Increased property valuations across SCC's 15-county service area will bring in 6.5% more in local tax revenue this year, despite the college's Board of Governors voting to keep the tax levy flat.
The Nebraska State College System, with campuses in Peru, Chadron and Wayne, enrolled 6,316 full-time students this year, an increase over the 6,193 students who enrolled full time last fall.
Southeast Community College isn't requiring students to get vaccinated, but will hold three clinics at its campuses in Lincoln, Beatrice and Milford in the coming weeks for those wishes to get a shot.
Edward C. Price, who was first elected to the board in 2012 and won election two more times to the District 3 seat, resigned due to health reasons, SCC said.
The Southeast Community College's Board of Governors approved the purchase of a building from Nebraska City Schools for $950,000 to house the center on Thursday.
SCC President Paul Illich said the renovation and new construction at the 8800 O St. campus will be dedicated to support services for students, including advising, tutoring and student affairs.
The effort to keep community colleges open paid off across Nebraska, which fared better than other two-year academic transfer or career or technical programs across the country when it comes to enrollment.
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education said the number of Nebraska high school students completing the FAFSA is down 5% from last year. The National College Attainment Network estimated the drop at 13.6%.
Two employees at Southeast Community College’s Lincoln campus have been honored for their service and hard work with 2019-2020 Wekesser Outsta…
SCC anticipates the new building will help it grow its health sciences programs by 5-10% annually over the next decade as it seeks to meet a growing workforce demand in Nebraska.
Two seats on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents were uncontested, while three of four incumbents won races for the Southeast Community College Board of Governors.
When Kent Esau died four years ago, his wife, Patricia, wanted to honor him in some way.
Local law enforcement got a show of support Friday evening in the form of a rally along O Street.
The initial gift to create the scholarship came from a longtime SCC instructor who wishes to remain anonymous but did not want to stand on the sidelines during the Black Lives Matter movement.
Tim Cerveny and Neal Stenberg finished 1-2 in the primary race to fill an at-large seat on the Southeast Community College Board of Governors.
Just what chunk of the $33.6 million in direct assistance Nebraska students are eligible for depends on where they attend and other factors.
Justin Bieber has postponed his 2020 Changes Tour, including a June 16 Lincoln date.