About: Any first-generation UNLV undergraduate or graduate professional student can enter this contest. Students must choose a prompt and write a short personal essay. Essays should be 500 words long. The essay should address the writer’s life-experience.
Details: Essays will be read and judged by a panel of writers and editors at the Black Mountain Institute (BMI) in the College of Liberal Arts. Awards will be given … Read More
Ray Fletcher is a member of the inaugural Minority-Serving Institution Student Council (MSISC). During his time with the council, he partnered with the 91.5 KUNV radio station to purchase equipment that was geared toward student events. His goal was to place speakers around campus to increase the number of listeners for the KUNV radio station. Because of the equipment, KUNV was able to do advertising through the station and reach students, faculty, and staff campus-wide. In addition, KUNV is now able to do live remote broadcasts for any events involving KUNV. Having the ability to reach diverse audiences and promote … Read More
The Minority-Serving Institution Student Services Committee (SSC) will be chaired by Dr. Harriet E. Barlow, Executive Director for the Intersection. Dr. Barlow’s appointment comes as a result of Dr. Renee’ Watson’s announcement to serve as the vice president for student at Central Michigan University. As the chair of the Minority- Serving Institution Student Services, Dr. Watson founded the Minority-Serving Institution Student Council, created campus wide MSI Week celebration, coordinated the MSI Speaker Series and served on the committee for the inaugural Student Success Summit.
UNLV hosts Minority-Serving Institution Week (MSI Week), which features a full slate of educational opportunities designed to foster conversation and celebrate the richness of UNLV’s students.
Monday, March 28th
Self- Guided Mural Walk Location: TEC Building and Reception 2 p.m.
UNLV has five vibrant murals celebrating the university’s rich diversity and commitment to transforming public spaces into places of conversation and reflection. Since its inception, as part of the CSUN 5K Initiative project, the UNLV Mural Project has focused on empowering the UNLV community through art and collective expression. All murals are created by student or alumni artists … Read More
UNLV’s Extended Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Student Success Speaker Series aims to highlight and grow innovative approaches to supporting student success in an equitable and inclusive learning environment.
The next installment will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, in the Student Union Cohen Theatre, followed by light refreshments in the green room from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.