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    The Doctor Is Out — of Debt

    Scholarships for the charter class relieve financial burden for future health care providers.

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    Receiving a Helping Hand to Start Over

    Nontraditional student scholars benefit from re-entry scholarships.

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    Faculty-Staff Holiday Card Goes Digital After 53 Years

    As the holiday card itself changes, it continues to change lives through scholarships.

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    Success in Life? She Has a Spreadsheet for That

    Kiara Sims is one first-gen student who is making the donors who support her education — and her mother — proud.

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    New Medical Education Building Construction Begins

    With donor funding through the Nevada Health & Bioscience Corp., the 135,000-square-foot building is expected to open in summer 2022.

Philanthropy News

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Jul. 13, 2022

Undergraduate research experiences helped Jordyn Farewell strengthen her academic performance and get into med school.

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Nov. 1, 2021

Campus tradition raises funds for scholarship while spreading holiday cheer. Here's the back story and how you can participate this year.

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Aug. 24, 2021

Philanthropist and Lee Business School namesake remembered for his generosity and commitment to education.

Alumni News

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Mar. 21, 2022

The head of educational initiatives works to develop information literacy skills in students.

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Mar. 18, 2022

Vladislav Zhitny, an emigrant from the Ukraine, has had 18 papers appear in a variety of publications.

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Feb. 27, 2022

As someone who initially left the school system in eighth grade and was abused and homeless, a young Sharon Jalene never would have guessed she would end up earning three college degrees.

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