Community Partnerships

UNLV will stimulate economic development and diversification in, and enrich the cultural vitality of, our community by deepening and expanding reciprocal connections with our partners and leveraging our unique strengths to collaborate locally, nationally, and internationally.

Key Measures of Our Success

  • Establishment of a thriving Community Engagement Center at UNLV. [CMP K1]
  • Effective partnerships, collaborations, and pipeline programs with our partner educational systems. [CMP K2]
  • Community engagement tracking and satisfaction surveys. [CMP K3]
  • Workforce development and diversification derived from UNLV’s highly qualified graduates who readily gain employment in their preferred careers, particularly in STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics). [CMP K4]
  • Startup activities stemming from discoveries made at UNLV and by UNLV alumni. [CMP K5]
  • Success in UNLV’s major athletic programs. [CMP K6]
  • Creation of a mentoring network of UNLV alumni (both in terms of mentoring UNLV students and in terms of providing a lifelong UNLV connection to UNLV alumni). [CMP K7]
  • Development of a community dashboard and other ways of communicating UNLV’s successes to key constituencies. [CMP K8]
  • As with the Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Goal, increase the breadth and depth of economic and intellectual and cultural impact of the university’s activities on our community.[CMP K9]
  • Inclusion of the community to advance development and fundraising [CMP K10]
  • Communicate UNLV’s strengths to promote the link between progress toward Top Tier and the benefit to the community, the region, the state, the Legislature, and other groups. [CMP K11]
President Jessup pictured with elementary school students