On Campus Archive

Why We Chose Northeast Iowa Community College – Students and Graduates

Liz Smith “I am excited to be on campus. I’m loving school for the first time in my life. The instructors at Northeast Iowa Community College really care about students and want you to succeed.” Associate of

New Athletics Team: Building on Success

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) students have the first opportunity in decades to participate in intercollegiate competition. Last fall, the College formed the Sports Shooting team and joined the Iowa Collegiate Sports Shooting Conference with 10 other

Hi, my name is Gisella. Let me help you!

Spanish speakers may hear the following question on any given day, courtesy of Gisella Aitken-Shadle, M.P.A., the director of Adult Education and Literacy at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC): “¿Podemos ayudarlo a obtener su diploma equivalente a

Transfer Students Finding a Better Fit at NICC

Whoever said “time flies when you’re having fun” probably hasn’t spent the better part of four months listening to lectures with 200 other people. Many college students learn that one of the greatest myths of attending a

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

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.

Iowa’s Community Colleges Turn 50!

The State of Iowa’s comprehensive community college system originated in its earliest form at the end of World War I. In 1918, the Iowa legislature established the first junior college in Mason City when fewer than 40

Meet Our New Instructor, “Baxter”

The newest instructor at Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Peosta campus is attracting lots of interest. He has two long metal arms coated in red with black joints, weighs 165 pounds, contains three built-in cameras and can

NICC President Believes in the Power of Education

Liang Chee Wee, Ph.D., the president of Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), is someone you should meet. As one of our state’s foremost higher education leaders, Dr. Wee is personally engaging, vibrant and forward-thinking. Chances are, you

We’re in this Together: Scholarship Donors and Recipients

Many scholarship donors to Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) arrive at their decision to make a lasting contribution because they realize that their support will have a powerful impact on students, the success of their families and

Convenient programs for working adults

Are you ready for a career instead of just a job?  Do you want to make a fresh start?  Are you ready to finish that degree you started years ago? Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) programs provide

Your Home Base: NICC Assists Veterans in Transition to Civilian Success

Whether you served in the U.S. military overseas or at home, your G.I. Bill benefits can take you places at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) – the home base where you can build upon your military training,