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NSHE Leaders Appointed to National Boards

LAS VEGAS – Leaders from the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Board of Regents have been appointed to serve on national boards of distinguished higher education organizations. Regent Amy Carvalho was appointed to the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) Council of Finance Committee Chairs – made up of finance…

NSHE Statement on Federal Judge’s Ruling on DACA

LAS VEGAS — Following the ruling last week by a federal judge in Texas that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, the Nevada System of Higher Education issues the following statement: “NSHE and its institutions reaffirm our strong commitment to our DACA and undocumented students systemwide. In keeping with the academic…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…
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