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Spring Enrollment Opens at CSN

Students looking to get a head start on next semester can beat the rush and sign up for classes at the College of Southern Nevada now. Enrollment opens today for new students. Current CSN students are enrolling now.

CSN Offers Free Financial Aid Workshops

Officials at the College of Southern Nevada want to put the time-honored tradition of getting confused by financial aid paperwork behind us, so they’re holding a series of FAFSA Workshops designed to help students figure it all out. There will be a workshop this month, one next month and more in the spring semester.

Student Success Takes Center Stage as a New Approach Takes Hold

A major change in how Southern Nevada’s students earn their college degrees is underway as the region’s Nevada System of Higher Education institutions join forces to see that more of our students have access to a college degree, get the appropriate help needed to earn that degree, and are guided on what their next steps should be to finish the degree on time and start their careers.

CSN’s Popular Apprenticeship Program Trains Region’s Workforce

Apprenticeship programs are an increasingly popular higher education alternative in southern Nevada, and the College of Southern Nevada’s Apprenticeship Studies Division will hold an Apprenticeship Fair on November 13 to demonstrate why.
Apprentices get paid while receiving excellent training in high-skilled, high-wage jobs critical to the region’s economic development.

CSN Offers Dog-Tired Students a Break

No one knows better than a librarian how much students need a break and a recharge as the semester winds down and final exams loom. Which is why the CSN Libraries have a tradition of inviting a group of cuddly therapy dogs to campus every semester to help students relax. This month, a group of therapy dogs from Love Dog Adventures will visit the libraries on all three CSN campuses.

CSN to Celebrate Successful Culinary Job Training Program

Every semester for the last 21 years, chefs from the College of Southern Nevada’s nationally renowned culinary program have trained a handful of local Salvation Army clients in the art of cooking and preparing food, getting them ready for jobs in Las Vegas’ fast-paced restaurant environment. On Wednesday, the latest group of students who have completed the program will celebrate their accomplishment at a graduation ceremony, to be held at Russell’s Restaurant on CSN’s North Las Vegas Campus. Members of the local media are invited.

Nevada Promise Scholarship Deadline Approaching

High school seniors who want to go to college without having to pay mandatory tuition and fees should apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship as soon as possible. The application deadline is October 31.

CSN Cybersecurity Fair Highlights Online Threats

The College of Southern Nevada’s nationally renowned cybersecurity program will mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month next week with its first Cybersecurity Fair. The free event will feature computer security experts, CSN’s cybersecurity faculty, hands-on activities and a range of vendors who can offer products, services and insights into what’s being called the modern version of the Wild West.

CSN Receives $1 Million Grant to Boost STEM Education

 CSN announced today that the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology has awarded the college $1 million to help strengthen STEM education in critically underrepresented student populations.

CSN Short Film Showcase to Feature Award-Winning Work

The College of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the 7th Annual Short Film Showcase. The event, featuring award-winning student films, will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. October 12 on the North Las Vegas Campus.

AT&T Award to Help High School Students Earn Free College Credit 9/13/2018

The College of Southern Nevada and the AT&T Aspire Foundation have partnered again this year to provide a scholarship for low-income high school students enrolled in CSN Jumpstart concurrent-enrollment courses. 

Employers, Job Seekers to Connect at CSN Career Fair 9/12/2018

The College of Southern Nevada will host its Fall 2018 Career Fair this month, connecting students and other job seekers with local employers. The public event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 19 in the June Whitley Student Lounge on CSN’s North Las Vegas campus. 

CSN Welcomes Students Back for Fall Semester 8/24/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is ready for tens of thousands of students to hit our campuses on Monday with a Welcome Back Crew and all the information they’ll need to navigate the start of a new semester.

New CSN President Takes Helm 8/15/2018

Dr. Federico Zaragoza today began his tenure as the ninth president of the College of Southern Nevada, saying he feels like he is where he is supposed to be.

CSN Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Studies for Interpreting 8/1/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce a new bachelor’s degree in Deaf Studies, designed to help overcome a critical shortage of nationally certified interpreters in the state.

CSN Launching Mobile App Development Classes, 7/9/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is about to make it easy for just about anyone to make an iPhone or iPad app. Launching this fall, new classes offered by the Division of Workforce and Economic Development will teach Swift, Apple’s open-source programming language.

CSN to Host CyberCamp 6/11/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is proud to host the Air Force Association’s CyberCamp this month.

CSN Announces New President

The College of Southern Nevada announced today the appointment of Dr. Federico Zaragoza as its ninth president. Zaragoza has been the vice chancellor for economic and workforce development at Alamo Colleges District in Texas since 2004. He will begin his tenure at CSN on August 15.

CSN Students Receive 14 Emmy Award Nominations 5/9/2018

Students from the College of Southern Nevada’s Videography & Film Program received 12 Student Production Emmy Award nominations and two overall Emmy Award nominations, the Pacific Southwest National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced.

CSN to Graduate Record Number of Students 5/3/2018

The College of Southern Nevada expects to graduate its largest class ever at its 46th annual commencement ceremony May 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

CSN Student Union Construction Begins Soon 4/30/2018

CSN students, faculty, staff and members of the public are invited to the official Construction Kickoff event this week for the college’s three new student unions.

CSN to Award 2018 Outstanding Students 4/20/2018

The College of Southern Nevada will honor its 2017-18 outstanding students at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 on the college’s North Las Vegas Campus.

CSN a ‘Center of Excellence’ in Cybersecurity 4/18/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is now among the nation’s elite colleges in the increasingly critical field of cybersecurity education. The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency notified CSN that its application to become a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2-Year Education has been approved.

Thousands of Local K-12 Students to Visit CSN For Science, Technology Education 3/23/2018

As science and technology become ever more important in our lives, careers and educations, the College of Southern Nevada remains at the forefront of ensuring the next generation of tech leaders is provided the tools necessary for success.  Next month, the college will hold its 15th annual Science & Technology Expo.

The MGM Foundation Awards CSN to Support the Nevada Promise Program 3/9/2018

College of Southern Nevada Acting President Margo Martin announced Friday that the MGM Foundation has awarded CSN’s Promise Program $80,000 to support the implementation of the tuition-free scholarship at the college and provide low-income Promise scholars with dollars for textbooks.

CSN Foundation to Present Three Community Awards at Gala 2/28/2018

The College of Southern Nevada Foundation is proud to announce the return of its fundraising gala on April 7 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the honorees who will be celebrated.

CSN Career Fairs Connect Employers and Job Hunters 2/21/18

The College of Southern Nevada will soon host its Spring 2018 Career Fairs, where dozens of employers will tap the local talent pool to fill hundreds of job opportunities and internships.

CSN Classes Start Tuesday 1/12/2018

More than 30,000 college students will converge on the College of Southern Nevada’s three campuses this week as classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16 for the spring 2018 semester.

Dr. Margo Martin Named Acting CSN President 11/30/2017

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents today selected Dr. Margo Martin as the College of Southern Nevada’s acting president, to take effect Feb. 1, 2018, after President Michael Richards’ retirement.

Spring 2018 Enrollment Opens at CSN 11/17/2017

It’s time to enroll for spring 2018 classes at CSN, the state’s largest and most affordable higher education institution. Classes start Jan. 16. Enrollment opens Nov. 21 for new students. Current CSN students are enrolling now.