Budget Reduction Plan Update

Dear CSN Family, I have much news to share with you this evening regarding the state budget, NSHE’s plans, and how that will affect our employees. Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a memo outlining what is expected to be a significant … Continue reading →

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Information on CSN’s Budget Reduction Plan

Dear CSN Family, Yesterday, the Board of Regents approved initial budget reduction proposals from each of the state’s higher education institutions. As you can see in our initial proposal, CSN, like our sister institutions, will absorb cuts of 4 percent … Continue reading →

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Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Please see the message below from University Police Services Southern Command: Dear CSN Community, Within the past 24 hours, CSN has been informed that a member of the Water Street facility, which includes but is not limited to the Southern … Continue reading →

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Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Please see the message below from University Police Services Southern Command: Within the past 24 hours, CSN has been informed that a member of the North Las Vegas campus community has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was last … Continue reading →

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Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Please see the message below from University Police Services Southern Command: Within the past 24 hours, CSN has been informed that a member of the Henderson campus community has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was last on campus … Continue reading →

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Remote Learning To Continue Through June 30

Dear CSN Family, In consideration of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s “Stay at Home” order issued today, as well as NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly’s latest guidance, the College of Southern Nevada will remain in a remote learning environment through June 30. All … Continue reading →

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April 1, 2020 Daily Chronicle

Dear CSN Family, Today’s email update highlights important information from Student Affairs. As you know, I will bring you news every day from several critical divisions of the college such as Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Human Resources and Finance. I’d … Continue reading →

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Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Dear CSN Family, In the last 24 hours, CSN has learned that one of our students has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first confirmed case at CSN. The student was last on the Charleston Campus on March 11, … Continue reading →

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Virtual Town Hall for students at 4 p.m. Thursday

Please join us at 4 p.m. tomorrow for a Virtual Town Hall to receive the latest updates from CSN leadership and pose your questions. This is the start of a series of weekly town halls that we will hold for … Continue reading →

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March 31, 2020 Daily Chronicle

Dear CSN Family, In response to feedback from the CSN family, I am pleased to report that we are introducing a new, daily highlights email to ensure that everyone has access to current and up-to-date information on the latest happenings … Continue reading →

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Let’s Share Our Stories – Students

Dear CSN Students, I hope this message finds you well and that you’ve settled in and are getting accustomed to the new way of life we’re all experiencing. Many people in our community have been directly affected by the ongoing … Continue reading →

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Let’s Share Our Stories – Staff

Dear CSN Family, I hope this message finds you well and that you’ve settled in and are getting accustomed to the new way of life we’re all experiencing. We’ve been through a lot, I know, and I want to take … Continue reading →

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Deadline to Drop a Class Extended

Dear CSN Students, The deadline to drop a class has been extended due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The extended deadlines to drop a class and receive a grade of W, or to change from credit to audit, are as … Continue reading →

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CSN Graduation Postponed, Remote Learning Extended – Staff

Dear CSN Family, Today, NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly instructed all system institutions to extend remote instruction through the end of the semester, and to postpone or develop alternatives to an in-person spring graduation ceremony. The chancellor also addressed several other … Continue reading →

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Thank You

Dear CSN Family, I want to thank each and every one of you for pulling together to convert to a remote environment in record time. Your concern for the safety of our students and colleagues has been inspirational. Thank you all … Continue reading →

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CSN to Close Effective at Noon Wednesday

Dear CSN Family, In response to Gov. Steve Sisolak’s announcement, NSHE has directed that all non-essential employees and operations at all system institutions shall close effective at noon tomorrow, March 18, 2020, for at least 30 days. At CSN, we … Continue reading →

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Office of Technology Services Updates for Students

OTS Updates Students, As you know, CSN begins teaching and learning in a nearly 100% online modality tomorrow so that we can continue to help you meet your academic goals while staying safe and complying with Federal and State mandates.  … Continue reading →

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COVID-19 – Technology Support for Faculty & Staff

OTS Updates Colleagues, During this fast-moving and changing time, we are all being asked to be more flexible with the way that we work to best serve the institution and our students while staying safe and complying with Federal and … Continue reading →

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Information on CSN Class Dismissal

Dear CSN Family, Based on input from NSHE’s Emergency Management Coordinator we will be complying with federal guidance that gatherings be limited to no more than 10 people.  As a result, CSN is dismissing all classes and labs with 10 … Continue reading →

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CSN’s Transition to Remote Working

Dear CSN Family, Earlier today Chancellor Reilly directed all NSHE institutions to transition operations to a remote environment no later than Wednesday, March 18.  This will result in the opportunity for the vast majority of CSN administrative faculty and classified staff to work … Continue reading →

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CSN WebEx Town Hall at 10 a.m. Tomorrow, for employees

Please note the new information below: Today, guidelines from the White House called for Americans to avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people. Given this new information, we have decided to cancel the in-person option for tomorrow’s town hall meetings. The … Continue reading →

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CSN WebEx Town Hall at 11 a.m. Tomorrow, for students

Please note the new information below: Today, guidelines from the White House called for Americans to avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people. Given this new information, we have decided to cancel the in-person option for tomorrow’s town hall meetings. The … Continue reading →

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Information About Leave

Dear CSN Family, As you are aware, CSN will transition to remote instruction beginning Wednesday, March 18. This follows Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order that all K-12 schools close for the next several weeks. We realize the rapidly evolving environment requires … Continue reading →

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CSN to begin remote instruction Wednesday, March 18, for students

