Tag: University of Nevada


Group of female student with Reno mayor Hillary Schieve. Leaders with entrepreneurial spirit, joining mayor Schieve for the WIBA “Mayoratorial”. Entrepreneurship / Stories

Curiosity. It’s the fundamental attribute of one of my greatest mentors. She seeks new experiences and regularly strives to develop and hone new talents. Her passion of decades is drawing out the best in herself and those around her. It’s what initially brought Liset Puentes into my life. In her first semester as a transfer student, Liset was a journalist for the Nevada Sagebrush. She...

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Five Answers on Excellence: Vanessa Vancour Part II 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 studied broadcast journalism at University of Southern California and gained internship experience at Dateline, Fox News and Del Mundo. It was her dream to be on air and that’s where she landed her first job, which led to her second job at News Channel...

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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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