Category Archives: CSN Community Events

May Chronicle

This May Chronicle is intended to provide you with the latest news and information as the academic year comes to an end.  Many of you will be gone from our campuses when the Legislature finalizes our budget and acts on … Continue reading

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October Chronicle

Greetings to all!  There is much activity on many fronts that I’d like you to know about. White House Summit on Community Colleges Earlier this month, I had the great privilege of attending the White House Summit on Community Colleges, … Continue reading

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White House Community College Summit

For those who were unable to watch the White House Summit on Community Colleges live on the web on Tuesday, Oct. 5. We have posted the opening and closing sessions here.

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CLV Fire Station 6/CSN Instructional Center opens this month

This really is a wonderful achievement for both the city and CSN. I hope you will all take a moment this coming semester to admire our newest facility and to welcome Fire Station 6 to CSN.

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CSN’s role in the Southern Nevada Sustainability Center project

CSN does not shy away from outreach opportunities that stand to help the people of Southern Nevada diversify our economy. That is why I want to take this opportunity to let you know about an exciting partnership the college is … Continue reading

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Go Coyotes!

Congratulations to the CSN Coyotes baseball team on winning the NJCAA Region XVIII Baseball Championship this weekend at Morse Stadium.

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Important upcoming events at CSN

I want to take this opportunity to draw attention to several upcoming events at CSN. First on April 8, CSN will host a town hall forum to discuss the budget reduction plan for the current biennium. As many of you … Continue reading

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CSN Students Attend Special Session

Approximately 45 higher education students from Southern Nevada, 17 of which were from CSN, took a bus up to Carson City on Monday night, leaving at 10 p.m. to make it to the special session. Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford invited the students to an impromptu meeting with the Senate, where students told lawmakers about why higher education funding matters. Continue reading

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A rainy day for our students

I would just like to say that I am very proud of the CSN students who braved the rain and cold yesterday to attend the rally at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building with students from NSC and UNLV. I … Continue reading

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Special Board of Regents Meeting 2-2-2010

The Board of Regents met at the Charleston campus today to discuss the state’s nearly $900 million budget deficit. We estimate this will mean a 22 percent cut in general fund appropriations to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). This would mean a statewide cut to Nevada colleges and universities of about $37 million for the remainder of this year and $110 million for next year.

For CSN, we estimate that this would mean a budget reduction of about $6 million this fiscal year and $18 million next year.

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