Dear CSN Students, In response to recent developments associated with the COVID-19, the College of Southern Nevada, in consultation with the Nevada System of Higher Education, will transition to a remote instructional model beginning Wednesday, March 18. There will be … Continue reading →

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CSN to begin remote instruction Wednesday, March 18

Dear CSN Family, Earlier today, Governor Sisolak announced that he was cancelling public school classes in Nevada due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Therefore, all CCSD school classes have been canceled beginning March 16 through April 6.   As a result … Continue reading →

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CSN plans for potential transition to remote instruction

Dear CSN Family, Following NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly’s guidance on remote instruction, we at the College of Southern Nevada are working on our plan to deliver the vast majority of our courses remotely no later than April 3. We have … Continue reading →

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CSN Prepares for Major Changes Related to COVID-19

Dear CSN Family, As concern over the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow, I want to let you know that the College of Southern Nevada is preparing measures to ensure academic and operational continuity, while also taking care to keep our … Continue reading →

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Key Points & New Information About Coronavirus For CSN Students

CSN Students,  As we continue to monitor the developments around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we want to reiterate that all faculty, staff and students should refer to our website (www.csn.edu/coronavirus) for additional information as it becomes available.  We understand this … Continue reading →

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Key Points & New Information About Coronavirus

CSN Family,  As we continue to monitor the developments around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we want to reiterate that all faculty, staff and students should refer to our website (www.csn.edu/coronavirus) for additional information as it becomes available.  We understand this … Continue reading →

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Biology student selected as NSHE Regents Scholar

Jennifer Stevens didn’t want to work in a casino her whole life, but without an education, she felt it was the only way she could make a decent living. That is, until she heard Dr. Rhonda Patrick interviewed on a … Continue reading →

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Update: Important Coronavirus Precautions

Dear CSN Family, We know there is growing concern locally and nationally regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff will always be our top priority.  While there are currently no confirmed … Continue reading →

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CSN Reverse Transfer Degrees

Dear CSN Alumni, If you’ve done the work, you deserve the credential. Did you know that you may be eligible to receive an associate degree from the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) at no cost to you? The Nevada System of Higher … Continue reading →

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A Message from CSN Environmental Health & Safety on the Coronavirus

Dear students, faculty, and staff: The College of Southern Nevada and the Environmental Health and Safety department continue to closely monitor the evolving outbreak of novel coronavirus – now officially named Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). It is important for the … Continue reading →

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Operation Hope brings financial literacy to CSN students, staff

Students and staff at the College of Southern Nevada now have expanded access to financial literacy services through a partnership with Operation HOPE. The organization focuses on helping people increase their FICO scores, decrease debt and increase savings. The Nevada … Continue reading →

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Coach Tim Chambers Tribute

The CSN Coyotes athletics program will honor former baseball coach Tim Chambers on Thursday, February 20, with an on-field tribute and ceremony. Chambers’ wife, Kimberlie, and daughters McKenzie and Chase will throw out the first pitch and will be presented … Continue reading →

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Environmental Health and Safety: Novel Coronavirus Update

This message is from environmental health & safety (eh&s).  If you have any questions, please contact Carey Sedlacek at (702) 651-4817.  Thank you! Dear students, faculty, and staff: The College of Southern Nevada and the Environmental Health and Safety department … Continue reading →

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CSN shares success stories with Latin Chamber

The College of Southern Nevada wowed a sold-out crowd at the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce’s January business and education luncheon. CSN’s award-winning Mariachi Plata kicked off the event with an inspiring performance and CSN President Dr. Federico Zaragoza … Continue reading →

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Information about the Coronavirus

The following message is from CSN President Dr. Federico Zaragoza: Dear CSN Family, As you may have seen on the news, a new respiratory virus has been identified as the Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. This virus was first identified in … Continue reading →

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Run. Hide. Fight. Active Shooter Training Available

University Police Services will hold a “Run. Hide. Fight.” active assailant safety training January 27 through February 6 on all three CSN campuses. The free training sessions are being offered in partnership with Louisiana State University’sNCBRT, a nationally recognized center … Continue reading →

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Advocacy project benefits CSN Coyote Cupboards

This semester, students in Communication Professor Charlene S. Gibson’s COM 115 Applied Communication classes chose to collect hygiene items for the Coyote Cupboard on the North Las Vegas Campus as part of the classes’ group advocacy project, called #TeamGibsonGives. The … Continue reading →

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CSN in the Community

In the spirit of giving, members of the CSN Office of Inclusive Learning and Engagement recently attended a number of events to give back to the community. Founded by Jon Ponder, HOPE for Prisoners assists with reentry by providing the formerly incarcerated … Continue reading →

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CSN signs memorandum of understanding with Mexican universities

Presidents of technical colleges in Mexico recently got a look at some of the College of Southern Nevada’s specialty programs and leaders signed a memorandum of understanding with CSN, pledging to continue the cross-cultural partnership. The delegation of college presidents … Continue reading →

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Fulbright lecture discusses culture of science in Egypt

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Alaaeldine Saleh shed light on the long history of scientific innovations in Egypt and identified strategies to bring back that innovative spirit during a recent lecture at the College of Southern Nevada. Dr. Saleh is an … Continue reading →

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CSN Recognized for ‘Work Ready Community’ Partnership

Representatives from the College of Southern Nevada recently attended the national ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina, to recognize the recent designation of Clark County as a “Work Ready Community.” Malik Williams, the assessment services coordinator in CSN’s Division … Continue reading →

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