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Sondra Fowler gives matched NTCC scholarship


Sondra Fowler recently gave a $2,000 gift to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. She is pictured (left) presenting the check to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement. Because she is a retired employee of ConocoPhillips, she qualifies for a matching gift program that is offered by the corporation. The gift will be matched

ALAS of Texas gives $7,500 for NTCC scholarships


Amigos Latinos Al Servicios (ALAS) of Texas recently presented a check for $7,500 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The funds were raised at the second annual Cinco de Mayo on the Square event that was held in Mount Pleasant this year and will provide scholarships for local students attending NTCC. ALAS is a

Update: Three NTCC students named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists


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

Sondra Fowler sworn in as new NTCC Board member


Sondra Fowler (right) was sworn in by Gov. Bill Ratliff at the December meeting of the Northeast Texas Community College Board of Trustees. Fowler, of Daingerfield, was appointed to replace John Bryan, who resigned from the board in September. She will fill the seat until the next board election in 2018.

2017-2018 scholarship applications available

The 2017-2018 NTCC Foundation Scholarship application is now available online.  You can get the application from the NTCC Website or you may stop by the Humanities Bldg Student Services and get a copy. Please note the priority deadline to have the application back to me is March 31, 2017. If you have any questions please feel free to

NTCC winter commencement Dec. 9


Northeast Texas Community College will host its winter commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Graduates should plan to arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building. Free graduations portraits will be taken in the SUB beginning at 6 p.m. Diploma pick-up for graduates who

Two NTCC sophomores named Jack Kent Cooke semifinalists


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

Senator Ted Cruz staffer visits NTCC


Daniel Alders, East Texas Regional Director for Senator Ted Cruz, visited Northeast Texas Community College Wednesday. Dr. Johnson and Dr. McCullough met with him to discuss legislative issues affecting NTCC. He toured the campus and learned about the innovative programs and initiatives being implemented by our faculty and staff.

Hopkins County Police Academy graduation ceremony held


Northeast Texas Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Hopkins County Police Academy. Graduating cadets and instructors are pictured: Front row (from left): Lt. Tanner Crump, Brennan Bassham, Daniel McLarry, Alissa Foster, Amy Peacock, Wesley Salters, Charles Duke.  Back row (from left): Justin Findley, Melvin Jackson, Jim Dial, Develon Scott, Director Richard Jones.