A vibrant, diverse economy requires a trained, educated workforce. A trained, educated workforce capable of taking on the diverse needs of its community requires a system of education designed to meet the needs of individuals and institutions in that economy. “We have to ensure that students who come out of college have good written and verbal skills and can work … [Read more...] about A Look at Education
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Las Vegas Ballpark Wins Ballpark of the Year Award In its inaugural year, the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin won the 20th annual Ballpark of the Year award from BaseballParks.com. The award is presented to new or remodeled baseball stadiums and is based on site selection, exterior appearance, architectural design and fan amenities. Winners are chosen by a panel utilized but … [Read more...] about Around the State
Nevada’s film industry is growing in a very competitive international environment. “We currently exist in what is the most competitive environment for production we’ve seen,” said Eric Preiss, director, Nevada Film Office, Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. The film industry itself is expanding. The internet has changed the concept from movies to content, … [Read more...] about Lights, Camera – Nevada!
Numerous factors are contributing to today’s dynamics of workforce training in Nevada—the approach, the offerings and the delivery—which continue to evolve to meet the needs of employers and employees. The Silver State keeps creating jobs at a record pace, the fastest in the United States for the sixth consecutive month as of the end of March 2019. Then, the year-over-year … [Read more...] about Adaptive Training
It’s the second largest city in the state, but when Henderson residents talk about their city, they talk about community. As a community, Henderson has created a strategic plan to guide growth, looking ahead 20 to 30 years to make sure it’s still a city residents love. People who live in Henderson talk about the active lifestyle, entrepreneurial drive, outdoor recreation, … [Read more...] about Henderson Takes Flight
Henderson, Nevada, is located 16 miles from Las Vegas. It’s Nevada’s second largest city with a population close to 293,000 and is located near Lake Mead and the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area. Henderson has a vibrant, walkable downtown, a healthy tech industry and a Chamber of Commerce with history. That history is shaping the city’s future and Henderson is … [Read more...] about Inspiring Growth: Henderson’s Chamber of Commerce
HENDERSON – Nevada State College (NSC) will give prospective students their first glimpse of college life on its newly expanded campus during an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 1125 Nevada State Drive. “This is a great opportunity for high school students and others to see the high quality of education we provide at Nevada State College,” NSC … [Read more...] about Nevada State College Holds First Open House for Prospective Students at Newly Expanded Campus, Offering “On-the-Spot” Scholarships
As Nevada claims the distinction of having the highest private sector job growth in the country, according to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), decision makers are focusing on how the Silver State can best respond to workforce needs in an ever changing and diverse economy. “The economy is diversifying based on the economic development … [Read more...] about Workforce Issues
Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the … [Read more...] about Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada
“Neither…Any organization asking for additional funding should have a PLAN with how they anticipate using the funding to achieve the results they desire. Then the source of the funding (the electorate or elected official) can make an educated funding decision. Seems so simple…” Michael D. Bosma | CPA | The Bosma Group “Education is knowledge and knowledge is essential to … [Read more...] about Is the solution to improving education money or reform?
It would be cynical to say that the future of education in Nevada hinges on money. After all, doesn’t just about everything? Instead, education’s future across the Silver State will have more to do with utility: giving students better tools with which to achieve success, and the private sector, the trained and educated workforce, managers and entrepreneurs it will need to … [Read more...] about Partnerships Wanted: Education Outlook