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Student Union and Event Services News

UNLV Student Union and Event Services offers a wide variety of venues to host your next conference, meeting, or event.

Current Student Union and Event Services News

Close-up of Shanna Kinzel's face
People | January 7, 2020

Shanna Kinzel was instrumental in bringing the Mamava nursing/lactation space to the Student Union.

man in dinosaur costume on a putting green
Campus News | December 6, 2018

Take some advice from these Rebels: Don't hit the books quite so hard.

Tara Pike empties food material into UNLV's new composter.
Campus News | November 19, 2018

New composter for campus food waste vastly decreases what ends up in a landfill, all while serving as a point of research for biology students.

Students climb over metal letters spelling U-N-L-V
Campus News | January 17, 2018

There's a lot to do on campus — so much that UNLV can become your second home. Here's your guide to navigating the campus and enhancing your college experience.

Students climb over metal letters spelling U-N-L-V
Campus News | August 21, 2017

There's a lot to do on campus — so much that UNLV can become your second home. Here's your guide to navigating the campus and enhancing your college experience.

Cherisha Gaitor
People | July 26, 2017

Doing this has helped Cherisha Gaitor in her life, her career, and in being named one of the Classified Employees of the Year.

Student Union and Event Services In The News

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 4, 2019

UNLV is looking for feedback from students regarding a potential expansion of its student union.

Vegas Seven
October 15, 2015

This question arose during a discussion about UNLV between two UNLV alumni—myself and a current Boyd School of Law student. Confusion arose when I attempted to correct her use of “SU” (for Student Union) with “MSU” (Moyer Student Union). “MSU? What’s that?” she asked. I was stunned.

Recent Student Union and Event Services Accomplishments

June 5, 2020
Keith McMath (Student Union and Event Services) has been elected as the Region I director for the Association of College Unions International. He will be working with member institutions from Nevada, California, Hawaii, Arizona, and New Mexico to further the efforts of college unions through education and outreach. College unions serve as a bridge...
May 18, 2020
While we can't be together for the annual Campus Life Top Tier Awards this year, please join us in recognizing this year's nominees and winners. These awards span the different values of the Campus Life cluster including social justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact,...
August 12, 2019
Debra Gorov, Riley Sullivan, Ron Buncombe, Keith McMath, Jay Schneider (all Student Union and Event Services) and the entire SUES team are being recognized for their hard work and dedication towards the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union Public Service Forum event. This event, held earlier this month, featured 19...
May 10, 2019
The Campus Life Achievement awards were held May 7 in the Student Union Ballroom. These awards span the different values of the Campus LifeCluster including Social Justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact, assessment, and recognition. This year’s award winners are: Excellence...
December 17, 2018
Student Union & Event Services (Student Affairs) and UNLV have been recognized as a "Top Pick College and University in the US Mountain Region” by Unique Venues. Unique Venues markets conference and event services nationally. UNLV and SUES were recognized as a premier location to partner with for events, conference housing, intern housing, and...
September 25, 2018
Jay Nietling (Physics and Astronomy), Katelyn DiBenedetto (Graduate College), Anabel Chavva (Service Learning & Leadership), Sara Tajalli (Writing Center), Shanna Kinzel (Student Union & Event Services), and Jill Zimbelman (Research and Economic Development) are this year's recipients of the Professional Development Awards. These $500...