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Honors Northeast seeks submissions for poetry contest

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The eighth annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest and Reading is again open to the public.  Amateur, accomplished or aspiring poets of any age are welcome to submit their best poem on the topic of life in Northeast Texas. Poets are encouraged to accent or enliven the sense of the surroundings, the people, the culture or the

Cypress Bank-Lone Star supports Honors Northeast

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Cypress Bank-Lone Star recently presented a high-end laptop for the use of Northeast Texas Community College Honors students. This year’s recipient, Cruz Gallegos (pictured center), was the 2015 Valedictorian at Daingerfield High School. Dr. Andrew Yox, Honors Director (left) and Billie Sue Hanson, Cypress Bank-Lone Star Vice President (right) are pictured making the presentation. Cypress,

NTCC ads orientation date

Due to increased demand, Northeast Texas Community College will add an additional date for new students to attend myEagle Orientation. Any first-time student who has not yet attended orientation and plans to take classes at NTCC this fall should make plans to sign up for this final session on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The event begins

Progressive Women’s Organization gives $1,000 to Whatley Campaign

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The Progressive Women’s Organization of Mount Pleasant recently gave $1,000 to support the Northeast Texas Community College Campaign for the Whatley. Their gift will sponsor a theatre seat in honor of their organization and one in memory of Verner Cornelius. Members from the group are pictured presenting a check to Carolyn Franks, Director of the

NTCC Ag to host Aloha Luau July 24

NTCC board approves bond issuance, hires construction manager

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The Northeast Texas Community College Board of Trustees approved the issuance of limited tax bonds not to exceed $10 million at a special meeting July 14. This will allow NTCC to begin work on the campus renewal plan that voters approved in May.  Pictured, Derek Honea, with RBC Capital Markets, explains the bond issuance to the board. Honea stated

NTCC signs partnership with Texas A&M-Texarkana

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Northeast Texas Community College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana officials signed a dual admissions agreement today at Northeast Texas Community College, formalizing a partnership benefitting students who wish to attain baccalaureate degrees. Officials also signed a financial aid consortium allowing NTCC and A&M-Texarkana students to be concurrently enrolled without disruption to their financial aid award. NTCC

Texas Pioneer Foundation supports NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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The Texas Pioneer Foundation recently awarded a $40,000 grant to support the Work Scholarship Program at Northeast Texas Community College. Fred Markham, Executive Director of the Texas Pioneer Foundation (left), presents a check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement.  The Texas Pioneer Foundation is a private independent foundation that works to provide

NTCC Softball third in the nation for academics

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently announced that the Northeast Texas Community College Eagles Softball team ranked third in the nation for team grade point average. The team held a 3.52 GPA for the 2014-2015 school year. Head softball coach, Jessica Keith, said that academics are always a priority for her team. “Our

Karen Andrews named July Fittest Employee

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Sherry Hoppock presents Karen Andrews with a gift basket for being named NTCC’s Fittest Employee of the Month for July. To receive this award, an employee must be caught practicing overt wellness behavior and attitude.  The Wellness Committee is on the lookout for an August recipient! Here’s a message from Karen regarding her personal wellness plan… Thank you for this recognition. I have