Nucor Detailing Center Holds Open House

NORFOLK -More than 135 people gathered Thrusday night for Nucor Detailing Center's open house. The event highlighted the internship program and partnership the company has with Northeast Community College. Nucor announced in 2005 it would locate its 50,000 square foot detailing center in Norfolk.  The center started out with just seven employees and now employs 70 and more than 60 percent of those employees are Northeast graduates. Northeast Community College's drafting enrollments have increased from an average of 31 students to 103. Northeast has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 American Association of Community Colleges Awards of Excellence in the Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership category.  The award will be announced during the 2013 AACC Convention this spring in San Francisco.