Yerrington Students receive SNC scholarships


Reno Gazette-Journal: Thirty-nine members of the Yerington High School class of 2007 were awarded scholarships during the Senior Recognition Night last Thursday, including a new scholarship for Native American students that impacted two graduates who will attend SNC. A number … Continued

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Gillette’s Flipped Classroom: In Search of Critical Thinking and Deep Understanding


President Lynn Gillette’s Current Topics class utilized the techniques of the flipped classroom on Tuesday evening by taking on a series of controversial issues. Gillette used the flipped classroom method, where students prepare material prior to class, and come prepared … Continued

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SNC to host Sustainability Film Festival, November 2-3


  The inaugural Sustainability Film Festival is an innovative and exciting collaborative series of films designed to generate awareness, conversation, and debate around current issues in sustainability. Presented by the library’s Sustainability Resource Center and Students Striving for Sustainability (S3), … Continued

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Former UNLV Pres. Maxson to Lead Sierra Nevada College


KTVN, Reno:  Robert C. Maxson, former president of UNLV and Long Beach State, has been named the president of Sierra Nevada College. Maxson said the first time he set foot on the campus at Lake Tahoe he "fell in love … Continued

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Higher education and business need each other. But are they meeting each other’s needs?


Higher Education and Business Need Each Other But Are They Meeting Each Other’s Needs? by Jennifer Rachel Baumer Nevada Business Journal: The university has three main missions, according to University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) president Milton D. Glick: to prepare … Continued

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The Sierra Nevada Review is Looking for Student Editors


  Have you ever wanted to work in publishing? Are you a writer? Do you need course credit or professional practices hours for your English BFA? The Sierra Nevada Review is now accepting applications for the fall semester. The Sierra … Continued

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Madylon Meiling Named Vice President at Sierra Nevada College


Madylon Meiling named vice president at Sierra Nevada College STAFF REPORTS Madylon Meiling North Lake Tahoe Bonanza: Sierra Nevada College president Robert Maxson announced Monday that Incline resident Madylon Meiling has been named vice president for development, effective Jan. 1. … Continued

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College choir highlights local singers


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:  Appreciative audiences gave the Sierra Nevada College Concert Choir standing ovations at the conclusion of its performances of the Verdi Requiem last weekend at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. The choir performed under the direction of Donna … Continued

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Environmentally Astute – Unveiling platinum plaque


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:  The Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences today unveils its newly awarded platinum plaque, which officially declares its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), platinum level certification. The platinum certification, conferred by the U.S. Green Building … Continued

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SNC Poetry Slam featuring Patricia Smith


April 17th, 2009 | 7-10pm in Patterson Hall   Patricia Smith | Poet & National Slam Poetry Champion “Reading poems like these, overflowing with life but contained by art, makes us all feel a little bit helpless. These poems are … Continued

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