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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."