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Las Vegas Nursing Jobs Are Booming, Especially With Advanced Degrees

For those who want to help, care and interact with people, nursing is a career to consider. According to studies, the more education a nurse has obtained, the more opportunities are available.

01/19/2015

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CIO Uses Technology To Improve Services In Henderson, East Of Las Vegas

In high school, Laura Fucci discovered technology and computers and parlayed her passion into a very successful career as a chief information officer overseeing the technology of the city of Henderson.

01/12/2015

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Nurse Empowers Las Vegas Women To A Higher Education

Theresa Chevalier dropped out of high school and couldn’t even register for a nursing program without a diploma. But with determination, she obtained a doctorate in nursing.

01/12/2015

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Las Vegas Doctor Adds M.B.A. To Conduct Business More Efficiently

Dr. John Rhodes is passionate about patient care; but he also realizes that practicing medicine involves business – which is one reason he obtained an M.B.A. to conduct business more efficiently.

01/12/2015

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North Las Vegas Police Officer Is In Pursuit Of A Master’s Degree

Michael Graves is a police officer for the North Las Vegas Police Department, working patrol while finishing his final project to complete his master’s degree in justice management.

01/05/2015

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Las Vegas VP Uses Psychology Degree To Advance Career

Michelle St. Angelo has achieved success in her field of public relations – and credits her degree in psychology as one of the factors in her achievements.

01/05/2015

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2015 International CES Brings Jobs & Start-Ups To Las Vegas

Conventions such as 2015 International CES require more than manual labor to be successful. There are a range of jobs available and with the right attitude – some can turn into permanent positions.

01/05/2015

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Study: Skilled Worker Shortage Hurts Nevada

Think tank report recommends stepping up advanced training in science, technology, engineering and math so the state can diversify its economy.

11/12/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll Lanes

The idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner’s account.

10/27/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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