New $70 Million Building Slated for Nursing Students

By Kenny Jimison Demand in high for hiring registered nurses. College of Southern Nevada works to meet that need by seeking $70.7 million from the State to build a new nursing health and sciences building. In March CSN lobbied the State Legislature for funds to build classrooms, laboratories and a simulation center in a new […]

Spring Break Aligns with CCSD’s Time Off

By Lakeya Joyner Spring break is next week for College of Southern Nevada. The date is falling later in the term compared to other colleges and universities but this benefits students with children. Some students seek out warm weather, beaches and pool parties as they plan their week off from school. Others plan to take […]

Government Shutdown, Students Struggled to Pay Tuition

By Sydney Orpano Tuition was postponed for College of Southern Nevada students affected by the recent partial government shutdown. The U.S. federal government shutdown Dec. 22 till Jan. 25 was the longest shutdown in the country’s history. The shutdown was solely based on President Donald Trump’s demand for funding to build the wall at the […]

Students Taking Online Courses Tend to Perform Less

By Kenny Jimison Students perform worse in online classes than in on-campus classes. According to recent data collected at College of Southern Nevada, School of Arts and Letters Interim Dean Lester Tanaka said enrollment in online courses is up 18 percent compared to five year ago. That is no surprise in this high-tech environment where […]

Meta-Majors Get Students on Track

By Jordy Acevedo Meta-majors provide global areas of study for students to pick from that will help them graduate sooner. New program launches at College of Southern Nevada March 1. Rosalyn Jimenez, CSN recruiter and former academic advisor, explains, “Imagine yourself as an exiting senior in high school and it’s time to apply for college […]

Red Carpet Reporter Workshop Helps Aspiring Journalists

By Usiel Teran Red Carpet Reporter Workshop hosted by actress and journalist JJ Snyder helped students learn the ropes of how to interview celebrities at major events. The Workshop was a two-hour session held on Nov. 9 at College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus with attendance of approximately a dozen journalism students aspiring to learn […]

More Than a Third of CSN Students are Over 25

By Christina Wilson Older students can do very well in college as they tend to have stronger focus, maturity and are driven to accomplish degrees that can lead to professional success. College of Southern Nevada has many of these non-traditional adult learners and is committed to helping them obtain their goals. Typically students come right […]

Nevada Promise Scholarship

By Frank Canales Nevada Promise Scholarship provides students with free education at any community college in the State. Thousands are expected to enroll at College of Southern Nevada. The Promise Scholarship, sponsored by Senator Mo Denis, aligns with Governor Brian Sandoval’s vision of ensuring more Nevada’s students get a post-secondary credential or degree, according to […]

Drone Degree Program Built to Take Off in 2018

By Kalani Reyes New degree called Unmanned Aviation System Technology, or drone technology, is on the books for College of Southern Nevada to likely start next fall. The two-year degree program is one-of-a kind in Las Vegas, said CSN Applied Technology Professor Art Eggers, creator of the drone program. The curriculum heavily emphasizes learning how […]

Do Students Read Textbooks? Not So Much

By Kalani Reyes Recent studies show many college students don’t read academic text books. According to the study “Reading to Learn or Learning to Read? Engaging College Students in Course Readings” by researcher Mary Margaret Kerr published Sept. 9, 2016 in College Teaching Journal found that when students are assigned class readings, only 20 to […]