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NSC Welcomes New Gear Up Ambassador

Mar 13, 2015
Nevada State College and the Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives (CEDI) welcome Nick Mathews as NSC’s new Gear Up Ambassador.

Women of Excellence - highlighted for first-ever Status of Women event

Mar 13, 2015
On March 11, 2015, the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) will host its first-ever Status of Women event, featuring Vice Chancellor Catherine Cortez Masto as the keynote speaker.

NSC Celebrates Black History Month

Mar 13, 2015
NSC students, faculty and staff shared their dreams for themselves, their school and the world at Black History Month event, “What is your dream?!”

NSC’s new business course Entrepreneur 202, is a nontraditional course in several facets

Mar 13, 2015
A month from now, the world’s leading expert on Spring break will start getting phone calls from the New York Times, the Atlantic Magazine and NPR asking about spring break and students partying. The prediction: Panama City Beach will be the hot spot for East Coasters, Lake Havasu or San Diego for traveling mid-Westerners and Cancun for international spring breakers.

NSC and UNLV faculty members collaborate, receive $3.25 Million R01 Grant

Jan 30, 2015
NSC chemistry professor, Dr. Amber Howerton, worked with UNLV faculty to earn a five-year, $3.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in December. The grant was awarded to support the efforts of Dr. Howerton and UNLV chemistry professor, Dr. Ernesto Abel-Santos, as they continue their research on a drug aimed at preventing Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.

NSSA honors NSC student Astrid Silva with first-ever Humanitarian award

Jan 30, 2015
Last Thursday, January 22, the Nevada State Student Alliance (NSSA), with the help of the Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives presented its first-ever Humanitarian Award. The award was presented to NSC student Astrid Silva at the Welcome Week event “Lunch with Leaders,” held in the Dawson building.

NSC Foundation selects Kristi Overgaard as Vice Chair of Board of Trustees

Jan 30, 2015
Kristi Overgaard, the Executive Vice President of Awesomeness for Switch and all Rob Roy Companies, has been selected to serve as Vice Chair of the Nevada State College Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center approved for certification

Jan 30, 2015
In December 2014, the Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center (SBHC) had its Certification Visit from the The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (NDPBH), Bureau of Child, Family, and Community Wellness. The SBHC was approved for certification, and awarded a certificate which states, “The Dr. Joel and Carol Bower SBHC has successfully met the Nevada SBHC Standards for Certification.” The Director of the School-Based Health Center, Dr. Sherri Coffman, was very excited about this accomplishment. “We have been working very hard for this,” she said. “I’m so pleased to announce that we passed with flying colors!” 

Nevada State College invites NSC community to be part of history at Beam Signing Ceremony

Nov 07, 2014
Nevada State College celebrated the construction of the Student Center and the Nursing, Science, and Education Building with a Beam Signing Ceremony.

NSC hires new director for Writing Center

Nov 07, 2014
Dr. Kathryn Tucker is the newly-hired Writing Center Director and Assistant Professor of English Rhetoric and Composition here at NSC. Dr. Tucker and her staff of six Peer Writing Specialists are building up the Writing Center this semester, and have big plans for the future.

NSC well-represented at 3rd Annual NSHE Diversity Summit

Nov 07, 2014
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) hosted its 3rd Annual Diversity Summit in Southern Nevada on Friday, October 3, 2014. The event was held at the Cheyenne Campus of the College of Southern Nevada, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hundreds of staff and faculty members from Southern Nevada institutions attended the event, including a large contingency from NSC.

NSC starts Post-Baccalaureate program in conjunction with University of Nevada School of Medicine

Nov 07, 2014
This semester marks the start of NSC’s first Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program, in conjunction with the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM), for students interested in medical school.

Nevada State College hosts 3D Classroom live demo session to showcase new technology

Sep 30, 2014
Nevada State College Department of Physical and Life Sciences Professor Vikash Patel posed this question to his Biology 223, Human Anatomy and Physiology class during a live demo of NSC’s new cutting-edge technology, The 3D Classroom.

Nevada State College School of Nursing receives approval from state board of nursing to expand program

Sep 30, 2014
On Wednesday, Sept. 17, representatives from the NSC School of Nursing went before the Nevada State Board of Nursing to gain approval for the expansion of their program. The School of Nursing leadership team presented their plan, which includes adding more students and updating the curriculum.

NSC and Nevadans for the Common Good team up to create mentoring program

Sep 30, 2014
Nevada State College and Nevadans for the Common Good launched a new mentoring program on Friday, Sept. 19, with a Meet & Greet for mentors and mentees in the Liberal Arts & Sciences Building (LAS).

Nevada State College president presents 2014 State of the Campus Address

Sep 30, 2014
Nevada State College President Bart Patterson presented the 2014 State of the Campus Address on Monday, Sept. 15, to an audience of community leaders, supporters, students, faculty and staff at the City of Henderson Event Plaza Amphitheatre.

NSC demonstrates continued commitment to diversity

Aug 29, 2014
The Office of Community Engagement & Diversity Initiatives at NSC seeks to promote a campus culture that values diversity in all its forms, through inclusive dialogues, experiences and appreciation and value of others to leverage people as a source of collective learning, campus unity, and institutional strength.

Nevada State College welcomes first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

Aug 29, 2014
August 2014 marks a historic occasion for NSC history students:  this month the college welcomed Dr. Eduardo De Mesa as NSC’s first ever Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence.

President Bart Patterson does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during Welcome Week

Aug 29, 2014
As the sun was at its highest, mid-day on August 28, President Bart Patterson cooled down with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge took place in front of an excited crowd of faculty, staff and students at the Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) building.

NSC begins new school year with record numbers, measurable growth

Aug 29, 2014
The beginning of the 2014-15 school year marks Nevada State College’s 12th year in existence. While the college began as a small group of 177 students, it has evolved into a campus of more than 3400 students, set on 500 acres of land.

Nepantla Summer Bridge eases transition to college for first-generation college students

Jul 31, 2014
As part of the Nevada State College (NSC) Nepantla Program, NSC has launched its second Summer Bridge with a cohort of 22 first-generation college students.

Nevada State College announces new positions in the Office of the Provost

Jul 31, 2014
The NSC Office of the Provost announced the addition of two new positions this month: the Vice Provost for Scholarship and Experiential Curriculum, and the Vice Provost for Student Success and Academic Innovation.

Nevada State College Foundation selects four new trustees

Jul 31, 2014
The Nevada State College Foundation (NSCF) has announced the appointment of four new trustees...

NSC Students return from 2nd annual Study Abroad in Ireland program

Jul 31, 2014
On June 22, 2014, ten NSC students returned from Dublin, Ireland after participating in the second annual Study Abroad in Ireland program.

Nevada State College science departments develop new programs

Jun 30, 2014
The Nevada State College (NSC) Department(s) of Physical and Life Sciences and Social Sciences continue to thrive, celebrating the addition of several new programs, including GradFit and poster presentations for both social and life sciences.

NSC Visual Media Students win local award for film project

Jun 30, 2014
And the award for Best Use of Character goes to…”Speak English?” by NSC Films! 

NSC Faculty members receive awards, recognition from peers

Jun 30, 2014
Nevada State College faculty members are receiving awards and recognition on a national level, from alumni awards to national committees and academic journals.

