HENDERSON, NV – Nevada State College announced the selection of Dr. Stefanie Coleman as the new dean of students. In this role, Coleman will work closely with prospective and current students to provide resources as well as support to ensure a successful learning environment for all Nevada State College students.
Coleman’s 25 years of experience in the education field includes 15 years in higher education. Before accepting the Nevada State College role, Coleman was the director of first-year experience at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, where she developed and implemented new programs and services to assist all first-year students.
She also spent several years improving undergraduate internship experiences and managed career readiness courses for students during her time as dean for career development at Robert Morris University in Chicago.
Coleman’s experience with first-generation college students and programs designed for diverse students aligns with Nevada State College’s goals to provide individualized student success through innovative curricula and programs that support the college’s diverse student body.
“Dr. Coleman’s vast knowledge in implementing successful student-focused programs and creating a supportive college experience will be a tremendous asset to our growing campus,” said Provost and Executive Vice President Vickie Shields.
Coleman received her Doctorate of Education in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education from Cardinal Stritch University in Wisconsin.
For more information about Nevada State College, visit www.nsc.edu.
ABOUT NEVADA STATE COLLEGE
Nevada State College, a four-year public institution, is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Nevada State places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 512-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 and, as such, is Nevada’s only state college. Nevada State College is the second fastest-growing college in the country and the fastest growing in Nevada. It currently has more than 5,500 students and more than 800 full- and part-time employees. For more information, visit http://nsc.edu.