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  • Northeast Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Success

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:34:23 AM --  NORFOLK – Jabbar Washington's prowess on the basketball court is well known in Region XI of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference. But the sport isn't the only focus of the point guard on the Northeast Community College men’s basketball team. “Coming here (Northeast) was the best decision I ever made,” Washington said. “Being a student and an athlete is not easy, but my coaches have helped me develop into the young man that I am today. I came here as a boy, but I will leave here as a young man.”

  • 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.

  • ESU 8 Awarded Grant to Update Links to Northeast Community College

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:26:00 AM --  NELIGH – Educational Service Units (ESUs) in Northeast and North Central Nebraska have been awarded a grant to further their distance learning capabilities. USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul visited Neligh recently to present officials of ESU #8 a certificate recognizing the $287,442 grant to upgrade its distance learning equipment between 30 schools and Northeast Community College. It is part of $1.2 million in funding awarded to several ESUs in the state.

  • Northeast Singer's Express, Jazz Machine Prepare for Annual Tour

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:16:04 AM --  NORFOLK – The annual Spring Tour by the Northeast Community College Jazz Machine and Singer’s Express is about to get underway.

  • Students From England Visit Northeast Community College

    by jamesc  4/11/2014 11:09:46 AM --  Students and staff in the hospitality and tourism program at North Lindsey College in Scunthorpe, England, visit with Kim Kwapnioski, director of the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau (center, left) and Donna Herrick, owner of the Divots Conference Center, DeVent Center and Norfolk Lodge and Suites. Mary Colfack, manager of the Norfolk Holiday Inn Express, also met with the guests during Thursday’s gathering.

  • Northeast to Host Child Abuse Detection Training

    by jamesc  4/4/2014 3:05:00 PM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will host a training workshop on child abuse detection later this month. “Child Abuse Training for Small Agencies” will be held Thursday, April 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center.

  • 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.

  • Northeast Spring Concert is April 13

    by jamesc  4/4/2014 10:09:58 AM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College Music Department will soon present one of its final concerts of the 2013-14 academic year. The annual Spring Concert will be held on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast campus in Norfolk.

  • Three Northeast Instructors Teach in Denmark

    by jamesc  3/28/2014 11:01:32 AM --  AARHUS, DENMARK – In the Fall of 2013, three instructors from a college in Denmark spent two-weeks in Nebraska to, as one of them put it; “Get a taste of the real America!” Now three Nebraska college instructors are having the same opportunity to showcase their expertise in the Scandinavian country. Brian Anderson, Cara Hoehne, and Kate Trindle are presently teaching at Aarhus Business College in Aarhus, Denmark. The three are on a two-week faculty exchange with Danish institution. It is the result of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by administrators at both colleges.

  • Ambulance Donated to Northeast Community College

    by jamesc  3/21/2014 1:01:19 PM --  NORFOLK – Students in Northeast Community College’s EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) and paramedic program now have the opportunity to take part in additional hands-on experience with a new piece of equipment. College officials have accepted the donation of a 2004 Osaage Type II ambulance from Norfolk Ambulance Service, Inc. The company is owned by Ardith Kutchera. Several of Kutchera’s present and past paramedics are all graduates of the Paramedic program at Northeast.

  • Northeast Speech Team Earns First Place Honors at Nationals

    by jamesc  3/21/2014 12:56:32 PM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College speech team closed out the 2013-14 season with a first place finish at a national tournament.The Hawks captured the Division II First Place Team Sweepstakes trophy at the Junior Varsity National Tournament in Hutchinson, KS.

  • 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.

  • 9th Grade Career Day at Northeast Community College

    by jamesc  3/13/2014 1:25:56 PM --  Brad Ranslem, director of admissions at Northeast Community College, speaks to students at the beginning of a 9th Grade Career Day this week on the College’s Norfolk campus. 500 students from 23 high schools had the opportunity to take part in hands-on workshops in many of the programs offered at Northeast.

  • Elementary Education Major Gets Her Start at Northeast

    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.

  • Northeast Ag Students Attend Minnesota NFU Conference

    by jamesc  3/7/2014 12:35:59 PM --  NORFOLK – Five Northeast Community College agriculture students attended the National Farmers Union (NFU) College Conference on Cooperatives recently. They were among more than 135 students from the United States and Puerto Rico to attend the conference in Minneapolis. The students learned how cooperative businesses are adapting to changing environments in order to succeed. They also heard from cooperative experts from across the nation on why member-owned businesses are thriving in industries ranging from senior housing to healthcare.

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