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Northeast Texas Poetry Reading to feature local speakers

The Ninth Annual Northeast Texas Poetry Reading will be held in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College on Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. The reading will feature two speakers with broad historical interests in our region. Sid Hicks, a Mount Vernon High School history teacher and

Honors Northeast wraps filming for fifth movie

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The scholars of Honors Northeast completed filming their fifth feature-length movie last week in Nacogdoches. The subject of this year’s film was the end of the Texas Cherokee and the transformation of Sam Houston. The project was researched, written, directed, acted and produced by students in the Northeast Texas Community College honors program with the support

20th Century Study Club of Pittsburg gives to Work Scholarship Program

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The 20th Century Study Club of Pittsburg recently gave $1,000 to help sponsor a student in the Northeast Texas Community College Work Scholarship Program. Pictured presenting the gift to Dr. Jonathan McCullough (center), NTCC Vice President for Advancement, is Patsy Capps (left) and Julia Truitt (right). To learn more about the Work Scholarship Program call

Adult Education kicks off school year with 50s themed celebration

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The Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Program kicked off the first week of the school year with a 50s themed celebration. The program recently relocated its office from the main NTCC campus to the Community Resource Center (CRC) at 105 N. Riddle, which is the old Mount Pleasant High School building that was constructed

Glenn and Judy Weiss give matched gift for NTCC Morris County scholarships

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Glenn and Judy Weiss of Daingerfield recently gave $750 to fund scholarships for Morris County students at Northeast Texas Community College. The gift was matched by the Chevron Corporation, the company Glenn retired from, to make a total scholarship of $1,500. Judy and Glenn (right) are pictured presenting the gift to Dr. Jonathan McCullough (left),

Lowe’s employees lend a hand at NTCC

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Team members from Lowe’s store 1802 in Mount Pleasant stopped by the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on the Northeast Texas Community College campus this week to lend a hand with painting classrooms. Supplies for the renovation came from Lowe’s and the store donated community service time to help complete the project in time

Carol Hodges supports NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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Carol Hodges, owner of The Design Factory in Hughes Springs, recently gave a $500 gift to the Northeast Texas Community College Work Scholarship Program in memory of her late husband Bruce Hodges. The Work Scholarship Program wrapped up its third summer this week, with around 40 students participating. The program gives hard-working students the opportunity

TRMC Auxiliary gives six NTCC scholarships

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The Titus Regional Medical Center (TRMC) Auxiliary recently presented the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation with $4,500, which will provide six $750 scholarships to benefit students at NTCC majoring in a health sciences field. Pictured receiving the annual donation is Nita May (left), NTCC Director of Development, and Dr. Jonathan McCullough (right), NTCC Vice President

Texas Heritage National Bank gives NTCC Presidential Scholarship

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Texas Heritage National Bank recently presented a Presidential Scholarship to Emmalea Shaw, a sophomore at Northeast Texas Community College. The gift will cover Shaw’s academic expenses at NTCC for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the first privately-funded gift of its kind that Honors Northeast has received. Shaw had a stellar first year at NTCC. She won a third-place

NTCC holds Last Chance Registration next week

Northeast Texas Community College will hold Last Chance Registration event August 15-19 in the Student Union Building (SUB). Faculty and staff will be on hand to help students take care of last-minute business before classes begin August 22. Registration will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m.