Press Releases

Press Releases
Title Files
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.

Thousands Apply for Much-Heralded College Scholarship Program 11/1/2017

The Nevada Promise Scholarship is a hit with southern Nevada’s high school seniors. Now it’s time for community members to come together and help the students through college by becoming mentors. CSN received 9,157 applications from Nevada high school students for the scholarship, a new, state- funded program that will pay all mandatory tuition and fees for those who qualify once other forms of financial aid are exhausted. Students who receive the scholarship must meet several requirements, including performing community service and meeting with a mentor. In all, students from 105 high schools across the state applied.

CSN to Celebrate Successful Job Training Program 10/26/2017

Every semester for the last 20 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 the fast-paced restaurant environment.