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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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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.

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Campus News | September 9, 2019

Beginning next fall, program will provide grants to help offset costs of tuition, fees and books to students who qualify.

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Campus News | September 6, 2019

UNLV's Alternative Breaks Program bolsters traditional classroom learning with hands-on experiences, immersing students in the issues facing communities throughout the region.

Student Affairs In The News

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.

KSNV-TV: News 3
July 26, 2019

University Police Officer Bree Torrey said it was a face she couldn’t forget.

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

December 2, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation on the importance of diversity and inclusion in K-12 schools, along with ways to implement social justice education in the classroom.  The presentation was given at the annual Career Day held at Kit Carson International Academy.
November 19, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently co-presented two sessions at the 2019 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference. They were "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on Queer and Trans People in Higher Education: A Look at the Last Ten Years" (research paper) "Remaining Logic: A Queer of Color...
November 19, 2019
Janna Bernstein (Service Learning and Leadership) was nominated and has accepted the nomination to serve as a Jameson Fellow for 2020. This Las Vegas-based initiative is intended to connect community members with one another to create a culture of greater cohesion across nonprofit sectors. It is an honor to be included as a fellow, and will...
November 15, 2019
The Administrative Faculty Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Professional Development Awards. The six $500 awards were granted to the following individuals for the purpose of funding professional development endeavors. Julie Bertoia, vice president of Research & Economic Development Nicole Stella, Academic Success...
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...
November 12, 2019
Romeo Jackson, Alex Romero, Kayla Tanaid (all Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently completed a 60-hour financial coaching training through Opportunity Alliance Nevada in partnership with  Supporting Our Students (S.O.S.) Emergency Relief Fund program.