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Shane Roberts makes it in America

If you don’t think anything’s still made in America, drop in on RMI in Blountville and ask for Shane Roberts. Don’t be surprised when he emerges from the group of lathes and milling machines that are rocking the nondescript metal building just off Muddy Creek Road, a stone’s throw from the Northeast State Community College campus. Looking younger than his 29 years and dressed in a t-shirt...
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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...
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Returning to College?

Marquita Tittle, director of Career Services at Northeast State, says an adult who has spent years in the workforce should not feel intimidated about returning to college.  A significant percentage of Northeast State students are non-traditionals and perform well in college. “Our faculty remarks about the perspective non-traditional students bring to classrooms and how well that contributes to...
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Ready, Willing, and Able: Grant to help students boost job-hunting skills

It always helps to have an edge in the job market. Northeast State stands ready to give students that edge with a recent $150,000 grant to support advanced technology workforce training opportunities throughout Northeast Tennessee. The funding is provided through a Walmart Foundation grant, which is managed by the American Association of Community Colleges. It is referred to as the JRWA...
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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...
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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...