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DRI Professor Wins Institute’s First National Science Foundation CAREER Award

RENO, Nev. – The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is pleased to announce that Monica Arienzo, Ph.D., was awarded a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) – the first such award received by a DRI scientist in the Institute’s 62-year history. Prof. Monica Arienzo The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is one of…
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NSHE Announces New Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Chief Innovation Officer

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announced Caleb Cage will rejoin the system as the Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Chief Innovation Officer following his yearlong effort directing the State of Nevada’s COVID-19 response. Caleb Cage, NSHE’s new Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Chief Innovation Officer. Cage begins his…
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Board of Regents Appoint New Nevada State College President

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents voted to appoint Dr. DeRionne Pollard as Nevada State College’s next president. She becomes the 8th president of the 19-year-old college. Dr. DeRionne Pollard Dr. Pollard, who is currently president of Montgomery College in Maryland, will begin Aug. 16 and serve a…
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NSC Search Committee Recommends Dr. Pollard to be Next President

HENDERSON, Nev. – The ad hoc Nevada State College President Search Committee recommended Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard to be NSC’s 8th president on Wednesday.  The Board of Regents are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 29, when they will consider appointing NSC’s next president. The meeting will be live streamed here: www.nshe.nevada.edu.  BIOGRAPHY   Dr. Pollard is currently the President of Montgomery College in Maryland and has led that institution since…
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Four Finalists Selected in Search for Next President of Nevada State College

HENDERSON, Nev. – Four finalists have been selected in the search for Nevada State College’s next president. The finalists will participate in campus forums on Monday, April 26, and Tuesday, April 27. Individual virtual forums have been designated for academic and administrative faculty, classified staff, deans, executive leadership, faculty senate, students, the Foundation, and an…
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NSHE Statement Following George Floyd Verdict

April 20, 2021 LAS VEGAS – Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose issued a statement following the verdict in the case of George Floyd’s death. “Like many, I was profoundly disturbed by the death of George Floyd last year. In light of today’s verdict in the case of Mr. Floyd’s death, we at…
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NSHE and NDE Team Up to Locally Grow Nevada’s Diverse Teacher Pipeline

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and the Nevada Department of Education (NDE) are partnering to expand the number and diversity of licensure-ready teachers that complete NSHE’s teacher preparatory programs annually. The NSHE Teacher Pipeline Task Force (Task Force) is made up of representatives from across K-12 and higher education. The Task…
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Gov. Sisolak Appoints NSHE Chancellor to Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

LAS VEGAS – Gov. Sisolak has appointed Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Melody Rose to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). WICHE is an interstate compact of Western states and territories that together, aim to expand higher education access and success in the West. WICHE’s 48 commissioners are appointed by the…
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NSHE Joins #CCMonth Campaign to Improve Awareness, Support of Community Colleges

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announced it is joining #CCMonth in April, a month-long grassroots education campaign coordinated by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The primary goals of #CCMonth are to improve awareness of the economic, academic, and equity advantages of attending community colleges. “The past year has…
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