Beth Rubins, believes that education in social work or a background in psychology is necessary for those looking to enter the nonprofit or human services field.
Construction of industrial complexes in Southern Nevada, especially Las Vegas, is increasing with the decrease of vacancies in the first quarter, leading to jobs and careers.
Las Vegas entrepreneur, Larry Goldstein, changed careers after working in corporate America in telecommunications; he pursued his M.B.A. and now continues to operate successful businesses.
Tamela Ketchmore is a retired captain in the United States Army who received her education as a social worker while in the service and used her skills and education in the Medical Service Corp.
Tom Garvey, middle and upper school Latin teacher for The Meadows School in Las Vegas, uses his advanced education and passion for the subject to help his students understand Latin as well as make it fun for them.
Las Vegas educator, Robert Coggan was selected by Vegas PBS as one of the leaders in education technology by incorporating digital media and understanding the importance of technology.
“If I hadn’t gone to college and took the jobs I did, I would probably be there today with a different life.”
One growing specialty in the health care industry is diagnostic imaging with a growing need for radiologic and MRI technologists. With the proper training, one can enter this field and, with additional education, can expand careers choices.
Las Vegas entrepreneur Kim Miramontes transitioned from a career as an executive in the hospitality industry using her M.B.A. to own and operate her own business.
Elter was recently awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations-NECO. Created to celebrate diversity, the organization honors those who have helped the less fortunate.