Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

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. 
October 27, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently presented on "Navigating Microaggression, Racist Incidents & Racial Trauma in the Workplace" at the Women in Leadership Symposium - Telling HERstory.  In honor of the Women's Bureau Centennial, the bureau is encouraging leaders to tell their story by participating in the "Our…
October 13, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a Virtual Solidarity Workshop for the Girl Scouts of America.  The presentation focused on accepting, including, and honoring those who may not have been celebrated throughout history.
October 13, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) was selected as a participant to be a part of the For(bes) the Culture initiative. This initiative was created by Forbes to create equitable pathways for Black and Brown professionals. This initiative is a hub for elite leaders of color who are breaking down barriers and impacting culture…
October 9, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented at the 2020 Virtual LEAD School, hosted by the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi. The topic of the presentation was incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion into contemporary business practices.
September 28, 2020
Holly Harden-Ramella and Brenda M. Hernandez (both Jean Nidetch Women's Center) presented at the annual Nevada Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence Conference. Their topic was "Healing Centered Advocacy: Looking Beyond Systems of Oppression." They educated service providers on the core concepts of healing-centered advocacy and how to…