Monthly Archive:: February 2018

Homegrown Talent

A deep commitment to serve the needs of each student and community in its 5,000-sq-mile district informs Northeast Iowa Community College’s mission. Workforce-relevant education and training, and initiatives customized to every student, cultivate our region’s homegrown talent. These

Homegrown Talent: Why We Choose NICC

      “Northeast Iowa Community College is filled with people of similar interests. I found such satisfaction through the great student/teacher relationship. Faculty really push you to be successful. The College offers a quality education in

Two Years is as Valuable as Four

Four-year colleges and universities draw tens of thousands of applicants each year from across the country. However, what these schools can rarely promise is an individualized learning experience for each student, an important factor for new undergraduates.

Respiratory Therapists and Medical Assistants: Front Lines of Healthcare

Careers Start with a Plan!

Northeast Iowa Community College established career pathways for many occupational fields, including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, construction technology and healthcare. Career pathways offer tremendous benefits for high school students. Students may earn a Career Pathway Certificate and/or accumulate

The First Choice

Thousands of high school students enroll in tens of thousands of Northeast Iowa Community College credits each year; to say that these career-minded students are “just saving a few bucks” would be an understatement. Enrollment agreements established

Alumni Profile: Homegrown Talent: Nursing Graduate Gets an Early Start

Spark your Imagination: The Engineering Technology Program

Engineering technology careers offer the great pay, interesting workdays and opportunities for advancement every job wants. The best candidates for these positions are the imaginative problem-solving types: the students and graduates that take an idea, create it

Alumni Profile: Breaking Barriers and Earning Accolades

Tonya Millard decided to enroll in the Administrative Assistant program at Northeast Iowa Community College in 1984 because she wanted a career that would make life better for her and her three children. “I wanted to instill

Alumni Profile: Every Day is Different

  Josh Pasker, a graduate of Northeast Iowa Community College’s Engineering Technology program, enjoys the collaboration and variety he encounters every day in his work as a mechanical designer for Lancaster Machine and Tool, Inc., in southwest

Lead, Compete and Give Back

You completed your admissions app to Northeast Iowa Community College. Submitted financial aid and scholarships paperwork and found it easier than you expected. After you met with your academic advisor, you might be thinking, “My classes are

Build and Retain Your Talent

Build a better team, develop homegrown talent and deepen the critical thinking and technical skills of your employees. Employee Engagement: The number one cause of lost productivity and opportunity at most organizations is lack of employee engagement.