Northeast Iowa Community College offers various community services and initiatives that support both education for students and the surrounding communities of northeast Iowa.
Outdoor Learning Lab
The Outdoor Learning Lab (OLL), located on the Peosta campus, is an ecosystem reconstruction project established in 2007 on what was former agricultural land. Learn more about the Outdoor Learning Lab.
Sustainable Prairie Conservation
In partnership with the Winneshiek Soil and Water Conservation District, the sustainable prairie conservation project on the Calmar campus provides an environmental learning tool to understand the region’s historical landscape as well as to reduce energy costs. Learn more about the sustainable prairie conservation.
College and Career Connection
College and Career Connection is a program that exposes students to high-demand career areas and sets them on the pathway to career and educational success beyond high school. Learn more about College and Career Connection.
Open Education Resources
Open Education Resources (OERs) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for public use. A number of NICC programs are developed and supported with grant funding, providing materials that are licensed and accessible for open access use. View open education resources.