honors College, which focused on teaching college student how to identify and navigate microaggressions on campus. 
October 27, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently presented on "Navigating Microaggression, Racist Incidents & Racial Trauma in the Workplace" at the Women in Leadership Symposium - Telling HERstory.  In honor of the Women's Bureau Centennial, the bureau is encouraging leaders to tell their story by participating in the "Our...
October 13, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a Virtual Solidarity Workshop for the Girl Scouts of America.  The presentation focused on accepting, including, and honoring those who may not have been celebrated throughout history.
October 13, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) was selected as a participant to be a part of the For(bes) the Culture initiative. This initiative was created by Forbes to create equitable pathways for Black and Brown professionals. This initiative is a hub for elite leaders of color who are breaking down barriers and impacting culture...
October 9, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented at the 2020 Virtual LEAD School, hosted by the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi. The topic of the presentation was incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into contemporary business practices.
September 28, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a speaker for a tri-institution professional development seminar.  He spoke to professional associations representing California State University, Fresno, Adelphi University, and New York University.  The topic was understanding the historical context behind the intergenerational...