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
The Minority-Serving Institution Student Council (MSISC) has partnered with The Intersection to host the MSISC Meet & Greet this fall in honor of Welcome Week. The event is for students, faculty, and staff who are interested in learning more about the MSISC members, their initiatives, and ways to get involved.
The event will take place on Friday September 2nd from 12pm to 1:30pmat The Intersection (Student Union room 121). Free Crumbl Cookie and MSISC merchandise will be provided.
The Minority-Serving Institution Student Council (MSISC) hosted its second annual August Retreat on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. The retreat taught members about the history of Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs). The retreat also helped to encourage team-building with new MSISC members and fostered discussions with panelists and community partners. The MSISC had the opportunity to learn and grow as a council before the start of the school year.
Dr. Renne’ Watson has officially moved on to her position as the new Student Affairs Vice President at Central Michigan University. As the previous Minority-Serving Institution Student Council (MSISC) advisor, she elected Dionna McDonald to take up the mantle and continue this important work. Below is an interview about Dionna McDonald’s thoughts on this new position.
Tell us about yourself and your journey to this moment.
Hailing from Louisville, KY, my journey of 1,000+ miles to join the UNLV family started with an open mind to … Read More