Funding announced for Emerging Technologies Complex

Gov. Bill Haslam visited the Northeast State campus Feb. 1, praising the College’s proposed Emerging Technologies Complex as “one of the most significant investments in capital we will make this year.” Gov. Haslam noted the complex in his recent State-of-the-State address that envisioned substantial emphasis and progress in K-12 and postsecondary education. Gov. Haslam touched on his...

Getting a Fair Shake

Career fairs offer the best in multi-tasking and networking. Just think: where else could you talk to all kinds of employers, get career advice, and put your resume into the hands of people who have a say so in hiring? While it might seem old school in the world of online recruitment and applications, Northeast State’s Director of Career Services Marquita Tittle says the career fair format...
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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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