First UNLV Innovation Building Breaks Ground
Gardner Company, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the UNLV Research Foundation has begun construction on the first building of the UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park. Part of a 122-acre, master planned campus, this first building will be four-stories and 110,000 square feet. This research, technology and business park is intended to unite economic development efforts in Southern Nevada. An economic analysis indicates that, when fully developed, the campus will create up to 25,000 new jobs and $2.6 billion in direct and indirect economic impact.
Northern Nevada Medical Center Receives Cardiology Award
The American College of Cardiology has awarded Northern Nevada Medical Center (NNMC) with the Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. One of 203 hospitals nationwide to earn the achievement, the award recognizes commitment to implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
JAG Nevada Earns Recognition from CCSD
Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada) has received the Clark County School District’s (CCSD) Excellence in Education Hall of Fame Award. JAG Nevada is a statewide high school dropout intervention and work readiness program and has a 94 percent participant graduation rate.