Highlights of accomplishments by students and professors at the UNLV School of Nursing:

SON doctoral student Deborah Rojas was selected for the 2021-2022 cohort for the National League for Nursing Jonas Scholars Program. This is a very prestigious recognition that supports nursing education, faculty development, and more career opportunities.

SON Professor Rhigel “Jay” Tan (Nursing) was honored at the first Filipino Heroes Award. Hosted by the Filipino Ethnic Ministry of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, the event celebrated various Filipino heroes throughout the United States. Tan was recognized for his work during the pandemic, including designing face masks and shields and donating them throughout the Las Vegas community.

SON Professor Dieu-My Tran (Nursing) was accepted into the inaugural cohort of the UNLV Leadership Experience (LE), a new program to foster and grow campus leaders through mentorship, skill building, and promoting core values.