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  • Corkle Named Coordinator of Northeast's Tri-County Office

    by jamesc  6/12/2015 9:04:50 AM --  AINSWORTH – Northeast Community College has named Sonja “Sonny” Corkle as its new part-time regional coordinator to serve Brown, Keya Paha and Rock counties in the College’s western service area. She began her new duties June 1.

  • Board of Governors Approves Vision 2020 Strategic Plan

    by jamesc  6/11/2015 4:44:04 PM --  NORFOLK - The Board of Governors at Northeast Community College approved a document Thursday that sets the future direction of the institution over the next five years.

  • Northeast President/Board Recognized with National Honor

    by jamesc  5/15/2015 8:52:03 AM --  NORFOLK – Dr. Michael Chipps has worked with a number of boards in his three decades in the Nebraska Community College system. But he said the competence of the board he works with now as president of Northeast Community College is like no other.

  • Severson Honored by Phi Theta Kappa

    by jamesc  5/15/2015 7:08:34 AM --  SAN ANTONIO, TX – The vice president of student services at Northeast Community College has been recognized for her work with an international honor society that is committed to academic excellence. Dr. Karen Severson was one of twenty-three college administrators from across the nation presented with the 2015 Distinguished College Administrator Award by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at the organization’s 97th Annual Convention here. She was nominated by Northeast’s PTK Tau Chi chapter.

  • Bellevue University Office Dedicated at Northeast

    by jamesc  4/27/2015 11:13:03 AM --  Dr. Mary Hawkins, president of Bellevue University (third from left) and Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community, cut a ribbon dedicating the opening of Bellevue University’s new office in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast campus in Norfolk.

  • Northeast Students Named to All-Nebraska Academic Team

    by jamesc  4/16/2015 2:42:16 PM --  LINCOLN – Four Northeast Community College students were recognized recently in Lincoln for being named to the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Nebraska Academic Team. Margaret Earney, of Whitney, Lorena Fernandez and Leticia Olague De Vargas, both of South Sioux City, and Alison Schmit, of Osmond, joined 25 other all-state team members from Nebraska’s five other community colleges in a ceremony at the Cornhusker Hotel.

  • Luncheon Honors Scholarship Recipients and Donors

    by jamesc  4/10/2015 2:16:03 PM --  NORFOLK – The act of giving was on display recently at Northeast Community College. Scholarship recipients and their sponsors were honored during the annual Scholarship Luncheon, which recognizes the sponsors for helping Northeast students succeed with their education.

  • Black Hills Energy Contributes $50,000 to Northeast

    by jamesc  4/9/2015 12:45:07 PM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College is the recipient of a significant donation by the corporation that provides natural gas to much of the College’s 20-county-service area. Representatives of Black Hills Energy have presented College officials with a $50,000 gift to be used to purchase equipment in Northeast’s new Applied Technology building. The presentation took place Thursday during a news conference prior to the regular monthly meeting of the Northeast Board of Governors.

  • 99% of Northeast Graduates Find Work or Continue Their Education

    by jamesc  3/12/2015 5:34:25 PM --  NORFOLK – A majority of Northeast Community College graduates found employment opportunities or are continuing their education, according to a new survey.

  • Northeast, Wayne State Mark College Center Concept Anniversary

    by jamesc  2/18/2015 10:53:53 AM --  SOUTH SIOUX CITY – It has been ten years since the presidents of Northeast Community College and Wayne State College and the executive director of the Nebraska State College System revealed their history-making educational partnership. The announcement on February 11, 2005, was a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a partnership between Northeast and Wayne “to enhance the effectiveness and quality of educational offerings in the South Sioux City area.”

  • Northeast, Norfolk Officials Testify for Technology Innovation Park

    by jamesc  2/17/2015 1:09:28 PM --  LINCOLN – Land on a portion of the campus of the Norfolk Regional Center that has become an eyesore could one day be transformed into a site that would be attractive to technology-based companies, under a proposal being offered by Northeast Community College.

  • Northeast to Establish Another Regional Office

    by jamesc  1/23/2015 8:10:09 AM --  AINSWORTH – Following on the heels of opening a regional office in Hartington in 2014, Northeast Community College is looking to establish a greater presence in the western most portion of its service area with a similar endeavor.

  • Northeast Community College Named Finalist for National Award

    by jenniferg  1/15/2015 4:30:29 PM --  Northeast Community College has been named a finalist for a prestigious award from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

  • Chipps is Intrigued by President's Community College Tuition Initiative

    by jenniferg  1/15/2015 11:14:28 AM --  The president of Northeast Community College is among community college leaders across the nation giving a preliminary positive response to President Obama’s call to provide two years of free tuition at community colleges.

  • Norfolk Ford Dealership Donates car to Northeast Programs

    by jamesc  12/23/2014 7:47:06 AM --  NORFOLK – The Ford dealership in Norfolk has donated a vehicle to Northeast Community College for student learning purposes. Courtesy Ford-Lincoln has donated the 2009 program car to be used in two College programs.

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