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TMCC’s E.L. Cord Foundation Child Care Center Awarded Grant

RENO, Nevada –Twenty-eight years ago, the Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) E.L. Cord Foundation Child Care Center opened its doors.  Despite a worldwide pandemic, the Center has continued offering care to our community’s infants, toddlers and preschoolers during, arguably, one of the most difficult years in recent history. As evidence of the quality care offered…
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Guinn Center transitions affiliation to the University of Nevada, Reno

RENO, Nevada – In December, the Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education approved the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities – Guinn Center – a statewide, nonpartisan research and policy center, to be formally hosted through the University of Nevada, Reno, effective July 1, 2021. The nonprofit organization seeks to advance evidence-based policy…
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Constance Brooks Named NSHE Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs & Advancement

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) announced that Dr. Constance Brooks has been hired to serve as the Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs and Advancement within Chancellor Melody Rose’s Cabinet.  In this role, Dr. Brooks will oversee NSHE’s government and community relations, strategic communications, and equity and diversity initiatives. Dr. Brooks…
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Juneteenth and NSHE’s Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity

In recognition and celebration of Juneteenth on Saturday, Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose released the following statement: “Tomorrow, the nation will honor Juneteenth, which recognizes June 19, 1865, as the date when freedom was finally announced to slaves in Galveston, Texas, nearly two and a half years after President Lincoln signed the…
UNLV Commencement Spring 2021 at Sam Boyd Stadium

More than 14,000 Graduate from Nevada’s Public Higher Education Institutions

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s seven public degree-granting higher education institutions graduated more than 14,000 students this spring, with doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, along with numerous training certificates. For Nevada State College, the 2021 graduating class was the largest in the history of the 19-year-old institution, which conferred 788 degrees to 764 graduates. More…
New student orientation day held June 28, 2013 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Regents Approve Performance Pools for NSHE Professional Employees

LAS VEGAS – A new funding mechanism approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents will reward meritorious performance, reduce the occurrence of salary compression and inversion, and provide all NSHE professional employees with regular and predictable salary adjustments. The Board of Regents on Friday approved the recommendation made by the…
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Regents approve Renown Health and UNR School of Medicine Affiliation Agreement

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents voted today at its monthly board meeting to approve an affiliation agreement between the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Renown Health that will establish the first fully integrated health system in Nevada. The Board of Regents approval of the collaboration between Nevada’s oldest medical…
Students on campus at TMCC

NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for DRI, TMCC

LAS VEGAS – The Desert Research Institute and Truckee Meadows Community College presented he Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents with updated metrics relating to the institutions’ performance in the areas of Access, Student Success, Closing the Achievement Gap, Workforce Education, and Research. The metrics were presented by DRI President Kumud Acharya…
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NSHE Board of Regents Elects Officers for Fiscal Year 2022

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents elected Chair Cathy McAdoo and Vice Chair Patrick Carter to serve as the officers of the Board for Fiscal Year 2022. The Board of Regents’ leadership is comprised of a chair and vice chair who are elected by the Regents. The term…
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Board of Regents Appoints Acting President of Nevada State College

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents appointed Nevada State College Provost and Executive Vice President Vickie Shields to serve as the acting president of Nevada State College (NSC) between current President Bart Patterson’s retirement date and new President DeRionne Pollard’s start date. President Patterson is set to retire…
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