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Education Re-Imagined for Success:

Mentorship-based Experiential Learning that Develops Entrepreneurial Leaders.

Welcome to Lake Tahoe – The Most Challenging and Beautiful Learning Environment in the World.
At the Sierra Nevada College of Entrepreneurial Leadership, if you are qualified for one of the 500 seats available at our university you will have access to faculty and mentors that have found success in their field and call Tahoe home.

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Prepare to make it in your profession from your first freshman immersion trip through your junior professional year - and beyond. Find success and friendship at SNC Tahoe.

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New Schedule, New Opportunities

SNC offers more immersive classes - abroad, in the field, and here at Lake Tahoe.

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Maye Musk at the Tahoe Forum

Entrepreneur, model, and nutritionist Maye Musk talked about her long and varied career at the 2019 Siebens-Binz SNC Tahoe Forum on October 5th.

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Choose Your Own Adventure at Sierra Nevada College Orientation

Becoming a college student is a rite of passage. You’re not just starting at a new school, you’re making the transition from adolescence to adulthood. At Sierra Nevada College, you’ll start with an adventure that shows how exciting learning...

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NSF Grant for Biology Field Studies

"Nothing compares to field work in science. Everything changes when you hold things in your hands and see the complexity in action."


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