Category: News

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 … Continue reading NIACC starts new Investment Club

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 … Continue reading Students Can Join The Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization

International Graduation Reception

NIACC international graduates were honored at a reception held on Tuesday, April 26 in the Activity Center. Graduates had the opportunity to visit with faculty and staff as well as share a celebratory cake in honor of their accomplishments. Photos by Diamond Miller, Logos Lite Student.

NIACC graduation ceremony will honor students

By Anna Boettcher Logos Lite Student It’s that exciting time of year again! Spring is here, the birds are singing and on May 6 in the NIACC gymnasium, students will be walking across the stage to receive their degrees. The commencement ceremony will take place at 7:00 p.m. All graduates must be present in the Activity Center by 6:15 p.m. Students who will take summer classes in order to qualify for graduation should attend the … Continue reading NIACC graduation ceremony will honor students

NIACC will switch from Angel online system to Canvas online system next fall

By Anna Boettcher Logos Lite Student Starting with the Summer 2016 term, NIACC is switching the online learning management system from their well-known learning management system, Angel, to the new system, called Canvas. Patti Hanson, NIACC Student Services Title III director, explained Canvas, along with a few of the changes that will be made to NIACC’s online learning system after the spring semester. “Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS). A LMS is a software … Continue reading NIACC will switch from Angel online system to Canvas online system next fall

North Iowa Concert Band Creates Opportunity: Legacy for College and Community

By Savannah Moore Logos Lite Student The North Iowa Concert Band (NICB) is not only a wonderful program and class, it is an incredible enrichment opportunity that allows for connections between the school and community. In its present format, NICB has been around since 1981, initiated by the President of the college at that time, Dr. David Buettner. It is made up of community members and NIACC students alike with even some faculty members participating. … Continue reading North Iowa Concert Band Creates Opportunity: Legacy for College and Community

Orton leaves a legacy at NIACC

By Emily Dodd Logos Lite Student Students have seen Donna Orton many times around NIACC in many different leadership positions. Orton started her long career at NIACC as a nursing program instructor, and she was later named the health division chair. In 2013, Orton became the interim vice president for academic affairs. Besides her varying roles at NIACC, students recognize her more from the constant smile she wears. Orton has not only been a big … Continue reading Orton leaves a legacy at NIACC

North Iowa Book Bash takes place April 30

By Sara Steffen Logos Lite Student For all those who are constantly finding themselves fascinated by literature’s ability to transition minds into different worlds, there is a perfect celebration to attend in the North Iowa area coming very soon. The North Iowa Book Bash, which will feature over 50 different authors from across the United States and Canada, will allow book lover’s from the North Iowa area to experience meet-and-greets with the authors as well … Continue reading North Iowa Book Bash takes place April 30

Work study program allows students to learn and earn

By Aubury Coleman Introduction to Journalism Student Learn and earn. NIACC’s work study program provides employment opportunities for students who need to work in order to pay their educational expenses. Abbie Steinberg, NIACC’s work study coordinator, says there are a variety of work study jobs available at NIACC and surrounding areas. “Positions range from office and lab assistants, Writer’s Workbench assistants, tutors and student ambassadors,” Steinberg states. All work study positions are considered part-time employment. … Continue reading Work study program allows students to learn and earn

NIACC Singers and Concert Choir Present Quodlibet

By Macey Harms Introduction to Journalism Student The NIACC Singers and Concert Choir, under the direction of NIACC vocal director Jayson Ryner, are already working hard for the 41st annual pops show, Quodlibet. Community members as well as other NIACC students have the opportunity to attend Quodlibet three different times in the NIACC auditorium: April 14 and 15 at 7:30pm and April 16 at 2pm. The theme for this year’s show is “Come Together,” and … Continue reading NIACC Singers and Concert Choir Present Quodlibet