Dr. Joel & Carol Bower School-Based Health Center celebrates 10th Anniversary with Community Health Fair

Jun 30, 2014
The Dr. Joel & Carol Bower School-Based Health Center (SBHC) celebrated 10 years of serving the Henderson community with a Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NSSA Installs new President, Senators and Executive Board at Installation Ceremony

May 30, 2014
“It’s been a busy year for NSSA,” announced Student Activities Advisor Jerica Turek at the Nevada State Student Association (NSSA) End-of-Year banquet and Installation Ceremony. “This year has been incredibly successful, with improvements in every area,” she said. The organization boasts an increased number of NSSA events, a 10% higher attendance rate from last year to this year, a record number of 25 registered clubs and organizations, and improvement in the programs and services offered to students, among other accomplishments.

Nevada State College Leaders recognized as “Women of Distinction”

May 30, 2014
Nevada State College (NSC) Provost Dr. Erika Beck and Physical and Life Sciences Department Chair Dr. Robin Cresiski have been selected by the National Association of Women Business Owners as finalists for the 2014 Women of Distinction Award (WODA).

Nevada State College Graduates Largest Class Ever at 2014 Commencement Ceremony

May 30, 2014
Nevada State College (NSC) was proud to graduate its largest class ever at the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2014 at the Henderson Pavilion.  More than 200 students participated in the ceremony, along with administrators, faculty, staff, members of the Nevada Board of Regents and the NSC Foundation Board of Trustees, other elected officials, friends, family members and the community.

Nevada State College School of Nursing hires new Dean, celebrates 100 percent pass rate on NCLEX exam

May 30, 2014
May was a good month for the Nevada State College (NSC) School of Nursing.  With the annual pinning ceremony on May 9th, during National Nurses Week (May 6-12), a 100 percent pass rate of Nevada State students on the nursing licensure exam, and the hire of new Dean & Associate Professor Dr. Neal Rosenburg, the School of Nursing has a lot to celebrate.

Google Glass technology available for campus exploration

Jan 30, 2014
"While Google Glass is more of a personal piece of technology, it can be adapted in ways to enable sharing among many users," said Ernesto Hernandez, emerging technologies librarian at the college. "I look forward to working with our campus community to brainstorm uses that will enhance our learning environments online and in the classroom."

Nevada State College awarded Library Services and Technology Act Grant

Jan 27, 2014
History students at Nevada State College (NSC) will be working to preserve Henderson's past by collecting oral histories of area residents with the support of a recent $97,000 Library Services and Technology Act Grant (LSTA). Working closely with academic faculty and library staff, students will develop job skills in oral history collection and digital archiving while participating in an undergraduate research project focused on the southern Nevada city, titled "Bridging the Past, Henderson Memories."

State Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson welcomed to NSC campus for semester kickoff

Jan 23, 2014
Highlighting the definition of social intelligence, Thompson and the event participants discussed the importance of being mindful of the thoughts and feelings of others and considered how an individual's actions, volunteerism, and support can make an impact.

Nevada State College announces comprehensive fundraising campaign during groundbreaking ceremony

Jan 16, 2014
With a goal to raise $15 million, the campaign will support the construction of two new buildings; academic and technology needs; student scholarships; and faculty and student interests such as continuing education, research, and athletics.

Study abroad program to return to Dublin, Ireland in 2014

Dec 10, 2013
"Study abroad experiences enrich the intellectual and personal lives of students who participate," shared Roberta Kaufman, assistant professor of the School of Education, and faculty advisor of the 2013 study abroad program. "Participants have the opportunity to become immersed in another culture. They can dispel myths and learn the history that influences contemporary thinking. An international experience creates opportunity to be a participant rather than an observer."

Henderson Police Department returns to NSC for Financial Literacy Series

Nov 15, 2013
"As mentioned by Detective White, identity theft related crimes are becoming more and more prevalent and are therefore a popular topic," said Anthony Morrone, associate director of financial aid and student employment. "Through the Financial Literacy Series and speakers like the Henderson Police Department, our department aims to prepare participants with a base of both financial understanding and security."

Nevada State College partners with the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Nov 07, 2013
"Continuing to enhance student success and retention are key objectives at Nevada State College," said NSC Provost and Executive Vice President Erika Beck. "Gateway courses are stepping stones in a student's path to completing their degree program and are therefore an important foundation for their success. We're honored to have the opportunity to work so closely with John Gardner, a world renowned expert in the field, as our institution strengthens the first year retention of our students and ultimately produces a larger number of career-ready graduates."

Supplemental instruction program launches to support student success

Oct 24, 2013
Creating new opportunities for Nevada State College students to both engage in their coursework and achieve academic success; the Student Academic Center has launched a Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. SI is a free student service that focuses on historically difficult courses, such as math and biology, and encourages students to take advantage of highly interactive, peer-organized study sessions.

Roberto's Taco Shop partners with Nevada State College Foundation to offer scholarship program

Oct 17, 2013
"I was very thrilled when the opportunity to partner with the NSCF came about as this is the first time I am given the chance to provide a scholarship to a local college," said Reynaldo Robledo, owner of RTS. "I feel it is very important for local companies to give back to the community whenever possible - it is a win-win for everyone."

Nevada State College appoints Associate Vice President of Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives

Oct 14, 2013
NSC has announced the appointment of Edith Fernandez to the position of Associate Vice President of Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives after a national search. In this new leadership role, Fernandez will work closely with the Southern Nevada community and the institution to support community outreach and diversity initiatives as well as coordinate internal efforts to retain and graduate students of all backgrounds.

Secondary education major Allysa Starkweather receives 2013 Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship

Oct 10, 2013
“It was an absolutely amazing feeling to receive the Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship and know that I am one of the top education students in the state,” said Starkweather. “I'm incredibly grateful for the opportunity and the acknowledgment that this scholarship has awarded me as it will help me complete my final semester at Nevada State College.”

Second annual Spirit Week celebrates Scorpion Culture

Oct 02, 2013
“While the campus continues to grow, our goal is to maintain the close-knit environment that has made NSC special since the beginning,” shared Brandi Robinson, events coordinator and Spirit Week director. “Spirit Week provides opportunities for the campus community to mingle, students and faculty to connect outside of the classroom, and most importantly, for all to tout their Scorpion Pride.”

Presidential Scholarships awarded to nine students in recognition of outstanding academic achievements

Oct 01, 2013
“It’s an honor for Nevada State College and the Office of the President to be able to reward our students as they start their studies off with such a focus on academic success,” said President Bart Patterson. “I look forward to having these amazing scholars on campus to inspire all students to achieve success.”

NSC expands to offer Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Sep 25, 2013
Expanding to meet demand of both the local and national job market, Nevada State College has announced the addition of a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice program. The college received approval to add the degree to its roster of over 24 majors and minors by the Board of Regents during a meeting held in early September.

President Bart Patterson presents 2013 State of the Campus Address

Sep 23, 2013
President Bart Patterson presented the State of the Campus Address on Monday, Sept. 23 to share his vision for the campus and to celebrate recent successes of both students and faculty.

NSC faculty shares passion for nursing, wins statewide essay contest

Sep 11, 2013
Sharing her passion for the fields of nursing and nurse education, Nevada State College School of Nursing Lecturer, LaTricia Perry, has been selected as a winner in the Nevada Hospital Association’s 12th Annual Statewide Nurse Essay Contest.

Reduced-cost transportation offered for NSC students

Sep 03, 2013
Members of the campus will be able to purchase 30-day transit passes for $32.50 or a full semester pass for $104, 50 percent and 60 percent discounts respectively.

Telethon to support children’s clinics, Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center, Sept. 10-12

Aug 26, 2013
The Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center (SBHC) has been selected by 8 News NOW to be one of the three local children’s clinics to benefit from the Dial 4 A Smile telethon scheduled for Sept. 10 through 12 during its 4pm to 6pm newscast. The SBHC was founded in 2004 through a Nevada State College School of Nursing and Clark County School District partnership.

