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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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    Northeast students assist in changing out wind turbine blades

    by jamesc  4/4/2019 8:18:00 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - When the blade on a small fan breaks, it usually can be repaired, replaced or disposed of. But what happens if the blade happens to be nearly 30 feet in length? That’s when you call in the experts and allow students learning to be future industry professionals work side-by-side with them.

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    Knapp earns recognition from American Welding Society

    by jamesc  3/23/2019 8:10:29 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - A Northeast Community College welding instructor has been presented a district-level educator award from a national society. John Knapp is co-recipient of the Howard E. Adkins Memorial Instructor Membership Award by Section 81-Nebraska of the American Welding Society (AWS).

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    Dickau named 2019 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

    by jamesc  3/22/2019 8:02:32 AM -- 

    JACKSON, MS – A Northeast Community College student has earned national recognition. Preston Dickau, Atkinson, has been named a 2019 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive $1,250 in scholarship funding.

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    1,100 students participate in scholastic contest & quiz bowl

    by jamesc  3/21/2019 11:58:16 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Wayne Community Schools won the 2019 Class C High School Scholastic Contest hosted by Northeast Community College on Wednesday in Norfolk. Wakefield Community School was second and Cedar Catholic High School in Hartington placed third. In the Class D contest, Wausa Public School claimed first-place honors. Howells-Dodge Consolidated Schools was second followed by a tie for third between Plainview High School and Rock County High School.

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