Camp College provides inside track on campus life

Higher education can be a mysterious and challenging place for students. Navigating financial aid forms, registration, or even where to park can create frustrating barriers to college success. To make students more confident and college-ready, College Access Programs at Northeast State Community College will again offer its three-day CAMP COLLEGE which introduces students to the ins and outs of...

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program at Northeast State puts you on track with one of today’s most promising careers. The College’s Advanced Technologies Division offers three A.A.S. degrees in Industrial Technology with concentrations in Automotive Service, Automotive Body/Collision Repair, and Motor Sports. In addition, there are certificates in Auto Body Service Technology and Automotive...
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Credit for Life and Work: Northeast Offers Prior Learning Assessment Opportunity

Northeast State Community College now offers students the opportunity to earn college credit for prior life/work experiences. The College signed an agreement in fall 2012 with the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) to evaluate work experience, professional training, military training, or other types of knowledge and determine if it qualifies for college-level credit. Through...

What are Soft Skills and Why are They So Important?

Sometimes the best tools for your career are those that you gain outside of the rigors of the classroom. Known simply as soft skills, they are the abilities and traits that relate to personality, attitude, and behavior. They are important in getting, and keeping, a job. “Employers are coming to us and saying ‘we’re looking for people with soft skills that know how to get to work on time,...
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Communication and Change Communicators must be flexible and adaptive to stay current

The way people access information and communicate seems to change almost daily. More than ever, smart phones and tablets are the go-to sources of information, displacing traditional broadcast and print media. Nonetheless, in spite of changes in technology, there will always be a need for communicators who can provide relevant content in appealing formats. For students looking for jobs in...

It’s More than Just Paint: The many repair roles of Auto Body Technicians

Instructor Roger Byington likes to joke that his students will probably develop obsessive-compulsive disorder while taking Northeast State’s Auto Body Collision/Repair classes. “I want them to develop professionalism and integrity, so they’re precise and critical of themselves when they work,” Byington said. “No one will have to point anything out to them because they’ll know whether...
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