Latest News

Career Services

  • Northeast Scholarship Recipients, Sponsors Are Recognized

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:29:40 AM --  NORFOLK – Hundreds of students at Northeast Community College have seen the generosity of others. The scholarship recipients and their sponsors were honored during the annual Scholarship Luncheon, which recognizes the sponsors for helping Northeast students succeed with their education.

  • Northeast Students Are in "The Zone"

    by jamesc  4/4/2014 10:37:44 AM --  NORFOLK – Being "in the zone” implies increased focus and attention which allows for a higher level of performance no matter what someone is trying to accomplish. While many people in the zone achieve a state of fulfillment; for others, it is a feeling of satisfaction by helping their neighbors. Some students at Northeast Community College fall in the latter group because they are literally in “The Zone” on a regular basis.

  • Job Opportunities for Students at Northeast

    by jamesc  3/20/2014 9:13:19 AM --  Joni Schultz, with American Family Insurance in Omaha, assists business student Gavin Smith, Norfolk, during Northeast Community College’s Annual Spring Job Fair on Wednesday. Terri Heggemeyer, career services director at Northeast, said this was the largest Spring Job Fair Northeast had ever held.

  • 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 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.

  • Students Take Part in Northeast's Popular Etiquette Dinner

    by jamesc  2/7/2014 1:22:30 PM --  NORFOLK – You may not have two spoons, two knives and three forks at each place setting at your dinner table at home on any given evening, but knowing how and when to use those extra utensils during a formal dinner occasion could avoid an embarrassing scene when trying to impress others. Over 100 students and others at Northeast Community College had the opportunity recently to put their formal social skills to use during an etiquette dinner at the College’s Lifelong Learning Center.

  • 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.

  • Former Northeast Student Thrilled for New Extended Campus Facility

    by jamesc  12/6/2013 9:04:28 AM --  O’NEILL – “The O'Neill extended campus is a tremendous asset to the community,” said Ann Crumly of O’Neill. She is among several former Northeast Community College students who are thrilled the College is working to construct a new extended campus facility in the Holt County community. “I know that for me personally, having the option to complete my nursing degree through the Northeast extended campus played a big part in my husband and I in moving back to the O'Neill area.”

  • Northeast Students Earns Grainger Tools Scholarship

    by jamesc  11/27/2013 8:06:41 AM --  NORFOLK – A Northeast Community College student has earned a scholarship through Grainger, the leading board line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products serving institutions and business. The Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program is designed to promote the innovation and importance of careers in the industrial skilled trades. Steven Carlson, Norfolk, a student in Northeast’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) program is one of 129 students at 70 community colleges in the United States to receive a $2,000 scholarship targeted to U.S. Armed Forces veterans. Upon graduation, each student also receives a customized Westward® toolkit from Grainger to jump start their career.

  • Students Take Their Career Path Through Northeast in So. Sioux City

    by jamesc  11/1/2013 4:20:52 PM --  SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Earning a college degree is important when a person is finding a job. But for two students who have taken classes at Northeast Community College, pursuing their education has taught them more than just learning a new skill, it has given them a better understanding of whom they are and what they want to do with their lives.

  • 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.

  • Former Northeast Student Is Anxious for New O'Neill Extended Campus

    by jamesc  10/18/2013 4:05:26 PM --  O’NEILL - A former nursing student who took classes through Northeast Community College is looking forward to a new extended campus to be constructed in O’Neill. Other than the physical condition of the current extended campus facility, Gina Kramer of Stuart said Northeast has a wonderful campus in the Holt County community. “The equipment is up to date and the staff who work in the office are helpful and friendly. Generally speaking, my experience as a Northeast distance education student was very positive.” Kramer said.

  • Northeast Hosts COPS Conference

    by jamesc  10/18/2013 4:00:29 PM --  NORFOLK – Students interested in a career in criminal justice were on the Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College on Thursday. This was the eighth year that Northeast and the state’s other community colleges have sponsored the Career Opportunities and Professions Seminar (COPS) Conference.

  • Ground is Broken for Northeast's Future Applied Technology Building

    by jamesc  10/18/2013 3:52:38 PM --  NORFOLK – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman said the state’s community colleges serve as a link between businesses and higher education to create programs which result in a highly-skilled workforce. “Nebraska’s community colleges are a link to the future for our communities and the state.” Heineman made his remarks at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the site of Northeast Community College’s Applied Technology building.

  • Former Northeast Students Look Forward to New O'Neill Campus

    by jamesc  9/27/2013 3:16:25 PM --  O’NEILL – Former Northeast Community College students said a new extended campus in O’Neill is a vital component to meeting the educational and workforce needs of the region.The College is presently raising $2.5 million to construct a new extended campus facility on East Highway 275 in O’Neill, next to the Farm Credit Services of America building. It will replace the current extended campus facility located at 409 East Adams Street.

Previous 1 2 Next