President's Welcome

Bart PattersonWelcome to Nevada State College, home of #ScorpionPride! Much like yourself, our college is bursting with growth and the thrill of opportunity. We thrive on creating an inclusive, engaged, and caring campus to help you maximize your success. We are dedicated to providing a quality, affordable education to all students, as well as social, cultural, economic, and civic advancements for the benefit of all of Nevada.

Student success is our number one goal. We are able to do this through the dedication of our amazing faculty who are accomplished scholars, teachers, and mentors from across the globe. They strive to be the difference by providing creative and innovative approaches to understanding curriculum material. More importantly, they are approachable to their students. Their dream is to help you achieve your dream. Additionally, Nevada State College offers an immense number of student support services including tutoring, a full service writing center, academic advising, and much more. These services are here to help you reach your full potential.

Being able able to get to know and interact with our students is my favorite aspect of my position at #NevadaState. I encourage you to stop by my office and say “hi,” join me for a trek up Mount Scorpion, and follow me on social media: Twitter (@NSCPatterson), Facebook (, and Instagram (@bartpat1). I look forward to seeing you walk across the stage at your future commencement ceremony!

Be bold. Be great. Be State.

Bart Patterson