Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

June 2, 2015
In spring 2014, the office of housing and residential life established a sustainability team to educate residents and promote sustainability in the residence halls. In February and March, the residence halls competed in the Campus Conservation Nationals. This year, 345,000 students and staff members from 125 schools participated in CCN, the world'…
February 1, 2015
Susan Thompson (International Programs) was given the Ron Moffatt Award for Peace and Social Justice for her dedication to international education and the academic and cultural exchange of students and research by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Region XII, at its annual conference in November.
February 1, 2015
Ryan Larsen (International Programs) was given the Outstanding Service in International Education Award for his dedication to study abroad by NAFSA: Association of International Educators at the Region XII annual conference in November.
June 1, 2014
Starr Wharton (Student Wellness) has been chosen vice president-elect for the Pacific Coast College Health Association. She represents universities and colleges in Nevada, Arizona, California, and Hawaii to Boosting Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students (BACCHUS) Initiatives of the Student Affairs Administrators in…
February 1, 2014
Sandra Barfield (Police Services) attended the prestigious Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Training Seminar held just outside the nation's capital at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in Alexandria, Va. This seminar is specifically designed for law enforcement executives and 911 emergency center managers and provides attendees a…
February 1, 2014
Phil Burns (Student Conduct) has been selected to serve as a Faculty Fellow at the Association for Student Conduct Administration Mid-Level Manager Academy.
February 1, 2014
Eva Choy, Starr Wharton, Sue Bayne, and Connie Berry (Student Wellness) were largely responsible for the 2013 Golden Gull Award for Best Practices in College Health that was given to the Student Wellness Center by the Pacific Coast College Health Association in recognition of the center's free HIV testing program. The award recognizes exemplary,…
February 1, 2014
Healthy Rebel Peer Educators (Student Wellness) won the award for Outstanding Program at the recent BACCHUS Regional Peer Education Conference. The BACCHUS Network is a collegiate peer education initiative that supports the achievement of students' academic and personal success by building skills in student leaders to address campus health and…
February 1, 2014
Starr Wharton (Student Wellness) has been selected by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing as a national task force member to review and revise the Standards of Practice for Health Education.
February 1, 2014
Jamie Davidson (Student Wellness) was elected to the board of the American College Health Association and was named to the newly formed National College Athletic Association Mental Health Task Force.
September 1, 2013
Debra Meyer (Wellness Promotion) has become one of the first licensed dietitians in Nevada. Registered dietitians are able to provide nutrition and diet analysis, recommendations, and prescriptions.
June 1, 2013
Phillip Burns (Student Conduct) recently was named to serve as a faculty fellow at the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Donald D. Gehring Academy, which will be held at the University of Louisville in July. He also serves on the ASCA Board of Directors, representing four-year public institution members.