Month: April 2024

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, named NU System President

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, a first-generation college student, heart surgeon and longtime college administrator who for the last decade has led the University of Nebraska Medical Center through a period of record growth, was confirmed today as NU’s ninth president by the Board of Regents. Dr. Gold, who also serves as the NU system’s executive… Read more »

Wayne State Celebrates First Cohort of Career Scholars Graduates

Dr. Paul Turman, chancellor of the Nebraska State College System, speaks at the Career Scholars Senior Dinner on April 19 at Midtown Event Center in Norfolk. Wayne State College celebrated the graduating seniors in its inaugural Growing Together Career Scholars cohort on April 19 at the Midtown Event Center in Norfolk. The event marked the… Read more »

City of Norfolk Receives $1.125 Million Grant

The City of Norfolk announced the receipt of a $1.125 million Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF) grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) to support the further enhancement of Norfolk’s downtown and riverfront areas. This grant, in conjunction with matching funds, will fuel a series of projects aimed at improving pedestrian… Read more »

Groundbreaking makes way for $7 million iHub makerspace facility

A group of roughly 100 people gathered on a windy Thursday morning in downtown Norfolk to officially break ground on Northeast Community College’s newest facility. iHub, when it opens in August 2025 near South Seventh Street and West Norfolk Avenue, will contain a fabrication lab, collaboration spaces and office space in downtown Norfolk. It’s intended… Read more »