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NEOintern, NOCHE's signature internship program, connects students and employers in the region through its free online database. NOCHE provides specialized workshops for employers to establish or enhance internship programs.
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NOCHE Awarded $1 Million Prize - 10/29/2014

The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) was awarded the Talent Dividend Million Dollar Prize today in recognition of improvement in postsecondary attainment in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area. Read more

Education Matters in Northeast Ohio - 05/21/2014

NOCHE President Rob Briggs shares his thoughts about personalized learning through his new blog. Read more

Robert Briggs named president of NOCHE - 04/16/14

Organization seeks to raise significantly the region's educational attainment; technology, collaboration will be key tools for advancing education and economy Read more

Internship/Co-op Grants Announced - 03/11/2014

Nearly 2,500 students at Ohio community colleges, universities, and technical centers will benefit from new or expanded co-op and internship programs thanks to a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years. Read more

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Education Matters in Northeast Ohio

NEO competes for $1 million for educational attainment

On Tuesday, I will be flying to Washington with a few of my friends and colleagues to attend a meeting to discuss college completion rates and to learn how Northeast Ohio has fared in a competition with 57 other regions. A prize of $1 million is at stake. The prize is sponsored by the organization, […] click to read more

Embrace change or go back to the wind up alarm clock

by Rob Briggs, President, NOCHE So, I want to tell you about my day so far. I woke up just after 5 a.m. to a beep created by my I Phone. Next, I walked into the bathroom and pushed a lever to create light. In a few moments, I pushed a button on the bottom […] click to read more

Overcoming Fear

I have long believed that fear is one of the greatest obstacles that stands between human beings and accomplishment. As NOCHE continues its quest to help make personalized blended learning an available tool for teachers in Northeast Ohio, I am convinced that fear is slowing down our progress. I have now met with dozens of […] click to read more

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