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Four NTCC students complete undergraduate research program

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Funded by the National Science Foundation, the summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program at Texas A&M University-Commerce was a unique and rewarding research training opportunity for community college students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Seventeen students from community colleges in Northeastern Texas and Southwestern Arkansas were selected for the 2014

Seventh annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading held

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For those interested in what “Northeast Texas” was or could be, the Whatley Foyer of the campus of Northeast Texas Community College was again the place to be as local poets and commentators took the challenge to define the region. The seventh annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading, which was held September 5, featured six winning

Phi Theta Kappa students earn book scholarship

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The Follett Higher Education Group Book Scholarship was recently awarded to five members of the Northeast Texas Community College Alpha Mu Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.  Chris Hall, Kayleah Cumpian, Ashley Hall, Sarah Jo Fox and Tyler Reynolds (pictured) received the award.  Recipients are expected to be active members of the chapter and help

Cypress Bank donates laptop to Honors Northeast

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For the seventh year in a row, Cypress Bank has funded a high-end laptop for the use of Northeast Texas Community College honors students. This year’s recipient, Gabriela Quezada, was an art student at the University of Maryland. She is a native of El Salvador.  Cypress, the oldest Camp-County based bank, has three other branches,

NTCC women break streak against tough Navarro team

The Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) Women’s Eagles Soccer team split the week with a victory against Eastfield College and a narrow loss to  a top-ranked (number two) Navarro College team this past week. McKenzia Goedicke kicked things off on Tuesday, scoring the first goal of the game on a penalty kick against Eastfield 36

NTCC men’s soccer climbs the ranks to fifth in the nation

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The Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) Men’s Eagles Soccer team remains undefeated with a record of 6-0 after knocking off both Coastal Bend College and Laredo Community College this past week. The Eagles are ranked fifth overall in the nation according to this week’s NJCAA National Poll. Coastal Bend scored their first and only goal

NTCC to host job fair

Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) will host a job fair on Tuesday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) on the main NTCC campus. The event is free to the public. More than a dozen local and regional employers will be in attendance. “We realize that the job

Kelli Knepp receives Chitsey Prize

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Kelli Knepp, a sophomore honors scholar at Northeast Texas Community College, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the $200 Chitsey Prize. This yearly prize is given in memory of Elizabeth Chitsey, whose daughters and grandchildren have had a far-reaching effect on Northeast Texas as educators and supporters of regional education on all levels. The

NTCC evening police academy holds commencement ceremony

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The Northeast Texas Community College Evening Police Academy recently held a commencement ceremony. The graduates, who all passed their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) exam and are now eligible to be licensed peace officers, are pictured above. Front row (from left) is: Maura Cano of Mount Pleasant, Rodolfo Ortiz of Mount Pleasant and Brent

NTCC receives endowed scholarship in memory of Joe Don Mashburn

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Joe Don Mashburn spent his entire life working in agriculture and a group of friends, family and colleagues are keeping his memory alive by sharing his passion with future generations of farmers and ranchers. Texas Heritage National Bank recently created a $25,000 endowed scholarship fund at Northeast Texas Community College to provide financial support for