Category: News

Career Fair coming to NIACC

By Tyler Toebe Introduction to Journalism Student March 21, 2017 On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, NIACC will host a large NIACC Career Fair in the NIACC gym. NIACC career guidance counselor Gayla Toebe shared more information on the event. “Students walk around and meet with them to look into career paths and summer jobs,” said Toebe. Another helpful input she shared was, “Some employers even offer tips on attire for interviews.” Career fairs are often […]

Bustin’ Out Blue event brings area students to NIACC campus

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student March 21, 2017 Students from area high schools had the opportunity to attend NIACC’s first-annual Bustin’ Out Blue. High schoolers from grades 9 to 12 were able to participate. Around 130 students joined many activities offered throughout campus. Brittney Yost, NIACC Enrollment Advisor, explained the multiple events offered throughout the course of the day. “The students who attended had a campus and housing tour, the opportunity to learn about […]

Summerstock coming to the North Iowa area

By Jordan Hamann Logos Lite Student February 23, 2017 A former Osage High School graduate, Nancy Lee is bringing musical theater to the North Iowa area. NIACC students interested in participating are encouraged to apply quickly as the deadline is March 1. Summerstock experiences provide emerging artists and theater crew an opportunity to understand the rigorous nature of professional theater as well as make connections with current artists and professionals from the theater industry. “Two […]

NIACC women’s basketball team will “Play for Kaci”

By UU Longs Introduction to Journalism Student February 14, 2017 Hampton-Dumont high school basketball player Kaci Arjes was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). The NIACC women’s basketball team has now dedicated the rest of their season to “Play For Kaci.” NIACC teammates Riley Galvin and Jordan Prantner grew up with Arjes through basketball, and NIACC’s women’s head coach Todd Ciochetto coached Arjes throughout her youth years with North Iowa Fire AAU team. On Jan. […]

The New NIACC Student Housing Complex Meets Students’ Expectations

By Haley Redican Introduction to Journalism Student December 13, 2016 Newly finished, the NIACC student housing complex meets students’ expectations as they are new, highly valued and offer more privacy than the previous dorm complex. As of the summer of 2015, the Student Housing Complex finished its construction just in time for the 2015-2016 school year. 363 students currently live in the new dorms with a 396 capacity. Jeremy Winters, housing head resident, is excited […]

Holiday Pops delivers Christmas spirit to North Iowa

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student With less than two months until Christmas, the NIACC music department would like to invite everyone to get in the spirit with the production of Holiday Pops. The showing of Holiday Pops will take place Saturday, December 10 in the North Iowa Community Auditorium. The matinee is at 2pm followed by a night showing at 7:30pm. Jayson Ryner, director of vocal music at NIACC, explains, “People can expect a […]

NIACC Trojan Dance Team kicks off strong

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student Dance Team is back on the NIACC campus and better than ever before. The team has implemented goals that will carry them through the current season, and many seasons to come. Tryouts for the team took place last spring, and the team has been working hard ever since. The team is made up of eight women athletes. Some dancers are from local areas while others are from Minnesota and […]

Marketplace event coming soon to campus

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student Global Entrepreneur Week is right around the corner, and NIACC encourages small local businesses to get involved. The 11th annual Marketplace event will take place on Friday, November 18 in the Activity Center. The event will occur 10am-2pm and is open to NIACC students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Mary Spitz, director of Marketplace, explained, “Students, staff, faculty and alumni owning a small business have the opportunity […]

NIACC starts new Investment Club

By Mercedes Wiegmann Introduction to Journalism Student Want to learn about stocks, investing, bonds, mutual real estate building wealth funds over time? NIACC instructors Doug Morse and Jayson Ryner want to teach about it. They’re starting a club to inform NIACC students about those topics: The NIACC Investment Club. The NIACC Investment Club can be very helpful for those who are studying business and trying to start their own business. This club can help any […]

Students Can Join The Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization

By Samantha Schupanitz Logos Lite Student The CEO Club at NIACC offers a multitude of opportunities and benefits for students. The club is geared for students who are interested in owning or creating their own business someday. Kelley Crane, school partnership entrepreneurial coordinator, explained the many advantages of being involved in CEO. “Networking with other like-minded students, accessibility to our Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center staff and consultants, mentorship, opportunity to attend National Entrepreneurship conferences, assistance with […]