Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

December 14, 2020
Patricia Violi (Disability Resource Center) published a blog "Disability Services in the Time of COVID-19"  on the 2 Be Self-Determined website.  This blog discusses the impacts COVID-19 has had on students and professionals in disability services.  
December 11, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a workshop on the topic of incorporating practices rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion within professional associations and business organizations at Providence College. This workshop was sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi, an international business fraternity, and Beta Gamma Sigma,…
December 4, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) successfully defended his dissertation on at Northcentral University School of Education last month. The title of his dissertation is "Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy among Alumnx of Color who Graduated from Historically White Institutions." Using social constructivist theory, impact…
December 2, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a workshop, "Social Justice is a Lifestyle, Not a Checklist," to professional associations and organizations at West Virginia University.
November 19, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a workshop on time management and developing healthy workplace habits for professional associations at California State University, East Bay and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
November 19, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) with Antonio Duran of Auburn University and Alex C. Lange of the University of Iowa presented a paper, "A Whitened Rainbow: The In/visibility of Race and Racism in LGBTQ+ Higher Education Scholarship" at the  2020 Association for the Study of Higher Education Virtual Conference.
November 17, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Sonja Ardoin of Appalachian State University, Gabe Marenco-Garcia of the University of Pennsylvania, and Nik Mabry of Volunteer State Community College presented a workshop as part of ACPA—College Student Educators International's professional development initiative. The workshop also was…
November 13, 2020
Annika Roseen (Psychology) was named the new Mx. Native UNLV! She is a psychology major and neuroscience minor passionate about mental wellness and indigenous mental health.  The Mx. Native UNLV Pageant was created by the UNLV Native American Student Association (NASA) to provide a platform for Indigenous leaders to enact meaningful change and…
November 12, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) delivered the keynote at the Bridge to Change Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire about supporting queer and trans students of color through inclusive leadership. 
November 10, 2020
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) presented six panels and workshops at the International Leadership Association's 22nd Annual Global Conference earlier this month. He serves as co-founder and co-convener of the International Leadership Association (ILA) Sustainability Leadership Member Community and co-chair of the ILA Leadership…
November 5, 2020
Russell Argenal (Student Wellness) presented the poster presentation “Exploring Health Risk Behaviors among Asian and Pacific Islander Sexual and Gender Minorities" at the virtual American Public Health Association 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo. This work was co-authored by Dr. Jason Flatt and Dr. Francisco Sy (both Environmental and Occupational…
October 29, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) facilitated a virtual discussion-based workshop this month at Arizona State University - Barrett, The Honors College, which focused on teaching college student how to identify and navigate microaggressions on campus.