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Patrice Hester-Harper, M.Ed.

Director of Development, School of Nursing


Patrice Hester received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UNLV and currently serves as the director of development for the UNLV Schools of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. In this capacity, her role is to work with alumni, friends, foundations and corporations to increase private giving in support of both schools.

In addition, Hester is responsible for managing the Dean’s Advisory Board, and directs alumni relations for both schools. Prior to this role, she served as a development officer for annual giving at the UNLV Foundation and before that was instrumental in the development efforts of the UNLV Athletics Department as director of donor relations for the Rebel Athletics Fund.