College launches mobile app to increase ease of information

Aug 22, 2013
"Since 2012, the mobile traffic to the NSC website has increased by over 40 percent," said Brian Chongtai, director of OIT. "The NSC Mobile app is a new tool for this audience as they continue to seek out NSC resources." 

Career Services Center to launch with first day of fall classes

Aug 22, 2013
Known as the “CSC@NSC,” the center will act as the career hub on campus, providing students and alumni the skills needed to identify career goals and interact with a lifetime of professional career movement and job decisions.

American Association of University Professors council selects Angela Brommel of NSC to represent southwestern district

Aug 06, 2013
Brommel will serve as a resource for both faculty and administrative faculty on issues such as recruitment, compensation, and job security.

Campus development plans continue forward, special building fee deferred

Aug 01, 2013
As Nevada State College (NSC) works to consolidate its campus through the construction of two new buildings, the institution has announced that the previously approved special building fee will be deferred for students enrolled during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Second annual Spirit Week scheduled for September

Jul 24, 2013
Building upon a tradition that was started in 2012, Nevada State College (NSC) has scheduled its second annual Spirit Week for Monday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept. 27.

Visual Media students showcase work during Las Vegas Film Festival

Jul 22, 2013
Eight students, all members of the NSC Visual Media Club, presented a total of 16 projects, including documentaries, creative shorts, and commercials. Each project reflected the students’ work as screenwriters, directors, actors, as well as editors.

School of Nursing faculty to write for NCLEX-RN

Jul 18, 2013
“It’s an honor to have been chosen to represent both our state and Nevada State College on the NCLEX-RN item writing panel,” said  Professor Growe. “Every nurse in the nation is required to take this exam prior to beginning work and I’m delighted to provide my input and help uphold a standard of excellence in our field. Writing for the exam has been on my bucket list since I began teaching.”

Summer bridge program empowers first-generation college students

Jul 08, 2013
“The NSC Summer Bridge is unique in that students not only have the opportunity to acclimate to college coursework, but they start their college experience with a group of similar students in order to foster peer-to-peer support,” said Leila Pazargadi, NSC assistant professor and director of the summer bridge.

Student demand brings American Sign Language V to Nevada State College

Jun 24, 2013
Dedicated to learning American Sign Language (ASL), a group of Nevada State College students led the charge to expand the college’s language course offerings by organizing a petition during the spring semester.

NSC welcomes Kevin Butler as Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration

Jun 19, 2013
An important part of Butler’s initial focus at NSC will be towards finalizing plans for two new buildings to be constructed on the main campus. He will be involved in the completion of project financing, building floor plans, as well as construction.

Rod A. Davis and Linda E. Young awarded 2013 President’s Medals

Jun 11, 2013
“It’s our pleasure to recognize Mr. Davis and Ms. Young as 2013 President’s Medal recipients,” said President Bart Patterson. “We are grateful for their continued partnership, in both supporting Nevada State College and serving the Southern Nevada community.”

27th Annual Human Anatomy & Physiology Society conference workshops held at NSC

Jun 04, 2013
Welcoming a national audience of college and university faculty, Nevada State College (NSC) was proud to co-host the 27th Annual Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) Conference.

Nevada State College students launch blog for Ireland study abroad program

May 22, 2013
Fourteen students and one faculty advisor from Nevada State College (NSC) will participate in the college’s first study abroad program at the Marino Institute of Education (MIE) in Dublin, Ireland June 8 through 22. To share their experiences and encourage future participation in the program, the initial cohort has created a group blog titled “Scorpions Abroad.”

Nevada State College and Truckee Meadows Community College form nursing articulation agreement

May 14, 2013
Providing an efficient and seamless pathway for Associate Degree in Nursing students to also complete a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing program, Nevada State College and Truckee Meadows Community College have partnered to form a collaborative nursing program.

College celebrates accomplishments of graduates during spring commencement ceremony

May 11, 2013
Approximately 315 students participated in the ceremony joined by administrators, faculty, staff, Nevada Board of Regents members, NSC Foundation Board of Trustees representatives, other elected officials, friends, and family.

Therapy dogs relieve exam related stress for students during finals week

May 07, 2013
“Providing students with unique stress relieving activities, such as pet therapy, is a growing trend for colleges and universities across the nation,” said Ernesto Hernandez, Emerging Technologies Librarian at NSC. “We are so thankful that Love Dog Adventures could help our students, faculty, and staff members take a mental break during the start of a typically stressful week.”

Associate professor supports local non-profit arts center

Apr 25, 2013
“Downtown Las Vegas is experiencing an artistic renaissance and the number of art events is increasing each year,” said Associate Professor of English Gregory Robinson. “I love to see this shift in culture and want to help any way that I can. I joined the Contemporary Arts Center last year because they play such an important role in developing the Downtown Arts District.”

High school students promote college benefits through Nevada State College and Basic High School poster contest

Apr 24, 2013
“It’s important for students to begin the college discussion early on,” said BHS Principal David Bechtel. “The poster design contest was a great way to increase buzz about college opportunities, financial aid options, and college enrollment steps between students as well as students and their families. We’re excited to keep the conversation going and provide necessary assistance as our students move towards high school graduation and on to their college applications.”

Eighth Annual iTeach Awards Ceremony Honors 2012 Achievements

Apr 01, 2013
“Nevada State College is a special place because of the great work of our dedicated faculty and staff,” said Erika Beck, NSC Provost and emcee of the ceremony. “The accomplishments of our team members not only impact our students, but our community as a whole.”

Nursing students practice pediatric care during annual diabetes camp

Apr 01, 2013
Applying pediatric knowledge and skills in a real-world setting, a group of Nevada State College (NSC) nursing students joined the medical staff team at the annual Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA) Camp Vegas on March 26.

Nevada State Bookstore to expand offerings with Barnes & Noble College Bookseller’s transition

Mar 25, 2013
“As our enrollment has increased to over 3,400 students, the opportunity to bring Barnes & Noble to our campus was ideal,” said Buster Neel, NSC Vice President of Finance and Administration. “With nearly 700 campus bookstores across the nation, the new Barnes & Noble management team will be able to provide expanded opportunities for NSC students, faculty, and staff.”

Sloan-C and Nevada State College Team Up to Bring ‘Career Forum’ to Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Conference

Mar 21, 2013
The “Career Forum,” which is being managed by conference sponsor NSC, was created to provide conference participants with new opportunities to network and interview with prospective employers.

Tenure awarded to five Liberal Arts and Science professors

Mar 14, 2013
The newly tenured faculty include: Shirli Brautbar, Associate Professor of History; Edwin Price, Associate Professor of Environmental Science; Gregory Robinson, Associate Professor of English; Gwen Sharp, Associate Professor of Sociology and Department Chair of Social Sciences & Business Administration; and Aaron Wong, Associate Professor of Mathematics.

Nevada State College publication wins Collegiate Advertising Award

Mar 05, 2013
The first edition of the NSC magazine, the Black and Gold Annual, has won a gold 2012 Collegiate Advertising Award in the single magazine publication category.

State grant enables expansion of Henderson school-based health center

Feb 21, 2013
Funding will support expansion plans for the Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center including preparation for an electronic health record system, development of emergency preparedness plans, and the exploration of mental health services.

Henderson Police Department participates in Financial Literacy Series

Feb 21, 2013
The Department of Financial Aid welcomed the Henderson Police Department Financial Crimes Unit to campus on Thursday, Feb. 21 to discuss “Identity Theft and Internet Fraud” with a group of students, faculty, and staff. The event was held in the Marydean Martin Library as the fourth segment of NSC’s Financial Literacy Series.

