Nakia Jackson-Hale

Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events

Nakia Jackson-Hale is a graduate of Penn State University where she received a degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Health Education. After a short 2-year stint in the gaming industry, Nakia started working at UNLV in 2001. She was the UNLV Head Cheer Coach from 2001-2014 and the Director of Programs at the UNLV International Gaming Institute from 2001-2015. As the Director of Special Programs at the Law School, Nakia will manage events and associated event operations, budgets, strategy, seminars and conferences. She will also work closely with gaming executive education and the International Center for Gaming Regulation.