NICC 50th Anniversary honored by County and City proclamations ...

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) had its 50th anniversary officially recognized recently by both the Allamakee County Board of Supervisors and City of Waukon by official proclamations signed by each entity. The Allamakee County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation at its May 23 regular meeting to honor NICC's 50th year of service to the county and northeast Iowa. Pictured above at that proclamation signing are, left to right, Larry Schellhammer, Allamakee County Board of Supervisors Chairperson; Dan Byrnes, Allamakee County Supervisor; Erica Nosbisch, NICC Waukon Center Director; and Dennis Koenig, Allamakee County Supervisor.

Members of the Waukon City Council issued a proclamation at their regular meeting May 16 to honor Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) 50th year of service to the city and northeast Iowa. Pictured below at that proclamation are, left to right, Erica Nosbisch, NICC Waukon Center Director; Duane Dewalle, Waukon Mayor; and Kathy Gunderson, Northeast Iowa Community College Board of Trustees.

"Northeast Iowa Community College expresses its gratitude for the Allamakee County Board of Supervisors’ and Waukon City Council's formal proclamation recognizing our 50 years of service. NICC looks forward to many more years of service and our partnership with Allamakee County and Waukon. Together, we are focused on providing our students with education and workforce training that will make a difference in their lives and positively impact our northeast Iowa community both now and into the future,” expressed Julie Wurtzel, NICC executive director of advancement.

For 50 years, NICC has prepared the workforce of tomorrow throughout its 5,000 square mile district by providing the educational foundation needed for students to excel. Today, the college's impact has grown so large that an estimated one in seven community members in northeast Iowa are served by NICC each year. For more information on the College's 50th celebration, visit Submitted photos.