Sierra Nevada College awarded $100,000 grant


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza: Sierra Nevada College awarded $100,000 grant Sierra Nevada College recently received a $100,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for excellence in education. President Robert C. Maxson said SNC received the grant for the first … Continued

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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

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English instructor banks on his tour of duty in Iraq for poetry fodder


By MICHAEL DOYLE McClatchy Newspapers Combat took its toll on poet Brian Turner, but it turned out to be a good career move. The native of California’s San Joaquin Valley now has a deep, dark pool of memories to draw … Continued

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SNC Awarded Grant for Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema


Sierra Nevada College president Richard Rubsamen announced the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has received a grant for the Tournées Festival, a program which brings contemporary French cinema to American college and university campuses, to be held April 6-9, … Continued

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SNC Celebrates National Poetry Month


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:   April is National Poetry Month, and Sierra Nevada College has scheduled a number of events to celebrate and honor this traditional yet ever-evolving art form. Poetry (n): writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience … Continued

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College Review noted by Literary Magazines in Nevada


Literary Magazines in Nevada:  First published in 1990, The Sierra Nevada College Review is an annual literary magazine published in May that features poetry and short fiction. Editors read manuscripts from September until March. According to the editors, manuscripts submitted … Continued

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Environmental Novelist Li Miao Lovett visits SNC on February 10th and 11th


Writers in the Woods literary series continues to bring great writers and writing workshops to the Tahoe community INCLINE VILLAGE, NV—January, 13, 2012—Sierra Nevada College welcomes environmental novelist Li Miao Lovett as the first of the Writers in the Woods … Continued

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SNC president Robert Maxson to appear on “Nevada Newsmakers


Reno Gazette-Journal: ‘ Former U.S. Senator and former Nevada Gov. Richard Bryan is set to appear Tuesday on the "Nevada Newsmakers" public affairs TV show. Sierra Nevada College president Robert Maxson will appear on Wednesday, April 2nd. Here is a … Continued

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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.

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Science education center has open house for teachers and public


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:  The Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences will hold an open house for teachers and educators interested in using the Thomas J. Long Foundation Education Center with student and other groups. The tour will guide participants through … Continued

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