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  • Record number of graduates at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/14/2016 1:11:34 PM --  Lacy Lawson, Norfolk, receives her Associate of Science degree from Dr. Michael Chipps, president, during Northeast Community College’s 43rd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus.

  • Poessnecker to step down from Northeast board

    by jamesc  5/12/2016 5:29:55 PM --  NORFOLK - A longtime member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors has announced he is leaving the board. Larry Poessnecker submitted his letter of resignation during the board’s monthly meeting in Norfolk on Thursday.

  • New residence hall to be named after former college president

    by jamesc  3/10/2016 4:46:05 PM --  NORFOLK – In keeping with tradition, a new residence hall at Northeast Community College will be named after a former college president. The Board of Governors unanimously approved a recommendation Thursday to name the new building after Dr. Bill Path, who served as president of Northeast from 2001-2011.

  • Scherer appointed to the Board of Governors

    by jamesc  1/14/2016 5:52:20 PM --  NORFOLK – The chief financial officer of Smeal Fire Apparatus in Snyder is the newest member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors. Jeff Scherer, Beemer, was sworn in at the board’s monthly meeting Thursday in Norfolk. He succeeds John W. Davies, Pilger, who resigned his At-Large seat in November. The position represents the College’s entire 20-county service area.

  • Petsche is new chair of the Board of Governors

    by jamesc  1/14/2016 5:41:34 PM --  NORFOLK – Shirley Petsche, Petersburg, is the new chairperson of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors. She began serving her term at Thursday’s meeting of the board in Norfolk. Petsche, District I member, succeeds Gene Willers, Pilger, District IV representative.

  • Three inducted into Northeast’s Hall of Success; Scheer is distinguished service recipient

    by sarahp  11/13/2015 4:40:18 PM --  NORFOLK - The Northeast Community College Board of Governors and campus community have honored five individuals for career success and achievement following graduation from the institution, as well as for distinguished service.

  • Davies resigns from Board of Governors

    by jamesc  11/10/2015 8:50:18 PM --  NORFOLK – A longtime member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors is stepping down. John W. Davies submitted his letter resignation of his At-Large seat at Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the Board in Norfolk.

  • Northeast dedicates new regional office

    by jamesc  10/29/2015 1:27:56 PM --  AINSWORTH - Earlier this year, Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, met with citizens of Keya Paha, Brown and Rock counties after they expressed a desire that the College provide additional services in the far western portion of its service area. At the meeting, Chipps announced that the College would open a regional office in Ainsworth to serve the three counties. On Monday, the president was joined by local officials and others to dedicate the office located in an Educational Service Unit (ESU) #17 building here.

  • Davies earns national honor from ACCT

    by jamesc  10/20/2015 3:04:23 PM --  SAN DIEGO, CA – John W. Davies, a member of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors, has been recognized nationally for his work in higher education. Davies, of Pilger, is one of five people to be named a finalist for the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2015 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award. Davies, the Western Region finalist, joined trustees from community colleges in California, New Jersey, North Carolina and Ohio, during an awards ceremony held recently here.

  • Northeast dedicates new Applied Technology building

    by jamesc  10/9/2015 10:17:52 AM --  NORFOLK – Nearly two years to the day after ground was broken, officials of Northeast Community College dedicated the institution’s newest educational facility. Students actually began classes in the $9.1 million Applied Technology building on the Norfolk campus in August, but the College Board of Governors, administrators, faculty, staff and guests christened the 67,000 square foot structure during a dedication ceremony and open house Thursday afternoon.

  • Northeast receives scholarships funds from Wells Fargo/NPPD

    by jamesc  10/9/2015 10:15:21 AM --  NORFOLK – A check for $15,600 has been presented to Northeast Community College to be used for scholarships.Dr. Michael Chipps, Northeast president, and Gene Willers, Northeast board of governors chairperson, accepted the check from Cathy Kathol, Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) retail programs coordinator, and Kurt Dostal, business relationship manager for Wells Fargo Bank, at the regular monthly meeting of the Northeast Board of Governors here Thursday.

  • Northeast remembers Umpqua

    by jamesc  10/9/2015 9:53:26 AM --  Northeast Community College Board of Governors members Dirk Petersen, Norfolk (left) Arlan Kuehn, South Sioux City, and Keith Harvey, Creighton, paused for a moment of silence during the Board’s meeting in Norfolk Thursday.

  • Northeast celebrates opening of new extended campus in O'Neill

    by jamesc  9/8/2015 9:35:22 PM --  O’NEILL – Northeast Community College and residents of North Central Nebraska commemorated the opening of the College’s new extended campus facility here Tuesday with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • Northeast budget tax levy is reduced again

    by jamesc  9/8/2015 9:33:22 PM --  O’NEILL – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has given unanimous approval to the College’s 2015-16 budgets, which includes a decrease of 3.69 percent in the property tax levy. The action took place Tuesday following public hearings during the board’s monthly meeting in O’Neill.

  • 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.

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