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  • Board of Governors Recognizes Willers

    by jamesc  8/15/2014 12:10:42 PM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has recognized one of its own for his heroic actions over the summer. During a lunch break at its monthly meeting Thursday in Norfolk, John W. Davies, board chairperson, declared August 14, 2014, as “Gene Willers Day.” Davies and Willers are more than just colleagues on the board - they are friends and neighbors who live in and near the village of Pilger.

  • Home Builders Contribute $30,000 to Northeast Community College

    by jamesc  8/14/2014 5:15:54 PM --  NORFOLK – The building construction program at Northeast Community College is the recipient of a large gift from the Norfolk Area Home Builders (NAHB) Association. As a long-standing backer of the program, NAHB has committed $30,000 to equipping the building construction program’s lab area in the College’s new Applied Technology building, proving its continued support of all the programs to be housed in the new facility.

  • Northeast to Implement Tobacco Free Policy August 1

    by jamesc  7/25/2014 10:54:46 AM --  NORFOLK – Effective August 1, Northeast Community College will become tobacco free. The College Board of Governors voted recently to approve a change from a smoke free policy to a tobacco free policy.

  • Northeast Celebrates Success of O'Neill Extended Campus Campaign

    by jamesc  6/10/2014 9:07:52 PM --  O’NEILL – Northeast Community College board members, administration, local dignitaries and others on Tuesday celebrated reaching the goal of a capital campaign to construct a new extended campus here that will not only offer college transfer course work, but provide technical skill training and the opportunity for area residents to pursue upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses and programs. The "Celebration of Success” was held in the O’Neill Community Center.

  • Northeast Board Celebrates Student Success

    by jamesc  6/5/2014 4:30:37 PM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College has recognized several student groups who achieved success over the past academic year. At a recent meeting of the Northeast Board of Governors, agriculture; broadcasting, journalism and mass media; business, forensics, music, utility line, and al-state academic students were acknowledge by the board, administration, faculty and staff for student achievement and success in a number of areas.

  • Northeast Hosts Nurse Pinning Ceremony

    by jamesc  5/23/2014 11:01:16 AM --  NORFOLK - Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students received their nursing pins in a special ceremony Thursday evening at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. In addition to the Pinning Ceremony, two associate degree nursing and two practical nursing student were presented the Essence of Nursing Award for their consistent academic effort, caring actions, positive motivation toward classroom learning and clinical experience, and professional behaviors.

  • 38th Adult Education Recognition Night Held at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/23/2014 10:55:04 AM --  NORFOLK – 34 students out of 116 graduates were honored at Northeast Community College in Norfolk recently during the 38th Annual Adult Education Recognition Night. The students were honored for completing the requirements to receive a Nebraska high school diploma through the GED ® (General Educational Development) tests administered by Northeast’s Adult Education Program.

  • NCCA Board Meets at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/22/2014 12:15:25 PM --  Members of the Nebraska Community College Association board met at Northeast Community College in Norfolk earlier this week. The board is made up of representatives of individual boards of governors at five of Nebraska’s community colleges.

  • Candidates Announced for 41st Commencement at Northeast

    by jamesc  5/9/2014 1:42:41 PM --  NORFOLK – The 41st Commencement of Northeast Community College will take place on Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m. in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus. As of Wednesday, May 7, some 881 students, including those earning double majors, and 207 who completed their studies this past December, were to be listed in the commencement program. Dr. Rod Risley, executive director of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the largest honor society in higher education, will give the commencement address.

  • 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 Foundation Board Members Have Ties to Siouxland

    by jamesc  4/4/2014 10:44:08 AM --  NORFOLK – As part of the upcoming National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), the Northeast Community College Foundation is paying tribute to its board of directors, which consists of community members in the College’s 20 county service area. Members represent varied backgrounds, bringing strength and diversification to the Foundation. Three of the members have strong ties to the South Sioux City area where Northeast has a presence in the College Center. Douglas Garwood, Antonio (Tony) Gomez, and Arlan Kuehn, are all well-known and have strong ties to Dakota County.

  • Northeast Community College to Construct New Residence Hall

    by jamesc  3/13/2014 4:25:37 PM --  NORFOLK - Northeast Community College will proceed with plans to address an on-going student housing shortage on its Norfolk campus. At a meeting of the College Board of Governors Thursday, it was announced that Northeast will construct a new residence hall near two existing residence halls and two student apartments.

  • Northeast Community College Adds Value to the Region

    by jamesc  2/28/2014 10:17:38 AM --  NORFOLK – New data confirms that Northeast Community College has a major economic impact on the 20 counties in its service area. A study by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) for the College shows that Northeast Community College adds $232.5 million annually to its 20-county service area’s economy. The study took into account $200 million in student productivity, plus the combined effects of spending each year by the College which totals $31.9 million, and by students who relocate to Northeast’s service area which has a $561,400 impact. The total effect for Fiscal Year 2012-13 amounted to approximately 3.8% of the Northeast service area’s total Gross Regional Product.

  • Northeast Names IT Building After Echtenkamp

    by jamesc  2/18/2014 4:47:16 PM --  NORFOLK – Ken Echtenkamp’s name is synonymous with education in Northeast Nebraska. In addition to being a teacher, an administrator, and superintendent of two school districts, the West Point man served as business manager of one of the predecessor institutions to Northeast Community College and was a longtime member of the College’s board of governors. On Tuesday, Northeast named its new information technology (IT) building after Echtenkamp, whose tenure with the College spanned over 35-years. The Northeast Board of Governors approved the $1.1 renovation of the former Broadcasting/Electronics building into its new IT showcase facility in 2012.

  • Northeast Community College Welcomes Tejas Tublar

    by jamesc  1/31/2014 11:20:39 AM --  LINCOLN – The president and a member of the board of governors of Northeast Community College are welcoming the announcement that a Texas company will be investing millions of dollars to bring a new major manufacturing plant to Norfolk. “We are pleased that Tejas Tubular will be investing both human and financial capital in our 20 county service area, said Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast. “ Our college will be here to assist Tejas in any way possible to more than just meet their educational and workforce training needs.”

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