Executive Education: New Pathways to Success

When UNR Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada.

When the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada. The 15 courses held over two months were shorter than the training once offered by business schools and colleges. Instead of theoretical discussions of leadership, the… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The LVGEA welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors. On May 1, 2014, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect five community leaders to join the board. These new members will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new… [More...]

Kevin Welch Named Design Director for EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director. With over 15 years in architecture, Welch brings extensive knowledge and experience working in the hospitality, commercial and healthcare fields. As design director for EV&A, Welch works closely with firm principals, clients and the project… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to focus on leadership for May network event

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city at Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city on May 13 HENDERSON, Nev. – Rebecca Fay, director for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will present “Leadership Henderson’s Impact on Our Community” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Cancun Room at… [More...]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces Lourdes Esparza as Bilingual Receptionist for Workforce Training & Economic Development

Vegas PBS announced that Lourdes Esparza has been appointed to a bilingual receptionist for the Workforce Training and Economic Development department.

  Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced that Lourdes Esparza has been appointed to a bilingual receptionist position for the station’s Workforce Training and Economic Development department, which offers Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL), an affordable online education opportunity designed for entry, certification and advancement in today’s workplace. In her new role, Esparza will assist new customers with registration for the Food… [More...]

Educating Nevada’s Workforce: Higher Education in Nevada

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy.

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy. A top flight, community-involved system of higher education is a draw for new industries looking to locate within a state. There’s a need for research institutions, an educated, trainable workforce and a healthy feeder K through 12 school… [More...]

Amber Tesoro Joins Colliers International as Marketing Project Manager

Mike Mixer, executive managing director of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced the company has hired Amber Tesoro as marketing project manager.

LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, executive managing director of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced the company has hired Amber Tesoro as marketing project manager. In her role, Tesoro will use her expertise in media relations, advertising, social media and event planning for the creation and implementation of marketing strategies to promote Colliers as the leading… [More...]

Ariel Land Named Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator.

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Ariel Land has been appointed to the position of Marketing and Investor Relations Coordinator for the organization. Having extensive experience within the advertising, promotions and special events industry, Land looks to further the vision of the LVGEA to help Southern Nevada thrive in a global economy.… [More...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More...]

Henderson Chamber Announces 14th Leadership Henderson Class

Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 28 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a two-day kickoff event in October and will continue through… [More...]