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    All invited to invest in future of agriculture at Northeast

    by jamesc  12/5/2019 12:01:26 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - All residents of northeast Nebraska are invited and encouraged to invest in the future of the area through the Nexus project at Northeast Community College, no matter what size their contributions may be.

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    Haas Foundation donates $10,000 in scholarship funding to Northeast

    by jamesc  11/25/2019 11:35:43 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A program in the Applied Technology Division at Northeast Community College has received a large gift to support students who desire to pursue a career in the manufacturing sector.

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    West Point agricultural firm contributes to Nexus project

    by jamesc  11/19/2019 9:24:32 AM --  WEST POINT - A West Point agricultural firm that believes in local solutions to local challenges has made a financial pledge to the Nexus project at Northeast Community College. Jeff Wilmes, president of Kaup Seed & Fertilizer in West Point and Kaup Forage and Turf in Norfolk, said his family-owned company has a deep commitment to the producers in the trade area.

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    Northeast receives scholarship funds from golf event

    by jamesc  11/18/2019 7:26:43 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A day on the golf course will pay dividends for students at Northeast Community College. A check for $16,500 has been presented to the College to be used to assist students with scholarships.

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    Norfolk firm commits to Northeast’s Nexus project

    by jamesc  11/7/2019 4:25:50 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - A Norfolk area firm with a strong commitment to service in the community has pledged $50,000 to the Nexus agriculture campaign at Northeast Community College.

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    First National Bank supports Nexus campaign with $250,000 gift

    by jamesc  10/16/2019 9:49:22 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) understands the importance of agriculture in Nebraska, and has committed $250,000 toward the drive to enhance the future of agriculture education at Northeast Community College.

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    Grain donations accepted for Northeast's Nexus campaign

    by jamesc  10/2/2019 9:50:46 AM -- 

    RANDOLPH, NE - A Randolph area grain producer is donating grain to Northeast Community College as a way to support the construction of new ag facilities at the College in a tax advantageous approach.

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    Midwest Bank joins Ag & Water campaign with $250,000 contribution

    by jamesc  9/11/2019 11:11:11 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A bank with several locations across Nebraska has joined the list of supporters of a project to build new ag facilities at Northeast Community College. Midwest Bank President & CEO Doug Johnson has announced a pledge of $250,000 to the Nexus campaign.

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    Northeast faculty, staff support Nexus project

    by jamesc  9/4/2019 7:42:03 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - The faculty and staff of Northeast Community College are stepping up in a big way to support the Nexus campaign for new agriculture facilities on the Norfolk campus.

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    Acklie Charitable Foundation contributes $5 million to Nexus campaign

    by jamesc  8/23/2019 12:04:49 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The late Duane Acklie fondly remembered growing up as a young boy in Madison County. From selling produce his family grew at his favorite corner on U.S. Highway 81 at the age of 10 to establishing one of America’s largest privately-owned trucking companies with his wife, Phyllis, he understood the importance and the role of education as the couple established a foundation that bears their last name. Now, the Acklie Charitable Foundation (ACF) is supporting a major initiative at Northeast Community College that will its ensure agriculture students have opportunities to succeed in their education as they train to become future employees in Nebraska’s number one industry.

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    Ag & Water campaign launches; $5 million lead gift announced

    by jamesc  8/22/2019 4:04:50 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – In an industry that is critical to not only Nebraska and the nation, but across the entire world, the agriculture department at Northeast Community College is at the forefront of developing future farmer-scientists. The institution has been recognized for its work in the area over the years and presently awards the eighth highest number of associate degrees in agriculture in the country. On Thursday, college officials launched a major initiative that will ensure agriculture students are succeeding in their education to develop the skills to become productive members of the workforce and the communities they serve.

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    NextEra Energy Resources donates wind energy training equipment to Northeast

    by jamesc  7/23/2019 3:59:05 PM --  NORFOLK, NE – The wind energy program at Northeast Community College has received two large pieces of equipment that will assist students in their training to become technicians in the industry.

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    Luncheon honors scholarship recipients and sponsors

    by jamesc  4/19/2019 8:16:36 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Northeast Community College celebrated the generosity of those who have given of their resources to ensure that students are allowed to pursue higher education degrees. Students and their sponsors sat together and heard inspirational stories during the College’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon held in the Lifelong Learning Center recently.

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    Northeast receives scholarship funds from Nebraska golf event

    by jamesc  11/10/2018 8:49:47 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Professional golfers teed it up this fall on behalf of Nebraska community college students. Proceeds from the Nebraska Open golf tournament have been distributed to five of the state’s community colleges for scholarships.

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    Haas Foundation donates $10,000 for manufacturing scholarships

    by jamesc  10/12/2018 8:04:50 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – The Applied Technology Division’s Diversified Manufacturing program at Northeast Community College has received a large gift to support students who desire to pursue a career in the manufacturing sector. A representative of the Gene Haas Foundation recently presented a check for $10,000 to Dr. Michael Chipps, Northeast president, with the funds to be used for student scholarships.

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