Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

March 26, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a guest on the podcast show, "Campus Connections," where he discussed the importance and intersectional significance of developing and honoring workplace boundaries while working in higher education.
March 23, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) had his dissertation published by ProQuest. It is titled "Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy Among Alumnx of Color Who Graduated from Historically White Institutions."
March 22, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a panelist to discuss the effectiveness and limitations of the SALT Model (Social Action, Leadership, and Transformation) in regard to co-curricular student programming. The panel was part of the Student Leadership for Justice and Equity Preconference Workshop presented at the annual…
March 18, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) facilitated a workshop on implementing effective change within organizations and systems for students and business professionals at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
March 17, 2021
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) with Alex Lange  (University of Iowa)  and Antonio Duran (Auburn University) presented at the ACPA21 Conference titled "Challenging Race-Evasiveness in LGBTQ+ Research: Implications for Student Affairs Practitioners." Using data from a content analysis study interrogating race-attentiveness in…
March 15, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed the Getting Talent Back to Work certification program offered by the Society for Human Resource Management. This program equips participants with the actionable knowledge and tools needed to attract, hire, and retain individuals with criminal and conviction records.
March 11, 2021
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) served on a panel earlier this month honoring the legacy of civil rights activist and U.S. Rep. John Lewis sponsored by United Way of Southern Nevada. The panel discussed the documentary film John Lewis: Good Trouble, which explores Lewis's life, legacy, and more than 60 years of extraordinary…
March 8, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed the updated and revised Train-the-Trainer certified facilitator course certification offered by the organization Appreciation at Work.  This certification sustains Wright's ability to facilitate trainings and workshops about appreciation in the workplace from an intersectional and…
March 4, 2021
Enrollment & Student Services and the Division of Integrated Marketing & Branding recently were awarded a Gold Award in the 36th Annual Educational Advertising Awards for the 2020-21 Undergraduate Viewbook and matching Total Recruitment Package. The judges recognized 14 institutions as "Best of Show" winners, including UNLV for the 2020-21…
March 2, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as one of the contributing authors for the Humanities Heart to Heart initiative, hosted by Nevada Humanities.  His piece is titled "One Year - Healing".
March 1, 2021
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity & Social Justice) is the recipient of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Presidential Spotlight and will present on March 16 at the ACPA National Conference. Her presentation stems from her dissertation study, “Othersistering: A Holistic Perspective on Black Women Administrators in Higher…
February 26, 2021
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) was invited to do presentations on "Building  Up the Momentum of Anti-Racist Work" and "Sustainable Activism: Going Beyond the Demands" for faculty and students at California Lutheran University. The presentations were sponsored by the Center for Cultural Engagement & Inclusion.