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Despite life’s struggles, Northeast student shines as a leader

Despite life’s struggles, Northeast student shines as a leader

Special to the Viewpoint

May 12, 2020

NORFOLK- Struggles and hardships have accompanied Hannah Schmeckpeper throughout her academic journey, but her strength as a leader and desire to succeed has carried her through these difficulties. Schmeckpeper, of Bloomfield, a sophomore at Northeast Community College, comes from a large, close-knit fam...

Northeast remembers longtime board member Ken Echtenkamp

Northeast remembers longtime board member Ken Echtenkamp

Special to the Viewpoint

April 23, 2020

WEST POINT - A West Point man who served as an educator across northeast Nebraska and had a long association with Northeast Community College has died. Kenneth Echtenkamp passed away Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. He was 95. Due to the current Directed Health Measures regard...

Northeast student talks about what makes her stand out from others

Northeast student talks about what makes her stand out from others

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

April 1, 2020

NORFOLK - “I am someone who likes to be happy while making the people around her happy.” That is how Erika Ramirez describes herself.   Ramirez, 18, was born on June 5, 2001 in California. Her family moved to Mexico when she was seven years old and had lived there for about eight years, moved back to California to live with her gr...

Northeast student expresses her strengths through Student Activities Council

Northeast student expresses her strengths through Student Activities Council

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

NORFOLK—You know that feeling when something is right? When everything ends up falling into place just like it was meant to? That just about sums up Victoria Gaona’s experience here at Northeast Community College.   Gaona is a Communications major at Northeast, she is also currently a secretary offic...

Northeast named one of the most affordable colleges in the country

Northeast named one of the most affordable colleges in the country

Special to the Viewpoint, Reporter

October 25, 2018

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher founded in 2004, has just unveiled their 2019 rankings on GuidetoOnlineSchools.com. The new best online colleges lists are the first to offer all-encompassing rankings of online colleges using up-to-date alumni salary data from PayScale and tu...

Northeast continues to train the next generation of media professionals

Brian Anderson, media arts - broadcasting instructor at Northeast Community College, explains camera and lens setting techniques to Emma Meisenheimer, Hartington, (center) and Madison Siedschlag, Pierce, students in the College’s Media Arts program. (Courtesy Northeast Community College)

May 11, 2018

NORFOLK, NE – If you saw the feature motion pictures Mad Max: Fury Road or Kingsman: The Secret Service, they were shot using the same type of cameras and equipment that are being used by the next generation of media professionals at Northeast Community College. Now...

International Student Club a window to the world

International Student Club a window to the world

Luna Sierra, Reporter

December 13, 2017

Do you have an interest in new cultures, learning a new language, or sharing information with foreign students?  Northeast Community College has a multicultural club for everyone, it is the International Student Association. In this club, international students and US students are welcome to join to...

Business and Technology: Business Instructor Maryjan Fiala

Business and Technology: Business Instructor Maryjan Fiala

Steven Hamling, reporter

December 12, 2017

Maryjan Fiala, Business Instructor at Northeast Community College says of her career, “I don’t know that I really chose higher ed, I think it kind of found me.”   She discovered her passion for teaching while working at her previous job at Central Community College in Schuyler, but her road to...

Institutional Advancement: Director of the Center of Global Engagement Pam Saalfeld

Institutional Advancement: Director of the Center of Global Engagement Pam Saalfeld

Carli Huston, Reporter

December 12, 2017

If you have ever been interested in traveling or studying abroad at Northeast Community College, then you need to meet Pam Saalfeld. Saalfeld is the Director of the Center of Global Engagement, and has co-led study abroad trips to England, Italy, Spain, and Denmark. Saalfeld says that studying abroad...

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: Instructor of Transitional English Doris Wilson

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: Instructor of Transitional English Doris Wilson

Luna Sierra, Reporter

December 8, 2017

If students at Northeast Community College need to take a transitional English class, they will find Doris Wilson in room 238 in the Ag and Allied Health building. Doris is a Transitional English instructor at Northeast. She enjoys working with students and her coworkers too. “I like my job very much...

A Difference Maker at Northeast

A Difference Maker at Northeast

Tayler Klassen, Reporter

December 7, 2017

Northeast students have one very  important person to thank on campus for never being bored.  Carissa Kollath, the student activities director, plays an essential role here on campus. She is responsible for planning over 120 activities for the students to participate in. Kollath said that it takes...

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