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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

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People | September 19, 2022

The new UNLV residential life director is focused on creating a 'second-home' for on-campus students.

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Business and Community | September 5, 2022

UNLV infectious disease expert Brian Labus offers a primer on monkeypox — what it is, how it spreads, and what you need to know to protect yourself. 
 

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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People | August 26, 2022

The Common Read program creates a shared experience for first-year students. 

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Campus News | August 22, 2022

Nevada Department of Education honors pre-kindergarten teacher Carl “Mr. Carl” Esteban.

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Campus News | August 16, 2022

Top Tier Award winner Rian Satterwhite helps ignite a sense of community service in UNLV students.

Student Affairs In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 29, 2022

UNLV welcomed students back on Monday for the first day of the Fall 2022 semester.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 22, 2022

Regarding the educational options available to undocumented youth in Nevada, timely information was provided during the event by representatives of the main academic institutions in the state, such as the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), the University of Nevada Reno (UNR), the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and the Nevada State College (NSC).

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 22, 2022

A few years ago, Isiah Robinson spent a night walking around with nowhere to go after getting kicked out of his mother’s house following a big fight.

Kaiser Health News
February 4, 2022

Across the country, college students are seeking mental health therapy on campus in droves, part of a 15-year upswing that has spiked during the pandemic. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy in December issued a rare public health advisory noting the increasing number of suicide attempts by young people.

Popular Resistance
January 20, 2022

Dear President Biden and Vice President Harris, We, the undersigned 111 student government leaders representing over 1.4 million students, write to urge you to exercise your executive authority, as designated by the Higher Education Act of 1965, to cancel all federal student loan debt immediately.

Rebusiness Online
January 13, 2022

Often lauded as a recession-resistant asset class, the student housing sector was able to add another feather to its cap over the course of the past year, proving that it is also pandemic-resistant. 

Student Affairs Experts

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

September 9, 2022
Stephanie Cooper (Student Affairs) was recently elected to serve on the Administrative Faculty Committee. 
June 8, 2022
Dr. Pauline Phan, Kevin O'Connell, and Britney Alford (all Student Wellness) recently presented a poster for themselves and Dr. Joseph Kithas and Robert Durette (both Student Wellness) at the American College Health Association conference this month titled "Utilization Trends in Behavioral Health Services Amongst Racial/Ethnic Groups on a Diverse…
June 1, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) recently was interviewed on the Leadership Educator Podcast. He and Kerry Priest (Kansas State University) serve as co-chairs of this year’s Leadership Education Academy (LEA), hosted by the International Leadership Association. Registration for LEA is now open, and the podcast episode explores…
March 30, 2022
Kristine Jan Cruz Espinoza (Educational Psychology, Leadership, & Higher Education) and Renee’ T. Watson (Student Affairs) published an article, “In the Hands of Students: The Charge of a Minority-Serving Institution Student Council at a Dual-Designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and Hispanic-…
February 2, 2022
Jamie Davidson (Wellness) was cited in a Kaiser Health News article, "Colleges Struggle to Recruit Therapists for Students in Crisis."
January 27, 2022
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) co-authored a chapter in the new book from Information Age Publishing titled Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Toward Critical Hope. His chapter, authored with colleagues from Chapman and Chatham universities, is titled "Tensions in sustainability leadership" and introduces a model…