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.

Holistic Sustainability in the Arctic

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.

SNC Writers Making News

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

SNC Achieves Record Enrollment and National Ranking

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.

SNC Snowboard and Freeski Teams Stacked for 2014-2015

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.