Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

May 11, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate program offered by the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
May 5, 2021
John Starkey (Business), Savannah Baltera (Campus Life), Amy Carito (Business Affairs), Amber Sevart (Student Engagement and Diversity), and Liane Lee (Alumni) headed an awareness and fundraising event in April on behalf of the Administrative Faculty Committee that benefited the local nonprofit Project 150. Project 150 is an organization dedicated…
May 3, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) received the National Financial Educators Day Award. This award recognizes those individuals who are working to improve the financial capabilities of people in their communities. Financial Educators Day launched in 2014 and takes place the last Friday of April (Financial Literacy Month) each…
April 29, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented to students within the Glendale Elementary School District about the importance of continuing their education as individuals with historically marginalized identities.  This presentation was part of an initiative that centers on the importance of having students in elementary school…
April 28, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), with Antonio Duran of Auburn University, published a book chapther "The Role of Power and Oppression in the Classroom: Actualizing the Potential of Intersectionality in Teaching and Learning" in Teaching and Learning for Social Justice and Equity in Higher Education book.
April 27, 2021
Fraternity and Sorority Life celebrated and competed in its annual Greeks Giving Back Week. This service- and philanthropy-focused week adapted to a hybrid experience benefiting both the UNLV and Clark County communities. Eleven organizations came together to have friendly competition and gave back to four incredible causes. First a two-day walk-a…
April 26, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) made two presentations at the recent SUSTEX 2021 Summit. The workshop, Leading Regenerative Systems: Imagining Systems Built to Thrive, and the panel presentation, Intersectionality and Sustainability," included content from a forthcoming publication from Information Age Press and reflected work…
April 13, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) as part of the "Future Directions in Queer of Color Scholarship in Education” American Educational Research Association Conference symposium presented their paper "A Black Queer and Trans Theory Approach to Troubling Inclusion, Best Practices, and LGBTQ Research."
April 13, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation about the foundational principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in front of business professional leaders at the University of Redlands.
April 6, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a guest on the podcast show,"Coaching for Millennials: Care - Life - LinkedIn" where he discussed the intersections of identity and StrengthsQuest assessment education, codeswitching, and intergenerational tensions in higher education.
April 5, 2021
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) facilitated a virtual workshop sponsored by the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The workshop focused on providing institutional strategies using an equity and social justice framework to address systemic issues and foster an inclusive campus environments.
March 30, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a workshop on implementing diversity, inclusion, and social justice into one's lifestyle in front of business professionals at the University of Pittsburgh.