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Mission, Vision, And Values


Northeast Community College is dedicated to the success of students and the region it serves.


Empower every person in our region to achieve their academic and workforce development goals.


Basic and fundamental beliefs which describe our motives behind purposeful action.

We champion student success

Create an inclusive and welcoming environment that provides multiple pathways and services to meet all students where they are and help them reach their educational goals

We practice continuous improvement

Use data informed approaches to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction through assessment of processes, programs, and services

We are mindful stewards of resources

Focus on the efficient management of our funds, workforce, facilities, land, and technology

We build partnerships and collaborations

Leverage the skills and knowledge of our students, co-workers, and trusted partners to advance our mission

We aspire to create an inclusive, diverse culture

Foster a culture where every person is heard, engaged, and feels valued. Communicate with transparency, assume positive intent, and be open to different perspectives and ideas


Our Statutory Purpose (Nebraska Revised Statute 85-962)

Student-centered, open-access institutions with the following instructional and service priorities…particularly targeting those who have been underserved in other educational settings:

  • applied technology and occupational education
  • transfer education
  • foundational education (English Language Learning, high school equivalency (GED), developmental education)
  • public service, continuing education, and personal development training
  • community and economic development, workforce training
  • work-based learning and applied research