2009 Archive

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20091219
Nevada State College

School of Education Welcomes Alumni for 1st Annual Dinner and Concert Event

Dec 19, 2009
The School of Education welcomed alumni for the first annual pasta dinner and concert.
20091215
Nevada State College

Photovoice Exhibit Empowers Elementary School Children, Prepares Education Majors

Dec 15, 2009
Through an innovative project-based assessment class, 17 education majors worked with English Language Learners from Whitney Elementary School, with their work culminating in a Photovoice exhibit.
20091210
Nevada State College

Thank You Dr. Kebret Kebede

Dec 10, 2009
NSC prides itself as being an institution of higher learning with engaging and caring professors. An NSC student recently shared her gratitude for Dr. Kebret Kebede, Assistant Professor of Biology , following a fall 2009 semester class.
20091209
Nevada State College

NSC Welcomes New Campus-Wide Recycling Initiative

Dec 09, 2009
The Nevada State Student Alliance and NSC's Department of Facilities have collaborated to bring a campus-wide recycling program to NSC's campus community.
20091202
Nevada State College

Project Crossroads Starts the Year Off with Mentoring and Scholarship Opportunities for At-Risk Middle School Students

Dec 02, 2009
Project Crossroads, the successful partnership between NSC and Area 2 CCSD middle schools, kicked off another year of mentoring for at-risk students.
20091201
Nevada State College

NSC Nursing Students Plan Health and Safety Fair, Reaching Out to the Local Community

Dec 01, 2009
NSC senior nursing students planned a two-day, multi-school Health and Safety Fair, addressing preventative health needs of local elementary school children.
20091111
Nevada State College

Asthma Management Program Offers Clinic to Local School Nurses

Nov 11, 2009
As part of the Asthma Management program, an initiative implemented through grant funding, the Nevada State College School of Nursing and the School Based Health Center at Basic High School held an Asthma Management clinic, which trained nurse practitioners on effective asthma care for their patients.
20091106
Nevada State College

Annual Writer's Workshop Offers Learning for Education Majors and Area Students Alike

Nov 06, 2009
The Annual Writer's Workshop through NSC's School Education brings together pre-service teachers and are school children for a day of fun and interactive learning.
20091028
Nevada State College

Healing Ceremony Acknowledges Dedication of Nursing Program's Faculty, Students

Oct 28, 2009
The Nevada State College School of Nursing honored the dedication of students and faculty at the 6th annual Healing Presence Ceremony.
20091028

College Education Made More Accessible to NSC Students Through Scholarships & Financial Aid

Oct 28, 2009
Nevada State College provides students numerous scholarship, grant and loan opportunities, making a college education accessible.
20091013
Nevada State College

Flu Virus H1N1 Alert

Oct 13, 2009
As the winter months approach there is a greater likelihood of contracting the influenza virus (flu) or H1N1. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that the best protection against the flu and/or H1N1 is to practice good personal hygiene, such as...
20091007
Nevada State College

H1N1 Vaccine Makes Its Way to Nevada

Oct 07, 2009
As the H1N1 vaccine makes its way to Nevada, the NSC campus community prepares to weather the flu season.
20091007
Nevada State College

NSC Student Awarded Silver State Schools Credit Union Scholarship

Oct 07, 2009
NSC sophomore Magdalena Perez-Heywood, was recently awarded the Silver State Schools Credit Union Scholarship.
20091001

Henderson Chamber of Commerce and NSC Acknowledge Work of Nevada's Elected Officials

Oct 01, 2009
The Nevada State College campus community hosted an appreciation event, celebrating the work of local and state lawmakers.
20090930
Nevada State College

School of Nursing Welcomes CCNE Accreditation Team

Sep 30, 2009
The NSC School of Nursing will soon welcome the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation team.
20090929

NSC Welcomes Dr. Patty Young as Executive Director of Student Programs

Sep 29, 2009
Dr. Patty Young joins the Nevada State College campus community as the Executive Director of Student Programs.
20090916
Nevada State College

NSC English Professor Unveils Latest Book

Sep 16, 2009
Dr. Daniel Grassian, Assistant Professor of English at Nevada State College, debuted "Writing the Future of Black America," earlier this year. His latest scholarship examines Hip-Hop generation writers and the impact of their literary works on contemporary American culture.
20090909
Nevada State College

