Reno to Host Northern Nevada Opportunity Zone Summit with Keynote Speaker, Steve Glickman

Reno to Host Northern Nevada Opportunity Zone Summit with Keynote Speaker, Steve Glickman

by Kaya Bromley An educational summit aims to educate investors, business owners, and commercial real estate experts on the vast potential Opportunity Zones present in the northern Nevada market. Recently named the nation’s fastest-growing job market, experts are eyeing the Reno region as a boon to investors. “The untapped potential here is astounding,” said Kaya [...]

Reno Technology Academy Aims to Educate Workers for Nevada’s Growing Tech Industry

Reno Technology Academy Aims to Educate Workers for Nevada’s Growing Tech Industry

With the ongoing need for trained IT employees in northern Nevada – the opening of the Reno Technology Academy bringing the ability to earn an IT certification in a semester or two couldn’t have come at a better time. Steve Andreano, Director of Technology Programs, explained the simple but pivotal mission of Reno Technology Academy. [...]

Championing Our Community

Championing Our Community

Mary Croughan, UNLV’s new vice president for research and economic development, knows firsthand the difference having a champion in one’s corner can make. Without such a champion her freshman year at the University of California, Davis, she may have given up on science entirely. Croughan recalls the day she approached her chemistry professor to rectify [...]

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution, while also being a major economic engine for the region with an estimated annual economic impact of nearly $1 billion. “The College of Southern Nevada is as vital to the regional economy as it is to each student [...]

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

The College of Southern Nevada is developing a new discipline in unmanned aviation systems, thanks to a grant from the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The grant, totaling $195,924.88, helped cover the cost of equipment and supplies needed to fund the program. Governor Brian Sandoval has identified the unmanned aerial vehicle industry as [...]