Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs

April 21, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Brianna Miloz (Arizona State University) published an article in the latest publication of the NASPA Multiracial Knowledge Community E-Book. Their article is titled "Defining Blackness through Lived Experiences."
March 23, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Marissa Weiss of Rhode Island College published the inaugural publication representing the Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services Knowledge Community in The Annual Knowledge Community Publication published by NASPA-Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education.  Their publication is…
March 12, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Sonja Ardoin of Appalachian State University, Nik Mabry of Volunteer State Community College, and Gabe Marenco-Garcia of the University of Pennsylvania presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention hosted in Nashville, Tennessee. Their session was titled "…
March 9, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented multiple times at ACPA: The College Student Educators International Conference. The presentations were:  Rethinking Student Affairs Practice and Research Using Queer/Trans Frameworks with Antonio Duran, Auburn University and Alex C. Lange, University of Iowa The State of LGBTQ…
March 9, 2020
Kevin Wright and Alex Romero (both Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Their presentation was titled "Reframing Masculinity among LatinX Students in Higher Education." This workshop was co-sponsored by the Latin@/x Network and the Coalition…
March 4, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) received the African Student Association Kingdom Trailblazer Award. This award focus on faculty and staff within the university who have stride to assist students by any means necessary, and for those who have gone above and beyond their job description. 
March 2, 2020
Student Diversity & Social Justice hosted the second annual Black Carpet Awards, an event designed to recognize the contributions of black students, staff, faculty, and community partners. The following individuals and organizations were award recipients: Pre-law student Candace Mays, the Audre Lorde Student Leadership Award Film and theatre…
March 2, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) published an article, From Disconnection to Sentience: Creating Space for Practitioners Who Experience Student Death, in the 41st edition of the Vermont Connection Student Affairs Journal.
February 28, 2020
Patricia Violi (Disability Resource Center) has been awarded the Administrative Faculty Professional Development Grant by the office of faculty affairs. This competitive grant is given to administrative faculty to focus on professional development efforts as part of the Top Tier initiative. She will use the funds to assist with attending the 2020…
February 26, 2020
Daniel Labrecque (Enterprise Application Services) has been recognized as a Star Presenter at this year's Higher Education User Group Alliance Conference, which will be held in Philadelphia next month. He was selected because of his excellent performance last year. His presentation this year will be "How to Stay on Schedule with Jobs and JobSets…
February 26, 2020
Kayla Tanaid (Student Diversity & Social Justice) has been awarded an Administrative Faculty Professional Development Grant by the office of faculty affairs. This competitive grant is given to administrative faculty to focus on professional development efforts as part of the Top Tier initiative. As UNLV's Native American program coordinator,…
February 18, 2020
Harriet Barlow (The Intersection), Orlando White (Campus Life), and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) facilitated a panel discussion and presentation on how toxic masculinity and hypermasculinity is manifested on campus and in the workplace, and how to alleviate those problematic behaviors.  The panelists who shared their…