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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.
“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.”
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.
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.
Nevada State College celebrates the opening of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Building with an open house and ribbon cutting event on October 2nd. As the first permanent building on NSC's over 500 acre campus site, the Liberal Arts and Sciences Building offers a glimpse into the college's future.
The opening of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Building marks a new era of growth for Nevada State College. Being the first permanent structure built on the more than 500 acre master planned campus site, the Liberal Arts and Sciences building provides expanded teaching facilities and enhanced learning opportunities for students.
Foundations of Education, a required course for all Education majors at NSC, explores contemporary issues of multiculturalism and social equity. Recently, students reflected on the course through a final poetry assignment.
Professors Tony Scinta, Daniel Grassian, Peter La Chapelle and Vu Duong are just a few of the faculty members at Nevada State College writing interesting scholarship and encouraging their students in and out of the classroom.