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Nevada Promise Scholarship

Nevada Promise Scholarship Deadline Oct. 31

The deadline for high school seniors to apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship is fast approaching. The application deadline is October 31. The scholarship, in its second year, will pay all mandatory tuition and fees for up to three years at any Nevada community college minus any federal or state financial aid. In addition to…
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NSHE Seeks International System-wide Partnerships

Las Vegas – NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly announced agreements with two Mexican higher education systems as potential partners with all eight Nevada public higher education institutions. “I, along with Regent’s Chair Kevin J. Page and other NSHE leaders, have been working to explore system-wide international opportunities that will develop research prospects, increase student opportunities, and…
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NSHE Southern Institution Police Consolidation Moves Forward

LAS VEGAS– The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents moved forward with plans to combine the police departments of UNLV and the College of Southern Nevada citing student safety and efficiency. Together, the new single police department will provide services to all four NSHE institutions in Southern Nevada (CSN, DRI, NSC, and UNLV).…
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NSHE MGM College Opportunity Program Signing Ceremony

Las Vegas – Nevada Board of Regents Chair Kevin J. Page and MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren made the MGM College Opportunity Program official at a signing at UNLV’s Hospitality Hall Tuesday. The partnership between NSHE and its institutions and MGM Resorts International, approved by the Regents on Sept. 7, 2018, will make…
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NSHE Board of Regents Approves MGM College Opportunity Program

Reno, Nevada – The Nevada Board of Regents on Friday approved a partnership between the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and MGM Resorts International that will make higher education affordable and accessible to its nearly 72,000 employees throughout the U.S. The MGM College Opportunity Program marks the first time a Fortune 500 company is…
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Board of Regents Approve Nevada Foster Care Fee Waiver Initiative

Reno, Nevada – The Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously passed the Nevada Foster Care Fee Waiver initiative that will increase the chances of educational access and success for Nevada’s foster children. The program focuses on people who have aged out of the Foster Care system by addressing the perpetual educational inequities of foster children…
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Board of Regents Meeting: Strategic Goal Access

The Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday, Sept. 6 and 7, at the University of Nevada, Reno and focus on the Nevada System of Higher Education Strategic Goal of Access. Chancellor Thom Reilly explains here the issues that will be discussed and what NSHE and its eight institutions are doing to improve access to…
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NSHE Budget Request Finalized

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Board of Regents approved the final version of a $1.5 billion operating budget request for Nevada’s public higher education institutions on Friday. The 2019 to 2021 Biennial NSHE Operating Budget and Supplemental Request includes funding for UNLV’s new School of Medicine, addresses faculty salaries, and creates a state-wide summer school…
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