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  • HLC President visits Northeast

    by jamesc  10/2/2015 4:24:06 PM --  Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, president of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), visits with presidents and administrators from Nebraska’s community colleges recently at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

  • Legislative hearing held at Northeast

    by jamesc  9/18/2015 5:18:58 PM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, testifies before the Nebraska Legislature’s Transportation and Telecommunications Committee at the College this week. He was one of several Northeast Nebraskans to testify before senators on two bills.

  • Northeast receives federal TRIO Grant

    by jamesc  9/10/2015 12:50:28 PM --  O’NEILL – Northeast Community College has received a federal grant that is designed to provide individualized support and assistance to students who may have faced challenges in completing their education.

  • Northeast celebrates opening of new extended campus in O'Neill

    by jamesc  9/8/2015 9:35:22 PM --  O’NEILL – Northeast Community College and residents of North Central Nebraska commemorated the opening of the College’s new extended campus facility here Tuesday with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • Northeast budget tax levy is reduced again

    by jamesc  9/8/2015 9:33:22 PM --  O’NEILL – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has given unanimous approval to the College’s 2015-16 budgets, which includes a decrease of 3.69 percent in the property tax levy. The action took place Tuesday following public hearings during the board’s monthly meeting in O’Neill.

  • Academic year begins at Northeast

    by jamesc  8/20/2015 11:49:49 AM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, addresses faculty and staff Wednesday during a Fall In-Service event in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.

  • Classrooms to be named for NAHB, Black Hills Energy

    by jamesc  8/13/2015 11:36:27 AM --  NORFOLK – Two classrooms in Northeast Community College’s new Applied Technology building will bear the names of corporations that have provided equipment and support to the College.The Northeast Board of Governors has approved naming the classroom for the building construction program after the Norfolk Area Homebuilders Association, while the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) classroom will feature the name of Black Hills Energy.

  • Progress continues on new residence hall

    by jamesc  8/7/2015 12:36:27 PM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, (right) met Thursday with Steve Honnens, site superintendent for Kingery Construction, during a tour of the construction of a new residence hall on the College’s Norfolk campus.

  • Being good fiscal stewards

    by jamesc  7/20/2015 12:04:11 PM --  By Michael R. Chipps, Ph.D., President of Northeast Community College I have had the privilege and honor of serving at three of the six community colleges in Nebraska for well over three decades. I was born and raised in Central Nebraska and enjoyed my first community college experience at Central Community College in Hastings and Grand Island followed by my work at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte and McCook. And now, more than three years later, I am pleased to be serving as a part of the team at Northeast Community College.

  • Corkle Named Coordinator of Northeast's Tri-County Office

    by jamesc  6/12/2015 9:04:50 AM --  AINSWORTH – Northeast Community College has named Sonja “Sonny” Corkle as its new part-time regional coordinator to serve Brown, Keya Paha and Rock counties in the College’s western service area. She began her new duties June 1.

  • Board of Governors Approves Vision 2020 Strategic Plan

    by jamesc  6/11/2015 4:44:04 PM --  NORFOLK - The Board of Governors at Northeast Community College approved a document Thursday that sets the future direction of the institution over the next five years.

  • Northeast President/Board Recognized with National Honor

    by jamesc  5/15/2015 8:52:03 AM --  NORFOLK – Dr. Michael Chipps has worked with a number of boards in his three decades in the Nebraska Community College system. But he said the competence of the board he works with now as president of Northeast Community College is like no other.

  • Severson Honored by Phi Theta Kappa

    by jamesc  5/15/2015 7:08:34 AM --  SAN ANTONIO, TX – The vice president of student services at Northeast Community College has been recognized for her work with an international honor society that is committed to academic excellence. Dr. Karen Severson was one of twenty-three college administrators from across the nation presented with the 2015 Distinguished College Administrator Award by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at the organization’s 97th Annual Convention here. She was nominated by Northeast’s PTK Tau Chi chapter.

  • Bellevue University Office Dedicated at Northeast

    by jamesc  4/27/2015 11:13:03 AM --  Dr. Mary Hawkins, president of Bellevue University (third from left) and Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community, cut a ribbon dedicating the opening of Bellevue University’s new office in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast campus in Norfolk.

  • Northeast Students Named to All-Nebraska Academic Team

    by jamesc  4/16/2015 2:42:16 PM --  LINCOLN – Four Northeast Community College students were recognized recently in Lincoln for being named to the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Nebraska Academic Team. Margaret Earney, of Whitney, Lorena Fernandez and Leticia Olague De Vargas, both of South Sioux City, and Alison Schmit, of Osmond, joined 25 other all-state team members from Nebraska’s five other community colleges in a ceremony at the Cornhusker Hotel.

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