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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.