Jenn Oshiro Rivers
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Jenn Oshiro Rivers M.Ed. ('05, '08)

Past President, Class of 2005, 2008 M.Ed Alumni Engagement and Events Manager.

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Jenn found her way to Las Vegas to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Pairing her passion for hospitality, event management, and education, she earned a bachelor's degree in Hotel Administration and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. She has worked in Student Affairs at UNLV as well as in sales and hospitality roles in the corporate sector.

In 2022, she began working in the College of Education supporting the 24K+ alumni across the globe. She has instituted many alumni-focused initiatives including program-specific alumni recognition awards and an alumni mentorship program. She serves as the staff liaison to the COE Alumni Chapter Board of Directors.

Jenn continues to support lifelong learning by volunteering in a few different capacities for UNLV. She previously served as the president of the UNLV College of Hospitality’s Alumni Board of Directors as well as Chapters & Clubs Committee Chair of the UNLV Alumni Association. Currently, she sits on the leadership team of the UNLV Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern Faculty Staff Alliance.

Jenn’s advice for students and fellow Rebels

  • Be a "yes" person and take every opportunity to network, attend events, learn and grow, as you never know what benefits await you unless you try!