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NSHE Chancellor Condemns Hate and Violence Against Asian Community

LAS VEGAS – Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Melody Rose rebuked the hate and violence that has been seen against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in a statement on Friday. “NSHE condemns the horrifying acts that recently took place in Atlanta. NSHE also condemns an ongoing and disturbing trend of hate and…
Students work on a chemistry lab at TMCC

2021 Regents’ Awards Recipients Named

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents today named recipients of the 2021 Regents’ awards for NSHE faculty and staff. Regents’ Creative Activities Awards The Board of Regents established the Regents’ Award for Creative Activities in 1993. This award recognizes significant accomplishments which bring recognition, as well as national…
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Audit Shows ‘Substantial Improvement’ in Transfer Agreements Between NSHE Community Colleges and 4-year Institutions

LAS VEGAS – Transfer and articulation agreements between Nevada’s public community colleges and four-year institutions have shown “substantial improvement,” creating a smoother pathway for student success, a recent audit by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) indicated. The Board of Regents learned the results of the final phase of a three-part review of the…
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The 2021 Board of Regents’ Scholar Awards Announced

LAS VEGAS – The “Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship” winners for 2021 were announced by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents, honoring nine students for their academic achievements, leadership ability, and service contributions throughout the state. Formerly known as the Regents’ Scholar Award, the award was renamed for Regent Sam…
Graduates at commencement at TMCC

Regents’ Distinguished Nevadans, Honorary Degree Announced

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Board of Regents announced the recipients of the 2021 Distinguished Nevadan awards, the Nevada System of Higher Education’s most prestigious honor, and one honorary degree recipient that will be conferred at NSHE’s spring commencement ceremonies. Honorary Degrees are awarded to people who have made significant contributions to the improvement of…
Jessie Harrison, Carlie Callahan and Lauren Knorzer on the Western Nevada College campus

WNC Recognized as Nevada’s Most Friendly Transfer Institution

As an established two-year higher education institution, many students attend Western Nevada College to earn an associate degree before transferring to a university or four-year college. WNC is providing that service to students at a high level, and it’s not going unnoticed. Intelligent recently rated WNC as the Most Friendly Transfer institution in its assessment…
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Passing of Former Regent Harold Jesse Jacobsen

LAS VEGAS – Former Regent Harold Jesse Jacobsen, who served the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) from 1962 to 1974 and as Chairman of the Board from 1970 to 1974, passed away in January. He was 102 years old. “Regent Jacobsen was a selfless advocate for the Nevada System of Higher Education, its eight…
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