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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 | November 10, 2021

Minority-Serving Institution Student Council member Natalie Gutierrez led program Back on Track, to aid students on academic probation help overcome issues, including the pandemic, that are impacting their academic success.

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Campus News | November 8, 2021

New partnership with the VA gets student veterans on-campus access to their military benefits and services.

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

‘Let’s Talk UNLV’ Airs Three Times a Week on KUNV

Campus News | November 3, 2021

Vote now for your favorite proposal for the new outdoor feature.

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Business and Community | October 28, 2021

UNLV will join nationwide list of eligible higher education institutions for the organization's national scholarship program.

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Campus News | October 12, 2021

Social work student mentors help veterans transition to campus life and conquer new challenges in the classroom.

Student Affairs In The News

November 5, 2021

Las Vegas will soon be a majority-minority city.

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.

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

December 2, 2021
William W. Sullivan (CAEO) and Esther Langston (Social Work and CAEO) will be inducted in Historical Westside Legacy Park on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. Langston and Sullivan are educational and community pioneers. The park will include plaques with historic information on those people honored there. The park is located at 1600 Mount Mariah Drive in Las...
November 5, 2021
Kyle Ethelbah (Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach) served on a national webinar, "Best Practices for Student Success,” on Nov. 1 alongside Margaret Mbindyo of Millersville University and Bernard Rowan of Chicago State University to share effective ways to approach serving at risk students on the college campus. The webinar was hosted by...
November 1, 2021
Chartae Witherspoon (CAEO) and 10 students from the Upward Bound Math & Science Center participated in the Good Trouble Book Club, sponsored and initiated by the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) in honor of late U.S. Rep. John Lewis. The club met twice over the course of six weeks to discuss the chapters of Lewis' Across That Bridge...
October 27, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented four sessions at the International Leadership Association's 23rd Global Conference, held in a hybrid format both online and in Geneva, Switzerland. He collaborated with 12 colleagues from 10 different institutions including Johns Hopkins, Texas A&M, and the University of...
September 7, 2021
Luke Allen (Counseling and Psychological Services) published an article "Gender-Affirming Psychological Assessment With Youth and Families: A Mixed-Methods Examination" in Practice Innovations. This study's findings highlight how mental health professionals can promote parental acceptance of their child’s gender identity by describing supportive...
August 16, 2021
Kristine Jan C. Espinoza and Blanca Rincón (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Lawrence Letourneau (Academic Enrichment and Outreach), Judd Harbin (Student Affairs), and Brent M. Drake (Decision Support) have received a $10,000 research grant award from APIA Scholars to fund a research project entitled, “Oceania in the Desert:...