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Division of Student Affairs News

Student Affairs' programs and services create and foster a campus experience that empowers students to improve themselves, their community and, the world.

Current Student Affairs News

William Sullivan wearing a white shirt and speaking to a small group in a room
UNLV History |

CAEO founder helped disadvantaged students progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate degree.

A group of students standing and smiling together.
Campus News |

FYE supports incoming first-year and transfer students through engagement opportunities on campus, increasing belongingness and making the transition to campus life smoother as they begin their academic journeys. 

student displays vegan product on table during market
Business and Community |

Leya Dagher knew she wanted to start a business and with the help of UNLV resources, she established Swalty Mediterranean.

colorful artwork on utility box in front of apartment complex
Business and Community |

Designs on utility boxes at The Degree were created by College of Fine Arts students.

A student working in a workshop, with a rocket labeled "UNLV"
Campus News |

Through the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space club, members launch their rockets and their careers.

Members of the UNLV Runway Rebels student fashion club pose on the steps of the Carol C. Harter Classroom Building complex
Campus News |

Group offers opportunities for exploration and growth of Las Vegas fashion industry — and themselves.

Student Affairs In The News


The Super Bowl this weekend could draw more than 200 million people to Las Vegas. With the Taylor Swift factor added in, the number could be a record. There’s no other sport that can rival that viewership … except perhaps one. Not baseball. Basketball. Hockey or soccer. It’s esports.

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV used this donation and worked with Allied Esports to transform a social lounge into a high-tech gaming center for both the experienced esports athlete as well as the passing enthusiast.


The game room will have the latest PC technology for regular students and the university's Esports team.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

The Tonopah Gaming Lounge is now open for students and staff.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

UNLV’s fall semester ended on a tragic note, but this week many students chose to come together to overcome this tragedy and preserve and celebrate their accomplishments.

UNLV’s Jewish students and members of the wider Las Vegas Jewish community continue to mourn following widespread massacres in Israel.

Student Affairs Experts

Director of the UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center

Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

The Office of Decision Support was recognized as the third place winner of the SAS Innovative Problem Solvers award for their efforts in building the new MSI Equity Dashboard. This dashboard was created in collaboration with the MSI Data and Assessment Subcommittee as a way to support UNLV Top Tier 2.0 Strategic Planning goals…
The associate directors at Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Emily Slife and Erin Williams, recently presented “Critical Incidents on Campus: Responding to Gun Violence” at the Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services (ACCCCS) annual conference held in Las Vegas on May 20-23.  Along with…
The Office of Decision Support has been recognized as the third place winner of the 2024 SAS Recognition Awards in the category of Innovate Problem Solver. This work is related to the MSI Equity Dashboard that is now available in UNLVAnalytics. Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Rogers, Joy Mariscal, Nikolina Pender, and Kanikka Wofford…
Abby Wood (Student Life Maintenance; Student Affairs) was an expert panelist on PCAPPA's April Webinar: Lead Fearlessly and Inspire Endlessly. Abby joined other expert panelists Kelsey Harmon Finn and Paul Marequardt in a conversation on women in facilities and how to be influential leaders. The conversation tackled important topics like…
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership; Student Affairs) was a guest on Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders, one of the official podcasts of the International Leadership Association. Rian joined fellow guest Kathy Allen, author of Leading From The Roots: Nature Inspired Leadership Lessons for Today's World, and host Scott Allen (…
Brigette Sohn, LaToya Burdiss, and Reginald Ungos (all Campus Recreational Services) presented "Desert Oasis: Unleashing Revenue Potential when the Funds are Drying Up," at the 2024 NIRSA Annual Conference and Campus Rec & Wellness Expo in Phoenix, Arizona. NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation is a non-profit membership association that…