Candidates from Washoe County Assembly Districts 24, 25, 26, 27, 30 and 31 in attendance
Reno, Nev. – The Graduate Student Association (GSA) and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) will host an Education Forum at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28. The forum will be focused on the education and budget priorities of the candidates and moderated by Anjeanette Damon, noted print and broadcast journalist and alumna of the University of Nevada, Reno.
“By hosting this forum, we intend to help voters make informed choices given the dire state budget situation, and the critical role of education in Nevada’s recovery,” said Matt Smith, president of the Graduate Student Association.
This is a free event, open to students, faculty, staff and community members. The Education Forum will be held in the Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom on the Fourth Floor. Doors will open at 6 p.m. No signs will be allowed in the building.
The state Assembly candidates who have confirmed their attendance include David Bobzien (Assembly District 24), Monte Johnson (Assembly District 24), Pat Hickey (Assembly District 25), Robert Townsend (Assembly District 25), Randy Kirner (Assembly District 26), Angie Taylor (Assembly District 26), Teresa Benitez-Thompson (Assembly District 27), Gabe Jurado (Assembly District 27), Kathy Martin (Assembly District 30), Debbie Smith (Assembly District 30), Richard “Skip” Daly (Assembly District 31), and Randi Thompson (Assembly District 31).
For additional information, please contact GSA President Matt Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-784-1093.
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The purpose of the Graduate Student Association (GSA) is to promote the welfare and interests of the graduate students of the University of Nevada. GSA advocates for student rights, and addresses concerns at the campus, system, state, and national levels, and provides a variety of services focused on the specific needs and interests of graduate students. To learn more, visit www.unr.edu/gsa
The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) is made up of every undergraduate student at the University of Nevada. We provide a means for students to voice concerns and address issues at the university, local, state, national, and international levels. We also provide information to students on upcoming events, student events, student services, clubs, and more. We are committed to enhancing our university and enriching students – just as we have since our inception in 1898. For more information, visit www.asun.unr.edu.
Matt Smith, President
Graduate Student Association
University of Nevada, Reno