Thursday, September 11, 2014

District FFA Soils Judging Contest

As part of the Tri-State Dairy Expo NICC hosts 150 students for the District FFA Soils Judging Contest.

Team Results
1. Oelwein (90s)
2. North Tama
3. SF #1
4. LaPorte
5. Clayton Ridge
6. North Linn
7. MV (50s)
8. MV (40s)
9. Crestwood
10. Decorah

Top 10 Individuals
1. Wes Hansen - LaPorte
2. Tessa Meyer - SF
3. Trey Rau - Oelwein
4. Lindsey Meyer - SF
5. Justin Voss - North Linn
6. Cole Phillips - SW
7. Molly Anderson - CR
8. Zach Roskins - Oelwein
9. Sally Howard - N Tama
10. Lexi Wille - CR










Monday, September 8, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

The first day is here and the numbers are in. A lot of students in a lot of different programs. Just the way we like it. Following is a list of the Ag Programs and the students enrolled on the first day.


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Kelli Hovey joins Northeast Iowa Community College's Large Animal Vet Tech program as full-time Instructor


Now in it's third of success the Large Animal Veterinarian Technician program has brought on Kelli Hovey as a full time instructor and assistant for the program. Previously Kelli has work as a registered veterinary technician for Critters and Such in Decorah and as a part time lab assistant for the veterinary technician program. We're pleased to add Kelli full time to the staff at NICC to continue to build one of the best Large Animal Vet Tech Programs in the state.
Dan Lane joins the agriculture staff at Northeast Iowa Community College


Dan Lane joined the NICC Agriculture Team on August 1st as a new full time faculty member. Due to the dramatic growth that the NICC agriculture programs have seen over the past few years a need for an additional instructor was obvious. Through an extensive interview process of several outstanding candidates the committee decided that Dan Lane was an excellent fit for Northeast Iowa Community College and can help take us to the next level of excellence for out programs. Dan brings a wealth of experience with him including: 2009 - 2014 Iowa State University 4-H and Youth Development Specialist, 2007-2009. Extension Director-Clayton County, 1998-2007 Hawkeye Community College-Department Chair, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Horticulture-Animal Science Instructor, 1994-1998- Agriculture Education Instructor-Central Elkader Community Schools

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

NICC Vet Tech students make Channel 8 News.

Several of the NICC  Vet Tech students assisted with a livestock truck accident. To watch the news video click on the link below. Students are in the white suits.

http://www.kcci.com/news/200-pigs-loose-after-truck-rolls-over/26419232#!Xslco



  video



Monday, June 2, 2014

Hiring New Instructors


Northeast Iowa Community College currently has four full time instructors on campus and two adjunct instructors. Due to the tremendous growth in the program and the high demand for courses NICC is looking to add two new full time positions this fall. One full time position will be a general agriculture instructor and was just recently opened up. For more information on this position or if you know of someone who is interested in applying click on the following link.

https://nicc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2107

The second position to be added this fall is a Veterinary Technician Program Instructor for the Large Animal Vet Tech Program

https://nicc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2048