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Nevada State College’s Presidential Search Begins Today

HENDERSON, Nevada — Nevada State College students, employees and community members are invited to the Nevada System of Higher Education’s (NSHE) Presidential Search Forum as current Nevada State College President Bart Patterson announced he will be completing his service to the campus at the end of his contract in June 2021. NSHE Chancellor Melody Rose,…
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NSHE’s Weekly Report on COVID-19 Positive Cases

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is reporting weekly COVID-19 positive cases from throughout its eight institutions and system administration. The data, which will be released on Mondays, is being made available as part of NSHE’s continuing effort to create a transparent and safe educational experience for Nevada’s public higher education…
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Nevada Wins $13.8 million Workforce Development Grant

LAS VEGAS – Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Office of Workforce Innovation (OWINN) received a $13.8 million federal grant to support short-term job training programs to help prepare unemployed and underemployed individuals for in-demand occupations in Nevada. The funding will bring the opportunity to offer expanded, streamlined access to short-term courses, credentials and pathways in high-growth, high-wage…
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State of Nevada Joins Federal Lawsuit Challenging Mandated Title IX Changes

LAS VEGAS – The State of Nevada has joined a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s mandated changes to Title IX regulations. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents has been working with the Nevada Attorney General’s office at the urging of student leaders, who contend the Title IX changes…
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Board of Regents Appoint former Gov. Sandoval New University of Nevada, Reno President

RENO, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents voted to appoint former Gov. Brian Sandoval as the University of Nevada, Reno’s next president. He becomes the first Hispanic and 17th president of the 146-year-old university. Gov. Sandoval, who is currently a Distinguished Fellow of Law and Leadership at UNLV’s William…
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Search Committee Recommends former Gov. Brian Sandoval to be UNR’s Next President

RENO, NEVADA – The Nevada Board of Regents ad hoc UNR President Search Committee recommended ­­­­­­­­­­­­former Gov. Brian Sandoval to be the university’s 17th president on Wednesday. The Board of Regents are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to make their decision. The meeting will be live streamed here: www.nshe.nevada.edu. BIOGRAPHY Brian Sandoval was…
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NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for UNR, WNC

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents was presented with metrics from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and Western Nevada College (WNC) relating to their performance in the areas of Access, Student Success, Closing the Achievement Gap, Workforce Education, and Research. The metrics were presented by UNR President…
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Dr. Kumud Acharya Appointed Permanent President of DRI

LAS VEGAS – Dr. Kumud Acharya, an ecological engineer whose pioneering work in Nevada helped local and state water managers address aquatic invasive species threatening both Lake Mead and Lake Tahoe, was appointed the permanent president of the Desert Research Institute by the Nevada Board of Regents on Thursday. Dr. Kumud Acharya (Photo by David…
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NSC Receives $2.7 million Hispanic-Serving Institution grant from the U.S. Dept. of Ed

HENDERSON – Nevada State College’s School of Education was selected by the United States Department of Education to receive $2,730,661 in funding under the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program – a Title V federal program that assists institutions in expanding educational opportunities for Hispanic students. Nevada State College, which was awarded the first-ever Hispanic Serving Institute…
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Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offers COVID Trace App

LAS VEGAS – Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering the COVID Trace app for free, a Bluetooth-based exposure notification program designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. COVID Trace, which is recommended by state health and Nevada System of Higher Education officials, is available for download for both iOS and…
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