NSC president to discuss economic development at Aug. 9 Henderson Chamber breakfast

Patterson to cover how business, higher education can work together to advance economic development in Southern Nevada

HENDERSON, Nev. – Bart Patterson, president of Nevada State College, will speak during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s August network breakfast, which will take place from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the Sunset Room at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Rd.

Titled “Nevada State College: Higher Education + Business Community = Economic Development in Nevada,” Patterson’s presentation will cover how higher education and the business community can work together to advance economic development in Nevada.

Patterson was appointed as the seventh president of Nevada State College, Nevada’s fastest growing college, in April 2012 after serving as interim president for six months. He has established the top priorities of NSC to continue building quality, affordable academic programs to boost the economy of southern Nevada, increase student success, and identify public-private partnerships to creatively build out NSC’s 509-acre site in the foothills of Henderson.

This event is sponsored by Valley Bank of Nevada.

Relevant social media hashtags and handles: @HCC_Nevada @NevadaState #ValleyBank #HCCbreakfast

Cost for the breakfast is $28 for members and $48 for non-members. There will be an additional $10 charge for walk-ins. RSVP online at hendersonchamber.com.

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce (@HCC_Nevada) is a nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses.

For more information about the Henderson Chamber of Commerce or the breakfast, call 702-565-8951 or visit hendersonchamber.com.