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

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Student Symposium 2014


Winner Elaine Inglis’ original research discovered previously unknown changes to the call structure of the mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli) in the presence and absence of food.

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Simply sensational


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:   More than two days of collegiate slalom and giant slalom events ended Sunday at Squaw Valley with the Sierra Nevada College ski team on top.  Not only did SNC win each individual event – both for … Continued

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Middle school teacher awarded a $5,000 scholarship from SNC to continue researching an action plan


  RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) — Depoali Middle School teacher Freeman Holbrook was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from Sierra Nevada College to continue researching an action plan for implementing site-based spending (SBS) in Washoe County. SBS enables school site … Continued

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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

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If you can read this, thank a teacher*


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:  Incline Village is a community that clearly values its children, and part of valuing our children is fostering early on in them a love of learning that will take them successfully through every stage of their … Continued

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Sierra Nevada College hires new president


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:   The Sierra Nevada College Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. Robert C. Maxson as president of the 40 year old private, four-year, Liberal Arts College located in Lake Tahoe, NV. Dr. Maxson will replace … Continued

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Outdoor Adventures – Tuolumne to Yosemite Backpacking Trip


Sierra Nevada College Outdoor Adventures will be backpacking from Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley this weekend, Sept 13 – 15, summiting both Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome along the way! Park Rangers have reported that both the Tuolumne high country … Continued

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SNC Alumnus Ashley Staron selected as March “Teacher of the Year” finalist


“I became a teacher for one simple fact, I wanted to share my love of learning and discovery,” said Staron. “My dad has always told me to find a job that you love and you will never work a day … Continued

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SNC’s Summer Alumni Reunion Weekend is July 23-25


Greetings SNC Alumni! Want to visit Lake Tahoe in July? Due to popular demand, we present the SNC Summer Alumni Reunion Weekend on July 23-25. Connect with SNC friends, tour the new SNC facilities, introduce your family to the wonders … Continued

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