September 2020 CSN Chronicle

The Fall 2020 semester has gotten off to a wonderful start and I hope that you and your family are in good health.  I want to thank those of you that participation in our Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation Ceremony.  In … Continue reading →

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August 2020 CSN Chronicle

August 2020 In This Issue: Return to CampusBudget ReductionsConvocationDiversity summitLeadership AcademyCampus CommuterDWED stuffSchneider ElectricEnrollment and Institutional Data Return to Campus Based on your feedback and input, we have made some adjustments regarding the notification process for those who will return … 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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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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May 2020 CSN Chronicle

As you may be aware, Gov. Steve Sisolak outlined plans yesterday evening to reopen Nevada. His announcement triggers our reopening phase that we have been eagerly awaiting. As discussed in our last Town Hall meeting, our primary concern will be … Continue reading →

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April 2020 CSN Chronicle

Often people and institutions are defined by how they respond in times of adversity. Over these last few weeks, I have watched the most talented group of people I have ever known come together as one and work non-stop to … Continue reading →

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March 2020 CSN Chronicle

“The College of Southern Nevada empowers our students and communities to achieve, succeed, and prosper.” CSN’s new Mission Statement “CSN is recognized as a leader among community colleges in fostering student success, shared governance, and performance excellence.” CSN’s new Vision … Continue reading →

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January & February 2020 CSN Chronicle

January & February 2020 Chronicle Welcome to the beginning of our 2020 Spring Semester. I hope you are rested and ready to continue on our students first agenda. As I discussed during convocation, we are making amazing progress on our journey to … Continue reading →

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December 2019 CSN Chronicle

December Chronicle As the end of the semester and the end of the year quickly approach, I want to wish you all a very happy holiday season. I hope you will join us at the CSN Holiday Party on December … Continue reading →

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November 2019 CSN Chronicle

November 2019 Chronicle Many in the CSN family have been looking forward the official Student Union grand openings. It was truly an honor to stand with Dr. Arnold Bell, Faculty Senate Chair, the three past student government presidents Daniel Rodriguez, … Continue reading →

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October 2019 CSN Chronicle

October 2019 Chronicle We are well into the semester now, and I have some great news: Enrollment is up again! Our headcount of 35,771 means that enrollment has increased four years in a row! There is much more exciting information … Continue reading →

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September 2019 Chronicle

Welcome back everyone! I know we are all energized to have faculty and students back on our campuses. I am looking forward to another year of putting our students first and moving our performance excellence agenda forward.We have several updates … Continue reading →

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March 2019 Chronicle

March 2019 We are just over a month into the new semester and already we have experienced a snowstorm that caused us to briefly close our campuses, earned national laurels for CSN’s student success efforts, launched our new Areas of … Continue reading →

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December 2018 Chronicle

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November 2018 Chronicle

Greetings, Colleagues. We’ve reached the halfway point of the semester, and there is much news to share. Enrollment is up, we had a positive accreditation visit, the Nevada Promise Scholarship remains a success, we’ve received grant money that will help … Continue reading →

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October 2018 Chronicle

In this Issue Presidential Roundtables Accreditation Visit Legislative Priorities Work Climate Survey Police Consolidation & Campus Safety New CAPE Platform New AAS Degree Hungry Games & Holiday Party Short Film Showcase Hispanic Heritage Month Fall Enrollment AT&T Jumpstart Donation MGM … Continue reading →

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September 2018 Chronicle

September 2018 Greetings Colleagues, I could not have been more excited to kick off convocation activities and start classes over the last two weeks. I’m sure you all felt the same. As we start a new academic year, I want … Continue reading →

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August 2018 Chronicle

August 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! As we gear up for the most exciting time of the academic year – the start of a new semester – I have a bit of news and info to share with you. We’ve had … Continue reading →

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July 2018 Chronicle

July 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! I hope you’re having a wonderful summer. While I’m trying to get up to Mt. Charleston as often as I can to escape the heat, I’m also learning to appreciate what everyone means when they … Continue reading →

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June 2018 Chronicle

June 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! What an amazing semester we had! It included another record-sized graduating class, the official kickoff of our student union construction, and of course the selection of a new CSN president. The future looks bright indeed. … Continue reading →

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May 2018 Chronicle

May 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! It’s crunch time, with final exams, commencement and all the celebrations that go along with the completion of another successful academic year. What an exciting time to be on campus! Before anyone leaves for the … Continue reading →

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April 2018 CSN Chronicle

April 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your spring break. It’s always nice to have a little time off before the big push at the end of the semester. Before we know it, students will be taking … Continue reading →

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March 2018 CSN Chronicle

March 2018 Greetings, Coyote nation! We are approaching the mid-point of this spring semester, and I hope all is going well. I have information on several different topics for you in this month’s Chronicle, everything from the presidential search to … Continue reading →

