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    Northeast begins search for its next president

    by jamesc  6/14/2019 10:58:06 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The search for the next president of Northeast Community College is underway. On Thursday, three forums – two for faculty and staff and one for the public - were held to give internal and external stakeholders opportunities to share what characteristics they desire in the institution’s next chief executive officer.

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    Northeast begins presidential search process

    by jamesc  6/3/2019 12:45:27 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors is beginning a national search for the institution’s next president.

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    It's been an amazing journey

    by jamesc  5/31/2019 8:28:01 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - The legendary comedienne Carol Burnett would end her widely popular television show by imparting these enduring words, “I’m so glad we had this time together…” As I enter retirement and my work comes to a close at Northeast Community College, I would like to express the same sentiment as Ms. Burnett. It has been such a privilege and honor of serving as your president and ‘I am so glad we had this time together.’

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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 to host open house at Hartington regional office

    by jamesc  5/13/2019 8:00:22 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE - Northeast Community College will host an open house at its regional office in Hartington later this month.

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    Northeast holds 46th commencement ceremony; Chipps bids farewell

    by jamesc  5/11/2019 1:58:14 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A capacity crowd was on hand Saturday as over 900 students who completed their studies at Northeast Community College celebrated their success during the 46th Commencement ceremony.

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    Interim leadership named at Northeast as board seeks new president

    by jamesc  5/9/2019 4:50:31 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has named interim leadership as the Norfolk-based institution begins the process to hire its new president following the retirement of Dr. Michael Chipps on May 31.

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    Public retirement reception planned for Chipps

    by jamesc  5/6/2019 7:49:14 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – A reception to honor Dr. Michael Chipps’ 40-year of service in higher education will be held later this week.

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    Chipps to retire from Northeast May 31; interim leadership to be named

    by jamesc  5/1/2019 8:34:58 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – With the end of the academic year next week at Northeast Community College, members of the Board of Governors believe this is an ideal time to move forward to fill the president’s position.

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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 expresses thanks to Norfolk church for assistance during recent evacuation

    by jamesc  4/5/2019 12:45:14 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Lighthouses dot coastlines across the world to serve as beacons to warn against potential dangers that lurk in oceans, seas and lakes. Recently, a Norfolk church served as the keeper of the flame of its own lighthouse, of sorts, as it opened its doors to hundreds of college students in what could have turned into a dire situation.

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    Chipps to retire later this year; served 40 years at Nebraska community colleges

    by jamesc  3/20/2019 9:05:59 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Dr. Michael Chipps, who has served Nebraska’s community colleges for 40 years, has announced that he will retire from his position as president of Northeast Community College later this year.

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    Evacuation order lifted; Northeast students allowed to leave area shelter

    by jamesc  3/15/2019 4:06:39 PM --  NORFOLK, NE – Hundreds of Northeast Community College students have a memory that will stay with them for quite some time. Twenty-four hours after approximately 545 students had to abandon their home on the Norfolk campus due to a flood threat, they have been allowed to return.

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    Leadership Nebraska visits Northeast

    by jamesc  1/14/2019 8:30:49 AM --  NORFOLK, NE - Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, explains the role of the institution and its role in workforce development initiatives to members of the Leadership Nebraska “Class XI” as part of its two-day visit to Norfolk recently.

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    Chipps appointed to community college commission

    by jamesc  12/28/2018 8:28:13 PM -- 

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, has been appointed to a commission that will offer guidance on trends and issues impacting the nation’s rural community colleges.

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