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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hawks fall to Iowa Central & Central

    by jamesc  10/9/2015 9:51:55 AM --  NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College volleyball team won the first set in its match here Wednesday night against Iowa Central Community College, but dropped three straight sets to fall to the Tritons, 15-25, 25-18, 25-19 and 25-20 as part of a triangular. In the second match, Central defeated the Hawks 25-19, 17-25, 25-11 and 25-18.

  • Northeast soccer team defeats Scott

    by jamesc  10/7/2015 4:21:12 PM --  NORFOLK – Mario Cortez scored all three goals in picking up Northeast Community College’s soccer team’s latest win here Tuesday, a 3-1 victory over Scott Community College.

  • Northeast celebrates MFG Day

    by jamesc  10/7/2015 4:17:19 PM --  Steve Wagner, Diversified Manufacturing instructor at Northeast Community College shows guests how student Chris Reagan, of Pierce, is performing on a virtual welding machine as part of Northeast’s Manufacturing (MFG) Day event in the College’s new Applied Technology building.

  • Ag students practice tractor GPS skills

    by jamesc  10/2/2015 4:27:12 PM --  Chris Burbach, agriculture instructor at Northeast Community College, watches as student Reid Liska, of Verdigre, programs the auto steer function in one of two new John Deere tractors on loan to the College from Green Line Equipment in Norfolk.

  • 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.

  • Northeast archery team hosts tournament

    by jamesc  10/2/2015 3:56:44 PM --  NORFOLK – Members of the archery club team at Northeast Community College took some of the top honors at the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association (USCAA) 3-D Tournament held recently at the Norfolk Archery Club range here.

  • Award winning film to be screened at Northeast

    by jamesc  9/29/2015 11:02:07 AM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will observe Hispanic Heritage Month in October with the screening of a special, award winning film. “Homeland” will be shown on Wednesday, October 14, at 2 p.m. in the Cox Activities Center Theatre on the Norfolk campus. A question and answer session with Fanny Véliz, actor, writer, director and producer of the film, will be held following the screening.

  • National Depression Screening Day at Northeast

    by jamesc  9/25/2015 4:37:16 PM --  NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will be among sites across the country to host an event to observe National Depression Screening Day. The event, sponsored by the Northeast Nebraska Coalition for Suicide Prevention, Midtown Health Center and Northeast Community College, will be held on Wednesday, October 7, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in Hawks Landing, in the upper level of the Student Center on Northeast’s Norfolk campus.

  • Slam poetry event to be held at Northeast

    by jamesc  9/25/2015 10:03:52 AM --  NORFOLK – The Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College English Department will present a Poetry Slam event at the College here next week.The Omaha Slam Team and the Nebraska Writers Collective will present a Slam Poetry performance on Wednesday, September 30, from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Cox Activities Center Theatre.

  • Northeast hosts Construction Career Day

    by jamesc  9/24/2015 4:17:20 PM --  NORFOLK – Over 100 students from area high schools had the opportunity to learn more about employment prospects in construction and related industries during a visit to Northeast Community College Thursday.

  • Welding students visit Norfolk manufacturer

    by jamesc  9/23/2015 10:10:58 AM --  NORFOLK - Thirty-five students in Northeast Community College’s welding program visited a manufacturing facility in Norfolk recently. The students, who are part of Instructor John Knapp’s welding program, toured EBM’s Norfolk facility to learn more about the day to day functions of the company. The tour, led by plant employees, included a history of three EBM companies – EBM Construction, EBM Manufacturing and Pro Crane, as well as a first-hand look at products manufactured, demonstrations of equipment used in the plant and a question and answer question.

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