UNLV News Promoting Partnerships
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Helen Keller’s famous quote, “Alone we can do so little: together we can do so much,” would be an apt motto for UNLV’s office of community engagement.
Established in the summer of 2016, the office was created to support, facilitate, and promote collaboration, partnership, and engagement between the university and its many constituent groups.
Longtime employee and alum Sue DiBella, ’81 BA and ’88 MA Communication Studies, was tapped to serve as interim executive director. Her previous positions, including in the Division of Research and Economic Development and in the media relations office, have kept her tuned into community issues and the many UNLV programs and resources that can help address them.
As the office, which has a staff of two (NSHE specialist Tamara Marino joined in September), approaches its first anniversary, DiBella discussed the plans for the future.
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