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September 30, 2014
Nevada community colleges get grants for job training - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Nevada community colleges get grants for job training
Reno Gazette Journal
This grant will enable our community colleges to enhance their workforce training programs and to better meet the needs of Nevada's students and the communities we serve," said Dan Klaich, chancellor of Nevada's System of Higher Education. He said ...
$10 Million Grant Will Support Career Training ProgramsKTVN

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September 29, 2014
UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school - MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV

UNLV begins accreditation process for medical school
MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents recently approved the inclusion of $26.7 million in startup funds for the school in its biennial state budget request for the 2015 Nevada Legislative Session. Concurrently, Atkinson and university ...

October 1, 2014
Nevada State College considering double nursing school tuition - KLAS-TV

Nevada State College considering double nursing school tuition
KLAS-TV
A tuition hike would only affect the students of the nursing school. It is not a done deal as the president of the college says. It must go through the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in December to be enacted fall of next year.

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September 4, 2014
Nevada regents vote to continue campus pot ban - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada regents vote to continue campus pot ban
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Regent Allison Stephens said if the Nevada System of Higher Education was to allow participation in medical marijuana, it would put at risk federal funding that is critical for the students and institutions. “This has nothing to do with whether we ...

September 2, 2014
Skyward forward: Nevada colleges receive $500000 space and science ... - Carson Now

Skyward forward: Nevada colleges receive $500000 space and science ...
Carson Now
The Nevada System of Higher Education was awarded funding of $500,000 through the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium for the creation of a new program that will change how Nevada's community college students learn, all the while planting the seed ...

September 29, 2014
UNLV aiming to begin medical school in 2017 - News & Observer

UNLV aiming to begin medical school in 2017
News & Observer
The University of Nevada, Reno, has a medical school. But Snyder called creating another a top priority. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents last month asked state lawmakers to allocate almost $27 million in startup funds for the ...

September 29, 2014
Panel explores impact of proposed UNLV medical school - Las Vegas Sun

CBS Local

Panel explores impact of proposed UNLV medical school
Las Vegas Sun
In August, the Nevada System of Higher Education requested $26.7 million from the Nevada Legislature for a medical school at UNLV. Now it's up to Gov. Brian Sandoval and elected officials to determine if state needs a second medical school. According ...
UNLV takes step toward accredited medical schoolLas Vegas Review-Journal

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October 1, 2014
A strong minority dissent on The Education Initiative - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

A strong minority dissent on The Education Initiative
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
But this begs the question: How desirable is Nevada currently? This state is currently tied for third place with the worst unemployment rate in the nation, yet we have no corporate or personal income tax. We just landed two high-tech companies, Apple ...

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September 30, 2014
NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and ... - Naugatuck Valley Community College News

NVCC Hosts Town Hall to Review Plans for Transforming the State College and ...
Naugatuck Valley Community College News
... (CSCU) system has embarked on a multi-year plan to unite the 17 institutions into one system. The purpose of this effort (called Transform CSCU 2020) is to increase the accessibility and affordability of higher education in Connecticut and to ...

September 29, 2014
UNLV Moves Forward On Med School - CBS Local

CBS Local

UNLV Moves Forward On Med School
CBS Local
Kevin Page, chair of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents says “Close to 80 percent of students who complete medical school and graduate medical education in the same state will stay to live and practice in that state, and we have ...