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April 2016


Cox Ranked 18 on the 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List from DiversityInc
Cox has earned a No. 18 ranking on the 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, DiversityInc announced at diversity and inclusion’s keystone event held at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, April 19.

“At Cox, we believe that creating a culture of inclusion builds diversity. We place a big emphasis on leadership involvement in diversity and inclusion and we are proud to see our efforts once again being recognized on DiversityInc’s prestigious Top 50 Companies for Diversity list,” said Michael F. Bolognini, vice president and market leader of Cox Las Vegas. “With more than 1800 companies considered, Cox’s rank in the top 20 for the second straight year, as well as our position on two of DiversityInc’s specialty lists – Mentoring and Diversity Councils, is very rewarding.” 

Nevada State College wins $1.2 million federal grant to help first generation, low-income students

Nevada State College (NSC) has received a $1.2 million federally funded grant for five years intended to help first-generation and low-income students through a program that provides tutors, peer mentors, “success coaches” and help with preparation for graduate school.

“This grant enables Nevada State College to really build a safety net of support for students, many of whom will be entering freshmen,” said Robin Smith, director of the TRIO-SSS program. “Nevada State College has a sharp focus on retention. As student enrollment grows, it becomes even more important to ensure we are providing all our students the resources they need to complete their college education.”  READ MORE

city-henderson.pngCity of Henderson Receives the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach
Southern Nevada Strong (SNS) was a regional planning effort to build a foundation for long-term economic success and community livelihood by integrating transportation, housing, and job opportunities. An estimated 6,000 community members participated in the three phases of plan outreach.

SNS was funded by a $3.5 million Sustainable Communities grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The SNS planning process placed an extraordinary emphasis on community engagement to ensure broad, representative participation in determining a vision for the future.  READ MORE

NVE-logo-trigon_RGB_300dpi.jpg  NV Energy Exceeds Renewable Requirement for 2015
NV Energy has filed its required 2015 Renewable Portfolio Standard Annual Report with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, showing that the company achieved a 21.2 percent renewable credit level in southern Nevada and 31.3 percent level in northern Nevada.  The 2015 legislated requirement is 20 percent, based on total energy sales.

NV Energy's Vice President of Energy Supply Kevin Geraghty noted that complying with the legislated mandate is important, but his company's longstanding motivation has been to be environmentally responsible and to keep the costs to customers as low as possible.  READ MORE

JohnsonAdvisors.jpg  Anthony Aguila of Johnson Advisors Earns CPS Credential
Staff accountant, Anthony Aguila, recently obtained his Certificated Public Accountant for the state of Nevada. A graduate of UNLV with a Master of Science in Accounting, he has been an associate with the firm since 01/01/2014. He passed all four sections of the CPA exam in seven months during his first year with the firm. ”I had a lot of help along the way from family, friends and everyone at Johnson Advisors. I’m honored I can represent the firm as their newest CPA,” said Anthony Aguila.  READ MORE

1-TrishNash.jpgTrish Nash Named as a Top Woman in Real Estate
Trish has been selected for 3 consecutive years as 1 of the top 25 Women in Real Estate in Clark County by the Woman's Council of Realtors.

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