Tag: Excellence in Reno


Former Broadcast Journalist Develops a Bilingual News Program: Vanessa Vancour Part I Intrapreneurship / Stories / Video

Vanessa Vancour is the go-to faculty for multimedia news reporting in The Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno.  She was originally trained at University of Southern California’s top program in broadcast journalism and held internships at Dateline, Fox News and Telemundo. As a result of those work experiences, Vanessa had opportunities in entertainment news, but her heart was set on being a newscaster. I...

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5 Answers on Excellence: Alice Heiman Part II Business / Entrepreneurship / Stories / Video

Alice Heiman, originally from New Jersey, studied education and started a resource center for parents and teachers just after earning a master’s degree in literacy. With a cutting edge business in education, she spoke at conferences around the country. Although she was an expert with a passion for the industry, she faced a tough lesson not reaching the revenue necessary to keep her business open. Next...

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From Teaching Literacy to Training the Trainers in Sales: Alice Heiman Part I Business / Entrepreneurship / Stories / Video

Alice Heiman is originally from New Jersey and lived there the first 18 years of her life. She went to Indiana University in Bloomington and chose that school because they had a great art program. While playing on the women’s soccer team in college, she quickly realized she wouldn’t make a living in art and ended up studying to be a teacher. Her undergraduate degree is in elementary...

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The Launch of the Ozmen Center Women’s Initiative: Part II Business / Entrepreneurship / News

On Thursday night May 26, 2016, the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship launched a Women’s Initiative. With a major gift from U.S. Bank, we were able to host an evening with over 100 women, both student leaders on campus and women in business and entrepreneurship in the community. This will be the first of many events and we hope to include as many women that would like...

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