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    UNLV Hospitality College To Establish Nation’s First Academic Program in Fast-Casual Restaurant Management

    College receives $5 million gift from Panda Express co-founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng to support new program in rapidly growing field.

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    A Small Kindness, A Bountiful Return

    Doctor tracks down the UNLV administrator who helped him succeed years ago.

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    UNLV's Debate Team Faces New Challenges

    Nationally recognized program builds critical thinking through times of crisis but faces funding problems.

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    A Stable Foundation During the Turbulence of Pandemic

    How UNLV’s School of Public Health took center stage in the coronavirus crisis.

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    Patrick Thomas Rose Endowment to Have Lasting Impact on UNLV Medical Students

    A bequest from Patrick Thomas Rose will help Nevadans seeking medical degrees.

Philanthropy News

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Sep. 22, 2020

Alumnus Geoff Hughes partnered with UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives to create Stephanie Wolf Hughes First Generation Scholarship for accounting students.

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Aug. 26, 2020

Jorge “Fabian” Trejo-Ibarra began his freshman year as a pre-nursing student this week thanks to a scholarship funded by Rig-Rents through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Aug. 19, 2020

International Gaming Institute program shows high school students the future careers they can have in hospitality management.

Alumni News

A woman smiles in front of a 'Rebels Make it Happen' sign
Sep. 22, 2020

College of Education Alumna of the Year Tonia Holmes-Sutton boasts an impressive array of experience fighting for teachers and education regionally and state-wide.

Sep. 18, 2020

School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year Dr. Brandi Dupont pursued a career in oral health to help better serve those in need.

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Sep. 15, 2020

As the owner of a marketing business, Lee Business School Alumna of the Year Gina Bongiovi couldn't find a lawyer who could give affordable advice for her business. So she stepped in to fill the void.

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