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.”
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.
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The Lady Eagles put up an excellent fight against top ranked UNR on Oct. 18 for the last game of the fall season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In August 2014, six Sierra Nevada College students traveled above the Arctic Circle to live with and learn from the Gwich’in Tribe of Arctic Village, Alaska. Focusing on Holistic Sustainability, with daily life framed by the mighty Brooks Range and the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)- what some call the last great wilderness – students were able to engage in a unique experience while gaining college credit.
A glowing review of the Sierra Nevada Review’s 2014 issue | Laura Wetherington, Jared Stanley, and Sarah Lillegard awarded Nevada Arts Council 2014 Artist Fellowships | Jared Stanley at Harvard | book contract for SNC alumnus