The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), dignitaries, community guests and Title Sponsor, Switch, celebrated the success and contributions of existing primary companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area at the 7th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event held at the Grand Sierra Resort. NCET took home the Community Partner award.
The widespread adoption of wi-fi and mobile devices created an abundance of new workplaces across the Truckee Meadows. Hundreds of people every day set up their office in a coffee house or a corner of a public library. Some thriving startups don’t have a traditional office at all. It’s particularly fascinating to watch as this trend spreads into new venues such as the branch offices of banks.
At its annual conference, the State Educational Technology Director’s Association honored a group of students from Central Los Angeles for their work integrating technology with their service-learning projects to explore community rights. Students of the Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School captured attendees as they illustrated how deeper learning with access to technology improves lives and society.