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...

Northeast State at 50 – A Legacy of Excellence

A long-ago U.S. education act breathed life into Northeast State. The simple charge: provide “education for persons of substantially varying needs.” Through the years, there have been name changes, different presidents, new buildings, and a thousand other transformations. But Northeast State has always held true to that original mission of serving individuals with diverse needs. [caption...
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50th Anniversary Calendar of Events for 2016

January 11 50th Celebration Kick-Off - Blountville campus 19-21 Elizabethton 20th Anniversary - Elizabethton campus February 10, 17 & 24 Back to Classroom Lectures - Blountville campus March 12 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver concert - Blountville campus 19 Denim & Diamonds Event - Grace Meadows Farm, Washington County April TBA  Empower the Extraordinary Campaign Kick-Off -...
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Northeast State Comes to Bristol

Northeast State Community College has received approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents to bring higher education to downtown Bristol. The College’s new teaching site is located at 620 State Street, location of the former H.P. King Building. J. Allen Hurley, president of Vision, LLC and former CEO of Touchstone Wireless, recently purchased the property from the City of Bristol and has...

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...

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...