Student led hike encourages community, tradition at Nevada State College

Feb 13, 2013
Committed to building long-lasting traditions for Nevada State College, a group of students joined together on Monday, Feb. 18 to hike to the top of the McCullough Mountain located just south of the college’s Liberal Arts and Sciences building.

College hosts Tourette Syndrome Association speaker

Feb 11, 2013
Led by Judy Peterson, a nationally recognized expert in the field of TS, the event welcomed education and nursing students and faculty from NSC, local K-12 educators, school nurses, psychologists, and social workers.

Nominations for the 2013 iTeach awards to be accepted through Feb. 19

Feb 08, 2013
In preparation for the upcoming iTeach Awards Ceremony, the Nevada State College Office of College Relations will be accepting award nomination through Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Solar array to increase energy efficiency for Nevada State College

Jan 28, 2013
Working towards the development of a more self-sustained campus, Nevada State College (NSC) has installed a 205-kilowatt solar array on its emerging 509-acre property in Henderson.

Legislative committee approves college development plans

Jan 25, 2013
“Students across the campus have acknowledged the need for the new buildings,” said Nevada State Student Alliance President Deuvall Dorsey during the IFC meeting. “We are truly the fastest growing institution of higher education in the state – our campus expansion has been a long time coming and we’re proud to be moving forward.”

School of Education introduces study abroad program to Dublin, Ireland

Jan 24, 2013
Available to students of all majors at the college, the initial cohort will study at the Marino Institute of Education (MIE), an associated college of the University of Dublin, Trinity College, in Dublin, Ireland June 10-21, 2013.

Board of Regents approve campus development plans for Nevada State College

Jan 11, 2013
The development plans will now go to the Nevada Legislature Interim Finance Committee for review Jan. 25.

Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center receives $50,000 Dignity Health Grant

Jan 10, 2013
The SBHC plans to utilize the funding to supplement the costs of patient medications specific to asthma and to support the salaries of the center’s current nursing staff throughout 2013.

Dedication of Nevada State College library celebrates namesake, Marydean Martin

Dec 14, 2012
“Marydean Martin generously contributed a significant amount of money to support the expansion of the NSC Library. Marydean is a tireless advocate to support the value of learning for future generations of NSC students. Her first large contribution came in the summer of 2002 - as the college prepared to open for the first time, with the donation of numerous crates of her personal book collection,” Patterson said.

Nevada State College nurse residency program celebrates second year of success at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

Dec 11, 2012
Brought to the hospital in late 2010, the collaborative program promotes retention as well as ongoing education for first-year nurses.

Nevada State College professor contributes to GRAMMY nominated historical album

Dec 07, 2012
This week, the Recording Academy announced that the three-CD box set, "Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection," had been nominated for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards in two categories: best historical album and best packaging for a boxed set.

Nevada State College Foundation selects new board chair-elect and trustees

Nov 29, 2012
“The NSCF plays a vital role in fostering much needed support for NSC – the fastest growing institution of higher education in the state,” said NSC President Bart Patterson. “Our efforts include both private fundraising as well as the development of partnerships that can improve and expand our current educational programs. We’re so pleased to have the support, wealth of knowledge and experience that our new chair-elect and trustees bring to the board.”

Nursing students gain clinical experience in Veterans Administration apprenticeship program

Nov 20, 2012
The highly competitive clinical program allows accepted nursing students to complete up to 400 hours of classroom work and competency-based clinical practice under the supervision of a qualified registered nurse (RN) preceptor.

Association for the Study of Higher Education speaker welcomed to NSC campus

Nov 19, 2012
As part of the Provost Speaking Series, Nevada State College (NSC) welcomed Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner, president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) to campus on Monday, Nov. 19 to speak to an audience of faculty, staff, and students on the topics of mentoring Latino students and improving student success.

School of Education forms advisory council to strengthen academic programs

Nov 07, 2012
Comprised of education leaders and decisions makers in Nevada, the Nevada State College School of Education formed an advisory council of 14 founding members during the fall semester.

Future of Nevada State College unveiled at anniversary gala

Oct 22, 2012
During Nevada State College’s 10th Anniversary Gala, a grand finale to its yearlong anniversary celebration, President Bart Patterson outlined the future of the growing college and unveiled plans for two new buildings.

Nevada State College and 360BrandVision to enhance technology and learning experience for students

Oct 17, 2012
Furthering its longstanding commitment to improving student success through technological innovation, Nevada State College (NSC) has joined forces with Las Vegas-based holographic media company, 360BrandVision, in order to develop an educational platform that will enhance the learning experience of NSC students.

Annual Healing Presence Ceremony welcomes over 100 campus participants

Sep 26, 2012
The ceremony takes place each fall and welcomes current nursing students and faculty, nursing alumni, as well as faculty and staff from across the NSC campus.

Campus selects "Scotty" as official name for scorpion mascot

Sep 26, 2012
The name "Scotty" was chosen during the campus-wide selection process held September 4 - 21. Suggested by a student, the acronym SCOTTY stands for Scorpion Community of Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday.

Anniversary gala to celebrate a decade of growth and success for NSC

Sep 25, 2012
As the grand finale of Nevada State College’s yearlong anniversary celebration, the college is holding its 10th Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 19, 2012.

NSC collaborates with family leadership program empowering local youth to pursue higher education

Sep 24, 2012
“We strategically pair college students with youth in order to develop mentor-mentee relationships that will assist with successful high school completion and transition to college,” said Lori Navarrete, associate professor of education at NSC.

Science club launches organic community garden

Sep 15, 2012
“Our vision was to create a fully organic community garden on NSC grounds for the campus to enjoy,” said the club’s president Jessica Milliron. “We went on a journey developing plans for the garden and are pleased to see it come alive today.”

President Bart Patterson delivers first State of the Campus Address

Sep 14, 2012
Focusing the presentation on his vision for the college moving forward, Patterson discussed five themes for the next year and beyond.

Nevada State College president to give State of the Campus Address

Sep 10, 2012
Nevada State College President Bart Patterson will give his first State of the Campus Address on Thursday, Sept. 13, beginning at 4 p.m. The presentation is part of the college’s first annual Spirit Week schedule of events.

Nevada State College mascot to be named via campus-wide contest

Aug 27, 2012
As part of the Nevada State College 10th anniversary celebration, the college will conduct a campus-wide naming contest for its scorpion mascot. Students, alumni, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to submit their suggested names via an online nomination form beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4 through 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 13.

Nevada State College welcomes thousands of students to first day of classes

Aug 20, 2012
As NSC celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year, the state’s fastest growing four-year college is proud to welcome over 3,150 students to the fall semester.

NSC advances towards Hispanic Serving Institution status with support of Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce

Aug 17, 2012
On Friday, August 17, Nevada State College and the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a two-part workshop and luncheon to discuss the next phase of the college’s mission to become a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution. 

NSC students join Andson Foundation to provide tutoring to local children in summer literacy program

Aug 10, 2012
Education majors at Nevada State College had a unique opportunity this summer to join forces with the Andson Foundation to participate in the Rockstar Readers Summer Literacy Program as tutors. An initiative developed by the Andson Foundation, the program is aimed to continue the literacy development of elementary students on summer break while also encouraging a love for reading at an early age.

