Student Advisor

Nicholas Huynh

Nicholas (Nicky) Huynh is a UNLV alumni who completed a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Global Entrepreneurship in 2017. Nicky joined Scientific Games as an Associate Quality Assurance Engineer after graduating and is now an Advanced Quality Assurance Engineer at the same company rebranded to Light & Wonder. He enjoys reading technology news and the newest start-ups around the country. On the weekends, Nicky enjoys volunteering with various non-profit organizations and currently serves as vice president of OCA Las Vegas, the second oldest civil rights group in the nation, and an alumni board member of his high school association.

Nicky brings to UNLV DECA over a decade of DECA experience starting as a member of East CTA. Nicky was one of the co-founding officers of UNLV DECA in 2012.  He served two years as UNLV DECA’s President, one year as Vice President, and one year as Vice President of Technology. Nicky also competed in two Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference and placed during his first year. He also completed the Gold Level Passport Leadership Program for three years. Nicky joined the advising team in 2016 and currently serves as the Student Advisor of UNLV DECA overseeing daily operations and continuing relationships with current partners developed over the years.