Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

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…
September 28, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a speaker for a tri-institution professional development seminar.  He spoke to professional associations representing California State University, Fresno, Adelphi University, and New York University.  The topic was understanding the historical context behind the intergenerational…
September 18, 2020
Claytee White (UNLV Oral History Research Center) facilitated a panel discussion as part of an event series titled "We Need to Talk: Conversations on Racism for a More Resilient Las Vegas." The panelists were A.B. Wilkinson (History), Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), and Brenda Williams of the Westside School Alumni…
September 16, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a panelist for the professional development initiative hosted by the Zeta Omega chapter of Delta Sigma Pi at Northern Arizona University.  The topic of the presentation centered on the inter-generational significance of best business practices and how identity can inform how those…
September 11, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a panelist and presented on navigating tiered systems of professionalism while contributing to the development, functionality, and sustainability of professional associations. This presentation was part of the professional development initiative hosted by the Iota Upsilon chapter of…
September 4, 2020
Jamie Davidson (Student Wellness) was a faculty member at the COVID-19 Virtual Summit of the American College Health Association. He served as a panelist for the "You've Prepared, Then Things Go Wrong: A 'Live but Virtual' Tabletop Exercise" session and moderated a presentation called "Planning for Now: College Mental Health Reopening Challenges."
September 3, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation on "Effective Time Management" to the current cohort in the Tide Together mentoring program at the University of Alabama. Tide Together helps traditionally underrepresented students in graduate programs reach personal and professional success as they navigate their…
August 26, 2020
Alex Romero (Student Diversity & Social Justice) now serves as one of the Southwest regional representatives for the American College Personnel Association's Latinx Network Directorate. He looks forward to creating opportunities for Latinx professionals and graduate students to connect within the Southwest region. Through networking, resource…