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Incident on the Charleston Campus

Dear CSN Family, I wanted to let you know about a disturbing incident that occurred on Friday near our Charleston Campus. No one was harmed on our campus, but the incident  is a reminder to stay diligent and If you … Continue reading

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Legislators Approve Additional Cuts to CSN Budget

Dear CSN Family, This afternoon, the Nevada State Senate joined the State Assembly and passed AB3, which cuts an additional $25 million from the Nevada System of Higher Education’s fiscal year 2021 budget. These cuts are on top of cuts … Continue reading

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CSN Budget Reduction Impact Statement

Dear CSN Family, Tomorrow, the State Legislature is expected to propose additional reductions to the Nevada System of Higher Education budget. The additional cut will add to CSN’s budget cuts for fiscal year 2021, which has already been cut by … Continue reading

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Update on S/U Grades for Summer Session

Dear CSN Family, NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly, along with the Board of Regents, has approved the satisfactory/unsatisfactory grade change option for summer 2020 courses. Students will be permitted to request an S/U grade rather than a traditional letter grade. Instructors … Continue reading

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CSN Supports International Students

Dear CSN Family, On Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced its final guidance that the agency intends to implement in a few weeks that would ban international students from enrolling in online-only courses this fall. Specifically, this rule would prohibit our … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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