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
Sierra Nevada College has enrolled its second largest freshman class in the College’s history reflecting its growing prominence, including recognition as a 2013-2014 College of Distinction.
Coach Branko Zagar has brought in a tremendous group of athletes to fill the void left by our graduating seniors, including New England snowboarders Colleen Healey and Frederick McCarthy, Tahoe freeskier Raleigh White, and Norwegian mogul and slopestyle skier Emilie Amundsen.
Twenty-four SNC students completed a four week Service Learning project in the bush country of South Africa, working on local infrastructure and studying African politics, economics, and resource management.
Many SNC Lacrosse players are playing in the Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament July 25 – 28. SNC defense Sergio Orduna is playing for the Mexico National Team in the FIL World Lacrosse Championships.
Winner Elaine Inglis’ original research discovered previously unknown changes to the call structure of the mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli) in the presence and absence of food.
Looking for environmentally sound solutions to everyday problems, the team’s a solar portable refrigeration unit, has applications for both recreational use and international humanitarian efforts.
The Sierra Nevada College women’s lacrosse team pulled through for an impressive and close win over Humboldt State in front of a home crowd to triumph over the Lumberjacks 6-5 in the concluding game of their inaugural season.