by jamesc 3/7/2014 12:42:52 PM --
NORFOLK – The Spring Job Fair at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will be the largest ever. Representatives from 90 companies, agencies and organizations will take part in the event on Wednesday, March 19, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Cox Activities Center gymnasium.
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 2/7/2014 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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
by jamesc 9/27/2013 3:03:42 PM --
Austin Korth, Randolph, rides a mechanical bull over the lunch hour of a recent afternoon on the campus of Northeast Community College in Norfolk.