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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

portrait of Matthew Montalto, Admissions Analyst, Graduate College. 
People | August 10, 2020

It may not be the theater Matthew Montalto once dreamed of working in, but the admissions analyst loves his job at the UNLV Graduate College.

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Campus News | August 4, 2020

Nationally recognized program builds critical thinking through times of crisis but faces funding problems.

People | July 23, 2020

This financial aid counselor is working on a master's degree in public administration to help further her UNLV career.

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People | May 28, 2020

Professor Elena Gandía García created a service-learning class to address the need for medical interpretation services for the Lied Pediatric Clinic and served as a mentor to colleagues.

A silhouette of a UNLV graduate.
Business and Community | May 12, 2020

UNLV’s associate vice president of enrollment and student services provides tips for high school seniors as they transition to college.

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Campus News | April 30, 2020

The program helps ease parents' minds as students take charge of the details of their college career.

Student Affairs In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 29, 2020

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

March 13, 2020

UNLV just registered more than 31,000 students and recorded a first-year retention rate of about 80 percent.

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.

Student Affairs Experts

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

July 30, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) participated as a panelist in the "Navigating Racial Trauma for Black Identifying Clients and Clinicians" event facilitated by the Psychology Diversity Committee at Roosevelt University this month.
July 29, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Antonio Duran of Auburn University, and Alex C. Lange of the University of Iowa published an article in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. The article is titled "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on LGBQT+ People in Higher Education" A Look at Research Published Between...
July 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed certification in Post-Crisis Leadership as part of the inaugural cohort facilitated by the office of corporate training and professional education in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
July 13, 2020
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently contributed to the new book Transforming Learning: Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Leadership Education (Information Age Publishing, 2020). His contribution, titled "Iterative Concept Mapping in Service-Learning," provides faculty implementing service-learning pedagogy with...
June 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Devin Williams of UNR, Lisa Gilbert of CSN, and Vincent Nava of Nevada State served as panelists for a program hosted by the Nevada treasurer's office focusing on financial literacy, education, and assistance resources when preparing to pursue post-secondary education. The program, "College at...
June 26, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Nathan Nguyen of Western Michigan University, Vanessa Gonzalez-Siegel of Columbia University, and Mycall Akeem Riley of DePaul University prestented "Intersectional Interventions: Supporting Queer and Trans Students of Color" for Connection 2020: An NCORE Experience.