Discovery of oldest-known Woody Guthrie recordings credited to NSC professor

Jul 26, 2012
“The four songs, recorded off the two discs I found, are essentially the oldest known Woody Guthrie recordings in existence,” said La Chapelle. “The discs, called ‘Prestos,’ were 10-inches in diameter, ran at 78 rpm and were composed of lacquer-covered aluminum.”

President Bart Patterson joins Facebook and Twitter

Jul 24, 2012
Nevada State College President Bart Patterson has always had an interest in making personal connections with students, faculty, staff and community supporters of the College. This summer, Patterson has now taken this social charge online by joining both Facebook and Twitter.

Nevada State College conducts mental health training for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Crisis Intervention Team

Jul 20, 2012
“The purpose of the simulation is to place the participant in the shoes of a mentally ill patient in order for them to truly develop an understanding of the difficulty these individuals have when trying to focus, listen to directions, or complete the most simple tasks,” said Chaffin.

Medical Spanish immersion course launched by Nevada State College for nursing students and graduates

Jul 12, 2012
As the Hispanic population in Southern Nevada continues to grow, the need for bilingual medical professionals is also increasing. To answer this need, the Nevada State College School of Nursing has begun offering a four-week immersive medical Spanish course, launching this summer.

NSC faculty lectures at eye surgical training program in Vietnam

Jun 15, 2012
This spring, Hue, Vietnam welcomed nearly 30 faculty members from around the world to attend the 4th biennial Imperial City Eye Meeting.

International nursing honor society charters NSC and UNLV as joint chapter: Zeta Kappa At-Large

Jun 01, 2012
“The nursing faculties at NSC and UNLV have always been very collaborative. NSC faculty and students have been actively participating in Zeta Kappa STTI events for the last five years,” said Shirlee Snyder, dean of nursing at NSC. “The at-large STTI chapter is just another example of the mutual support between the institutions.”

Federal funding renewed for Nevada State College TRIO Upward Bound Programs

May 21, 2012
After a funding gap that spanned four months, the Nevada State College chapter of TRIO Upward Bound was notified by Senator Harry Reid’s office that federal funds would be renewed for use starting June 1, 2012. The two grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education will help sustain the program at NSC through 2017.

Next Steps for NSC: An Interview with President Bart Patterson

May 18, 2012
Now settled in at NSC, Patterson is enthusiastic to further introduce himself to the campus and the community by discussing his vision and goals for the college – along with sharing a few more personal details on his background, interests and hobbies.

School of Nursing welcomes new program cohorts

May 18, 2012
“It’s an amazing feeling to have been accepted to the nursing program as I’ve worked really hard for the last couple years to complete my prerequisite courses,” said Linda Cirillo, a regular track student starting the program this fall.

Nevada State College Commencement 2012

May 14, 2012
This year NSC graduated its largest class to-date with more than 300 students, representing each of the 24 degree programs offered by the college.

NSC Student Accepted to NASA Pre-Service Teacher Workshop in Texas

May 14, 2012
Melina Arriaza, a first-generation college student enrolled at Nevada State College was accepted to participate in a weeklong training at the highly prestigious NASA Johnson Space Center Pre-Service Teacher Institute in Houston, Texas.

School of Nursing graduates and dean honored at spring 2012 pinning ceremony

May 11, 2012
“It’s overwhelming to see the talent and dedication represented in this year’s graduating class,” said Dean of Nursing Shirlee Snyder. “Our BSNs truly exemplify the knowledge, skill and heart required to excel in their field.”

NSC Team Participates in 17th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

May 05, 2012
A group of nearly 30 participants from the college laced up their tennis shoes to show their support in both the one mile fun run/walk and the 5K near the downtown Las Vegas Fremont Street Experience.

History students explore solar energy’s past by touring a modern day solar thermal plant

May 04, 2012
“We are interested in finding out why a similar technology in Egypt was dismantled over 100 years ago,” La Chapelle said. “Throughout the semester, students have been researching the politics, marketing strategies and diplomacy that contributed to the disappearance and then reappearance of this technology.”

Environmental science students survey local lands with XRF Analyzer Gun

May 02, 2012
Visiting both the historic Nelson mining area and Three Kids Mine near Lake Las Vegas, a group of Nevada State College students examined old mine tailings for select pollutants such as lead, arsenic and cadmium.

Board of Regents appoints Bart Patterson as President of Nevada State College

May 01, 2012
Bart Patterson was named President of Nevada State College during a special session of the Board of Regents on April 30, 2012. Serving as the interim president of the college since November 1, 2011, Patterson is the seventh individual to assume the leadership role since the college’s inception in 2002.

NSC joins in 2012 Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival activities

Apr 21, 2012
“NSC is honored to join the city in this annual celebration as the City of Henderson was instrumental in the founding of the College and has always been a terrific partner,” said Bart Patterson, NSC President. “Our students and staff were especially eager to participate this year to share the excitement of our 10th anniversary with those in attendance.”

Students recognized in local writers' group contest

Apr 19, 2012
Sharing their talents beyond the campus, two Nevada State College (NSC) students and one alumnus were awarded in a local writing contest organized by the Henderson Writers Group. The students who independently submitted poems and short stories were each awarded complimentary entrance to either the full or partial Las Vegas Writers Conference scheduled for April 19 – 21, 2012.

Campus community welcomes five finalists in presidential search

Apr 19, 2012
The Nevada State College campus community is interviewing each of the five finalists in the college’s presidential search April 24 – 26, 2012. Candidates will be meeting with several stakeholder groups including students, faculty, administration and community leaders. Community members are invited and encouraged to attend the open forums listed below to meet each finalist, learn more about their vision for NSC and have any questions addressed.

Financial Aid Awards Increase for NSC Students

Apr 17, 2012
“Since 2009 we have more than tripled the dollar amount of funds awarded to our students and that number continues to grow,” stated Neil Woolf, director of financial aid at NSC. “The more students we can work with to complete the FASFA, the more opportunity we have to secure financial support for their education.”

Holocaust Speaking Series Organized for NSC History Class

Apr 10, 2012
Students in the spring 2012 History of the Holocaust class at Nevada State College were honored to attend a two-part Holocaust survivor speaking series as a segment of their semester coursework.

School of Nursing Curriculum Integrates Electronic Health Record Software

Apr 04, 2012
Nursing students utilizing the training software at NSC practice electronic charting during clinical work, access case study trainings and take exams tailored specifically to the NSC nursing curriculum.

Senior Nursing Students Present Community Project Research

Mar 23, 2012
“Our senior projects truly help us research information that can be used to help the community as a whole,” said Germania Skidmore, a presenting nursing student. “It’s exciting to see our research being considered for implementation.”

NSC Honors Faculty and Staff During Appreciation Dinner

Mar 22, 2012
During an annual appreciation dinner and awards ceremony held on March 22, 2012, Technology Fellows, Part-Time Faculty, Classified Employee of the Year, iTeach, and Anniversary award recipients were recognized.

NSC Academic Advisor receives Chandler Award for Master’s work at San Jose State University

Mar 21, 2012
NSC is proud to congratulate Adeste Sipin, an esteemed Academic Advisor at the college, for receiving the prestigious Chandler Award from San Jose State University (SJSU).

Nevada State College Introduces SynDavers into the Classroom

Mar 14, 2012
Students taking anatomy and physiology courses at Nevada State College are of the first in the state to work with SynDaver, a life-like cadaver.

Nevada State College Partners with Local Businesses for Live Drilling Demonstration

Mar 09, 2012
Nevada State College’s Environmental and Resource Science program partnered with two local businesses to demonstrate environmental drilling techniques on NSC grounds.

