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Study environmental science in Lake Tahoe. Join the Business Plan competition. Work with published authors. Do your own original research. Make art in spacious open studios.
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New Undergraduate Teaching Degree Offered in Reno

SNC's new Bachelor of Education program in Reno is a response to Nevada’s continuing shortage of qualified teachers.

Graduate Shelbylynn Hawkins' mortarboard at the Sierra Nevada College 2018 Commencement Ceremony
Voices from Commencement 2018

It was not the wise words of Aristotle or Plato that got me through 72 hours of straight awakeness. It was you guys!
Valedictorian Giulianna Crivello

Students Ikela Lewis and Sarah Fricke present their research on perception to Professor Christina Frederick at the 2018 Sierra Nevada College Psychology Fair
2018 Undergraduate Psychology Research

Every psychology major at SNC conducts an original research project, from background studies through experimental design, testing, and statistical analysis.

The winners of the 2018 President's Cup Business Plan Competition at Sierra Nevada College and their faculty mentors
2018 President’s Cup Winners

The quality of the business plans submitted was so high that the panel of judges awarded prizes to all four competing teams.


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