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Governor Sisolak Commits $5 million toward NSHE Community College Efforts

LAS VEGAS – Gov. Steve Sisolak has committed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward exploring how the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community colleges or other apprentice and training programs can be provided at no cost to Nevadans by 2025. The funding will support the work of the Community College…
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NSHE Updates Employee COVID-19 Testing Program

On March 23, 2022, Chancellor Melody Rose issued a memorandum, in adhearnce with the Office of the Governor, updating the employee COVID-19 testing program and directing that the unvaccinated state employee weekly Covid-19 testing program that has been applicable to unvaccinated NSHE employees and coordinated through the Public Employees Benefits Program (PEBP) will end effective…
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NSHE Scores Big as Congress Passes Federal Appropriations Bill

LAS VEGAS – NSHE basketball teams aren’t the only ones scoring this March. The Nevada System of Higher Education was allocated more than $22 million when Congress passed the 2022 federal appropriations bill on March 10. President Biden signed the bill into law on March 15. “We are grateful to our federal delegation for their…
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2022 Regents’ Awards Recipients Named

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents named recipients of the 2022 Regents’ awards for NSHE faculty and staff at the Board’s March quarterly meeting. Nevada Regents’ Outstanding Classified Staff Award The Board of Regents’ Outstanding Classified Staff Award is given annually to staff members with distinguished classified service.…
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NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for NSC and GBC

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents were presented with metrics from Great Basin College and Nevada State College relating to their performance in the areas of Access, Student Success, Closing the Achievement Gap, Workforce Education, and Research, at the Board’s March quarterly meeting. The metrics were presented by…
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Regents’ Distinguished Nevadans, Honorary Degrees, and the Sam Lieberman Student Scholarships Announced

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada Board of Regents announced the recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Nevadan awards, the Nevada System of Higher Education’s most prestigious honor, and four honorary degrees that will be conferred at NSHE’s spring commencement ceremonies. The Board of Regents also awarded the “Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship” winners for…
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Board of Regents Appoint WNC Interim President

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents tapped Officer-In-Charge and Provost J. Kyle Dalpe to serve as Interim President of Western Nevada College. The appointment as interim president will begin March 4 and continue through December 31, 2023. According to NSHE code, the Board of Regents can consider an…
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Board of Regents Chair and Vice Chair Return to Respective Roles

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents Chair Cathy McAdoo (District 8) and Vice Chair Patrick Carter (District 6) returned to their respective roles as the officers of the Board for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022 following a special meeting held Thursday. About NSHE The Nevada System of…
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NSHE Issues Updated Guidance on Face Coverings

Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose has issued an update regarding COVID-19 and face covering requirements for NSHE’s institutions. Following Governor Steve Sisolak’s directive, NSHE employees, students, and members of the public are no longer required to wear face coverings while inside NSHE buildings irrespective of the COVID19 vaccination status effective immediately. This…
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NSHE Celebrates Black History Month

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today, as NSHE joins in celebrating Black History Month, it is a great time to renew our commitment toward assisting our African American students, faculty, and staff in reaching their educational and professional goals. We know we have work to do to increase access and to close opportunity gaps. While African…
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