Freeskier Magazine rates SNC #2 in “the top 10 colleges for skiers”!

Freeskier Magazine’s 2014 rankings of the “top 10 colleges for skiers” rated SNC #2 in the country “with an education based upon skiing, literally. The private liberal arts university offers a B.S.B.A. in Ski Business and Resort Management . . . Add in the abundant snowfall and shred crazy atmosphere of Lake Tahoe, and SNC is a certified ski bum college paradise.”

2014 High School Writing Contest Winners Announced

The awards have been announced for the 5th Annual High School Writing Contest, a national competition which honors high school juniors and seniors in the categories of creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry. The winning submissions were chosen from a record 525 entries from across the United States. The winners receive a cash prize, a $20,000 scholarship offer from SNC, and consideration for publication in the Sierra Nevada Review.

2014 Leave No Trace Campaign Launches

Sign up on Facebook and sign up for your task at the Patterson front desk. Win prizes, including a chance at a $200 card toward a Diamond Peak season pass.

Women’s Lacrosse Fall-Ball Kickoff

The Lady Eagles went 1-1 at the opening their fall ball schedule October 5th, a scrimmage “play day” against High Sierra Select, a travel team of players from the Reno/Tahoe area, and a dynamite team from Granite Bay High School.

Early Season Training Takes Alpine Ski Team to Mt. Hood

The SNC Alpine Ski Team made the trip to Mt. Hood, Oregon the first weekend in October to get some much needed training on snow before the racing season starts. Tahoe residents are hoping for a normal season after several years of drought – even a “normal” Tahoe winter is pretty great, with an average of over 300 inches of snow.

SNC Athletes Welcoming High Mountain Air

The smoke from the King Fire east of Sacramento cleared just in time for the men’s team to go 3-0 in the High Sierra Lacrosse Laxtoberfest tournament Sept. 27 & 28.

“My Life as a Foreign Country”

MFA in Creative Writing Program Director Brian Turner’s new memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country”, prominently reviewed in both the US and UK, has been chosen as a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, featured in stores and airport bookstores nationwide.