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  • Northeast Community College to Close April 18-21 for Spring Break

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:39:19 AM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College offices in Norfolk, its extended campuses in O’Neill, West Point, and South Sioux City will be closed Friday, April 18 and remain closed on Monday, April 21 for Spring Break.

  • Cox, McIntosh Honored for Civic Contributions

    by jamesc  4/4/2014 10:48:51 AM --  NORFOLK – Two Norfolk men with longtime ties to Northeast Community College have been recognized for their civic contributions. Dr. Robert Cox, former president, and J. Paul McIntosh, former member of the Board of Governors, were recognized at this week’s annual banquet of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce. Both men currently serve on the Northeast Community College Foundation Board.

  • Northeast Students Take Part in PTK Ceremony

    by jamesc  3/20/2014 8:50:50 AM --  NORFOLK - A special ceremony was held recently on the Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College to welcome the newest members into its international honor society. Students were installed into Northeast’s Phi Theta Kappa, (PTK), Tau Chi chapter during the spring 2014 induction ceremony held in the Lifelong Learning Center.

  • Northeast Community College Releases 2013 Grad Employment Report

    by jamesc  3/13/2014 4:22:43 PM --  NORFOLK - The numbers are in and continue to show that large numbers of Northeast Community College students choose to find employment in Nebraska after graduation. Terri Heggemeyer, director of career services at Northeast, presented the 2013 Graduate Employment Report to the Northeast Board of Governors Thursday at its regular monthly meeting. The report shows that 97 percent of 2013 Northeast graduates either found jobs or continued their education. Of the graduates who found employment following graduation, 83 percent of them gained employment in their field of study.

  • Northeast Seeking AG-ceptional Woman of the Year Nominees

    by jamesc  3/13/2014 4:09:31 PM --  NORFOLK – Nominations are currently being sought to honor an area woman who has made exceptional contributions to agriculture. The AG-ceptional Woman of the Year Award will be presented during the 2014 AG-ceptional Women’s Conference, November 21, 2014, at the Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

  • Northeast Community College to Institute Tobacco-Free Policy

    by jamesc  3/11/2014 1:43:42 PM --  NORFOLK – In recent years, the number of higher education institutions adopting policies which prohibit smoking or tobacco use anywhere on their property has grown dramatically. Effective August 1, 2014, Northeast Community College will modify is smoke-free policy to a tobacco-free policy.

  • Northeast Marketing Department Honored

    by jamesc  3/7/2014 12:14:17 PM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community Marketing Department has been recognized for a campaign observing the College’s 40th anniversary.

  • Northeast Community College Adds Value to the Region

    by jamesc  2/28/2014 10:17:38 AM --  NORFOLK – New data confirms that Northeast Community College has a major economic impact on the 20 counties in its service area. A study by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) for the College shows that Northeast Community College adds $232.5 million annually to its 20-county service area’s economy. The study took into account $200 million in student productivity, plus the combined effects of spending each year by the College which totals $31.9 million, and by students who relocate to Northeast’s service area which has a $561,400 impact. The total effect for Fiscal Year 2012-13 amounted to approximately 3.8% of the Northeast service area’s total Gross Regional Product.

  • Northeast Students Qualify for PTK Honor Society

    by jamesc  2/28/2014 10:04:57 AM --  NORFOLK - Several students at Northeast Community College have qualified for membership in Phi Theta Kappa, (PTK), Tau Chi Chapter. Since the installation of Northeast’s Tau Chi chapter in 1996, some 2,779 students have been inducted into the international academic honor society for two-year colleges. For more than 80 years, membership in Phi Theta Kappa has signified a singular honor and a willingness to embrace the Society’s shared commitment to academic excellence. To be eligible for PTK, students must have earned at least 12 credit hours and achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or above out of a 4.0 system.

  • Northeast Community College and Bellevue University Sign Partnership Agreement

    by jamesc  2/18/2014 4:56:45 PM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Nebraska residents will soon have the opportunity to take additional college level courses through a new articulation agreement between Northeast Community College and Bellevue University. The presidents of the two institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Tuesday on Northeast’s campus in Norfolk that will allow Bellevue University to offer upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses and programs for constituents in the Northeast Community College service area with a primary focus on non-traditional working adults.

  • Northeast Community College Welcomes Tejas Tublar

    by jamesc  1/31/2014 11:20:39 AM --  LINCOLN – The president and a member of the board of governors of Northeast Community College are welcoming the announcement that a Texas company will be investing millions of dollars to bring a new major manufacturing plant to Norfolk. “We are pleased that Tejas Tubular will be investing both human and financial capital in our 20 county service area, said Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast. “ Our college will be here to assist Tejas in any way possible to more than just meet their educational and workforce training needs.”

  • Presidents', Deans' Lists Released

    by jamesc  1/15/2014 10:53:23 AM --  NORFOLK - Officials at Northeast Community College in Norfolk recently released the President’s Honor List and Deans’ Honor List for both full- and part-time students for the Fall 2013 Semester.

  • Over 200 Students Graduate in December

    by jamesc  1/15/2014 10:42:58 AM --  NORFOLK – 206 students, including five earning double majors, completed their studies in December from Northeast Community College. The names of the students will be listed in the program in the College’s commencement ceremony in May. Area graduation candidates are listed below by state and hometown. Key to abbreviations: AAS-Associate of Applied Science; AA-Associate of Arts; AS-Associate of Science, and ADN-Associate Degree Nursing.

  • Davies is New Chair of the Northeast Board of Governors

    by jamesc  1/9/2014 5:42:18 PM --  NORFOLK – John W. Davies, Pilger, is the new chairperson of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors.He began serving his term at Thursday’s meeting of the board in Norfolk. Davies, the At-Large member, succeeds District II Representative Keith Harvey, Creighton.

  • Northeast Hosts Higher Learning Commission Evaluation Team

    by jamesc  10/24/2013 11:15:26 AM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College underwent a comprehensive evaluation visit this week by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. Team leader, Dr. John Marr, dean of academic affairs at Cuyahoga Community College in Highland Hills, OH, was appreciative of Northeast’s preparation for the visit. “This is the best coordinated visit I have ever been on,” Marr said during an exit interview with college employees.

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