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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 | September 9, 2019

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

student with red Alternative Breaks backpack facing a rocky ocean coast
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.

Renee Watson stands in front of "We Are UNLV" sign.
People | August 26, 2019

From first-gen student to college administrator, Watson helps students navigate campus and create lasting memories.

5 students hold paper mustaches in front of face
Campus News | August 15, 2019

Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions and student involvement.

Four family members take a photo holding a sign that says Rebel Family in red and gray.
Campus News | August 2, 2019

When students begin their college adventure, families do too. Explore resources and support through the Rebel Family Network at orientation.

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Campus News | June 28, 2019

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

Student Affairs In The News

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.

Las Vegas Sun
July 17, 2019

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

Student Affairs Experts

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

August 27, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) collaborated with Presence, a campus engagement platform for institutions that insist on providing world-class student opportunities to learn and succeed, to publish a piece on the foundations of serving college students who are experiencing homelessness. The title of the piece is "More...
August 15, 2019
Leanne Soter and Stine Odegard (both Service Learning and Leadership) co-presented earlier this month at the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada's (GSSNV) 7th annual LEAD Conference: Your Next Step In Leadership.  Their session, "The Service Mindset," was aimed at supporting troops and service units to take the leap to do more community service — and...
August 14, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently completed his third time as facilitator for the International Leadership Association's Leadership Education Academy, an initiative that he helped found in 2015. The academy was created as an intensive professional development experience for people engaged in leadership education, ...
August 13, 2019
The UNLV CARE Advocate Training program (Women's Center) recently received national advocate credentialing through the National Organization for Victim Assistance. The benefits of credentialing include enhanced recognition, credibility, and mobility in the victim assistance field, and professional identification within victim services. The CARE...
August 12, 2019
Debra Gorov, Riley Sullivan, Ron Buncombe, Keith McMath, Jay Schneider (all Student Union and Event Services) and the entire SUES team are being recognized for their hard work and dedication towards the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union Public Service Forum event. This event, held earlier this month, featured 19...
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...