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NTCC receives $6k gift for Work Scholarship Program

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received an anonymous $6,000 donation to sponsor six students in the new NTCC Work Scholarship Program. Nita May (left), NTCC Director of Development, and Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement, accepted the gift on behalf of the Foundation. Anyone interested in sponsoring a student in the

NTCC Culinary Arts to host public dinner March 26

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The Northeast Texas Community College Culinary Arts Program will host a  public Spring Supper Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. This event will be held at the NTCC Culinary Arts School in historic downtown Pittsburg and is open to the public. The meal is first-come-first-served and no reservations will be accepted. The cost is $12

NTCC Foundation Board holds annual meeting

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation Board recently held its annual business meeting. Dr. Jim Archer, a retired NTCC professor, was installed as president by outgoing president, Judy Weiss. Other officers elected included Jane Scharlach, Vice President and Rick Nelson, Secretary. The NTCC Foundation is a non-profit corporation that was established in 1984. Its purpose is

Honors Northeast highlights high school standouts


Nayeli Fuentes, Junior Class President of Mount Pleasant High School,  and Elizabeth Griffin, a presence recently in the local theatre scene, were recognized in a luncheon at Northeast Texas Community College March 4 as regional high school standouts. “It was inspiriting to have two students together who have done so much to raise the bar on excellence

NTCC offers new fast-track office skills certificate

The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education and Adult Education departments have partnered to develop a unique opportunity to begin the path to a meaningful job in entry-level office work.  Students who successfully complete the 21-hour course in general office skills will receive a certificate of completion and develop a portfolio of completed work to show

NTCC closed March 9-13 for spring break

Northeast Texas Community College will be closed Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13 for spring break. Classes and offices will resume regular business hours on Monday, March 16. In case of an emergency on campus during this time, please contact security at 903-434-8127.

Honors Northeast premiers original film, discusses local historical figure

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The character of Texas Lake Country pioneer, Harriet Potter Ames, was at issue last Friday evening at the Mount Pleasant Library.  Before a packed house, and double showing at the premiere of The Chronicles of Harriet Potter Ames,  the panelists of Honors Northeast and members of the audience exchanged views on the wife of the Texas

NTCC to offer free GED classes in March

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) will offer free General Education Development (GED) classes at various locations beginning in March. All students must in enroll in an orientation session before beginning classes. See the orientation schedule/contact information below: • Mt. Pleasant GED – Daytime Community Resource Center 105 N. Riddle Mt.

NTCC bad weather procedure

In case of bad weather, NTCC’s decision to close or not will usually be made by 6 a.m. for day classes and by 3 p.m. for evening classes.  If the campuses are closed or classes cancelled, the official notice will be sent out via our emergency alert system (phone and e-mail) and a message will be

Continuing Education offers Creative Writing 101

Have you ever dreamed of getting a short story published in a magazine or perhaps even having the next great novel listed on the New York Times bestseller list? Or, maybe you just have a good story to tell? Northeast Texas Community College and renowned author Lou Antonelli are offering Creative Writing 101 again at