Dr. Kevin Graziano of Nevada State College receives Regents’ Teaching Award

Mar 02, 2012
Nevada State College Associate Professor, Dr. Kevin Graziano was recognized as the Regents’ Teaching Award recipient during the March Board of Regent’s meeting on Friday, March 2, 2012.

Nurse Residency Program Launched by Nevada State College and Sunrise Hospital Advances First Cohort

Feb 28, 2012
Nevada State College in partnership with Sunrise Hospital successfully advanced the first cohort of 28 nurses through the newly launched nurse residency program in December of 2011. The yearlong program was established at the hospital in order to battle the 27.1% national turnover rate of new hire nurses.

Discover NSC from the Comfort of Your Home

Feb 28, 2012
To help prospective students in their selection process Nevada State College recently created a Virtual Campus Tour that allows users to get an intimate look at the campus without having to step foot on its grounds.

Now Forming: NSC’s Founding Chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association

Feb 27, 2012
The School of Education, Speech Pathology Program is eager to announce the induction of Nevada State College’s founding chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). This pre-professional membership association provides opportunities for students to enhance their studies of communication sciences and disorders outside of the classroom. 

NSC’s National Student Nursing Association Hosts “Life as a Nurse: The Untold Stories” Lecture Series

Feb 27, 2012
“We often forget that our professors are more than classroom instructors. They have had years of hands-on experience working in various hospitals and clinics,” said NSNA’s President, Jennifer Scott. “Their unique stories and insight from the field are an invaluable resource that can help us grow and prepare for real life experiences in our own careers.”

The Student Academic Center Presents “The Tutoring Squad”

Feb 16, 2012
A theme-customized bulletin board is devised at the start of every new semester on behalf of the tutoring staff to encourage students to take advantage of the Student Academic Center offerings.

2012 Met/Life/NASSP National Middle level Principal of the Year Speaks at Kappa Delta Pi Event

Jan 17, 2012
Dr. Linda Archambault, the 2012 Met/Life/NASSP National Middle level Principal of the Year met with students during a Kappa Delta Pi event to share her journey and inspiration with our future leaders in education.

Math programs at Nevada State College receive thousands in funding from Verizon

Jan 11, 2012
NSC will now be able to expand math programs thanks to an $11,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation.

NSC health center receives community support.

Dec 20, 2011
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals/Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), recently awarded $50,000 to the Dr. Joel & Carol Bower School Based Health Center (SBHC) to fund its Asthma Case Management program.

NSC Finance Lab Featured in Las Vegas Review Journal

Dec 02, 2011
" students have some state-of-the-art tools to help expand their knowledge of the financial markets and gain a new perspective on the day-to-day global nature of monetary environments."

Message from President Patterson

Nov 23, 2011
I would like to take a moment to thank our students and their families for choosing Nevada State College and putting in the hard work it takes to be successful.

Bart Patterson appointed as interim president of Nevada State College

Oct 25, 2011
The Nevada Board of Regents unanimously voted to appoint Bart Patterson as interim president of Nevada State College (NSC), effective Nov. 1. 

Nevada State College president appointed president at Colorado State University-Pueblo

Oct 05, 2011
The Board of Governors for the Colorado State University System has selected NSC President Lesley Di Mare as the new president of Colorado State University-Pueblo.  

School of Nursing Celebrates Eighth Annual Healing Presence Ceremony

Oct 03, 2011
The School of Nursing held their annual Healing Presence Ceremony on October 3, 2011 at the Family Justice Park in downtown Henderson.

State of Campus Address 2011

Sep 14, 2011
View transcript of President Lesley DiMare's 2011 Campus Address...

School of Education tops nationwide survey for “Quality of Instruction”

Sep 14, 2011
NSC tops nationwide survey for “Quality of Instruction”

Nevada State College receives accreditation from national agency

Aug 14, 2011
NSC Receives Independent Accreditation.

Academic Advising Available On Saturdays.

Aug 01, 2011
In preparation for Fall 2011, Academic Advising will be available on Saturdays, during month of August.

TRIO Upward Bound Prepares Participants for Postsecondary Education

Jul 20, 2011
The TRIO Upward Bound Programs are pleased to announce that its second graduating class is headed to college this fall.

Nevada State College students to teach English to children in Korea

Jun 15, 2011
Four NSC students part of group representing city of Henderson

Nevada State College grad who had rough start graduates with near-perfect GPA

Jun 07, 2011
Eric Mason’s road to Nevada State College was not easy.  In fact, just five years ago, Eric was “wandering the streets of Las Vegas, homeless and hopeless.”...

Photography Exhibit at NSC Library

May 02, 2011
“Vegas from the Hip,” a photography exhibit of 99 images of Las Vegas, all shot with iPhones and the Hipstamatic app from iTunes, opened at Nevada State College at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29.

NSC's School of Education Welcomes Alumni and Family to Spring Event

Apr 29, 2011
It was a beautiful day as hundreds of people lined Water Street in downtown Henderson on Saturday, April 16th for the City of Henderson’s annual Heritage Parade and Festival.

2011 Swing for Success Golf Classic

Mar 21, 2011
Please join us for a great day of networking and fun at Anthem Country Club.

Nevada State College professor selected to speak at 15th annual Healthcare Educator Institute

Mar 15, 2011
Kathryn Damm, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology at Nevada State College, will be a featured speaker at next month’s 15th annual Healthcare Educator Institute in Ontario, Calif., discussing how to use technology to engage students.

Dr. Kevin Graziano receives distinction of being a Fulbright Specialist candidate

Mar 14, 2011
NSC’s School of Education is proud to announce that Dr. Kevin Graziano, Associate Professor, has received the distinction of being a candidate for the Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Kappa Delta Pi hosts information and special guests session

Mar 14, 2011
School of Education students and prospective Kappa Delta Pi members attended an information and special guests session on Friday evening at the Basic and Water campus.

NSC Nursing Alum Finds Calling at Local Hospital

Mar 02, 2011
In the summer of 2001, Kimberly “KB” Berry was in her 15th year in the booming Las Vegas property management business.

Dr. Larry Rudd Awarded NeCoTIP grant for Climate Change Science Project

Feb 15, 2011
Dr. Larry Rudd, Assistant Professor at NSC’s School of Education, was recently awarded the NeCoTIP grant in the amount of $96,000 for his project titled “Climate Change Science: Content and Inquiry Methods for Secondary Teachers.”

Biotech Training Offered NSC & UNLV Students Unprecedented Opportunity, Competitive Edge in Job Market

Jan 28, 2011
30 NSC and UNLV students received training on the PA800 Capillary Electrophoresis instrument through Beckman Coulter, an opportunity typically not available to undergraduate students.

Letter from President Lesley Di Mare

Jan 18, 2011
NSC President Dr. Lesley DiMare welcomes new students to the NSC campus community.

Free Flu Vaccines available to NSC campus community

Jan 13, 2011
Through support from the  Southern Nevada Immunization Coalition (SNIC), free flu vaccines are available to the NSC campus community.

Southwest Technology Showcase Brings Best & Brightest from the Region

Dec 20, 2010
The 1st annual Southwest Technology Showcase brought together innovative leaders in instructional technology used in the classroom.

Writer’s Workshop Offered Day of Learning and Fun

Dec 17, 2010
The annual Writer’s Workshop offered a day of learning and enjoyment for both pre-service teachers and local elementary school children.

Biology Professor Lives by Example, Providing Aide to Underserved Nations

Dec 17, 2010
Long known as a professor who emphasizes the importance of community-based learning in his classes, Dr. Hon-Vu Duong (better known as Dr. D to his students), is a living example of the difference one can make by serving communities in need.

