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Every gift to UNLV strengthens its missions of teaching, research, and public service.

The UNLV Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1981 to raise and manage private donations that benefit UNLV and its colleges, schools, and programs.

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Portrait of UNLV hospitality student Greg Lee
Mar. 20, 2018

Gregory Lee can’t wait to bring his international food and beverage experience, love for adventure, and fascination with wine to the annual scholarship fundraiser.

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Mar. 7, 2018

8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.

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Mar. 7, 2018

The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.


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Our Donors Are Our Superheroes!

Over the years, the UNLV Foundation’s seasonal thank you video has had a variety of looks and themes, usually featuring students who have benefited from programs and scholarships funded by private gifts. Last year, the storyline featured jazz studies student Gary Fowler performing an original song, “You Paved the Way.”

This time around, we drew inspiration from UNLV’s recent homecoming theme, Superheroes, as well as classic comic books and modern superhero movies. We wanted to express our gratitude for our donors and show that anyone could be a hero through the simple act of making a gift.

They say that with great power comes great responsibility, so we turned to those very donors to help get the message out.

UNLV Foundation - Super Heroes 2016