Answering the Call

When emergencies happen, EMTs and Paramedics make the difference When we need help the most, emergency medical technicians and paramedics are the ones we call. They make a life or death difference when car wrecks, heart attacks, strokes,

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

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.

Are You Wrong about Community College?

It’s the best choice for many students, says college president There is no shortage of misconceptions about community colleges. But with practical advice and a straightforward style, Thomas J. Snyder, president of Indiana’s Ivy Tech Community College

[Infographic] Not So Typical: Today’s college students break stereotypes

If you think that most college students are fresh out of high school, young, carefree and living at a university, you’re way behind the times.  Eighty-five percent of college students today don’t fit that mold. More often,

Your Future Awaits

At Northeast State, we’re here to get you where you want to go. Get the education you need, find the job you want, earn the money you deserve. People of all ages and backgrounds come to Northeast

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

Winning Combination: Eric Henley harnesses the power of ability and education

Eric Henley is a fine example of what happens when ability and education are combined. Henley, owner of H-Tek Auto Care in Gray, Tenn., said the influences of his father and grandfathers – all whom were mechanically

How to Enroll in Classes at Northeast State

Step 1:  Apply for Admission Apply online at Step 2:  Complete Your Admission File The following items are required for admission and must be submitted before you can register for classes: 1. Completed application for admission.

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

Get the Most Out of Your Financial Aid…File Early!

The financial aid process can seem complex, but the following information will keep you on track. If you have concerns or questions, please call the Northeast State Financial Aid Office at 423.323.0252 and the staff can help

Gov. Haslam puts Tennessee Promise in motion

In May, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed the “Tennessee Promise” into law. The historic proposal, which was approved overwhelmingly by the General Assembly, commits to providing two years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT)

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

Curtain Rises on Entertainment Technology

Northeast State’s Business Technologies Division has announced the addition of a technical certificate program in Entertainment Technology – Sound and Lighting.  The 24 credit hour program will offer classes starting in fall 2014. Courses for the Entertainment

Little Brings Real-World Experience to Entertainment Technology

Jeff Little, department head of Northeast State’s newly minted Entertainment Technology program, brings to the classroom a performer’s on-stage enthusiasm coupled with a road manager’s grasp of how things get done. Little, who spent the last 10