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Members of the Student Activities Council discuss what they miss most from college before the coronavirus pandemic

Members of the Student Activities Council discuss what they miss most from college before the coronavirus pandemic

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

May 15, 2020

NORFOLK - As the coronavirus pandemic has hit around the world, one major place it has affected is schools. More specifically, it has affected some colleges, one of these colleges being our very own Northeast Community College.   With schools moving totally online, students were encouraged to stay home and social distance. This has put a stop to what members of the Student A...

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...

Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates

Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates

Tribune News Service

May 5, 2020

Former President Barack Obama will deliver a commencement message to the 3 million high school seniors graduating this month in a televised prime-time special. Announced last week, “Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020” will also feature appearances from LeBron James, Ma...

Northeast students apply for aid through CARES Act

Northeast students apply for aid through CARES Act

Special to the Viewpoint

May 5, 2020

NORFOLK - Northeast Community College students who have experienced financial hardships as they continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic are getting some assistance through the federal government. Congress approved the $2.2 billion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, w...

Northeast students weigh in on impact of COVID-19 on their education

Northeast students weigh in on impact of COVID-19 on their education

Special to the Viewpoint

April 28, 2020

NORFOLK, Neb. – Members of the Student Leadership Association (SLA) at Northeast Community College regularly keep in contact with their peers, but with no students on the Norfolk campus for the remainder of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they did the next best thing - they have ...

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 business students compete in virtual competition

Northeast business students compete in virtual competition

Special to the Viewpoint

April 21, 2020

NORFOLK– Northeast Community College business and information technology students are not letting the disruption in their education due to the COVID-19 pandemic stop them from showcasing their skills. Several members of the College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Team placed in several areas in the 202...

My spring clothing quarantine clean out

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2020

NORFOLK- To fill my extra time during this pandemic, I have begun to spring clean my room. I created a video to show my process going specifically through my clothes, both drawers and closet. I also showed the method I use for folding shirts and pants. Overall I think the video turned out a lot better than I had expe...

Moore earns NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors

Moore earns NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors

Special to the Viewpoint

April 9, 2020

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College women’s basketball star Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) was named an NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention it was announced on Tuesday.   Moore becomes the 16th All-American in the history of Northeast women’s basketball and the sixth consecutive selectio...

My reaction to the coronavirus – from a college student and an essential worker

My reaction to the coronavirus - from a college student and an essential worker

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2020

 NORFOLK - Over the last month, just about everyone has been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.   As most schools, Northeast Community College is going online for the rest of the semester. If this was any other semester, I would have completely loved going fully remote, however it is my last semester as a student at Northeast....

Chambers/Wheeler Central star signs with Northeast women’s basketball

Chambers/Wheeler Central star signs with Northeast women’s basketball

Special to The Viewpoint

April 7, 2020

NORFOLK – First Team Omaha-World Herald selection and Honorary Captain Taylor Peter announced her decision to continue her academic and athletic careers at Northeast Community College, it was announced Monday.   Peter brings a plethora of scoring ability to the Northeast women’s basket...

Northeast research on COVID-19 indicates social distancing is critical in controlling spread

Northeast research on COVID-19 indicates social distancing is critical in controlling spread

Special to The Viewpoint

April 2, 2020

NORFOLK - New research from Northeast Community College indicates the public should continue to heed the call of authorities in practicing social distancing to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) reports as of Monday, two p...

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