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Perceptions Toward The Value Of Higher Education For Hotel Professionals In Las Vegas: A Case Study, Gary Lee Deel Dec 2015

Perceptions Toward The Value Of Higher Education For Hotel Professionals In Las Vegas: A Case Study, Gary Lee Deel

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

This study concerns a qualitative investigation of the views toward higher education and its importance to hospitality career success among hotel professionals in the Las Vegas, Nevada area. Existing literature supported the premise that education may be important to professional career success in several different ways, and that values concerning education may be passed from one person to another via social learning. However, the relevant theories had not previously been evaluated within the context of the hospitality industry. Professionals in reporting relationships at two Las Vegas hotels were interviewed to determine perceptions about higher education, the sources of those perceptions ...


An Evidence Based Approach To Sepsis: Educational Program, Dolores Perez Dec 2015

An Evidence Based Approach To Sepsis: Educational Program, Dolores Perez

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

Evidence-based guidelines for recognizing and treating sepsis have been available for decades, yet healthcare providers do not adhere to the recommendations. Sepsis can progress rapidly if not recognized early. Literature reports reveal that sepsis is the leading cause of death in non-cardiac intensive care units (ICUs), and it is one of the most expensive conditions to treat. A hospital in the Las Vegas, Nevada area had previously introduced sepsis management prescriptions in 2011 with no formal education of sepsis guidelines to nurses. The original hospital’s sepsis management prescription sets followed guidelines dated 2008. The purpose of this project was ...


Canyon Springs High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Canyon Springs High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


South East Career Technical Academy (Secta) High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

South East Career Technical Academy (Secta) High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Mojave High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Mojave High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Veterans Tribute High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Veterans Tribute High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Valley High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Valley High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Western High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Western High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Chaparral High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Chaparral High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Preliminary Findings – 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Preliminary Findings – 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Pahrump Valley High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino Oct 2015

Pahrump Valley High School 2015 College & Career Aspirations Survey, Caitlin J. Saladino

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

In partnership with GoToCollegeNevada.org and the American College Application Campaign, this research project aims to provide key data on the college-going culture in Nevada. The purpose of this research project is to collect survey data aimed at examining a group of Nevada high schools and their students’ aspirations, college plans, and perceptions of school and family support and encouragement. Survey results are available in the form of aggregate reports and individual school data for 2014 and 2015.


Modernizing Nevada's Education Structures: Opportunities For The 78th Session Of The Nevada Legislature, Magdalena Martinez, David F. Damore Apr 2015

Modernizing Nevada's Education Structures: Opportunities For The 78th Session Of The Nevada Legislature, Magdalena Martinez, David F. Damore

Lincy Institute Reports and Briefs

Nevada's educational outcomes – both K-12 and higher education – are woeful. The consequences of this for the state's present and future are myriad and alarming. Poor educational outcomes mean that the state receives little return on investment from current educational spending. High dropout rates and sub-par academic achievement fail to instill the foundational skills necessary to put Nevada students on a path for future success. The dearth of Nevadans holding advanced degrees or certificates hinders economic development. In this brief, Modernizing Nevada's Education Structures: Opportunities for the 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature, Drs. Martinez and Damore review ...


Education And Educational Attainment In Southern Nevada, Jennifer Pharr, Courtney Coughenour, Shawn Gerstenberger Jan 2015

Education And Educational Attainment In Southern Nevada, Jennifer Pharr, Courtney Coughenour, Shawn Gerstenberger

Nevada Journal of Public Health

Failure to complete high school has a direct impact on a person’s earning potential and quality of life. Higher levels of education are associated with better health. Because of this association, it is important for children and adults to have access to quality education. The percentage of adults who have successfully pursued higher education in Southern Nevada is lower than the peer Mountain West metropolitan areas and the national average. Nevada high school graduation rates are the lowest in the nation. High school graduation rates and dropout rates vary by race/ethnicity in the Clark County School District. High ...