Sierra Nevada College

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Sierra Nevada College
Seal of Sierra Nevada College
Motto Wisdom, Responsibility, Freedom
Established 1969
Type Private
President Lynn G. Gillette
Provost Shannon Beets
Administrative staff
24 full time faculty,
50 part time faculty
Undergraduates 540
Postgraduates 500
Location Incline Village, Nevada, USA
Coordinates: 39°14′40″N 119°56′20″W / 39.2444°N 119.9388°W / 39.2444; -119.9388
Campus Rural
Colors Royal Blue and White
Nickname Eagles
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[edit]

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.[1]

Notable faculty[edit]


  1. ^ Fine Arts Department at Sierra Nevada College, Annual Student Exhibition: With Guest Juror David Horvitz, 2012

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