Sands Confidential

Sands Academy Presents Communication for Leaders during Elevate Series

Sands Academy, in conjunction with Las Vegas Sands’ effort to remain committed to Team Members and their advancement in the hospitality industry, conducted a workshop highlighting Communication for Leaders as part of their Elevate Series for Managers and Supervisors. The course covered team building, effective coaching and effective feedback. [More]

Sands Academy Celebrates ESL Graduation

At the end of May, Sands Academy held their annual English as a Second Language (ESL) graduation for Team Members at The Venetian and The Palazzo. Courses were conducted by Language Xpress, a company specializing in classes tailored to a specific company and industry. [More]

Sands Bethlehem Creates Gardens for Local Community Center

In an effort to provide the community with accessible horticulture, Sands Cares and Sands ECO360 recently partnered with Penn State Extension, Lehigh and Northampton County 4-H and the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem to build planting beds for the Lynfield Community Center in Bethlehem, PA. [More]

Teach for America Teachers Reflect on Their First Year in the Classroom

In August 2016, Las Vegas Sands hosted a group of new teachers through Teach for America Las Vegas Valley for a meet-and-greet with local executives from Las Vegas Sands. As part of the Sands Education Council, a public-private partnership of like-minded organizations, Teach for America helps address the challenges faced by the local school district and to identify opportunities and help improve education to make the community a better place to live. Teach for America teachers are placed in challenged schools where skilled teachers are needed. [More]

Sands Academy: Elevate Workshop Focuses on Creating a Culture of High Performance

Through Sands Academy, Las Vegas Sands provides Team Members with an outstanding working environment, extensive training and other opportunities to advance in the hospitality industry. In the hospitality industry, performance management ensures that goals are consistently being met in an effective and efficient manner by teams in various departments. [More]

Soap in Schools Program Launches in Las Vegas

Clean the World recently launched Soap in Schools in Las Vegas, a program in partnership with Sands Cares. The program is designed to teach handwashing education to students each month across a network of eight school locations throughout the greater Las Vegas area ranging, from daycares to elementary schools. [More]

Refugee Students Get Scholarships from Las Vegas Charity

Seven South Sudanese teenagers whose families live in a Kenyan refugee camp, will now receive a high school education because of scholarships awarded by the South Sudan Center of America (SSCA), a local Las Vegas charity, founded by Biar Atem, a Sands Cares Hero of the Year and Team Member at The Venetian and The Palazzo. [More]

Las Vegas Sands Announces Winners of Spring Step Challenge

Las Vegas Sands announces the top three winners of the Sands ECO360 Spring Step Up Challenge. All three winners walked over 700,000 steps during the challenge and received a “Golden Shoe” award along with a prize. Team Members who participated in this challenge and reported their steps walked 86.5 million total steps during the month of April. [More]