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NSHE Notes: Impacts of 78th Legislative Session
NSHE Notes: Impacts of 78th Legislative Session

In January, I wrote about our hopes and goals for the 2015 legislative session. Now that the session is over and the new biennium is underway, I wanted to provide you with a brief recap of the 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature.

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June 19, 2015
NSHE Notes: The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church tragedy
NSHE Notes: The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church tragedy

Today, we pause with all decent people everywhere in disbelieving horror as we pray for the victims, families and friends of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church tragedy.

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June 2, 2015
NSHE Notes: The 2015 Legislative Session
NSHE Notes: The 2015 Legislative Session

With the final gavel still echoing from Carson City, it is appropriate to stop and consider the work of the 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature.

The word used the most seems to be "historic" and we agree that this time, the adjective fits.

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May 25, 2015
NSHE Notes: Memorial Day
NSHE Notes: Memorial Day

Today we stop and take time to reflect upon the lives of those who died in service to our country. To varying degrees, we have all experienced the loss of a loved one who has made the ultimate sacrifice as a member of our armed forces.

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March 23, 2015
NSHE Notes: Supporting the Common Core
NSHE Notes: Supporting the Common Core
Partnerships are the lifeblood of our work in NSHE. Whether we're working closely with students, faculty, businesses or community members, we are always striving to find ways to be more efficient and effective in our endeavors. Perhaps our most critical relationship is with our K-12 partners.
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February 17, 2015
NSHE Notes: CSN designated first Hispanic Serving Institution in Nevada
NSHE Notes: CSN designated first Hispanic Serving Institution in Nevada

Our institutions continually strive to recruit the best students from all ethnicities. Having a diverse student body not only enhances the social development of our students, it promotes creative thinking and prepares them to work in a global society.

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January 20, 2015
NSHE Notes: Getting ready for the 78th Legislative Session
NSHE Notes: Getting ready for the 78th Legislative Session

Last week, Governor Brian Sandoval delivered his annual State of the State address and reaffirmed his commitment to education. He presented his Executive Budget that calls for an increased investment in Nevada's public colleges and universities. While our staff is still going through several hundred lines of detail and calculations, I wanted to share with you an overview of the higher education budget recommendations.

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January 19, 2015
NSHE Notes: Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
NSHE Notes: Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the national holiday honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I think it is important for us to pause and remember the words and teachings of this great man.

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December 22, 2014
NSHE Notes: Happy holidays!
NSHE Notes: Happy holidays!

As 2014 is coming to an end, I want to wish you and your loved ones a joyous holiday season and a happy new year. The past 12 months have brought exciting times to the eight institutions within the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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NSHE Notes: A time for gratitude
NSHE Notes: A time for gratitude

This is a week for reflection on the many blessings we enjoy as Americans and Nevadans. As we make plans to spend time with friends and family to contemplate and celebrate our gratitude, I'd like to take a few moments to offer my thanks to the people who have been striving to improve Nevada's public higher education system.

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