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20150416

NSC’s lit journal, 300 Days of Sun, attending literature conference

Apr 16, 2015
Nevada State College’s literary journal, 300 Days of Sun, recently published its sophomore journal compilation of creative fiction, nonfiction prose, poetry and photography and its founding professor is looking to a national conference to help him promote the publication.
20150416

Nevada State College well-represented at NSHE’s first-ever Status of Women event

Apr 16, 2015
On March 11, 2015, the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) held its first-ever Status of Women event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law.
20150416

Scorpion Spotlight! Elementary Education Major Raquel Stout

Apr 16, 2015
I definitely did my research prior to attending NSC. Quality education really matters to me. I didn’t want to be another number in a sea of students. I wanted to enter every class where the professor would know my name.
20150416

NSC faculty, student create and introduce Ethnic Studies bill to Nevada legislature

Apr 16, 2015
Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Leila Pazargadi, and NSC student, Andreana Leonard, flew up to Reno on Thursday, March 12, to testify about a legislative bill they created which would require public high schools to provide of a course of instruction in ethnic studies.
20150313

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.
20150313

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?!”
20150313

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.
20150313

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.
20150130

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.
20150130

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.
20150130

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.
20150130

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!” 
20141107

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.
20141107

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.
20141107

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.
20141107

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.
20140930

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.
20140930

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.
20140930

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.
20140930

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).
20140829

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.
20140829

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.
20140829

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.
20140829

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.