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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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    Former Northeast ag dean’s widow supports Nexus project

    by jamesc  3/30/2020 8:48:10 AM --  NORFOLK, Neb. - Linda Pohlman is using retirement funds to make a donation to construct new agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College in memory of her late husband, Chuck Pohlman, who served as the institution’s first dean of agriculture.

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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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    Ethel S. Abbott Foundation joins Nexus Campaign with $100,000 gift

    by jamesc  3/11/2020 8:10:17 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. - The opportunity to help ensure a strong future for rural Nebraska and Nebraska agriculture has prompted the Ethel S. Abbott Charitable Foundation to invest $100,000 in the Nexus campaign to build new agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College.

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    Over 1,500 students compete in FFA Ag Education Contest

    by jamesc  3/9/2020 8:32:04 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The Norfolk campus of Northeast Community College experienced an invasion, of sorts, recently..

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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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    Area bank offers support for the Nexus project

    by jamesc  2/26/2020 4:00:29 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. - Another area bank is throwing its financial support behind Northeast Community College’s plans to enlarge and enhance agriculture facilities on its Norfolk campus.

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    Construction company invests in Nexus project

    by jamesc  2/19/2020 11:20:51 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, Neb. - The company that has provided construction management services to Northeast Community College has made a $50,000 investment to the institution’s Nexus project to build new agriculture facilities on the Norfolk campus.

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    Livestock judging team continues on its annual 15,000-mile journey

    by jamesc  2/6/2020 4:03:52 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – It has been another busy year for members of the Northeast Community College Livestock Judging Team. However, there is more to come with plenty more competitions and thousands of miles to travel before the season concludes.

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    Nearly 500 students attend district livestock judging contest at Northeast

    by jamesc  2/4/2020 9:03:40 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – The Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex at Northeast Community College in Norfolk was the site of the District II, III, and IV FFA District Livestock Judging Contest recently. Four-hundred-eighty-eight contestants from 43 schools participated in the event.

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    Madison County Bank pledges $25,000 to Nexus project

    by jamesc  1/30/2020 11:35:50 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - A local bank founded to help develop the area more than 130 years ago is continuing that tradition with an investment in the Nexus project at Northeast Community College.

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    Bomgaars family donates to Nexus campaign citing future of agriculture

    by jamesc  1/15/2020 10:54:56 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - Agriculture and youth are important to the Bomgaars family, and those priorities are why the family is investing in the Nexus project at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.

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    Northeast’s ag programs serve critical need in training a future workforce

    by jamesc  12/28/2019 8:32:59 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The role Nebraska agriculture plays in the global economy goes without saying. The state leads the nation in beef and beef product exports, commercial red meat production and popcorn production; second in all cattle and calves and hay production; and third in corn for grain production, corn exports and cash receipts from all livestock. There are several additional categories that put Nebraska fifth in overall agriculture production in the United States; the very reason why Northeast Community College places a heavy emphasis on the industry.

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    Northeast honors farm crisis hotline coordinator

    by jamesc  12/19/2019 4:16:27 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Michelle Soll is described as dedicated, compassionate, passionate, strategic, hard-working, and optimistic. They are traits that serve the Bancroft woman well in her work in assisting people in rural America who, for many, are at their breaking point.

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    Coordinating commission approves new agriculture facilities at Northeast

    by jamesc  12/17/2019 4:01:06 PM -- 

    LINCOLN, NE - New facilities to replace nearly 100 year-old buildings will be constructed at Northeast Community College. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Northeast Board of Governors, it was reported that the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE) has approved programming statements for a new Veterinary Technology building and a Farm Operations and Large Animal building.

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