Are you “Greener than the Dean”?!

The Dean of Students and Sustainability Club would like to challenge you to reduce carbon emissions and help solve parking issues on campus by using alternative transportation. Carpool, walk, bike, skip, skate, or park at the church lot between Wed. 9-11, and Wed. 11-20 and register your commute at the Library for campus rewards points. Grand Prize – a $200 gift card to Diamond Peak, good for a College Student Season Pass!

Featured films announced for Sustainabilty Film Festival

Wednesday, November 6 – Saturday, November 9 The 2013 Festival lineup will feature Chasing Ice, the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of climate change. Some of the featured films include … Continued

KNPB’s interview with President Gillette now available online

Gillette featured on KNPB’s “The Conversation” with host Brent Boynton Long-time area broadcast journalist Brent Boynton recently interviewed SNC President Lynn G. Gillette, noting that the College “has a relatively new leader and is embarking on a new chapter in … Continued

Tuolumne to Yosemite 2013

The Sierra Nevada College Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley weekend backpacking trip has returned safely to campus Sunday night Sept. 15th and was a big success. The ten participants, led by Dean of Students and Outdoor Adventures Director Will Hoida, … Continued

Patricia Smith Wins Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize

Patricia Smith, Distinguished Visiting Professor and Writer in Residence, has won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for her latest book, “Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah.” The prize, given by the Academy of American Poets, is in recognition of the most outstanding book … Continued

Quotes from Wilderness Orientation

The Value of Empowering Student Leaders in Orientation Programming   Student leaders for the annual new student Wilderness Orientation (WO) take the ODAL 450: Pre-Orientation Program Leader class as part of their preparation for the field. Below are quotes from … Continued