James Dockery finds calling in cardiovascular technology

James Dockery, Class of 2003, has always had a passion for the health care field, but it took Northeast State fledging Cardiovascular Invasive Technology Program to kick-start his career. James is currently clinical supervisor at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital for the admit/recovery unit, the cardiac catheterization lab, and the electrophysiology lab – managing 85 employees and working with more...

Wanted: Network Warriors

Computer Science program trains cyber security analysts The guardians of the cyber realm arm themselves with biometrics and encryption tools to protect the kingdoms. Northeast State Community College trains these e-warriors with the tools for combat in the rapidly expanding battleground of the cyber universe. “You can look all around the world at businesses small or medium in side to large...
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Cardiovascular Technology

Popular major offers solid career opportunity Northeast State’s Cardiovascular Technology Program remains one of the most popular and competitive programs in the College’s Division of Health-Related Professions. Cardiovascular Technology (CVT) focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cardiac and vascular disease. The CVT program prepares students with emphasis for work in...

College, Bell Helicopter announce educational collaboration

Northeast State Community College (NeSCC) and Bell Helicopter Piney Flats have announced an educational collaboration to develop the next generation of aircraft technicians and aviation professionals. Bell Helicopter Piney Flats training instructors will act in an advisory capacity to NeSCC regarding aviation- related course content.  In addition, members of the Bell Helicopter Piney Flats...
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Get Moving with Accelerated Business Administration Cohort

Northeast State will expand its NextStep program offerings in fall 2014 with an accelerated associate of science degree in Business Administration. The program is a two-day-a-week, five-semester program that offers the opportunity to complete the degree in just 22 months. The program is part of the Tennessee Transfer Pathway initiative, which means all credit hours transfer to a state four-year...
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Coca-Cola Loves Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner

Northeast State graduates Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner, both of Kingsport, were named Coca-Cola scholars for 2014. Orten earned the New Century Scholar honor and Sumner received the Silver Scholar award. It was the first time two Northeast State nominees have received Coca-Cola scholarships in the same year. The scholarships are sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola Scholars...