Nursing Program Honors Graduates through Pinning Ceremony

Dec 17, 2010
Nevada State College celebrated the accomplishments of its 2010 nursing graduates through a pinning ceremony, a rich tradition in the nursing profession.

Biology Students to Partake in Unprecedented Training with Biotech Industry Leader

Dec 09, 2010
Through the NSC’s portion of the Nevada INBRE Grant, 30 Biology students from both NSC and UNLV will receive training on the PA800 Capillary Electrophoresis instrument through Beckman Coulter.

Ceremony Celebrates Program’s Devotion to Nursing

Nov 23, 2010
The annual Healing Presence Ceremony hosted by the School of Nursing brought together students and faculty and staff for a time of reflection and dedication to the profession of nursing.

NSC Professor Captures Top Honors at Technology Showcase

Nov 18, 2010
Professor Roxanne Stansbury, Assistant Dean in the School of Education, was awarded top honors in the Southwest Technology Showcase.

NSC: Growing By Leaps and Bounds

Nov 08, 2010
Nevada State College continues to grow during challenging economic times, with a fall 2010 preliminary enrollment of nearly 3,000 students, an increase of more than 18 percent from last fall and the largest percentage increase within in the Nevada System of Higher Education.

NSC Student Awarded Ronald McDonald House Scholarship

Oct 22, 2010
Incoming freshman student, Natividad Fong, was a 2010 recipient of a Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarship.

Scholarship opportunity available for NSC students to attend upcoming Southwest Technology Showcase

Oct 07, 2010
Through generous contributions from the NSC Foundation and Nevada State Bookstore, 25 NSC students will have a chance to attend the Southwest Technology Showcase.

President Di Mare Delivers 2010 State of the Campus Address

Oct 06, 2010
On Wednesday, Oct. 6th, at the Henderson Convention Center, President Lesley Di Mare presented her vision to the campus community.  View written transcript and video now.

Nevada State College Professor Awarded Research Grant from Prestigious Organization

Sep 29, 2010
Awarded a research grant from the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, Dr. Peter La Chapelle will continue his most recent scholarship.

Dr. Lesley Ann Di Mare - NSC's New President

Aug 27, 2010
Lesley Ann Di Mare, NSC’s executive vice president and provost, became the president of Nevada State College today.  Di Mare’s appointment was unanimously confirmed this morning by the Nevada Board of Regents during a special board meeting.

Lesley Ann Di Mare recommended as acting president of Nevada State College

Aug 26, 2010
Chancellor Dan Klaich recommends Dr. Lesley Ann Di Mare as acting president of Nevada State College (NSC). The Nevada Board of Regents will vote this Friday at a special meeting to appoint Dr. Di Mare as acting president of the college.

Grant opens mentor and research program opportunities to NSC students

Aug 26, 2010
Nevada State College students will benefit from additional mentoring and research programs through the NV INBRE grant.

Educational partnership offers rural students options for baccalaureate

Aug 24, 2010
The educational partnership between Nevada State College and Western Nevada College provides Northern Nevada students more options for obtaining their baccalaureate degrees.

Nevada State College wins national award for using technology to enhance learning experience

Jul 28, 2010
Blackboard Catalyst Award recognizes NSC Technology Fellows Institute

Nevada State College and the Nevada System of Higher Education are Sad to Announce the Death of President Fred Maryanski

Jul 02, 2010
HENDERSON, Nev. – With great sadness Nevada State College and the Nevada System of Higher Education announce the passing of Fred J. Maryanski, President of Nevada State College.

Innovative Part Time Nursing Program Offers Balance in Students’ Lives

Jun 25, 2010
NSC's part-time Nursing program offers balance to students pursuing a nursing degree.

Accreditation of Nevada State College’s School of Nursing renewed

May 20, 2010
The School of Nursing has received renewal of its official accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Class of 2010: Ready for the next chapter of success in their lives

May 14, 2010
As they embark on their new career and educational paths, graduates from the class of 2010 share their stories of success.

NSC Celebrates Class of 2010

May 14, 2010
The class of 2010 was honored at the Spring Commencement Ceremony at the Henderson Pavilion, bringing NSC’s alumni base to over 1,000 graduates.

School of Education Celebrates Installation of Education Honor Society Chapter

May 14, 2010
The School of Education gathered at the Black Mountain Country Club to welcome its chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society with an installation ceremony.

Open Enrollment Kicks off for NSC Employees

May 12, 2010
Open enrollment for NSC employees kicked off May 1st, and extends through May 28th. 

Nevada State College Continues to Serve Its Mission

May 07, 2010

System of Higher Education unanimously reaffirmed its commitment to Nevada State College by approving our budget for fiscal years 2010 and 2011.   Nevada State’s approved budget does not eliminate any academic programs, nor does it reduce our existing faculty and staff ranks.  Rather, our budget plan calls for the continued growth of NSC with increased admissions for both first-time and transfer students.


New Student Orientation Offers Glimpse into the First College Semester

Apr 29, 2010
NSC welcomes new students with orientation and registration programs.

President Maryanski Presents Campus Community with Budget Update

Apr 27, 2010
President Maryanski recently updated the NSC campus community on the institution's budget reduction plan.

NSC honors its current shining 'Star,' Cory McDonald

Apr 19, 2010
Cory provides quality customer service, and by doing so he creates a sense of community at NSC.

New Federal System will Centralize Financial Aid for NSC Students

Apr 08, 2010
Under the 2010 fiscal year budget proposed by President Obama, student loans will be processed directly through the Federal government.

Nursing Students Partner with E Bunny to Brighten Easter for Local Children

Apr 06, 2010
The School of Nursing rallied the community, collecting donations for E Bunny, a local organization providing Easter baskets to underprivileged children and teens.

Centralized Advising Academic Center Builds Solid Foundation for NSC Students

Mar 09, 2010
The Centralized Advising Academic Center at NSC, a new delivery model for advising students with 60 or fewer credit hours provides consistent, effective assistance as they progress in their respective majors.

Budget Update

Mar 03, 2010
The special session of the legislature concluded early Monday morning.  Given the adverse circumstances facing the state government and the Nevada System of Higher Education, the result could have been worse.

Education Honor Society Approved at Nevada State College

Mar 02, 2010
The School of Education at NSC welcomes education majors to join their newly formed Kappa Delta Pi international honor society chapter.

Sculpture Brings Beauty and Inspiration to the LAS Building

Mar 01, 2010
This past semester, Diane Hale donated Choices, an original bronze cast sculpture, to the Liberal Arts and Sciences Building.

Message From President Fred Maryanski

Feb 23, 2010

DATE: February 23, 2010
TO: Nevada State College Community

RE: Budget Update

Message From President Fred Maryanski

Feb 11, 2010
You may have heard rumors that Nevada State College is closing.  I am informing you that these rumors have no basis in fact...

Through “myNSCstory,” Students Forge Grassroots Campaign for Education

Feb 01, 2010
Through a grassroots letter writing campaign, a group of NSC students are standing up for education in the state of Nevada with "myNSCstory."

NSC Calls Campus Community to Action

Feb 01, 2010
The NSC campus community recently welcomed Chancellor Dan Klaich for a town hall meeting to discuss NSHE’s budget.

College Associate Vice President of Development Honored with “Professional of the Year” Award

Jan 06, 2010
Dr. Russell Raker, NSC’s Associate Vice President of Development, was recently honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Las Vegas Chapter, as Professional of the Year.


