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Senator Ted Cruz staffer visits NTCC


Daniel Alders, East Texas Regional Director for Senator Ted Cruz, visited Northeast Texas Community College Wednesday. Dr. Johnson and Dr. McCullough met with him to discuss legislative issues affecting NTCC. He toured the campus and learned about the innovative programs and initiatives being implemented by our faculty and staff.

Hopkins County Police Academy graduation ceremony held


Northeast Texas Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Hopkins County Police Academy. Graduating cadets and instructors are pictured: Front row (from left): Lt. Tanner Crump, Brennan Bassham, Daniel McLarry, Alissa Foster, Amy Peacock, Wesley Salters, Charles Duke.  Back row (from left): Justin Findley, Melvin Jackson, Jim Dial, Develon Scott, Director Richard Jones. 

Christmas with the Nelsons comes to Whatley Center


The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College will present Christmas with the Nelsons Monday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, twin sons of Ricky Nelson, Christmas with the Nelsons tells the story of three family Christmases in the lives of America’s Favorite Family- The Nelsons. “It

NTCC closed Nov. 23-25 for Thanksgiving


NTCC offices will be closed and classes will not meet Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Evening Police Academy offered in New Boston

Northeast Texas Community College is hosting an evening Police Academy (Basic Peace Officer Training) beginning January 9, 2017 at the Elementary School building in New Boston. The training program is 34 weeks and meets from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and every second and fourth Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $1,556

Texas Pioneer Foundation gives $35,000 to NTCC Work Scholarship Program


The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $35,000 gift from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. Fred Markham (left), Executive Director of the Texas Pioneer Foundation, is pictured presenting the check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement. The funds will be used to support the NTCC Work Scholarship Program. The Texas Pioneer

Aaron Shelby visits NTCC Automotive Program


The Carroll Shelby Automotive Technology Program at Northeast Texas Community College recently enjoyed a visit from Aaron Shelby, grandson of the late Carroll Shelby and Co-President of the Carroll Shelby Foundation. Shelby visited with students and faculty and toured the facilities. The Shelby Foundation has been a major supporter of the NTCC program since Carroll

Firefighter Academy accepting applications

Northeast Texas Community College is now accepting applications for its upcoming Firefighter Academy. The program begins January 9, 2017 and runs through June 30.  Students will meet Monday through Thursday evenings at the Central Fire Station in Mount Pleasant and alternating Saturdays. The course of study will include Firefighter I, Firefighter II, HazMat Awareness and HazMat Operations. The cost

Theatre Northeast to perform annual children’s play


Theatre Northeast, the student theatre group of Northeast Texas Community College, will present its annual Children’s Play December 3 and 4 on the main stage of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. This year they will perform Aesop’s (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables by Kim Esop-Wylie and Aesop. This short play weaves five of

Communities In Schools Believes In Dreams Christmas Project

Communities In Schools of Northeast Texas will launch “Communities In Schools Believes In Dreams – Christmas Project” - a holiday program designed to connect generous groups and individuals with children who may not otherwise have the resources to celebrate Christmas. Titus County Cares is excited to partner with Communities In Schools in this endeavor.  The Empty