Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach News

The mission of the Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (The Center) is to provide traditional and innovative educational opportunities to a diverse community through targeted services and research that promote personal success.

Current Academic Enrichment and Outreach News

man speaking to audience with "Rebel Ready Week" sign behind him
Business and Community | November 6, 2023

The Student Affairs head focuses on fostering upward mobility on campus and in the community.

The UNLV Football team celebrates after a Homecoming win. (Lucas Peltier/UNLV Athletics)
Campus News | October 25, 2023

Spirited competitions. Nail-biting wins. Time-honored traditions. A homecoming week to remember.

three college students at table working on laptop
Campus News | August 17, 2023

Learn more about some of the resources that help students stay on the path toward academic success.

campus signage that reads rebels make it happen
Campus News | May 26, 2023

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

environmental portrait of UNLV Goldwater scholarship recipients
People | April 13, 2023

Undergraduates Vesper Evereux and Faria Tavacoli selected for the Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most coveted STEM awards in the country. 

UNLV ranked top 10 school for veterans.
Campus News | March 8, 2023

Annual ‘Military Friendly Schools’ ranking evaluates more than 1,800 schools nationwide for commitment to student veteran success.

Academic Enrichment and Outreach In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 22, 2021

He designed affordable bungalows for first-time homeowners and luxurious mansions for Southern California’s elite, though as a Black man he wouldn’t have been allowed to live in some of the neighborhoods where those mansions were built.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
July 16, 2020

UNLV's upward bound program still helping a diverse number of first-generation college students.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 17, 2018

Scores of Las Vegas Valley residents are expected to take in the sights and sounds of the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Monday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 17, 2018

The four boys were ready for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. One tipped his blue plastic hat and grasped a banner bearing a picture of the civil rights leader and peace activist.

April 29, 2016

First-generation college students have it tough – especially if those students are also low income.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 1, 2016

UNLV has earned a $1.5 million federal grant to assist poor and minority undergraduate students.

Recent Academic Enrichment and Outreach Accomplishments

November 11, 2023
Cicely Morgan and Rebecca Rogers (both Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach) presented to TRIO professionals at the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, Nov. 6. During the Southwest regional TRIO conference, the duo presented on the power of communication and…
September 19, 2023
Kyle Ethelbah (Academic Enrichment and Outreach) presented with Sari Byerly (Idaho State University) and Erick Montenegro (PELL Institute for the Study of Higher Education) the session, "I Belong at the Table: Strategies for Surviving and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome," at the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) National Conference in…
August 21, 2023
Cicely Morgan and Rebecca Rogers (both Academic Enrichment and Outreach) recently presented at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) conference. Titled, "Collaboration Works: GEAR UP/TRIO Best Practices to Enhance College Readiness Programming," the interactive session allowed the presenters to share proven best…
October 24, 2022
Kyle Ethelbah (Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach) co-presented with Joseph Givens from the Louisiana State University McNair Scholars Program, "Affecting Institutional Change: Approaches and Obstacles," at the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by Princeton University on October 21, 2022.…
September 9, 2022
Cice Morgan (Enrichment and Outreach, TRIO) has recently been elected to serve on the Administrative Faculty Committee. 
December 2, 2021
William W. Sullivan (CAEO) and Esther Langston (Social Work and CAEO) will be inducted in Historical Westside Legacy Park on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. Langston and Sullivan are educational and community pioneers. The park will include plaques with historic information on those people honored there. The park is located at 1600 Mount Mariah Drive in Las…