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Alumni & Friends

Alumni of the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs truly understand the meaning of our motto, "making a difference." Graduates from all college disciplines go on to make great contributions to the community, but never forget their Rebel spirit.

Get Connected

Stay connected by joining the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs chapter. For more information, please contact Holly Woodward, Chapter President: urbanaffairsalumni@unlv.edu.

Joining the UNLV Alumni Association is a wonderful way to be part of the college tradition, stay connected with peers, and give back to UNLV. We have two chapters dedicated to our alumni:

Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumni Chapter

Board of Directors

  • President, Holly Woodward, ’06 BA Environmental Studies
  • Vice President, Ashley Miller,’02 BA Communication Studies
  • Secretary, Ivet Santiago, ’09 Master of Social Work
  • Treasurer, Sarah Schiffman, ’05 BA Communication Studies; ’08 MA in Communication Studies

Board Members

  • Andrew VanNess, ’02 BA Criminal Justice

Urban Affairs Alumni Stories

Class Notes

Leon Symanski

Leon R. Symanski, '87 BSBA Management, '94 MPA, '01 JD, is an attorney with Craig P. Kenny & Associates. Golf, reading, music, horse racing, and basketball are his hobbies. He is married to Lisa Gentile Symanski, '87 BA Communication Studies. They have a daughter, Noelle.          

Tami Belt

Tami Belt, '88 BA Communication Studies, is the founder of Blue Cube Marketing Solutions. She also published Poetic Justice: Lessons of love, life & relationships through Balboa Press. She has told the stories of companies, nonprofits, and individuals for 30 years through her work and considers publishing this book to be a "full-circle moment." She says her hope is to inspire everyone to express themselves, no matter the medium.

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Support the College

Everyone benefits from a strong and vibrant university, and your gift is a way to make a difference in the future of our students and society. Friends of the college are excellent champions of our mission, and there are many ways to give.

UNLV Urban Affairs Alum Jon Castagnino, The Rebel Report