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Last Thursday, January 22nd, the Nevada State Student Alliance (NSSA), with the help of the Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Initiatives, presented its first-ever Humanitarian Award.
NSSA honors NSC student Astrid Silva with first-ever Humanitarian award
Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center approved for certification
In December 2014, the Dr. Joel and Carol Bower School-Based Health Center (SBHC) had its Certification Visit from the The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (NDPBH), Bureau of Child, Family, and Community Wellness. The SBHC was approved for certification, and awarded a certificate which states, The Dr. Joel and Carol Bower SBHC has successfully met the Nevada SBHC Standards for Certification.
NSC and UNLV faculty members collaborate, receive $3.25 Million R01 Grant
NSC chemistry professor, Dr. Amber Howerton, has collaborated with UNLV faculty to earn a five-year, $3.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant was awarded in December 2014, to support the efforts of Dr. Howerton and UNLV chemistry professor, Dr. Ernesto Abel-Santos, as they continue their research on a drug aimed at preventing Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.
NSC Foundation selects Kristi Overgaard as Vice Chair of Board of Trustees

Kristi Overgaard, the Executive Vice President of Awesomeness for Switch and all Rob Roy Companies, has been selected to serve as Vice Chair of the Nevada State College Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Overgaard joined the Foundation's Board of Trustees in 2014. She says she is excited to take on this new leadership role within the Foundation, and to make an impact in the field of education in Nevada.