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Aqueelah Thompson

Coordinator, Student Engagement and Experiential Learning


Aqueelah earned both of her degrees at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in educational leadership, with an emphasis in higher education. She was a member of the women's basketball team during her undergraduate career and is a proud alumna of the University of Nevada, Reno! Aqueelah has spent her professional career helping students at Nevada in both athletic and academic advising capacities. In her role as coordinator for student engagement and experiential learning, she plans to continue serving students in preparing for their first year in college through the coordination of LiberalArtsFIT and assisting students with their future career paths by assisting with internships opportunities. In her free time she enjoys working out, cooking, baking custom cakes and spending time with her two sons.


  • M.A., Educational Leadership, University of Nevada, Reno, 2008
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 2003