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Thomas & Mack Center News

Current Thomas & Mack Center News

Attendees at UNLV football game
Campus News | January 9, 2018

From tragedy comes strength.

Victims of the Route 91 attack load onto buses
Campus News | October 9, 2017

From Police Services to workers at the Thomas & Mack, to students and counselors, UNLV was a front-line safe haven for victims and survivors.

Justin Roper keeps an eye on activities during a Runnin' Rebels timeout
People | February 13, 2017

This alum is revved up about returning to his alma mater to be part of UNLV Athletics.

Shawn Corr
People | November 30, 2016

Thomas & Mack concessions manager Shawn Corr is in the midst of year-long term as president of the National Association of Collegiate Concessionaires.

Kurt Hoff poses in fromt of the Thomas and Mack
Campus News | November 8, 2016

Debate creates opportunity for the IT teams for the campus and the Thomas & Mack to expand skills and work together.

Signage being hung on the Thomas and Mack Center
Campus News | October 11, 2016

As presidential debate draws near, campus improvements abound, making up for years of financial belt-tightening

Thomas & Mack Center In The News

Las Vegas Sun
March 23, 2016

One last steel beam was fitted by workers onto the skeleton of Thomas & Mack Center’s new multipurpose facility this morning, signaling a fast-approaching conclusion to more than two years and $72.5 million worth of renovations to the arena.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 23, 2016

An effort to revamp UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center has reached a milestone as community leaders prepare to host this year’s final presidential debate at the iconic arena.

March 23, 2016

UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center has earned a reputation for being one of the highest grossing venues of its kind. Now, it's getting a much needed facelift.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 2, 2015

Mike Newcomb popped out of his executive office at The Thomas & Mack Center and had a spring in his step. His 32-year-old venue on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus is undergoing a $72.5 million makeover, and the arena director was eager to show the improvements.

Las Vegas Sun
October 26, 2015

His work day has included plenty of construction noise and dust over the past year, and Thomas & Mack Center executive director Mike Newcomb gets plenty of use out of the hard hat he keeps near his desk.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 23, 2015

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas will host the final presidential debate before next year's election, boosting the city's growing influence in a race that already has brought a long succession of candidates to Southern Nevada.

Recent Thomas & Mack Center Accomplishments

December 1, 2013
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack Center) was presented with the prestigious President's Award at the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) Annual Awards and Installation Dinner in November. A member of the Las Vegas chapter of NACE since its inception in January 2000, she was selected from more than 100...
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and...