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Celebrating Independence Day

Dear CSN Family, I know many of you will celebrate our nation’s beginnings this holiday weekend with family and friends. Independence Day allows us to observe the traditions we have come to know — family, barbecues, and fireworks — and … Continue reading

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July 2020 CSN Chronicle

July 2020 At CSN, I often refer to our faculty, staff and students as a family — and I mean that. No decisions are made here that do not take the well-being of every person in our family into account. That … Continue reading

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Return to Campus Update

Dear CSN Family, As you are aware, there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in Nevada over these last several weeks, leading Gov. Steve Sisolak to extend the state’s Phase 2 reopening plan through the end of July. As … Continue reading

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Important Safety Information Update

Dear CSN Family, As we continue our gradual, phased approach to returning to campus, I want to highlight several safety measures that are in effect for anyone visiting CSN’s campuses, sites and centers. We consider the health and safety of … Continue reading

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June 24, 2020 Weekly Chronicle

Dear CSN Family, The feedback we are receiving from our most recent weekly Virtual Town Hall meetings has been extremely positive. Well over 400 people attended last week’s faculty and staff town hall, and while there were many different topics … Continue reading

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A Juneteenth Message from Dr. Zaragoza

Dear CSN Family, On this day in 1865, in the small city of Galveston, Texas, the news finally reached the people: All slaves are free. Two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, and two … Continue reading

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June 18, 2020 Weekly Chronicle

Dear CSN Family, This has been a historic week at CSN with many breaking news stories that have been years in development.  The winds of social change are strong in America. Many changes are occurring as a result of the … Continue reading

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CSN Applauds DACA Decision

Dear CSN Family, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Court held that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to end the DACA program was “arbitrary and capricious.” … Continue reading

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CSN’s Return to Campus Plan

Dear CSN Family, I am pleased to inform you that our detailed Return to Campus plan was approved by NSHE on Friday. This plan, available online and outlined below, is designed first and foremost to ensure that we proceed in … Continue reading

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June 2020 CSN Chronicle

In addition to the summer semester kickoff this week, registration for the fall semester opens to new students this Friday. I look forward to welcoming them to campus in August — but please know that our campus will look and … Continue reading

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