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CSN HVAC students donate skills for ‘an amazing day’

A local nonprofit aimed at helping economically disadvantaged students took a big step forward Wednesday, with CSN students and staff helping install a brand-new walk-in cooler. Project 150, which provides homeless, displaced and disadvantaged students with a variety of resources, … Continue reading

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Scheduling Space in the New Student Unions

Colleagues, With the new student unions now open, we wanted to take a moment to remind you of our procedures to reserve campus space for events and functions. The student unions will follow the same booking process as the rest … Continue reading

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CSN students participate in SEA-PHAGES research

Michelle Moriarty saw the poster for the two-semester SEA-PHAGES course at CSN and was hoping for field trips to the ocean. Unfortunately, that’s not what was in store for Moriarty and her fellow classmates, but it all turned out to … Continue reading

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CSN, Urban Chamber of Commerce discuss small business partnerships

Promoting and supporting small businesses at CSN took center stage at this month’s Urban Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. Led by CSN’s Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development Ricardo Villalobos, CSN President Dr. Federico Zaragoza, Business Professor Kevin Raiford and … Continue reading

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Safety tips for back to school at CSN

University Police Services, Southern Command Associate Vice President & Director Adam Garcia has passed along some general safety tips for all of us as we navigate our campuses and our community: Look confident, keep your head up and walk with … Continue reading

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CSN’s North Las Vegas Student Union to be named after Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson

The College of Southern Nevada will remember former State Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson by naming the North Las Vegas student union in his honor, after a unanimous vote from the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents earlier today. Thompson … Continue reading

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CSN celebrates completers of Prison Education Program

More than 50 inmates celebrated their academic and workforce training achievements earlier this week, thanks to the state’s Prison Education Program. The College of Southern Nevada provides the education portion of the program, which aims to help inmates transition back … Continue reading

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CSN students win five Emmy Awards

Students from the College of Southern Nevada’s Videography & Film Program won five Student Production Emmy Awards from the Pacific Southwest National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences earlier this month. Student wins included: Randy Sly’s film “Swipe” in the Student … Continue reading

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CSN students train on life-saving technology

Vital medical information can often be hidden under the surface, so CSN paramedic medicine students are getting a peek under the skin with the use of new life-saving portable ultrasound devices. The students are the first in the state to … Continue reading

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CSN Promise Scholars get jumpstart on college life

Almost 200 incoming College of Southern Nevada students are getting a jumpstart on English and math courses, while making valuable community connections. The Nevada Promise Summer Academy is the first of its kind for CSN, and is allowing students who … Continue reading

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