Monthly Archive:: October 2013


For those looking to advance their academic or professional career, Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) allows its students to earn first-rate, high quality college transfer degrees, career and technical degrees or certification in two years or less.

On the FastTrack: High School Students Get Ahead Earning College Credit

Whoever said “good things come to those who wait” has probably never met the driven high school students who enroll in Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) credit courses to get a jump on their college education. During

Celebrities Who Attended Community Colleges

Halle Berry attended Cuyahoga Community College Halle Marie Berry is an American actress who became the first African-American to win the Best Actress Oscar for her role in Monster’s Ball. In 1985, she won the Miss Teen-All

Student Profile – Thomas Allen

Straight from High School to Dairy Science  For Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Dairy Science student Thomas Allen, a native of Reedsburg, Wis., making the daily 100-mile commute to Calmar, Iowa, just comes with the territory and

What’s in a Name? Everything.

The job descriptions for administrative assistants in the tri-state area, along with the outdated job title of  “secretary,” do not at all capture the tremendous office management and responsibilities these professionals have in 2013. With this employment

Alumni Profile – Jennifer Zeman and Sarah Mast Alumni and Mentor

It really is a small world. Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) alumnae Jennifer Zeman and Sarah Mast are both graduates of programs that provided the educational foundation they needed to enter the workforce and build successful business

Business and Community Solutions: Bringing Education to the Communities We Serve

Explore a new path through Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions! Business and Community Solutions offers a variety of affordable personal and professional courses designed to provide high quality training for those wanting to

Learn More About New Programs at NICC!

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) listens to local business and community leaders to identify their skilled workforce needs and develops new credit programs that help communities capitalize on emerging employment trends. The following new NICC programs prepare

John and Mabel Heinen Endowment Fund Creating Opportunities to Benefit Others

John and Mabel Heinen’s busy lives and the demands of work may not have afforded them the opportunity to attend college and earn a degree. Knowing that others would benefit from these opportunities, the couple included a

Scholarship Recipient Profile – Kaitlin Udelhoven

  John and Mabel Heinen Endowment Provided Support for Graduate If you think money is tight, talk to a local college student who lives on a strict budget and performs an ongoing juggling act of two part-time

“I Didn’t Know NICC Offered That!”

What truly constitutes “dynamic”? From Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) perspective, each of the College’s academic programs is one-of-a-kind because the programs address a unique employment need in the local area. NICC faculty and staff members also

Giving to Community Colleges Gives Back to Your Community

Community support to Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) empowers students who need expanded access to services to achieve their educational goals. It also provides critical funding for scholarships and lends the financial resources that NICC needs to