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Cypress Bank donates laptop to Honors Northeast

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For the ninth consecutive year, Cypress Bank has presented a MacBook laptop for the use of Northeast Texas Community College honors students. This year’s recipient, Chesney Michael Davis, graduated third in his class from Pittsburg High School. He won a number of accolades in math and science and plans to become an engineer. Cypress, the

NTCC Business Technology Building to be named after Bart Scharlach

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The board of the Bart Scharlach Memorial Foundation (BSMF) recently voted to move the management of the fund’s assets to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. In doing so, the gift reached the established level to rename both the Business Technology (BT) Building and the Whatley Center Auditorium on the NTCC campus. The BT Building

Power outage planned for Aug. 5, registration moved to Whatley Center

      Northeast Texas Community College will have a construction-related power outage on most of its campus this Friday, Aug. 5. Student Services and the business office will remain open, but will be working out of the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts from 8 a.m. to noon.      

Find Adult Education on Facebook


The Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education program is now on Facebook! If you are a user of the social networking site, please take a moment to “like” their page to receive updates about what is happening with our GED and ESL students. Click to Find Them On Facebook Now!  

Alpha Mu Chi attends Texas Honors Institute

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Alpha Mu Chi, the Northeast Texas Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, recently returned from the Texas Honors Institute, held at Stephen F. Austin State University. The Honors Institute is a chance for Phi Theta Kappa members from throughout the Texas Region to engage in intellectual discourse about this year’s Honors Study Topic “How

Faculty Focus: Fulgham co-writes instructor’s manual for Norton textbook

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Our own Dr. Melissa Fulgham, Division Chair of Social Sciences and Professor of History, recently co-wrote the instructor’s manual for the 10th edition (most recent) of Norton’s history textbook America: A Narrative History.  Her past textbook work includes being an acknowledged reviewer for McGraw Hill’s Experience History and writing the instructor resource materials for Bedford/St. Martin’s 5th edition of America

Kevin Collins earns Wellness Caught in Action honor for July

Congratulations to Kevin Collins, the July recipient of NTCC’s Wellness Caught in Action honor!  The wake-up call came June 6th of this year… NTCC almost lost their most dedicated, enthusiastic, motivational, hard-working, comical jokester.  A quick decision by an angelic nurse at ETMC to use a clot-buster saved the life of Kevin Collins. Immediately after that

NTCC plans GED, ESL registration

Do you know someone who is interested in learning English or completing their GED (General Education Development)? The Adult Education Program at Northeast Texas Community College offers free GED and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes at a variety of convenient locations. Registration for all locations will be held at the Community Resource Center

Honors Northeast seeks entries for poetry contest

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Northeast Texas Community College and Honors Northeast recently announced a call for original poems to enter the ninth annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest. The judges will be looking for poems that can accent or enliven our sense of the surroundings, people, the culture, and/or the history of Northeast Texas. Adult winners will take home $200 for first place

Fire Academy holds graduation

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Six students recently completed the fire academy at Northeast Texas Community College. They were honored during a graduation ceremony held in the Whatley Center foyer. The graduates and instructors are pictured (from left): Captain Danny Beard and Otis Clark, instructors from the Mount Pleasant Fire Department, Noah Pirtle of Daingerfield, Randle Phifer of Mount Pleasant, Kolby McCullough of