by jamesc 4/17/2014 5:17:20 PM --
SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Residents of the Siouxland area have the opportunity to experience a festive afternoon celebrating the cultural diversity of the region. Northeast Community College, South Sioux City Community Schools and the Northeast Community College Multicultural Club will sponsor a World of Fun carnival on Saturday, April 26, from 1-4 p.m. in the parking lot of the College Center, 1001 College Way, in South Sioux City.
by jamesc 4/17/2014 5:13:58 PM --
SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Those young at heart in the Siouxland region are invited to play a few games next month at Northeast Community College in South Sioux City. The popular Baby Boomers and Beyond series, sponsored by Northeast and Thrivent Great Plains Associates will be held Thursday, May 15, from 9:30-3 p.m. at the College Center, 1001 College Way.
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.
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.
by jamesc 4/4/2014 10:44:08 AM --
NORFOLK – As part of the upcoming National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), the Northeast Community College Foundation is paying tribute to its board of directors, which consists of community members in the College’s 20 county service area. Members represent varied backgrounds, bringing strength and diversification to the Foundation.
Three of the members have strong ties to the South Sioux City area where Northeast has a presence in the College Center. Douglas Garwood, Antonio (Tony) Gomez, and Arlan Kuehn, are all well-known and have strong ties to Dakota County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by jamesc 3/7/2014 12:52:50 PM --
SOUTH SIOUX CITY - Teaching in an elementary school classroom is a natural calling for many people. Abbie Stolze found her calling to be a teacher and she hasn’t looked back. Stolze is in her senior year with Wayne State College. She has completed all of her classwork at the College Center in South Sioux City. The Homer native, now living in South Sioux City, found the College Center fit her schedule and it had the classes she needed.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.