Reconnect and return with Spring into Action April 9

Thinking about enrolling in college to better your career options or fulfill a personal dream?  Northeast State Community College invites you to learn more about the Tennessee Reconnect program with “Spring into Action: Reconnect for a Better Future” on Saturday, April 9.

The Spring into Action event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Wayne G. Basler Library (lower level) on the College’s Blountville campus next to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. Attendees should check-in between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to register for the day’s activities.

The Tennessee Reconnect initiative and Northeast State welcomes adults seeking to return to college and finish a certificate or degree. Parents can bring their children as the day includes fun activities planned for kids while adults learn how a college degree can create a better future for themselves and their families.

tn reconnectRepresentatives from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office will be on site between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to capture DNA and fingerprints of the kids to create a Child ID Kit for parents to have on hand.  Kids can also enjoy snacks, stories, face painting, and a movie with Northeast State librarians and future Early Childhood Education graduates.

Spring into Action introduces adults to the academic majors offered at Northeast State and ways to finance their return to college. Northeast State representatives are happy to help adults find programs suited to their strengths and provide help to begin the process of applying for school and financial aid.

Adults will gain insight to promising careers in Northeast Tennessee, and how a degree or certificate helps to secure a better job and a better future. Attendees can network with other adult students and Northeast State graduates who returned to school and earned college degrees.

Northeast State is an official Tennessee Reconnect Community Center. Navigating the process of going to college for the first time or going back to college may seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be – we’re here to help!

For more information contact the office of Enrollment Services at 423.323.0229 or

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