Sierra Nevada College
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|Sierra Nevada College|
|Motto||Wisdom, Responsibility, Freedom|
|President||Lynn G. Gillette|
|Admin. staff||24 full time faculty,
50 part time faculty
|Location||Incline Village, Nevada, USA
|Colors||Royal Blue and White|
|Mascot||Eli – an American Eagle|
Sierra Nevada College (SNC) is a private, liberal arts university in Incline Village, Nevada. It was founded in 1969 and is known for its programs in entrepreneurship, environmental science, computer science, entertainment technology, English, ski business & resort management, and teacher education. The school also has programs in skiing and snowboarding. The Eagles were the 2008 United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association national champions in men's snowboarding and women's skiing.
The Departments of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Business, and Science and Technology offer fourteen majors. The teacher education program leads to Master of Arts (M.A.T.) degree as well as to initial teacher licensure in Nevada.
Summer Visiting Artist Workshops
Sierra Nevada College also hosts Summer Visiting Artist Workshops which feature well-known artists and attract students from all parts of the United States, Europe, and the Far East. In 2012 artist David Horvitz was the guest artist of the year.
- Laura McCullough – poet (Masters in Fine Arts Program)
- Brian Turner - poet (Masters in Fine Arts Program)
- Fine Arts Department at Sierra Nevada College, Annual Student Exhibition: With Guest Juror David Horvitz, 2012
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