SNC president Bob Maxson says he `flunked retirement.’


Long Beach Press Telegram:  Ex-Long Beach educator reflects on answering life’s calls.  Annual YMCA breakfast speaker Bob Maxson says he `flunked retirement.’  He retired from Cal State Long Beach in 2006, but two years later, former CSULB President Bob Maxson … Continued

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SNC Student Finalist in Lt. Governor’s Cup Business Plan Competition


Incline Village, NV–SNC sophomore and Sierra Angels intern Amanda Badger has qualified for the finals in the 2010 Lt. Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition, which is presented by the Nevada Commission on Economic Development (NCED) for the business plan … Continued

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MSNBC: Former President Bill Clinton to Visit Lake Tahoe


MSNBC:  U.S. Senator Harry Reid today unveiled the much anticipated details about the 10th annual Lake Tahoe Forum. On Friday, August 17th, Senators Reid and John Ensign will be joined by former President Bill Clinton along with other distinguished federal, … Continued

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New president for Sierra Nevada


KRNV, Reno:  Robert C. Maxson, former president of UNLV and Long Beach State, has been named the president of Sierra Nevada College. Maxson replaces Larry Large, who had served as interim president the last 18 months and will continue to … Continued

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Awards Ceremony 2013 Photos


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Wildfire run-off impacts Lake Tahoe clarity


North Lake Tahoe Bonanza:   Wildfires may have a direct correlation with Lake Tahoe clarity levels – the more the forest around the lake burns, the cloudier it becomes. This and other fire-related issues were discussed during Fire Science, a lecture … Continued

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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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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

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Keynote address from Terry Jones highlights inaugural Convocation


Monday night, President Lynn G. Gillette presented the first annual Convocation at Sierra Nevada College. Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year by inviting students, staff, and faculty to engage with a common theme. For 2013-2014, the academic theme … Continued

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Reno-Tahoe Olympics’ economic boon touted


Joe Killoran talks Feb. 4 about bringing the Olymics to Reno-Tahoe. Photo/Stephen Ward Lake Tahoe News By Stephen Ward   INCLINE VILLAGE – It might be gold medals athletes would be after, but it’s green in the form of cash … Continued

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