COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

United States, Nevada

Southern Nevada College is a public community college situated in Clark County, Nevada. The college has more than 2,500 teaching and non-teaching staff and is the largest public university in Nevada. It is part of the higher education system of Nevada. The college provides vocational training in more than 70 academic courses and more than 180-degree certificates. The college also offers seven bachelor's degrees. The college’s undergraduate degree has been regionally accredited by the Northwest University Council. Southern Nevada College is recognized as a leader in community colleges in fostering student success, shared governance, and outstanding performance. Southern Nevada College empowers students and communities to achieve, succeed and prosper. The college cultivates curiosity, continuous learning, and broad-based education to enhance creative thinking, problem-solving, innovation, and principled leadership. It values ​​the integration of different backgrounds and perspectives among students, faculty, and community members as a way to collaborate and promote creativity, innovation, and growth.

Campus Life

The University College of Southern Nevada has three main campuses in the Las Vegas Valley includes the Charleston campus, North Las Vegas campus, and Henderson campus. There are also eight learning centers include Moapa Valley, Summerlin, Mesquite, Green Valley, West, Sahara West, Las Vegas City Hall, and Nellis Air Force Base. Through campus life activities, students can establish contact with their peers, participate in lively discussions, and grow into individuals! The mission of campus life is to cultivate a sense of belonging and affinity for China Southern Airlines through the participation of campus and community. Campus life fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation through transformational programming, thereby safeguarding the success of students and employees. Clubs and organizations cover a wide range of hobbies, allowing you to learn outside the classroom, lead and expand your horizons.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of the College of Southern Nevada are Phil Bickford, drafted during MLB Round 1 San Francisco Giants, Bryce Harper, drafted into MLB Round 1 Washington Nationals, Ryan Reeves the WWE professional wrestler, and also known as Ryback, the United States Senator Jacky Rosen, an American former professional baseball pitcher Michael Glen Dunn, the famous American politician Marilyn Kaye Kirkpatrick, Frank Cifaldi is a video game preservationist, historian, and developer, a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly and chair of the Nevada Democratic Party William O'Neil McCurdy II, and Victoria Seaman is a Republican former member of the Nevada Assembly.