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CSN Cybersecurity Fair Highlights Online Threats

The College of Southern Nevada’s nationally renowned cybersecurity program will mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month next week with its first Cybersecurity Fair. The free event will feature computer security experts, CSN’s cybersecurity faculty, hands-on activities and a range of vendors who can offer products, services and insights into what’s being called the modern version of the Wild West.

CSN Receives $1 Million Grant to Boost STEM Education

 CSN announced today that the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology has awarded the college $1 million to help strengthen STEM education in critically underrepresented student populations.

CSN Short Film Showcase to Feature Award-Winning Work

The College of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the 7th Annual Short Film Showcase. The event, featuring award-winning student films, will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m. October 12 on the North Las Vegas Campus.

AT&T Award to Help High School Students Earn Free College Credit 9/13/2018

The College of Southern Nevada and the AT&T Aspire Foundation have partnered again this year to provide a scholarship for low-income high school students enrolled in CSN Jumpstart concurrent-enrollment courses. 

Employers, Job Seekers to Connect at CSN Career Fair 9/12/2018

The College of Southern Nevada will host its Fall 2018 Career Fair this month, connecting students and other job seekers with local employers. The public event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 19 in the June Whitley Student Lounge on CSN’s North Las Vegas campus. 

CSN Welcomes Students Back for Fall Semester 8/24/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is ready for tens of thousands of students to hit our campuses on Monday with a Welcome Back Crew and all the information they’ll need to navigate the start of a new semester.

New CSN President Takes Helm 8/15/2018

Dr. Federico Zaragoza today began his tenure as the ninth president of the College of Southern Nevada, saying he feels like he is where he is supposed to be.

CSN Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Studies for Interpreting 8/1/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce a new bachelor’s degree in Deaf Studies, designed to help overcome a critical shortage of nationally certified interpreters in the state.

CSN Launching Mobile App Development Classes, 7/9/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is about to make it easy for just about anyone to make an iPhone or iPad app. Launching this fall, new classes offered by the Division of Workforce and Economic Development will teach Swift, Apple’s open-source programming language.

CSN to Host CyberCamp 6/11/2018

The College of Southern Nevada is proud to host the Air Force Association’s CyberCamp this month.

CSN Announces New President

The College of Southern Nevada announced today the appointment of Dr. Federico Zaragoza as its ninth president. Zaragoza has been the vice chancellor for economic and workforce development at Alamo Colleges District in Texas since 2004. He will begin his tenure at CSN on August 15.

CSN Students Receive 14 Emmy Award Nominations 5/9/2018

Students from the College of Southern Nevada’s Videography & Film Program received 12 Student Production Emmy Award nominations and two overall Emmy Award nominations, the Pacific Southwest National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced.

CSN to Graduate Record Number of Students 5/3/2018

The College of Southern Nevada expects to graduate its largest class ever at its 46th annual commencement ceremony May 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

CSN Student Union Construction Begins Soon 4/30/2018

CSN students, faculty, staff and members of the public are invited to the official Construction Kickoff event this week for the college’s three new student unions.

CSN to Award 2018 Outstanding Students 4/20/2018
CSN a ‘Center of Excellence’ in Cybersecurity 4/18/2018
Thousands of Local K-12 Students to Visit CSN For Science, Technology Education 3/23/2018

As science and technology become ever more important in our lives, careers and educations, the College of Southern Nevada remains at the forefront of ensuring the next generation of tech leaders is provided the tools necessary for success.  Next month, the college will hold its 15th annual Science & Technology Expo.

The MGM Foundation Awards CSN to Support the Nevada Promise Program 3/9/2018

College of Southern Nevada Acting President Margo Martin announced Friday that the MGM Foundation has awarded CSN’s Promise Program $80,000 to support the implementation of the tuition-free scholarship at the college and provide low-income Promise scholars with dollars for textbooks.

CSN Foundation to Present Three Community Awards at Gala 2/28/2018

The College of Southern Nevada Foundation is proud to announce the return of its fundraising gala on April 7 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the honorees who will be celebrated.

CSN Career Fairs Connect Employers and Job Hunters 2/21/18

The College of Southern Nevada will soon host its Spring 2018 Career Fairs, where dozens of employers will tap the local talent pool to fill hundreds of job opportunities and internships.

CSN Career Fairs Connect Employers and Job Hunters 2/21/18

The College of Southern Nevada will soon host its Spring 2018 Career Fairs, where dozens of employers will tap the local talent pool to fill hundreds of job opportunities and internships.

CSN Classes Start Tuesday 1/12/2018

More than 30,000 college students will converge on the College of Southern Nevada’s three campuses this week as classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16 for the spring 2018 semester.

Dr. Margo Martin Named Acting CSN President 11/30/2017

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents today selected Dr. Margo Martin as the College of Southern Nevada’s acting president, to take effect Feb. 1, 2018, after President Michael Richards’ retirement.

Spring 2018 Enrollment Opens at CSN 11/17/2017

It’s time to enroll for spring 2018 classes at CSN, the state’s largest and most affordable higher education institution. Classes start Jan. 16. Enrollment opens Nov. 21 for new students. Current CSN students are enrolling now.

Thousands Apply for Much-Heralded College Scholarship Program 11/1/2017

The Nevada Promise Scholarship is a hit with southern Nevada’s high school seniors. Now it’s time for community members to come together and help the students through college by becoming mentors. CSN received 9,157 applications from Nevada high school students for the scholarship, a new, state- funded program that will pay all mandatory tuition and fees for those who qualify once other forms of financial aid are exhausted. Students who receive the scholarship must meet several requirements, including performing community service and meeting with a mentor. In all, students from 105 high schools across the state applied.

CSN to Celebrate Successful Job Training Program 10/26/2017

Every semester for the last 20 years, chefs from the College of Southern Nevada’s nationally renowned culinary program have trained a handful of local Salvation Army clients in the art of cooking and preparing food, getting them ready for jobs in the fast-paced restaurant environment.