Category Archives: NTCC Honors

Honors Northeast plans original film premiere

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Honors Northeast, the honors program at Northeast Texas Community College, will premiere an original historical film Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. The production, Sam Houston and the Fate of the Texas Cherokee, is the fifth film Honors Northeast has completed in the last five years. Free

First Federal Community Bank supports Honors Northeast

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For the sixth time, First Federal Community Bank of Mount Pleasant has supported the cultural and academic initiatives of Honors Northeast.  A recent holiday gift of $500 will aid the program in maintaining its yearly cycle of scholarly and artistic offerings, which, in turn, has enhanced student profiles. First Federal Community Bank was established in

Update: Three NTCC students named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists

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Northeast Texas Community College learned last week that three sophomore students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Ryan-Rose Mendoza, Melody Mott and Bailey Hall, all of Mount Pleasant, are among those who will move into the final stages of the highly-competitive competition. Their applications were among more than

Two NTCC sophomores named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists

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Two Northeast Texas Community College sophomores learned they have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Ryan-Rose Mendoza and Melody Mott learned of the honor this week. Their applications were among more than 2,800 submitted by students across the nation. Only 20% of applicants made it to semifinalist status. Jack

Students present live finals for HuMusic Honors Seminar

HuMusic Honors Seminar - Fall 2016 Live Performance Final Click here to view some of the performances on the HuMusic Facebook page Every fall a team-taught Honors Seminar, known colloquially as the HuMusic Seminar, combines HIST2322 World Civilizations II and MUSI1306 Music Appreciation. It is a course which emphasizes creativity and out-of-the-box thinking; including academically rigorous

Honors scholars promote new original film

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Submitted by Honors Northeast Except for citizens of Cherokee County, a few counties south, and observant residents of Nacogdoches who are aware of Chief Bowles’ statue, many today do not know that Northeast Texas once housed a substantial Cherokee community.  The young Republic of Texas insured that the roots of this colony, established around 1820,

Honors Northeast presents at conference in Seattle

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Five Honors Northeast sophomores and two faculty members recently represented Northeast Texas Community College at the 51st Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in Seattle, October 12-15. NTCC is the only community college to have presented scholarly works at the NCHC continuously since 2008, and has the only program in the nation, university or otherwise, to have

Ryan Rose Mendoza wins Dr. Jerry Wesson Award

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NTCC sophomore, Ryan Rose Mendoza, has won the premiere 2016 Dr. Jerry Wesson Award.   An anonymous donor, mindful of the recent successes of Alpha Mu Chi, and Honors Northeast, as well as the many contributions of Dr. Jerry Wesson to NTCC, has helped initiate this annual $200 award. This prize commemorates the leadership and initiative of

Honors Northeast commentary aired on NPR

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Submitted by Honors Northeast Might Bill and Hillary Clinton have something to learn from . . . former Texas governors, Ma and Pa Ferguson? This question drove Austin KUT radio reporter, Joy Diaz to the Honors Northeast film bank, and then to a commentary that was broadcast across Texas by affiliated National Public Radio stations

Honors Northeast takes fall trip to Fort Worth

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Students and faculty of Honors Northeast, the honors program of Northeast Texas Community College, recently took a cultural trip to the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. This is the tenth year that Honors Northeast has taken a fall trip thanks to a gift from Drs. Jim and Paula Archer and a matching grant from the I.B.M. corporation. This