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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Academic year begins at Northeast

    by jamesc  8/20/2015 11:49:49 AM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, addresses faculty and staff Wednesday during a Fall In-Service event in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus.

  • Classrooms to be named for NAHB, Black Hills Energy

    by jamesc  8/13/2015 11:36:27 AM --  NORFOLK – Two classrooms in Northeast Community College’s new Applied Technology building will bear the names of corporations that have provided equipment and support to the College.The Northeast Board of Governors has approved naming the classroom for the building construction program after the Norfolk Area Homebuilders Association, while the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) classroom will feature the name of Black Hills Energy.

  • Progress continues on new residence hall

    by jamesc  8/7/2015 12:36:27 PM --  Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, (right) met Thursday with Steve Honnens, site superintendent for Kingery Construction, during a tour of the construction of a new residence hall on the College’s Norfolk campus.

  • Being good fiscal stewards

    by jamesc  7/20/2015 12:04:11 PM --  By Michael R. Chipps, Ph.D., President of Northeast Community College I have had the privilege and honor of serving at three of the six community colleges in Nebraska for well over three decades. I was born and raised in Central Nebraska and enjoyed my first community college experience at Central Community College in Hastings and Grand Island followed by my work at Mid-Plains Community College in North Platte and McCook. And now, more than three years later, I am pleased to be serving as a part of the team at Northeast Community College.

  • 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.

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