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UNLV to honor immigrant’s long, hard journey to graduation

Las Vegas Sun 13 May 2021
“She encouraged me and came with me to talk to an adviser on campus ... When he reached graduate school, he finally quit driving the cab and worked at a research lab on campus ... Mieraf Teka, after earning an undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, returned to Las Vegas for graduate school.

West Chester Police Searching For Man Wanted For Two Sexual Assaults

CBS Sports 11 May 2021
Police say he groped two women in separate attacks in the area of South Natlack and East Nield Streets, just off the campus of West Chester ... Carlos Vega.

Nevada colleges planning COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

Las Vegas Review-Journal 07 May 2021
(Las Vegas Review-Journal). Students walking around campus at UNLV in Las Vegas on Thursday morning, Aug ... (Las Vegas Review-Journal) ... As of mid-April, NSHE said it didn’t have plans to mandate vaccinations for returning to campus ... before returning to campus starting June 1.

Touro University Nevada to require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations

Las Vegas Review-Journal 05 May 2021
Touro University Nevada medical students help to unload at Henderson Hospital on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. Touro University Nevada will require students and employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus starting June 1. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @ellenkschmidttt.

Leaders compare notes at summit

Odessa American 05 May 2021
So when you think about that, these are the big buckets that this day helped school districts begin to process through and then whittle that down until they distill down some big ideas that they can bring back to campus and figure out how to leverage those dollars in a way that they can address those critical areas,” Vega said.

An unusual approach: Little/Navarro took a different road to winning state doubles title

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 05 May 2021
BRADENTON — The coaches of two area high school tennis players helped create a state champion doubles team ... Previously ... Little is headed to Colorado College, a Division III school in Colorado Springs, not far from the Air Force Academy, and Navarro will play at the University of Nevada Las Vegas ... Navarro visited the Las Vegas campus in February.

Ed Tech Company Slingshot Makes a Splash in Higher Education

Daily Freeman 04 May 2021
“We have renamed our company Slingshot because we want the campus store to be the hero, to defeat the giant that is standing in the path to student success,” said CEO and Founder Darren Campbell ... “We bring students back into the campus store and help institutions level the playing field for all students.”.

UNLV film student blazes trail with her movie ‘Take Out Girl’

Las Vegas Sun 01 May 2021
The film has been screened in more than 40 festivals and has won 20 awards, including best director, actress and film at the Las Vegas Black Film Festival ... Del Rosario initially met Mustafa Johnson at a film screening she organized at Eclipse Theaters in downtown Las Vegas.

Principals reflect on 10 years of NTO

Odessa American 28 Apr 2021
For Adrian Vega, Betsabe Salcido and Gerardo Ramirez, it’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since George H.W ... Vega was the founding principal and Salcido and Ramirez followed as campus chiefs ... We were an Apple Distinguished Campus ... Vega was her mentor ... She added that Vega was good at holding fast to the vision and values of the campus.

Founder of Democracy Prep charter schools accused of $200K theft

Las Vegas Review-Journal 28 Apr 2021
A founder of the Democracy Prep Public Schools, which has campuses across the U.S., including one in Las Vegas, is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the charter school network, the Justice Department said ... In 2017, Democracy Prep took over the former Agassi Prep campus ...

CityCenter selling 2-acre parcel on Strip for $80 million

Las Vegas Sun 26 Apr 2021
... and Aria on the Las Vegas Strip March 1, 2016 ... CityCenter is selling a 2-acre plot of undeveloped land at its Las Vegas Strip campus to another company to build a retail complex with speciality stores and restaurants.

Developers buying small plot on Strip for $80M

Las Vegas Review-Journal 26 Apr 2021
Veer Towers, two 37-story leaning condominium towers, located within the CityCenter campus, are seen Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 on the Las Vegas Strip. (Las Vegas Review-Journal, file).

Students, faculty back at college after wildfire evacuation

The Lufkin News 24 Apr 2021
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Approximately 300 students and faculty of a small private college in northern New Mexico returned to campus on Saturday as firefighters worked to mop up and fully contain a wildfire that prompted a precautionary evacuation ... the campus as a precaution.

University High softball: A Q&A with stars and friends Aminah Vega, Grace Taylor

Daytona Beach News-Journal 23 Apr 2021
The Titans rallied late from a run down in each of their last two contests on their own campus, wins against Spruce Creek and Sanford Seminole ... At the heart of the Titans' success are a pair of junior stars, infielder Aminah Vega and pitcher Grace Taylor. Vega's numbers at the plate are borderline outrageous ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega ... Vega.