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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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Campus News | May 26, 2023

Hundreds of Clark County School District students will be on campus to take part in academic instruction and workshops.

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Campus News | May 16, 2023

News highlights featuring UNLV faculty and students who made local and national headlines.

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Campus News | May 8, 2023

The UNLV/CSUN Preschool at the Lynn Bennett Center for Early Childhood Education is about to hit a big growth spurt.

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Campus News | May 2, 2023

The UNLV Support Team helps struggling students find success.

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Campus News | April 26, 2023

The team is leading the way as the first of its kind on any campus in Nevada.

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Arts and Culture | April 17, 2023

Festival of Communities, Powwow for the Planet and Rebel Preview highlight full day of community focused events on the campus of UNLV. 

Student Affairs In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
May 24, 2023

Students at UNLV are building a new vehicle from the ground up to compete in an international racing series next week. The Rebel Racing team is working to get RR7 up and running for the four-day Baja SAE, a contest that challenges engineering students to design and build an off-road vehicle.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 15, 2023

About 50 people gathered Wednesday night at UNLV for a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

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.

Student Affairs Experts

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Recent Student Affairs Accomplishments

May 4, 2023
Shanna Kinzel, associate director of the UNLV Student Union and Conference and Event Services, a Division of Student Affairs, was awarded the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Values Award during the annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The ACUI Values Award is presented to college union professionals who uphold the ACUI…
April 27, 2023
Dr. Sal Biazzo, a senior staff physician at UNLV, received the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians 2023 Award for Leadership in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion because of his time developing a cultural competency training that has ballooned into a train-the-trainer program. The program spread beyond the student health center to…
April 12, 2023
UNLV Ranked Among Nation’s Top 10 for Student Veterans Ross Bryant is the director of UNLV’s Military and Veteran Services Center (MVSC), which is part of the Division of Student Affairs. The annual "Military Friendly Schools" ranking evaluates more than 1,800 schools nationwide for commitment to student veteran success. Currently, there are 1,…
April 12, 2023
Heather Richardson, coordinator of UNLV's Fostering Scholars program, recently received the 2023 Community Engagement Faculty/Staff Outreach Award.   
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…