Because I look forward to UNLV being one of the best universities in the country and that’s where we are headed. Because it is our community university — a place where you can make a home, get an excellent education, and turn that into an amazing career.
Because, at UNLV, it’s really hard work but it’s so worth it because the staff are here for you … I feel at home at UNLV. 6
3 Because every morning I wake up, come to work, and think that today I have an opportunity to make a difference, just like so many professors who made a difference in my life.
Because UNLV is absolutely essential to the well-being and the greatness of the city of Las Vegas.
7. LINDY SCHUMACHER Donor to UNLV’s The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West
8. NORA CABEROY Life Sciences Professor
9. SANDRA PHILLIPS JOHNSON ’95 BSBA and ’00 MA Economics • President of Alumni Association
Because after 25 years at UNLV, I’m still having so much fun seeing the transformation in our students.
4 Because there is no university in the United States of America that has built what UNLV and this community have built in such a short amount of time. 12 Because UNLV has been great to me in my professional development and offered me opportunities for advancement.
10. SCOTT SIBELLA ’88 BS Hotel Administration • President & CEO of MGM Grand
Because when I look at the commitment that so many people have to this university, it fires me up! 9
11. TED QUIRK Attorney at Greenberg Traurig • Former Chair of UNLV Foundation Board
12. TONY TERRELL ’02 BA Interdisciplinary Studies • UNLV Academic Advisor Fall 2012 | 23
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