Cyber security expertise now available to small businesses in Reno (sponsored)

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Sponsored: 40 percent of cyber attacks are against small businesses and 60 percent of small business close within 6 months of an attack; cyber security can help SUBMITTED NEWS — Cybercrime is on the rise and small to medium-sized businesses that are less likely to have appropriate cyber security defenses in place have become the new […]

University students send Nevada Education Protection Pledge to state-office seekers

The concept of the Nevada Education Protection Pledge came to Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) Director of Legislative Affairs, Casey Stiteler last year when the Nevada System of Higher Education was facing large budget cut-backs. Modeled after the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, Stiteler took on the challenge of initiating an education pledge to […]

Graduation time: Hold the celebration

High drop-out rate plagues Nevada’s education system by Patrick R. Gibbons – Nevada Policy Research Institute High school graduation is a time when families celebrate students’ achievement. Not only does a high school diploma imply an ability to start and complete a lengthy project. It also signals to the adult world and the marketplace that […]

Books in the home as important as parents’ education level in determining level of education children will attain

Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level of education their children will attain, according to a 20-year study lead by Mariah Evans, University of Nevada, Reno associate professor of sociology and resource economics. For years, educators have […]

Our next discovery… a new Nevada

By Dan Klaich, Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Now nine months into my service as chancellor, I have frequently been asked if I am enjoying my job. I have answered honestly that in the current circumstances there is not a lot of joy in the Nevada System of Higher Education. We are currently implementing […]

Free resume workshop at South Valleys Library

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Are you looking for a job? Don’t miss the special Résumé Workshop at South Valleys Library. Résumé expert Barbara Safani will teach you how to create a powerful, effective résumé that gets attention – and interviews. WHAT:           Résumé  Workshop WHEN:           Wednesday, April 14, 1-2 p.m. WHERE:  South Valleys Library, 15650A […]

Rory Reid statement on Gibbons’ higher education proposals

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SUBMITTED RELEASE LAS VEGAS–Rory Reid, the Democratic candidate for governor, offered the following statement after Gov. Jim Gibbons’ press conference at the College of Southern Nevada this morning: “The governor today endorsed measures that the higher education community has sought for years,” Reid said. “Unfortunately, during the more than three years the governor has been […]

Building a new Nevada – dreams achieved

By Chancellor Dan Klaich Nevada System of Higher Education Over the last several days, I have been sending daily e-mails to our subscribers sharing the stories of our students and what education means to their lives. During that time, we also re-launched a Web site dedicated to enhancing Nevada’s education system (K-12 and higher ed) and we’ve asked […]

Tourism scholarship available to high school seniors in Nevada, application deadline March 8

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY, Nev. —  Cowboy Country, the tourism organization that promotes northeastern Nevada, is seeking high school seniors in Nevada who plan to pursue a degree in a tourism-related field to apply for a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 8. The June Stannard Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 […]

Building a new Nevada – destroying dreams, deferring futures Part VI

By Chancellor Dan Klaich Nevada System of Higher Education I have spent a lot of time lately discussing the budget.  My comments have tended to talk about millions of dollars coming out of campus funds and large percentage reductions to budgets or formulas.  What that discussion has not conveyed is the personal damage these cuts […]

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