Thomas Healing, a police detective in northeast area of Las Vegas, is working with the DEA while pursuing his advanced degree for career promotion and more opportunities.
Casey Flair, Director of Goodie Two Shoes Foundation, uses his psychology degree to help children in need.
Las Vegas educator, Melissa Weiner, pursued her master’s degree in early childhood education and opened a private educational facility to create a warm and successful learning experience.
The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Michael Montandon now combines his service in government with his business expertise, for continued success in the commercial real estate sector.
Without nursing experience and education, Jennifer Powers would not have had the opportunities she has experienced.
Las Vegas CEO Lori Nguyen realized the importance of technology 20 years ago and understood it would be an expansive and growing field.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.