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    Knapp named America’s top welding educator

    by jamesc  12/23/2019 3:46:54 PM -- 

    CHICAGO, IL – A member of the faculty at Northeast Community College has been recognized as the nation’s top educator in his field.

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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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    High school students attend Northeast’s applied technology career day

    by jamesc  11/24/2019 3:38:30 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Students from 45 high schools and homeschools had the opportunity recently to learn more about educational offerings in several technical fields. The students took part in Northeast Community College’s Applied Technology Career Day on the Norfolk campus.

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    Wind energy students work on donated equipment

    by jamesc  11/21/2019 3:50:04 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - Norfolk Mayor Josh Moenning (left) and Phillip Clement, project director of renewable development for NextEra Energy Resources, watch Northeast Community College students and their instructors install the rotor hub on a wind turbine nacelle at the College earlier recently.

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    Northeast graduate honored as a New Century scholar

    by jamesc  11/12/2019 3:52:28 PM -- 

    SAN FRANCISCO – A graduate of Northeast Community College has been recognized nationally for his work in the classroom.

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    Currie, Kasik inducted into Northeast Alumni Hall of Success

    by jamesc  10/17/2019 3:35:54 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Northeast Community College has honored two individuals for career success and achievement following graduation from the institution.

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    Simulator replicates real world for truck driving students

    by jamesc  9/19/2019 4:00:00 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – During the past 15 years, the trucking industry has struggled with a shortage of drivers. While the American Trucking Associations reports the driver shortfall is expected to fall slightly by the end of 2019 from a combination of slower economic growth and a small bump in supply, the combination of a tight labor market and an aging truck driver population is expected to keep the shortage near its peak in 2018.

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    Record number of students enroll in Fridays @ Northeast

    by jamesc  8/29/2019 2:13:19 PM --  NORFOLK, NE - In the four years Northeast Community College has worked with area high schools through its Fridays @ Northeast program, the number of students who have enrolled in classes has increased each year. At the beginning of the current academic year, over 100 high school seniors are taking part in the program.

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    Northeast trains maintenance technicians for Tyson

    by jamesc  8/20/2019 3:40:43 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Six maintenance technicians employed at Tyson Foods’ Madison pork facility spent part of the summer at Northeast Community College to hone in on their skills as part of a technical training program.

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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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    Northeast students earn national championship; 9 other medals at SkillsUSA

    by jamesc  7/17/2019 12:01:15 PM -- 

    LOUISVILLE, KY – Richard Chrisman admits he was a nervous wreck."I was just sitting there shaking after a while. We had equipment problems. We had rule change problems.”

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    O'Neill campus's Fridays @ Northeast students get early start on welding careers

    by amandab  6/20/2019 8:52:53 AM -- 

    O’NEILL, NE - Nine high school students from the O’Neill area now have an early start on their careers after completing a welding course through Northeast Community College’s Fridays @ Northeast program.

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    Northeast students earn over 50 medals at SkillsUSA

    by jamesc  4/23/2019 9:25:29 AM -- 

    GRAND ISLAND, NE – Northeast Community College students captured a combined 51 medals in a competition that showcases the best career and technical education students in Nebraska. Northeast crowned 17 state champions and swept the competition in two categories, while students in two other categories finished first and second at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference held recently at the Heartland Events Center and Fonner Park in Grand Island.

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    Northeast students assist at home and garden show

    by jamesc  4/18/2019 8:57:30 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Area residents had the opportunity recently to see the latest ideas and visit with professionals on design ideas for their homes and more. The Norfolk Area Home and Garden Show is a popular event that is held each year at the Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex at Northeast Community College.

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    New West Point CTE Center could serve as national model

    by jamesc  4/11/2019 5:28:05 PM --  WEST POINT, NE – The opportunity to educate and train the current and next generation workforce in east central Nebraska has taken a giant leap forward with the opening of the of the Donald E. Nielsen Career and Technical Education Center in West Point.

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