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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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    Nominations sought for 2019 AG-ceptional woman award

    by amandab  3/21/2019 10:34:33 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Each year, Northeast Community College recognizes the vital role that women play in agriculture and honors one individual during its AG-ceptional Women’s Conference.

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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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    37th annual jazz festival to be held March 25-26 at Northeast

    by amandab  3/19/2019 9:49:50 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Thousands of junior and senior high school students representing close to 80 ensembles from approximately 70 schools throughout the region will take part in the annual Jazz Festival at Northeast Community College.

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    Northeast hosts spring career fair

    by amandab  3/19/2019 9:34:10 AM --  Northeast Community College student Shelby Vesely (center), Wisner, meets with a representative of Faith Regional Health Services at the Spring Career Fair held recently at Northeast’s campus in Norfolk.

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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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    Northeast evacuates on-campus students to nearby church as floodwaters rise

    by sarahp  3/14/2019 8:01:35 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – Northeast Community College has taken emergency action to evacuate its students living on its Norfolk campus due to rising floodwaters on the nearby North Fork River.

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    Merits of medical marijuana discussed at Northeast forum

    by jamesc  3/13/2019 8:34:25 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – State Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln has introduced a bill in the Nebraska Legislature to legalize the dispensing of medical marijuana. She said she did so after she was repeatedly approached by people who said they or had family members or friends with medical conditions who indicated they have benefitted in having access to marijuana in medical form.

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    Northeast student earns national honor

    by jamesc  3/12/2019 9:53:31 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A Northeast Community College student leader who works to ensure her fellow students enjoy their time in college outside of the classroom has been recognized nationally for her work.

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    9th graders explore career opportunities at Northeast

    by jamesc  3/9/2019 8:23:30 AM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – From agriculture to wind energy technology, high school freshmen had the opportunity to get a taste of career opportunities recently.

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    Trowbridge to speak at Northeast Visiting Writers event

    by jamesc  3/7/2019 3:54:40 PM -- 

    NORFOLK, NE – A Missouri poet will be featured during the next Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College. William Trowbridge will read from his work on Wednesday, March 20, at 4 p.m., in the College Welcome Center, Room 1108-B, on the Northeast campus in Norfolk.

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    Northeast ag class teaches "safety is everybody's job"

    by jamesc  3/6/2019 10:58:37 AM -- 

    Agriculture is the most dangerous industry in the nation, according to the National Safety Council. Fatality and serious injury rates run high. Human error is a factor, as well as the abundant workplace hazards – from cantankerous cows to toxic chemicals to underground manure pits and overhead power lines. Consequences may include drowning, electrocution, suffocation, loss of limbs and pulmonary diseases.

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    Math class at Northeast offers hands-on experience for vet tech students

    by amandab  3/5/2019 8:53:50 AM --  NORFOLK, NE – Math classes don’t usually involve live ferrets, but a course at Northeast Community College incorporates them--and several other critters--right into the lesson plan.

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    Northeast students prepare for spring break

    by jamesc  3/2/2019 8:36:29 AM -- 

    Northeast Community College students Hannah Schmeckpeper, Bloomfield, and Kristen Rowley, Viborg, SD, collect items during a Spring Break Kick-Off Party on the Norfolk campus

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