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On The Couch with Missionary Benedictine Sister Andrea Polt

On The Couch with Missionary Benedictine Sister Andrea Polt

Kim Taylor, Reporter
June 13, 2017
Filed under Campus, Local News, On The Couch With The Viewpoint, Top Stories

Recently The Viewpoint had the privilege to interview Sister Andrea Polt from the Immaculata Monastery & Spirituality Center in Norfolk, Nebraska. Her life's work has taken her all over the world and she spent much of that time in Africa as a teacher. The Viewpoint's Kim Taylor interviewed the rema...

Ag students bring home awards from NACTA

Ag students bring home awards from NACTA

April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Twenty seven Northeast Community College Agriculture students competed in the 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) contest hosted by Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas April 6 – 8.  Northeast students finished fourth out of 24 schools in the 2-year sweepstakes conte...

FFA student uses competition as a career builder

FFA student uses competition as a career builder

Mark Lange, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

This week, Northeast held the Future Farmers of America Career Development Events, the events that allow FFA members from area high schools to compete against one another in agricultural career-related competitions. Over 1000 FFA members competed on the main campus or the Northeast Ag Complex. Career De...

Business & Technology: Associate Dean of Business & Technology Shawn Tillotson

Business & Technology: Associate Dean of Business & Technology Shawn Tillotson

Josh Crim, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Campus, Meet Northeast

People hired at a college are often given a specific position sometimes either an instructor or administrator, but Shawn Tillotson is an outlier. Having held multiple positions in his short 4 years at Northeast Community College, Tillotson, the new Associate Dean of the Business and Technology Department...

Business & Technology: Executive Assistant Melissa O’Connor

Business & Technology: Executive Assistant Melissa O’Connor

Bryce Wheaton, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus, Meet Northeast

On any given day at the Northeast Community College campus in Norfolk, you can walk by Room 138 in the Maclay building and see Melissa O’Connor in her office helping students and faculty. As the Business and Technology Executive Assistant at Northeast, O’Connor enjoys the wide variety of tasks she...

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

Kim Taylor, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Local News

Northeast Community College students took a trip to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch in Gretna, NE.  A trip to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch has become a tradition for many families all over the state of Nebraska, and they are heading into their 30th year of operation. Some favorites that draw people to Vala’s ...

Talkin’ Hawks – What do you think about Northeast’s recent honor?

Talkin’ Hawks  – What do you think about Northeast’s recent honor?

September 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Talkin' hawks, Top Stories

Northeast Community College was just honored with a spot on the Aspen Institute's list of Top 10 Community Colleges  in the United States. The Viewpoint staff asked students, faculty, and administrators what they thought of the honor and what they would advise Northeast to do with the $1,o00,000 prize...

Northeast named among ten finalists for Aspen Prize for community college excellence

Northeast named among ten finalists for Aspen Prize for community college excellence

September 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Michael Chipps often says that Northeast Community College is one of the best rural community colleges in the United States. Now the president of the institution based in Norfolk, Nebraska, has documentation to support that claim. Northeast was named today as one of ten finalists...

‘Star Trek’ actors share favorite moments

‘Star Trek’ actors share favorite moments

September 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Television

By Jack Millrod Newsday (TNS) NEW YORK — The future began 50 years ago Thursday for “Star Trek” fans. When NBC aired the show’s first episode on Sept. 8, 1966, Capt. James T. Kirk and the 23rd century crew of the starship Enterprise began a journey that would include an animated series, ...

Harley Quinn vs. Holtzmann? The Ghostbuster emerges with smarts, grace

Harley Quinn vs. Holtzmann? The Ghostbuster emerges with smarts, grace

August 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (TNS) If the summer 2016 movie season entered an Olympics sprint against previous summer movie seasons, it’d be struggling for bronze. And we’d cut to a commercial before the end of the race, going by the NBC playbook. This nervous, tired summer movie season...

Northeast opens new residence hall, welcomes new residence life coordinator

Northeast opens new residence hall, welcomes new residence life coordinator

August 19, 2016
Filed under Campus, Local News, Top Stories

NORFOLK - Fenway Park is more than just an iconic baseball park in Boston. It’s also the name of Northeast Community College’s new residence life coordinator for the campus’s recently opened Path Hall. Originally from Indiana, Fenway Park explains that while he is indeed a Red Sox fan, he doesn’t...

Gary’s Food Town – Laurel, Nebraska

May 13, 2016
Filed under Local News

Whenever you are in Laurel, Nebraska stop by Gary's Food Town! Commercial produced by Northeast Community College's Digital Cinema and Media student Daniel Ebmeier. ...

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