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Current Student Affairs News

Portrait of Sam Fugazzotto standing in front of cacti
People | June 21, 2021

As chair of the Commencement Committee, the university's registrar says he was excited to see a return to in-person celebrations last month.

photo of BLM mural on building
Campus News | June 16, 2021

Oversized banner celebrates campus diversity as part of student government initiative.

Portrait of Nicholas Hainesworth Academic Advisor, Academic Success Center
People | June 7, 2021

New Academic Success Center academic advisor draws on his prior experiences to help guide Exploring and Major Pathways students.

A woman sits at a table with her mortarboard in front of her.
People | May 10, 2021

HOPE Scholar Theresa Butler earns her bachelor's and dives into public policy based on her experience.

UNLV campus with city in background
Campus News | May 10, 2021

The seminar for the campus community is aimed at helping students who have been arrested or incarcerated.

woman using fingerprinting equipment
Campus News | April 20, 2021

As UNLV plans for a fall semester with in-person classes, faculty reflect on the improvements they'll make thanks to their year with remote teaching.

Student Affairs In The News

May 27, 2021

Some women are noticing their periods are different after getting vaccinated. We asked OB-GYNs why this might be happening.

Las Vegas Sun
May 7, 2021

Steve McKellips arrived at Marquette University with four years of Spanish on his high school transcript. When it came time to get placed in a first-year college Spanish course, admission officials used that background to determine where he would best fit.

The Nevada Independent
February 24, 2021

State of the University addresses are, traditionally, fairly bland affairs. They are a chance for university presidents to be boosters, to laud the university’s successes and sell the school’s upward trajectory to an audience of administrators, faculty, students and donors. 

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 19, 2020

Sebastian Ajir pushed ahead with college this fall, even with all the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of his friends, however, could not stay the course.

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.

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.

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

June 7, 2021
The UNLV HOPE Scholars program (Service Learning and Leadership) has been awarded three years of funding totaling $180,000 by the United Way of Southern Nevada as part of their Community Impact Grants. The funding will sustain annual cohorts of students experiencing housing insecurity entering the HOPE Scholars program, which provides 12-month...
June 4, 2021
Guadalupe Negrete (CAEO) and Tara McManus (Communication Studies) co-authored an article, "“Okay Twitter… Trend this, Sucka! #Supernatural': A Content Analysis of the Supernatural Fandom’s Use of Live-tweeting" that has been published in The Journal of Social Media in Society. The article examines the use of live-tweeting by the Supernatural...
June 2, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered the keynote at the Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Gala at DePaul University titled "The Nuanced Legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera." They also presented at the HBCU Culture: Reducing Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking at HBCU's conference...
May 26, 2021
Russell Argenal (Student Wellness) and Jason Flatt (Environmental and Occupational Health) presented their poster, "Measuring Health Disparities among Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System," at the virtual 2021 National LGBTQ Health Conference hosted by ...
May 24, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) had his degree conferred on May 22. He earned a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from Northcentral University.
May 19, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) was awarded an emerging scholar grant with QTPIE: QUEER AND TRANS PEOPLE IN EDUCATION. The mission of QTPiE is to educate, advocate, and build coalitions that advance equitable policies and practices for queer and trans people in higher education.