School of Nursing Celebrates Accomplishments

Jan 05, 2010
A successful routine re-visit from the CCNE accreditation team as well as the accomplishments of Interim Dean Snyder gave the School of Nursing much to celebrate this year.

School of Education Welcomes Alumni for 1st Annual Dinner and Concert Event

Dec 19, 2009
The School of Education welcomed alumni for the first annual pasta dinner and concert.

Photovoice Exhibit Empowers Elementary School Children, Prepares Education Majors

Dec 15, 2009
Through an innovative project-based assessment class, 17 education majors worked with English Language Learners from Whitney Elementary School, with their work culminating in a Photovoice exhibit. 

Thank You Dr. Kebret Kebede

Dec 10, 2009
NSC prides itself as being an institution of higher learning with engaging and caring professors. An NSC student recently shared her gratitude for Dr. Kebret Kebede, Assistant Professor of Biology , following a fall 2009 semester class.

NSC Welcomes New Campus-Wide Recycling Initiative

Dec 09, 2009
The Nevada State Student Alliance and NSC’s Department of Facilities have collaborated to bring a campus-wide recycling program to NSC’s campus community.

Project Crossroads Starts the Year Off with Mentoring and Scholarship Opportunities for At-Risk Middle School Students

Dec 02, 2009
Project Crossroads, the successful partnership between NSC and Area 2 CCSD middle schools, kicked off another year of mentoring for at-risk students.

NSC Nursing Students Plan Health and Safety Fair, Reaching Out to the Local Community

Dec 01, 2009
NSC senior nursing students planned a two-day, multi-school Health and Safety Fair, addressing preventative health needs of local elementary school children.

Asthma Management Program Offers Clinic to Local School Nurses

Nov 11, 2009
As part of the Asthma Management program, an initiative implemented through grant funding, the Nevada State College School of Nursing and the School Based Health Center at Basic High School held an Asthma Management clinic, which trained nurse practitioners on effective asthma care for their patients.

Annual Writer’s Workshop Offers Learning for Education Majors and Area Students Alike

Nov 06, 2009
The Annual Writer's Workshop through NSC's School Education brings together pre-service teachers and are school children for a day of fun and interactive learning.

Healing Ceremony Acknowledges Dedication of Nursing Program’s Faculty, Students

Oct 28, 2009
The Nevada State College School of Nursing honored the dedication of students and faculty at the 6th annual Healing Presence Ceremony. 

College Education Made More Accessible to NSC Students Through Scholarships & Financial Aid

Oct 28, 2009
Nevada State College provides students numerous scholarship, grant and loan opportunities, making a college education accessible.

Flu Virus H1N1 Alert

Oct 13, 2009
As the winter months approach there is a greater likelihood of contracting the influenza virus (flu) or H1N1.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that the best protection against the flu and/or H1N1 is to practice good personal hygiene, such as...

NSC Student Awarded Silver State Schools Credit Union Scholarship

Oct 07, 2009
NSC sophomore Magdalena Perez-Heywood, was recently awarded the Silver State Schools Credit Union Scholarship.

H1N1 Vaccine Makes Its Way to Nevada

Oct 07, 2009
As the H1N1 vaccine makes its way to Nevada, the NSC campus community prepares to weather the flu season.

Henderson Chamber of Commerce and NSC Acknowledge Work of Nevada's Elected Officials

Oct 01, 2009
The Nevada State College campus community hosted an appreciation event, celebrating the work of local and state lawmakers.

School of Nursing Welcomes CCNE Accreditation Team

Sep 30, 2009
The NSC School of Nursing will soon welcome the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation team.

NSC Welcomes Dr. Patty Young as Executive Director of Student Programs

Sep 29, 2009
Dr. Patty Young joins the Nevada State College campus community as the Executive Director of Student Programs.

NSC English Professor Unveils Latest Book

Sep 16, 2009
Dr. Daniel Grassian, Assistant Professor of English at Nevada State College, debuted "Writing the Future of Black America," earlier this year.  His latest scholarship examines Hip-Hop generation writers and the impact of their literary works on contemporary American culture.

2nd Annual Scorpion Welcome ushered in the 2009-2010 school year

Sep 09, 2009
Nevada State College opened its doors to over 200 new and transfer students for the 2nd annual Scorpion Welcome. This student orientation event brought together current NSC students, faculty and staff, as well as family and friends to welcome new fellow “Scorpions” and usher in the 2009 - 2010 academic year.

Sam McCool Wins the Blackboard Community Collaboration Award

Sep 09, 2009
Award Recognizes Outstanding Leaders within the Blackboard User Community

William Wortman and Hannah Brown join the Nevada State College Foundation Board

Aug 20, 2009
William C. Wortman, co-founder and principal of Cannery Resorts, and Hannah Brown, retired business executive and immediate past president of the Urban Chamber, recently joined the Nevada State College’s Foundation (NSCF) Board.

Nevada State College and CCSD Area 2 present Project Crossroads to help youth who are credit deficient stay in school and prepare for careers

Aug 20, 2009
Dr. René Cantú Jr., Vice President of Multicultural Affairs and Mr. Robert Alfaro, Area 2 Superintendent, announced the successful funding and launch

Upward Bound high school students explore Washington D.C. and a future of possibilities

Aug 14, 2009
High School students from Basic and Eldorado High Schools participating in the Upward Bound Program at Nevada State College recently had the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore our nation’s capital.

Effectively Instruct English Language Learning CCSD Students

Aug 14, 2009
Effectively Instruct English Language Learning CCSD Students

TESL Endorsement Allows Student Teachers Opportunities to Advance Skill Set

Aug 14, 2009
NSC has created a program that allows teachers to earn their TESL endorsement credits while at the same time providing practical, exciting and manageable course content that is applicable PreK-12.

NSC Students Take Advantage of Undergraduate Research Opportunities in a Variety of Disciplines

Aug 14, 2009
Through their research, Krystal-Lynn, Velanie and Carey sought to find if the language describing reproduction has changed since Dr. Martin conducted her research in 1991. At the Pacific Sociological Association Conference in April, they put their findings on display in a poster presentation.

New Innovative Program Training International Students to be Teachers

Jul 16, 2009
Since March, a small but dynamic group of students have been participating in a brand-new, innovative program in the NSC School of Education. They may not look like traditional students, but they have a consummate energy and enthusiasm for their own education and the process of becoming teachers.

Local Sixth Grade Students Make a "Promise" with NSC

Jul 10, 2009
The NSC Promise offers local sixth graders incentive to pursue a college education, along with ongoing encouragement and mentorship from local role models.

NSC Nursing Students Take the Classroom to the Community

Jun 08, 2009
Through a community health nursing class, Nevada State College nursing students learned about the impact of cultural diversity on community health. Throughout the semester, the students worked diligently to assist refugees in the Las Vegas area adjust to their new lives in the United States, ultimately organizing a health fair in conjunction with Planned Parenthood.

Volunteer opportunities available at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center

May 15, 2009
The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center is currently seeking volunteers to help make a difference in the lives of endangered species.

Nevada State College Community Celebrates Class of 2009

May 15, 2009
The Class of 2009 was honored at this Spring's Commencement Ceremony at the Henderson Pavilion.

Swine Flu Epidemic: Useful Information for the NSC Campus Community

Apr 29, 2009
In response to the recent Swine Flu epidemic, NSC is providing useful information regarding the strain of the virus as well as what the campus community can do to maintain good health and well being.

Stage, Student and Author: NSC Student Courtney Sheets

Feb 20, 2009
Nevada State College senior Courtney Sheets successfully balances her burgeoning career, full-time class schedule, professional writing and involvement in community theatre.

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