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NJC receives $1.3 million federal grant for wind-tech program

Northeastern Junior College is indeed the recipient of a $1.323 million dollar federal grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor, to be used for wind energy training. The grant is part of the Department’s awarding of $125 million in Community-Based Job Training (CBJT) grants to 41 community colleges and organizations across the country. This was the Department’s only CBJT grant awarded in Colorado.
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Keeping infection under control

Young doctor provides NJC nursing class with guest lecture

Big words were being tossed around like the infectious agents they represent on Friday when students in the licensed practical nursing class at Northeastern Junior College were listening to a presentation by a young, soon to be doctor. Emeen Kiureghian, a medical student at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Bio Sciences was a guest speaker in an arts and skills class taught this week by Mary Lederos at Northeastern Junior College . Bringing in guest speakers always adds value to the instruction, especially when it is another young person who is willing to share his or her experience and education.
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Randy Steidl draws large crowd at NJC

On May 28, 2004, after 17 years, three months and three weeks of wrongful imprisonment – Randy Steidl became the 18th person to be freed because of a wrongful conviction after serving time on death row in an Illinois state prison. He was the 115th person in this nation to be exonerated from death row. Continue reading

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NJC’s freshmen livestock judgers show great potential

With the school year almost over, Northeastern Junior College’s Livestock Judging Coach Ben Cooley has much to look forward to when his freshmen team comes back in August as sophomores.  At the recent North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture … Continue reading

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Colorado Young Farmers hold successful State Institute

STERLING, CO–Over 190 members, sponsors, advisors and guests were in attendance at the Forty First Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association Institute. It was held earlier this year at the Ramada Inn in Sterling, Colorado.

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NJC employees recognized for grant success

Three employees from Northeastern Junior College who have been successful in initiating and receiving grant funding on various recent campus projects were  recognized during the college’s spring 2010 in-service activities.

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