Sierra Nevada College

Type: Organization
Name: Sierra Nevada College
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Grant to help fund Tahoe Science Center interactive exhibit

The Institute of Museum and Library Services recently awarded $150,000 to the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center to create an interactive public exhibit at the Tahoe Science Center.The exhibit will merge the results of citizen science with TERC’s ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

UNLV Student Selected Recipient of 2014 Kenny C. Guinn Memorial Scholarship

Tara Leigh Myl, college of education senior, honored by Nevada State Treasurer, UNLV President Donald Snyder. Sheila Salehian, Senior Deputy Treasurer (702) 486-3955; Afsha Bawany, UNLV Office of Media Relations, (702) 895-5515State Treasurer Kate Marshall ... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Election 2014: IVGID candidates sound off at first forum

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The four candidates for IVGID trustee discussed several pressing issues during their first public forum of the election season Tuesday night.Among other topics, Shelia Leijon, Kendra Wong, Tim Callicrate and Robert Olmer shared ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

SNC to screen local film about Lake Tahoe

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m., Sierra Nevada College will offer a screening of “Coming Home,” an independent film by South Lake Tahoe filmmaker Martin Rubio and Painted Visuals Media.The screening will take place outdoors, ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

New exhibit coming to Lake Tahoe research center

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Institute of Museum and Library Services recently awarded $150,000 to the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center to create an interactive public exhibit at the Tahoe Science Center.The exhibit will merge the results of ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

'My Life' Asks: How Do You Leave A War Behind?

With each new story we hear about PTSD, about the lasting price paid by those fortunate enough to have returned from war, our notion of a soldier's sacrifice expands: There are those who sacrifice their lives, those who sacrifice parts of their bodies, ... [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
Entities: Brian Turner, Country, War
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Everyday is a Blessing with Jeanette Engelhart

Jeanette Engelhart, a 1989 and 1991 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, celebrated her completion of chemotherapy with a summer in France in 2008.“Being a cancer survivor makes you re-examine your priorities,” Jeanette says.  “Things you ... [Published Capaha Arrow - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Election 2014: Pair of IVGID candidate forums set

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The North Lake Tahoe Bonanza and Sierra Nevada College are hosting a pair of IVGID candidate forums to better inform voters before Election Day.They will take place from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, and Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Room ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Roominate, Volunteer Spot and BringIt, underrated colleges, school reviews, algebra resources, parental involvement

Does your child’s backpack seem astoundingly heavy? The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recommends that the weight of a backpack should be less than 10 percent to 15 percent of a child’s body weight. Signs of a too heavy pack: grunting when picking ... [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

‘Being Flynn’ author to speak at Sierra Nevada College

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Nick Flynn, whose first memoir sparked the major motion picture, “Being Flynn,” international reviews and much press attention, will visit Sierra Nevada College on Sept. 5-6 to kick off the 2014-15 Writers in the Woods literary ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mendoza teacher honored for classroom innovation

“You guys were the test group,” Brecht recently told a group of his former students shortly before they began middle school on Aug. 25.The experiment has proved fruitful.All his fifth-graders from last year advanced to middle school proficient in math. ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 31 2014]

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Steve Guinn said, "The Kenny C Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship continues to be a symbol of the love Kenny had for Nevada and for education. His life was so deeply impacted by education. My dad always wanted to share with Nevada students his enthusiasm for learning and to impart the important role it played in his professional and personal development. I know he would be deeply honored and proud of the achievements of the recipients of this award."
...All he sees, all he is forced to do as an infantryman in Iraq leads to the question: "How does anyone leave a war behind them, no matter what war it is, and somehow walk into the rest of his life?" Even as it becomes evident that Turner, years later, has managed to reconstruct a good life for himself, he remains in many ways two people: one back...

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Grant to help fund Tahoe Science Center interac... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - 23 hours ago]
UNLV Student Selected Recipient of 2014 Kenny C... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Election 2014: IVGID candidates sound off at fi... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 25 2014]
New exhibit coming to Lake Tahoe research center [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 24 2014]
SNC to screen local film about Lake Tahoe [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 24 2014]
'My Life' Asks: How Do You Leave A War Behind? [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
Everyday is a Blessing with Jeanette Engelhart [Published Capaha Arrow - Sep 13 2014]
Election 2014: Pair of IVGID candidate forums set [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Roominate, Volunteer Spot and BringIt, underrat... [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
‘Being Flynn’ author to speak at Sierra Nevada ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Sep 02 2014]
Mendoza teacher honored for classroom innovation [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 31 2014]
Poet Patricia Smith to read at Ripon College [Published Northwestern - Feb 23 2014]
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