UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Rebels Ready For Tuesday’s Winter Commencement


19 UNLV student-athletes eligible to walk in graduation ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center

 Nineteen UNLV student-athletes are eligible to take part in Tuesday’s annual Winter Commencement Ceremonies on campus.
The list includes Rebels who wrapped up their course work this semester or will in Spring 2015.
Some graduates, such as Andrew Oberg (football) and Jordan Hardy (track & field), have remaining eligibility and will continue competing for their respective teams while either pursuing a master’s or second bachelor’s degree.
UNLV Athletics graduates from the 2014 Winter Class will move on to become professionals in such fields as civil engineering, nursing, political science, kinesiology, elementary education, and journalism & media studies among others.
Nearly 2,000 UNLV undergraduate, graduate and professional students are eligible to participate in this year’s Winter Commencement Ceremonies, which begin at 4 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The grads range in age from 19 to 70 and hail from 56 foreign countries. Of the graduates, 82 percent are Nevada residents.
The graduation will be streamed live at
The UNLV Athletics Department congratulates the Winter Class of 2014.
Brandon Rainford, Nursing
Women’s Basketball
Bri Charles, Political Science
Dance (Rebel Girls)
Brandi Charles, Kinesiology
Devante Davis, Public Administration
Michael Horsey, Interdisciplinary Studies
Andrew Oberg, Political Science
Kenneth Penny, Interdisciplinary Studies
David Szele, Hospitality Management
William Vea, Sociology
Men’s Soccer
Kyle Mellies, Civil Engineering
Women’s Soccer
Courtney Botelho, Kinesiology
Pauline Monreal, Kinesiology
Amanda Oliveto, Elementary Education
Stefany Valentino, Kinesiology
Men’s Swimming & Diving
Giacomo Gremizzi, Interdisciplinary Studies
Track & Field/Cross Country
Alva Castillo, Sociology
Jordan Hardy, Journalism & Media Studies
Taylar Mills, Communication
Sekola Falemaka, Interdisciplinary Studies
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Rebels Ready For Tuesday's Winter Commencement
19 UNLV student-athletes eligible to walk in graduation ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center

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