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NTCC closed Nov. 25-27 for Thanksgiving


NTCC offices will be closed and classes will not meet Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Fulgham named 2016 PTK Faculty Scholar

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Dr. Melissa Fulgham, Northeast Texas Community College Associate Professor of History and Division Chair of Social Sciences, was recently chosen to serve as a 2016 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar. Fulgham was among only 30 Phi Theta Kappa advisors globally chosen for this honor. The scholars were selected through a rigorous application process based on knowledge of the 2015/2016

Intersession, spring 2016 registration open

Registration for the spring 2016 semester is currently underway at Northeast Texas Community College. Students may also register for the holiday intersession term.Intersession courses run December 21 through January 11. These intensive online classes allow dedicated students to earn full college credit in just three weeks. Learn more about these classes at The regular spring

Theatre Northeast to perform annual children’s play

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Theatre Northeast will present the new children’s classic play, Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures December 5 at 7:30 p.m. and December 6 at 2:05 p.m. in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on the Northeast Texas Community College campus. It’s a boring, long day at school. The kids don’t want to be there.

Charlie & Helen Hampton receive Distinguished Benefactor Award

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Helen Hampton and her late husband Charlie dedicated their entire professional careers to education, so it only made sense that they would continue to do so in retirement. Since moving back home to Northeast Texas in the mid 1990s, the Hamptons have contributed to scholarships and cultural events at Northeast Texas Community College. From helping students

NTCC hosts annual College Night

The Annual College Night, sponsored by Northeast Texas Community College, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the Student Union Building at NTCC. Colleges and universities will have representatives on hand from 6:30-8:00 p.m. to provide admissions and financial aid information to students and their parents. Anyone interested in learning more about college, from junior

NTCC’s first employee retires

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Milestones are important in the life of any institution.  This fall a milestone deserving of attention has occurred at Northeast Texas Community College – its first employee retired. This year NTCC honors the 31-year-service of Judy Jackson, the first employee hired when the college was formed. Judy’s role changed over the years as the college grew from an

Class visits Dallas Opera


Submitted by Dr. Melissa Fulgham Students from the team taught World Civ/Music Appreciation course attended the Dallas Opera Company’s performance of Tosca at the Winspear, located in the Arts District of Downtown Dallas. After stopping at Starbucks on the way, students arrived 90 minutes before the show began in order to purchase Student Rush tickets. Sold only

Criminal justice travel course planned

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Northeast Texas Community College will offer an exciting new travel study opportunity next summer. The NTCC criminal justice and sociology departments are hosting a trip to south Texas that will provide real-world insight into various areas of the criminal justice system. The trip is scheduled for May 16-22, 2016. Students will travel in a luxury motor

Leah Reagan “Caught In Action”

Congratulations to Leah Reagan, the November recipient of NTCC’s Wellness Caught in Action honor! She was spotted exercising in the FIT. Leah was presented with a gift basket in recognition of her steps toward a healthy lifestyle. Who will be caught in action next?