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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

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!” 
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

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.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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

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

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.
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.
20140731

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.
20140731

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.
20140731

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...
20140731

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.
20140630

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! 
20140630

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.
20140630

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.
20140630

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.