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  • 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.

  • State officials speak at Adult Education Training at Northeast

    by jamesc  10/30/2015 10:23:59 AM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, visits with Vicki Bauer, State of Nebraska Adult Education director, (left) and Julie Katt, state Adult Education coordinator, during a recent visit to Northeast. Bauer and Katt were in Norfolk to speak at the College’s annual Adult Education teacher training session.

  • 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.

  • Northeast soccer team's season comes to an end

    by jamesc  10/27/2015 8:03:04 AM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College men’s soccer team’s season came to an end Monday following a 3-2 loss to Dakota County Technical College of Rosemount, MN, in an National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI Tournament Play-In game.

  • Northeast recognized for its outstanding landscaping

    by jamesc  10/22/2015 9:09:01 AM --  NORFOLK – The hundreds of people who come on to the Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College on a daily basis already know just how beautiful the grounds really are. Now the College is being recognized for its efforts. Northeast Community College was presented with the Green Leaf Award for outstanding landscaping efforts at a recent meeting of the Norfolk City Council. The award is sponsored by the city’s Tree Advisory Board.

  • 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 opens new Physical Plant building

    by jamesc  10/16/2015 8:23:57 AM --  NORFOLK – Since the beginning of the establishment of the Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College over 40-years ago, those responsible for maintenance, custodial and grounds were housed in several facilities. With the opening of the College’s new Physical Plant building this fall, that is no longer the case. Operations are now contained more efficiently in one location.

  • Turpin named Northeast Distinguished Alumni

    by jamesc  10/12/2015 9:01:07 AM --  SCOTTSBLUFF – A recognizable name that is formerly associated with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has been recognized by the Nebraska Community College Association (NCCA). Richard “Dick” Turpin was honored for outstanding career achievement recently with the NCCA’s Northeast Community College Area Distinguished Alumni Award during the organization’s annual meeting, held at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. The award is presented annually to one alumnus from five of the state’s community college areas.

  • Severson named top community college administrator

    by jamesc  10/9/2015 11:01:54 AM --  SCOTTSBLUFF – The vice president of Student Services at Northeast Community College has been recognized as the top administrator among Nebraska’s community college. Dr. Karen Severson was presented with the 2015 Nebraska Community College Association (NCCA) Administrator’s Award during the NCCA’s annual meeting Monday in Scottsbluff. The award is presented annually to one administrator from five of the state’s community college areas.

  • 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.

  • HLC President visits Northeast

    by jamesc  10/2/2015 4:24:06 PM --  Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley, president of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), visits with presidents and administrators from Nebraska’s community colleges recently at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

  • Legislative hearing held at Northeast

    by jamesc  9/18/2015 5:18:58 PM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, testifies before the Nebraska Legislature’s Transportation and Telecommunications Committee at the College this week. He was one of several Northeast Nebraskans to testify before senators on two bills.

  • Northeast receives federal TRIO Grant

    by jamesc  9/10/2015 12:50:28 PM --  O’NEILL – Northeast Community College has received a federal grant that is designed to provide individualized support and assistance to students who may have faced challenges in completing their education.

  • 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.

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