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November 2, 2015
NSHE Notes: Expanding STEM in Nevada
NSHE Notes: Expanding STEM in Nevada

On October 28, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced that a total of $335,975 is being awarded to Nevada State College, Truckee Meadows Community College and Western Nevada College as part of the state's ongoing efforts to invest in education.

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October 26, 2015
NSHE Notes: Public medical education in Nevada
NSHE Notes: Public medical education in Nevada
Public medical education took a giant step forward last week when the Nevada Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee released $18.2 million to continue development of UNLV’s medical school as well as $3.8 million to expand UNR’s medical school. These funds were appropriated by SB 514 and are critical for showing stability and state support for our medical programs that will be so important to medical school accreditors.
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October 19, 2015
NSHE Notes: The importance of rural community colleges
NSHE Notes: The importance of rural community colleges

Although we have a unique history and, some may argue, culture, we face many of the same issues as other states and higher education institutions. Providing a quality, and affordable, education to rural communities is one challenge we share with much of the country. According to the 2010 Carnegie Basic Classification, 64 percent of all public two-year colleges serve rural communities and these institutions serve nearly 37 percent of all community college enrollments in the United States.

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September 28, 2015
NSHE Notes: Improving pathways to higher education
NSHE Notes: Improving pathways to higher education

October marks the beginning of another busy month for your Nevada System of Higher Education and our ongoing outreach efforts to the many communities we serve.

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September 9, 2015
NSHE Notes: Designing a college for rural Nevada
NSHE Notes: Designing a college for rural Nevada

By 1965, Nevada was the only state in the U.S. without a community college. With our burgeoning population, there was a strong demand building for two-year vocational programs in Las Vegas, Reno and the rural communities.

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August 24, 2015
NSHE Notes: The 2015-16 school year has begun!
NSHE Notes: The 2015-16 school year has begun!

There is nothing quite like the positive energy surrounding the first days of the fall semester. There's the sense of excitement, and anxiety, as our first-year students step foot on our campuses, ready to start the next chapter of their lives.

I want to share with you some of the highlights of what this new school year is bringing to Nevada higher education:

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August 19, 2015
NSHE Notes: Four NSHE institutions receive $1.14 million for student retention efforts.
NSHE Notes: Four NSHE institutions receive $1.14 million for student retention efforts.
This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Nevada State College (NSC) will be awarded $220,000 to provide financial aid and other academic support services to students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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August 17, 2015
NSHE Notes: Partnering with K-12 for advanced manufacturing
NSHE Notes: Partnering with K-12 for advanced manufacturing

At the start of this school year, a cohort of 28 juniors from Sparks High School have embarked on an educational journey along Nevada's first stackable certificate and degree pathway in advanced manufacturing. This pilot program creates a seamless and open pathway from high school to the workforce to college...and back to the workforce...and back to college...and back to the workforce.

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August 10, 2015
NSHE Notes: Silver State Opportunity Grants
NSHE Notes: Silver State Opportunity Grants

On behalf of the Board of Regents, the Nevada System of Higher Education is pleased to announce that the Silver State Opportunity Grant (SSOG) program, created by the 2015 Legislature under Senate Bill 227 (Chapter 387, Statutes of Nevada), is up and running.

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August 7, 2015
NSHE Notes: Collaboration with K-12 and DETR to provide better data
NSHE Notes: Collaboration with K-12 and DETR to provide better data

We have reached an important milestone in our ability to use data to improve student success. The Nevada P-20 to Workforce Research Data System enables NSHE to link data with our partners at the Nevada Department of Education (NDE) and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR).

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