Monthly Archive:: February 2016

Technology Revolutionizes Teaching and Learning

As new technologies impact nearly every career and job sector, Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) continues to introduce cutting-edge tools and advanced systems that prepare graduates to compete in any economy – local, statewide, national and global.

The College of Choice: Northeast Iowa Community College

The 50th year of Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) service to students and partners in education, business and industry, philanthropy and governmental entities offers the College an historic opportunity to reflect on its past, the present and

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Business and Community Solutions, and Workforce Education

Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) delivery of education and training designed for professional development, business training, skills enhancement, licensure and leisure has evolved tremendously since the College’s founding in 1966. Typically known as continuing education, classes for

Profile: Jake Palen

Business and Community Solutions Student Gains Edge with Robotic Welding Training The common argument that robots will replace American workers in manufacturing environments, essentially taking jobs away from human beings, is not an accurate depiction of this technology

50 Years of Celebrating Bold Dreams and Achievements of Alumni

This year, Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) celebrates 50 years of success stories among the more than 24,000 alumni who have passed through the College’s doors and gone on to thrive in their chosen careers. For many

“Our Education is Never Completed”

Following her graduation from Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Associate Degree Nursing program in 1973, Jan Geertsema began a 40-year nursing career that included decades of experience in the cardiology departments at Mercy Health Center and Medical

Career Coach Online Resource Benefits Students, Job Seekers and Employers

Are you thinking about career options for yourself, yet are not sure where to begin? Try a new free career exploration resource available on Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) website,, to help you research and plan

Customized for You: Apprenticeships and the Open Lab Model

The image of the American master blacksmith at the turn of the 20th century, accompanied by an attentive young apprentice at his side to observe, has received a long overdue upgrade, courtesy of Northeast Iowa Community College

NICC is the Family Friendly Option

Enrolling in a degree, diploma, certificate or career pathway certificate at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is a matter of tradition for many families in northeast Iowa and in the neighboring states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois.

Prepare for a Booming Career

Mechanical Engineering Technology Do you enjoy creative problem solving and getting paid to use your imagination with technology? Then consider enrolling in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC)! Skilled mechanical engineering technicians

Develop Your Skills at NICC

Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college or university, directly enter the workforce or to enhance your skills to move forward in your current career, Northeast Iowa Community College will work with you to