LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and the College of Southern Nevada are using the power of the partnership to offer a range of college-level classes at neighborhood libraries to help residents learn new skills, earn certification or pursue a college degree.
The first course offered in the series is a college prep course that is FREE to high school juniors and seniors who are considering going to college. The eight-week course takes place on Saturdays March 19th to May 6thfrom 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the East Las Vegas Library. Space is limited and prospective students can register for the course by calling 702-651-2750.
“The Library District and CSN share a goal of improving life through education,” he said Kelvin WatsonManaging Director of Las Vegas– Clark County Library District. “Through this partnership, we are combining the library district’s infrastructure with CSN’s educational content to provide easier access for local residents to college courses in our library branches. This is a good example of how 21st century libraries have become the heart of the community. Serving people from all walks of life and creating space for educational support, activities, conversations, discovery, maker spaces and hands-on learning for all ages.”
Additional courses will be announced in the coming months and will include career training, certificate programs, exam preparation and more.
“CSN is excited to partner with the Clark County Library District to offer the Academic Life Success course, which will help students prepare for academic success at the East Las Vegas Library,” said Dr. Federico ZaragozaPresident, College of Southern Nevada. “Our commitment to helping students achieve, achieve, and succeed has never been stronger, and we are grateful for this opportunity to help our students pursue their goals in higher education. CSN students are entitled to free textbooks and a PC device.”
About Las Vegas– Clark County Library District: The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is an independent tax agency serving a diverse community covering 8,000 square miles. Through its 25 branches and website, the Library District offers a collection of 3.2 million items consisting of books, films, music (including streaming and download), online resources, and free programs for all ages. The Library District is a vibrant and vital member of the community that offers learning without borders; business and career advancement; support from government and social services; and best of all, a place where customers will find a sense of culture and community. For more information, please visit LVCCLD.org.
About CSN: The College of Southern Nevada empowers our students and communities to achieve, thrive, and thrive. Founded in 1971, CSN is a nationally recognized academic success guide specializing in two-year degrees and a select number of bachelor’s degrees in subject areas. Connect to the largest and most diverse college in the country on our Newsroom blogabout our press releasesor follow us on social media.
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