Bus tour makes stop in Reno to educate students about options to pay for college


Reno Gazette-Journal: Just before he left school Wednesday, a teacher at I Can Do Anything charter school told Ryan Garcia about an event that would give him information on paying for college. A few hours later, the senior had won … Continued

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Share responsibility for fire preparedness


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza: Gazing across Lake Tahoe, the ravages of the Angora Fire are shrouded in smoke, but one thing is perfectly clear. Tahoe Basin residents must be prepared for wildfires. In less than 24 hours from its beginning … Continued

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SNC among Governor’s Cup finalists


Reno Gazette-Journal Finalists have been announced for the seventh annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. Judges selected six graduate and six undergraduate finalists, as well as six finalists for the Lt. Governor's Award. Finalists include teams … Continued

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Ex-UNLV leader named president of Sierra college


Reno Gazette-Journal:  Robert C. Maxson, a former University of Nevada, Las Vegas president has been named the new president of Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village. Maxson replaces Larry Large, who has been interim president of the private four-year liberal … Continued

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SNC’s Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences Receives Award


Lake Tahoe Review: Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences receives award for the first LEED Platinum project By Staff Reports On 14.02.09lake_tahoe_review_levitanleed Sierra Nevada College Professor Chuck Levitan of the Department of Science and Technology, accepts accepts an award Jan. 27, … Continued

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ARC program helps teenagers thrive


click for Video and ABC7News article abc7news.com:  A group of low income teenagers who’ve struggled with English are heading back to school this fall with a new determination to succeed. They have just finished an ambitious summer program that combines … Continued

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Next Fireside Chat to Feature IVGID General Manager Bill Horn


Incline Village, NV – Sierra Nevada College’s next Fireside Chat, hosted by Andy Whyman, will feature William (Bill) B. Horn, general manager for Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID). This latest up-close and personal look at one of the community’s … Continued

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Community Turns Out Online for SNC During Nevada’s Big Give


On Thursday, April 25th – during the 24-hour period of Nevada’s Big Give – 81 members of the College’s extended community participated in a major online effort that officially raised $61,296 in support of SNC.  Their results gave the College … Continued

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Kovacs on the Debate over Genetically Modified Foods


Peter Kovacs spoke in President Lynn Gillette’s current topics class on Tuesday evening on the sixteen year controversy over genetically modified foods.  Kovacs, a chemist by training, served as the President and CEO of Kelco Company, a San Diego based … Continued

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What drives a leader? Drive, for one thing. Go Maxson!


Long Beach Press-Telegram:  Take the indefatigable Bob Maxson, who improved academics, fund-raising and school pride during his 11-year tenure as president of Cal State Long Beach. Maxson’s energy, smarts and "Go Beach!" catchphrase electrified the administrative, teaching and student ranks. … Continued

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