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  • Board of Governors Approves 2014-15 Budget

    by jamesc  9/9/2014 4:34:33 PM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has given unanimous approval to the College’s 2014-15 budgets, which include a slight decrease in the property tax levy. The action took place Tuesday following public hearings during the board’s monthly meeting in Norfolk.

  • Board of Governors Recognizes Willers

    by jamesc  8/15/2014 12:10:42 PM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has recognized one of its own for his heroic actions over the summer. During a lunch break at its monthly meeting Thursday in Norfolk, John W. Davies, board chairperson, declared August 14, 2014, as “Gene Willers Day.” Davies and Willers are more than just colleagues on the board - they are friends and neighbors who live in and near the village of Pilger.

  • Northeast Awarded $25,000 JOBS Grant

    by jamesc  8/11/2014 11:10:03 AM --  WISNER – Northeast Community College has been awarded a $25,000 grant that will assist in its on-going efforts in developing a unique curriculum related to workforce training needs. The funds will be used to support implementation of Northeast’s Manufacturing Bootcamp, which is currently being piloted in Cuming County and the surrounding area.

  • Northeast Community College Leaders Attend Industry Credential Conference

    by jamesc  8/8/2014 1:33:17 PM --  KENOSHA, WS – Three Northeast Community College administrators joined more than 125 education and business leaders from across the United States at a national summit aimed at providing insight into a national priority calling for industry-driven credentials.

  • Northeast to Offer New Diversified Manufacturing Certificate

    by jamesc  8/1/2014 12:26:39 PM --  NORFOLK - Manufacturing accounted for 11.8 percent of the gross domestic product in Nebraska in 2011. It not only contributed $11.2 billion to the state’s economy, but it employed 9.8 percent of the workforce. However, according to research by the consulting firm Deloitte, 600,000 manufacturing jobs remain unfilled in the United States because employers cannot find skilled workers. The skills gap and inability to fill positions with qualified candidates witnessed at the national level has not evaded Nebraska - as reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that 2.3 percent of jobs in the Midwest, including Nebraska, remain unfilled. These are statistics that are hard to ignore. In an effort to assist the manufacturing sector in providing qualified and productive workers, Northeast Community College has created a new option to allow students to acquire highly valued skills in an innovative, hands-on learning environment.

  • Northeast to Implement Tobacco Free Policy August 1

    by jamesc  7/25/2014 10:54:46 AM --  NORFOLK – Effective August 1, Northeast Community College will become tobacco free. The College Board of Governors voted recently to approve a change from a smoke free policy to a tobacco free policy.

  • Changes Coming to Northeast Programs

    by jamesc  7/14/2014 2:35:10 PM --  NORFOLK – Criminal Justice and Early Childhood Education have been mainstay programs at Northeast Community College. But beginning this fall, additional degree options in the programs will be added to the curriculum.

  • Northeast To Add Several New Health and Wellness Programs

    by jamesc  7/11/2014 9:28:37 AM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will add several new programs and concentrations through its health and wellness division beginning this fall. The new programs include an expansion in the health and wellness transfer concentrations of athletic training – associate of science degree (AS); exercise science (AS); pre-dietetics (AS); and physical education teacher – associate of arts degree.

  • Northeast to Close Early July 3; Fall Registration Continues

    by jamesc  6/24/2014 11:59:37 AM --  NORFOLK - In observance of Independence Day, all offices at Northeast Community College in Norfolk and its extended campuses in O’Neill, West Point, and South Sioux City, will close Thursday, July 3, at 3 p.m. The college and its extended campuses will re-open Monday, July 7, at 8 a.m.

  • Presidents', Deans' Lists Released at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/23/2014 11:11:43 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 Spring 2014 Semester.

  • Northeast Hosts Nurse Pinning Ceremony

    by jamesc  5/23/2014 11:01:16 AM --  NORFOLK - Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students received their nursing pins in a special ceremony Thursday evening at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. In addition to the Pinning Ceremony, two associate degree nursing and two practical nursing student were presented the Essence of Nursing Award for their consistent academic effort, caring actions, positive motivation toward classroom learning and clinical experience, and professional behaviors.

  • 38th Adult Education Recognition Night Held at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/23/2014 10:55:04 AM --  NORFOLK – 34 students out of 116 graduates were honored at Northeast Community College in Norfolk recently during the 38th Annual Adult Education Recognition Night. The students were honored for completing the requirements to receive a Nebraska high school diploma through the GED ® (General Educational Development) tests administered by Northeast’s Adult Education Program.

  • Northeast Receives Workforce Training Funds from Walmart Foundation

    by jamesc  5/14/2014 2:48:56 PM --  WASHINGTON – Northeast Community College is one of 17 community colleges across the nation to receive funding to support manufacturing workforce training opportunities in Northeast Nebraska.

  • Candidates Announced for 41st Commencement at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/9/2014 1:42:41 PM --  NORFOLK – The 41st Commencement of Northeast Community College will take place on Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m. in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus. As of Wednesday, May 7, some 881 students, including those earning double majors, and 207 who completed their studies this past December, were to be listed in the commencement program. Dr. Rod Risley, executive director of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the largest honor society in higher education, will give the commencement address.

  • 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.

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