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Military and Veterans Services News

The Military & Veteran Services helps UNLV's student veterans and active duty military members successfully navigate the academic and administrative pathways of a college education.

Current Military and Veterans Services News

A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Campus News | February 21, 2020

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

Alexandria Sawin poses for a photo with her daughter and husband.
Campus News | January 9, 2019

Alexandria Sawin named 2018 Student Veteran of the Year, UNLV Rebel Vets named finalist for Chapter of the Year.

pins with UNLV and different service branches
Campus News | October 29, 2018

Military Times magazine ranks UNLV 33rd nationally among four-year institutions in annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” edition.

UNLV veteran services flyers
Campus News | April 11, 2018

This is the 8th consecutive year UNLV has earned the designation from G.I. Jobs Magazine.

Ross Bryant
Campus News | January 5, 2018

A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2017.

Campus News | November 21, 2017

The Military Times rankings are based on a survey of the veteran support services, special rules, accommodations, and financial incentives offered to students with military ties.

Military and Veterans Services In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 1, 2020

A new federal coronavirus relief law aims to provide protections for student military veterans.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 6, 2020

A UNLV student is among 10 veterans nationwide who’ll participate in a legislative fellowship program this spring.

WebTalk Radio
December 23, 2019

Up next it’s Ross Bryant. Ross is the Director of the Military & Veteran Services Center at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He helps veterans afford to go to school, focus on learning, then transition into the workforce.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 21, 2019

Democrat Jacky Rosen stopped by the Las Vegas Readiness Center today, Feb. 20, one of the home bases for our National Guard, to take a look around and to talk about veterans getting jobs.

KXNT 840 AM
January 25, 2019

Office of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto will be hosting a career fair for veterans and their families this weekend.

Senator Cortez Masto's office will partner with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Military and Veteran Services Center, UNLV Career Services, and Work for Warriors Nevada to host this career fair for Nevada veterans and their families. The career fair will feature employers from federal, state and local agencies in industries such as technology, healthcare, engineering, teaching, public safety and government.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 8, 2019

When California native Alexandria Sawin graduated from in 2009, her family was in economic turmoil. Her dad, a construction worker, and her mom, a real estate agent, lost their jobs in the Great Recession.

Recent Military and Veterans Services Accomplishments

January 29, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing), Christopher Kearney (Psychology), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veteran Services Center) published an article "Student Veterans’ Construction and Enactment of Resilience: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study" and was considered as a top cited article for 2018-19 in the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health...
January 27, 2020
The UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center (MVSC) recently hosted a Veterans Affairs (VA) education compliance survey specialist, who conducted a regular audit of VA benefit user files. No discrepancies were found and the auditor bestowed high praise for the team's orderly files and exceptional customer service. This is a testament not only...
February 20, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice), Beth Gersten (Lee Business School), Emily Shreve (Academic Success Center), Rosan Mitola (Libraries), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veterans Services) presented at the 28th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience.  The topic was "The Color of Success: First-Year Experience Programming at...
April 2, 2018
School of Dental Medicine and the Military & Veteran Services Center received the $10,000 first-place prize in the NV Energy Foundation’s “Power of Good Giveaway” competition. More than 110 nonprofits statewide that support active duty military or military veterans participated in the contest. Nevada residents voted to determine the top three...