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Leadership Nebraska class stops at Northeast

Leadership Nebraska class stops at Northeast

NORFOLK, Neb. - Dr. Tracy Kruse, vice president of development and external affairs at Northeast Community College, speaks to approximately 30 members of Leadership Nebraska’s 14th class in the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk.

Participants had the opportunity to learn about Northeast and the role of Nebraska’s community colleges and tour the College’s Veterinary Technology building and view a precision agriculture demonstration at the Acklie College Farm. They also heard about Norfolk’s transit system by representatives of Norfolk Area Transit. 

Leadership Nebraska was founded in 2006 to identify current and emerging leaders throughout the state, enhance their leadership skills and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing Nebraska. The nine-month program covers a broad range of key Nebraska issues including economic development, workforce and education, agriculture and environment, health care, education, government and policy development. Participants come from across the state and possess varied backgrounds and diverse talents. Kruse was a member of the program’s 13th class.