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February 2018 CSN Chronicle

The CSN Chronicle Dear CSN colleagues, this month’s Chronicle of news and information transitions the leadership of CSN. With the retirement last month of Dr. Michael Richards, I have formally assumed the position of acting president of CSN. I couldn’t … Continue reading →

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January 2018 CSN Chronicle

Happy New Year! This month’s Chronicle of news and information starts a new year and transitions the leadership of CSN. At the end of this month, Dr. Margo Martin formally assumes the position of acting president of CSN, and during … Continue reading →

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December 2017 Chronicle

Greetings, colleagues. As we move toward the end of another semester, I have a few important news and event announcements to share. As always, it is an incredibly busy time at CSN, and I can’t thank you enough for your … Continue reading →

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November 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings, Colleagues! I have many updates and events to share with you in this month’s Chronicle. In addition to information about ongoing initiatives, this edition includes the exciting return of a cherished event, as well as some good news from … Continue reading →

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October 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings, Colleagues!  We are more than a month into the semester and I hope all is going well. This month’s Chronicle — sorry for its length — includes many updates and important information about initiatives, events, deadlines and exciting developments … Continue reading →

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September 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings, Colleagues!  I hope your semester is going well at this early stage.  My Chronicle of news and information for the month of September includes a fun item or two as well as updates on CSN information. CSN Connections: Thank … Continue reading →

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August 2017 CSN Chronicle

August Chronicle Greetings colleagues!  The month of August typically is a transition from summer to another academic year.  This Chronicle provides you with initial information about CSN’s activities this summer in advance of our Convocation on August 21st. Vice President … Continue reading →

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June 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings faculty and staff! I hope your spring semester wrapped up well and those that are here for the summer term are excited for a new group of students and classes. This Chronicle includes a summary of the legislative session … Continue reading →

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May 2017 CSN Chronicle

May Chronicle As we head into the final weeks of the semester and prepare for summer and fall semesters, please take the time to read the following updates on a number of issues, including accreditation, the new internal website and … Continue reading →

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April 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings! We are entering the final stretch of spring semester and there are a number of important dates ahead related to commencement, which I encourage you to attend. April 29 – Clinical Laboratory Sciences Pinning Ceremony, 10 a.m., Charleston Campus, … Continue reading →

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March 2017 CSN Chronicle

Greetings Colleagues! I have been waiting until now to issue the March Chronicle because the Board of Regents, meeting at CSN’s North Las Vegas campus, took action on a number of key items that I wanted to report to you.  … Continue reading →

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February 2017 CSN Chronicle

  Greetings! I hope your spring semester is off to a great start! There is a lot to update you upon, including the upcoming legislative session and the multi-campus district transition. Governor’s Budget Thank you to all who attended the … Continue reading →

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January 2017 CSN Chronicle

Happy holidays to all! I have lots to share with you in this month’s Chronicle. The spring semester is going to kick off with a number of exciting events, including a town hall and roundtables where we will discuss a … Continue reading →

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December 2016 CSN Chronicle

As this semester comes to a close, please take the time to read the following. I have many important and interesting items to share with you for this December Chronicle. Upcoming Events Nov. 19 CSN open enrollment began and enrollment … Continue reading →

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November 2016 CSN Chronicle

We are at the midpoint of the semester and there are a number of updates for you included in this month’s Chronicle. Upcoming Events Nov. 3 Southern Nevada Diversity Summit at UNLV, all day Nov. 4 Final Multi-Campus District Study … Continue reading →

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September 2016 CSN Chronicle

September Chronicle Greetings! It has been a very busy start to the semester. There is a lot on which I must update you. Upcoming Important Events Oct. 4, CSN Informational Session for prospective students and their families, 3 p.m. to 5 … Continue reading →

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August 2016 CSN Chronicle

August Chronicle The fall semester is here and I hope you are ready. I’ve enjoyed welcoming faculty back. I have so much information to share with you and many updates. Please read and share with your colleagues. Multi-Campus District Study … Continue reading →

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May 2016 CSN Chronicle

May Chronicle Greetings and happy Commencement Day! This semester, we have much for which to be grateful. Before you leave for the summer, I have some important updates to provide. Campus Naming Last November, as CSN faced 15 percent budget … Continue reading →

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April 2016 CSN Chronicle

Welcome to the April Chronicle. There is much to discuss, including information about a multi-campus district study, the Board of Regents’ legislative strategies and more. CSN Multi-Campus District Model Study The Board of Regents held a special meeting on Friday … Continue reading →

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March 2016 Chronicle

March Chronicle Welcome back! I hope you took a few days during spring break to unwind and prepare for the whirlwind that lies ahead. April and May are tsunami months, full of activities and the winding down of the academic … Continue reading →

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