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NSHE Receives Major Grant from ECMC Foundation

LAS VEGAS – The ECMC Foundation this week awarded a $750,000 grant to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) that will be used to assist NSHE’s seven degree-granting institutions in the implementation of corequisite math and English to full scale. Historically, far too many NSHE students have entered into below college level math and…
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“I can’t breathe” – NSHE’s statement on George Floyd’s Death

From NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly: I, like many of you, have been profoundly disturbed by the recent deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery that have led to days of civil unrest. As a nation we continue to struggle with racially motivated violence, harassment, and discrimination against our black citizens. We have also seen a…
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NSHE Welcomes New Regent

LAS VEGAS –The Nevada Board of Regents welcomed a new member as Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed Lisa Levine to fill the vacancy following the death of Regent Sam Lieberman in April. Regent Levine will represent District 5, which covers parts of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and unincorporated Clark County. Her term will be completed…
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View NSHE and Institutions Virtual Town Halls

Here is an ongoing list of Virtual Town Halls for NSHE and its institutions. Nevada System of Higher Education COVID-19 Update Page Virtual Town Hall North – May 14, 2020 Virtual Town Hall South – May 15, 2020 Virtual Town Hall DACA Issues – April 28, 2020 College of Southern Nevada COVID-19 Update Page Virtual…
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NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly Issues Guidance for Resuming Career and Technical Education Lab Courses

TO: Community College Presidents FROM: Thom Reilly, Chancellor CC: Nate Mackinnon, Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges Joe Reynolds, Chief General Counsel DATE: May 14, 2020 SUBJECT: Guidance for Resuming Career and Technical Education Lab Courses When the Governor instituted the stay-at-home order in March 2020, NSHE immediately suspended all remaining in-person courses that could not…
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Chancellor Thom Reilly’s Statement on Reopening in the Summer and Fall Semesters

MEMORANDUM Date:   May 4, 2020 To:       Council of Presidents, Chancellor’s Cabinet, Faculty Senate Chairs, Student Body Presidents From:   Thom Reilly, Chancellor, NSHE Cc:       Nevada Board of Regents Re:       Statement on Reopening in the Summer and Fall Semesters As we approach the end of the spring semester, on behalf of the Board of Regents, I…
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NSHE Issues Guiding Document on Cyber Security

The Nevada System of Higher Education issued its Virtual Collaboration Tools Security Tips guiding document related to the new and disturbing practice called “ZoomBombing,” where individuals use video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Teams, or BlueJeans, to post disruptive and sometimes graphic content or hijack meetings. Unfortunately, this is a nationwide trend and Nevada’s public…
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NSHE, GBC Mourns the Loss of One of the College’s Founders

ELKO, NV – It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Hugh Collett. Dr. Collett was one of the founders of Great Basin College and a staunch supporter from Day 1. He was a member of the Institutional Advisory Council for more than 50 years and has personally advised every one…
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