The Sierra Nevada College Eagles continued their winning streak at Squaw Valley January 24th and 25th, with both the alpine ski and snowboard teams dominating slalom races.
Governor Brian Sandoval presented the top teaching award in the state of Nevada to Sulzman in December.
“Their readings were superb. They presented their work like seasoned professionals.” (Brian Turner, Director of the MFA in Creative Writing Program)
The Sierra Nevada College Eagles, 2014 defending National Champions, dominated their first 2015 Northern California USCSA event Jan. 18 & 19, when the alpine, snowboard, and freeski teams all brought home the win at Diamond Peak.
Acclaimed poet and memoirist Brian Turner will read from his latest book, My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir, on Thursday, January 8 in Prim Library. The book retraces his war experience in an account which combines recollection with the imagination’s efforts to make reality comprehensible.
The Sierra Nevada College Board of Trustees announced that Ms. Shannon Beets, Executive Vice President and Provost, has been named Interim President. She replaces Dr. Lynn Gillette, who has resigned to pursue other interests.
Responding to growing demand for qualified educators in Nevada, Sierra Nevada College is launching a new master’s degree program to prepare licensed teachers for advancement to administrative positions in Nevada’s public schools.
SNC Teacher Education alumnus Tina Miller, whose dedication has led her to give up her free period and after school time to tutor students struggling in math, has been selected as the October Educator of the Month in Clark County.
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.