Robert J. Hersh Memorial Scholarship
Robert J. Hersh (RJ) was a proud Runnin' Rebel and double alum of UNLV with a BA and MA in Architecture. He was a talented architect with an innate gift of building - he played with only building toys as a child, and it was evident that it was going to be his career path. In his memory, RJ's family started a scholarship to carry on his legacy. The Robert J. Hersh Memorial Scholarship will benefit a student at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine.
RJ profoundly committed to his profession as he was to his friends, family and community. He was a valued brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and cherished the close relationships he forged with other Jewish members of the UNLV community. He was a good citizen and looked for ways to give back - volunteering on the UNLV Alumni Board for the College of Fine Arts, serving as a mentor for architecture students, and donating his time to help feed others through the Just One Project. RJ was committed to excellence in his work and dedicated over 6 years to the UNLV School of Medicine, as he knew the benefits a new medical school would have for the Las Vegas community, and the state of Nevada.