2nd Annual Scorpion Welcome ushered in the 2009-2010 school year

Sep 09, 2009
Nevada State College opened its doors to over 200 new and transfer students for the 2nd annual Scorpion Welcome. This student orientation event brought together current NSC students, faculty and staff, as well as family and friends to welcome new fellow Scorpions and usher in the 2009 - 2010 academic year.
20090909
Nevada State College

Sam McCool Wins the Blackboard Community Collaboration Award

Sep 09, 2009
Award Recognizes Outstanding Leaders within the Blackboard User Community
20090820
Nevada State College

William Wortman and Hannah Brown join the Nevada State College Foundation Board

Aug 20, 2009
William C. Wortman, co-founder and principal of Cannery Resorts, and Hannah Brown, retired business executive and immediate past president of the Urban Chamber, recently joined the Nevada State College's Foundation (NSCF) Board.
20090820

Nevada State College and CCSD Area 2 present Project Crossroads to help youth who are credit deficient stay in school and prepare for careers

Aug 20, 2009
Dr. René Cantú Jr., Vice President of Multicultural Affairs and Mr. Robert Alfaro, Area 2 Superintendent, announced the successful funding and launch
20090814
Nevada State College

Effectively Instruct English Language Learning CCSD Students

Aug 14, 2009
Effectively Instruct English Language Learning CCSD Students
20090814
Nevada State College

Upward Bound high school students explore Washington D.C. and a future of possibilities

Aug 14, 2009
High School students from Basic and Eldorado High Schools participating in the Upward Bound Program at Nevada State College recently had the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore our nation's capital.
20090814
Nevada State College

TESL Endorsement Allows Student Teachers Opportunities to Advance Skill Set

Aug 14, 2009
NSC has created a program that allows teachers to earn their TESL endorsement credits while at the same time providing practical, exciting and manageable course content that is applicable PreK-12.
20090814

NSC Students Take Advantage of Undergraduate Research Opportunities in a Variety of Disciplines

Aug 14, 2009
Through their research, Krystal-Lynn, Velanie and Carey sought to find if the language describing reproduction has changed since Dr. Martin conducted her research in 1991. At the Pacific Sociological Association Conference in April, they put their findings on display in a poster presentation.
20090716
Nevada State College

New Innovative Program Training International Students to be Teachers

Jul 16, 2009
Since March, a small but dynamic group of students have been participating in a brand-new, innovative program in the NSC School of Education. They may not look like traditional students, but they have a consummate energy and enthusiasm for their own education and the process of becoming teachers.
20090710
Nevada State College

Local Sixth Grade Students Make a "Promise" with NSC

Jul 10, 2009
The NSC Promise offers local sixth graders incentive to pursue a college education, along with ongoing encouragement and mentorship from local role models.
20090608
Nevada State College

NSC Nursing Students Take the Classroom to the Community

Jun 08, 2009
Through a community health nursing class, Nevada State College nursing students learned about the impact of cultural diversity on community health. Throughout the semester, the students worked diligently to assist refugees in the Las Vegas area adjust to their new lives in the United States, ultimately organizing a health fair in conjunction with Planned Parenthood.
20090515

Volunteer opportunities available at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center

May 15, 2009
The Desert Tortoise Conservation Center is currently seeking volunteers to help make a difference in the lives of endangered species.
20090515
Nevada State College

Nevada State College Community Celebrates Class of 2009

May 15, 2009
The Class of 2009 was honored at this Spring's Commencement Ceremony at the Henderson Pavilion.
20090429

Swine Flu Epidemic: Useful Information for the NSC Campus Community

Apr 29, 2009
In response to the recent Swine Flu epidemic, NSC is providing useful information regarding the strain of the virus as well as what the campus community can do to maintain good health and well being.
20090220
Nevada State College

Stage, Student and Author: NSC Student Courtney Sheets

Feb 20, 2009
Nevada State College senior Courtney Sheets successfully balances her burgeoning career, full-time class schedule, professional writing and involvement in community theatre.
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