Henderson – Nevada State College (NSC) has hired Ellen Guerra as its new director of marketing and communications. Guerra will be responsible for directing all marketing, PR, social media, brand management and community outreach.
“Ellen brings to the college a unique skill set that will help boost our presence as a top-pick college for local, state and regional students who wish to launch successful careers in science and education and numerous other fields,” NSC President Bart Patterson said. “Her expertise in marketing, business development and communications will help take us to the next level.”
Prior to taking her post at the college, Guerra was the director of national business development for Henderson Engineers, Inc. She also served as president and past president of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, Las Vegas Chapter. In the earlier part of her career, Guerra worked as a business development associate for Rolf Jensen and Associates, Inc. — a consulting firm for professional services involving life safety – and she served as a territory manager for Global Foods Inc., a company specializing in food service distribution across the country.
Guerra earned an MBA in marketing, and a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
About Nevada State College
Nevada State College, a four-year public institution, is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education. NSC places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, the college was established in 2002 as a new tier in the state system between the research universities and the two-year colleges. In this role, the college emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary service, engaging learning experiences, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all corners of the campus. Since 2002, Nevada State College has grown to offer more than 45 majors and minors, has received independent accreditation and has expanded its physical campus. Committed to fostering a personal learning environment, students are taught by faculty who serve as mentors and guides in classrooms with an average class size of only 26 students. Nevada State College serves approximately 3,500 students and has over 2,600 alumni, each representing a broad array of cultural and economic backgrounds. For more information, visit http://nsc.edu.