Sheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College is one of three Iowa community colleges, and one of 150 community colleges across the nation to receive notification that they’re eligible to compete for a one million dollar prize.
NCC President Dr. John Hartog talks about the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence.
Dr. Hartog says this is not the first time NCC has qualified to compete for the Aspen Institute Prize.
He says there various criteria that are used for judging the qualifying schools.
In addition to qualifying to compete for the Aspen Institute Prize, NCC is recognized on a fairly regular basis for the quality of the programs they provide. Dr. Hartog says they find the recognition very humbling.
The next Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence will be awarded in early 2023.