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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.”
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.
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.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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 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.”
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”