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    Northeast in South Sioux City to offer a nurse aide course beginning in May

    by jamesc  4/27/2020 4:07:32 PM -- 

    SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. – Training the next generation of healthcare professionals has not stopped at Northeast Community College as the world continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. An upcoming course at the College’s extended campus in South Sioux City that will teach the basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age in a long-term care facility is evident of that.

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    99% of Northeast graduates find employment or continue their education

    by jamesc  4/9/2020 3:58:56 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. – Northeast Community College graduates continue to find success by either obtaining employment in the workforce or continuing their education.

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    Northeast adjusts to new normal for spring term

    by jamesc  3/27/2020 1:54:26 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. – Michael Lynch admits he has not taught an online class before, but the longtime art instructor at Northeast Community College said he’s actually okay with the adjustment in how classes will be taught during the rest of the spring semester. “It’s a new and exciting challenge and I’m just going to give it my best shot.”

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    Northeast is cancelling some non-credit classes

    by jamesc  3/25/2020 9:00:31 AM --  NORFOLK, Neb. – Northeast Community College has begun taking steps to cancel some non-credit classes through May 13 at all of its campuses.

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    Students sign academic letters of intent with Northeast

    by jamesc  2/27/2020 3:51:07 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. - An event showcasing students’ commitment to pursue postsecondary education came with a twist recently at Northeast Community College.

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    Northeast Community College hosts annual nursing career fair

    by jamesc  2/7/2020 4:00:50 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – As Baby Boomers age and the need for health care grows, the shortage of nursing professionals across the nation is expected to intensify. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing reports one million registered nurses (RN) in the United States will leave the work force by 2030. With the impending crisis at hand, Northeast Community College continually works with area employers through a variety of ways to connect them with its students to address workforce needs. One of which is the institution’s Nursing Career Fair.

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    Ramirez named inaugural TRIO Student of the Month

    by jamesc  1/27/2020 8:02:01 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Reyna Ramirez has been described as a true leader. The Norfolk woman, who is a freshman studying pre-professional medicine at Northeast Community College, hopes to specialize in pediatric oncology because she has a desire to obtain a career that allows her to help people.

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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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    Recognition ceremony held for Northeast PTA students

    by jamesc  8/16/2019 2:36:03 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Members of the graduating class of Northeast Community College’s physical therapist assistant (PTA) program are now prepared to enter the profession.

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    New tool allows HPER students to analyze body composition

    by jamesc  6/13/2019 8:14:36 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – It may look like some sort of time machine, but a new piece of equipment being used by health, physical education and recreation (HPER) students in their studies at Northeast Community College actually assists in achieving results that demonstrate overall health.

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    Northeast hosts Health & Wellness career camp

    by   6/3/2019 8:04:35 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - Rachel Stratton, manager of Sacred Yoga in Norfolk and adjunct HPER (health, physical education and recreation) instructor at Northeast Community College leads a yoga class in conjunction with a personal training session during a Health and Wellness summer camp at the college last week.

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    Pinning ceremony held for Northeast nursing students

    by jamesc  5/22/2019 4:20:35 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students received their nursing pins during a special ceremony recently at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. During the ceremony, the graduating nursing students received their pins from family members or a close friend who has helped them along their journey.

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    Northeast signs articulation agreement with Doane University

    by jamesc  5/13/2019 5:14:35 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A new articulation agreement between Northeast Community College and Doane University will make for a seamless transition for Northeast graduates to transfer and achieve bachelor’s degrees within four years of beginning their post high school education.

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    Northeast hosts area kindergartners to celebrate Arbor Day

    by jamesc  5/2/2019 8:51:28 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - Area kindergarteners discovered just how much fun learning about trees can be at Northeast Community College’s annual Arbor Day celebration held recently.

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    99% of Northeast graduates find employment or continue education

    by jamesc  4/12/2019 4:17:45 PM -- 

    WEST POINT, NE – A majority of Northeast Community College graduates found employment opportunities or are continuing their education, according to a new survey. The 2018 Graduate Report confirms that 99-percent of 2018 Northeast graduates either found jobs or continued their education.

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