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Psi Beta inducts new members

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Northeast Texas Community College recently inducted new members into Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for students at two-year colleges. Inductees included (from left): Elyse Coleman of Gilmer, Kaitlyn Klepfer of Mount Pleasant, and Trinity Moseley of Cumby. Psi Beta chapters sponsor programs, activities, and participation in community service projects along with opportunities to present

NTCC speech professor honored

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      Danny Moss, Professor of Speech at Northeast Texas Community College, was recently named Community College Educator of the Year by the Texas Speech Communication Association (TSCA). He received the award during the group’s annual conference in Lubbock, Texas Oct. 3.       Moss has taught speech for 26 years, including 16

Honors Northeast previews new film

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Members of Honors Northeast recently previewed their coming film on Harriet Potter Ames to the fall meeting of the Native Plant Society of Texas in Texarkana. The student presenters, who also acted in the film, and in some cases, researched the original script, role-played their characters for the meeting. Thanks to a generous gift from

Daingerfield Country Club wins Foundation golf tourney

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently held its annual golf tournament at Daingerfield Country Club in Daingerfield. This was the 27th consecutive year of the tournament. This year’s winning team (pictured) was Daingerfield Country Club with a score of 19 under. This is DCC’s second year in a row to win the tourney. The Foundation raised more than

Anne Semrau named Fittest Employee for September

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Paula Wilhite presents Anne Semrau (left) with a gift basket for being named NTCC’s Fittest Employee of the Month for September. To receive this award, an employee must be caught practicing  overt wellness behavior and attitude.  The Wellness Committee is on the lookout for a November recipient! Here’s a message from Anne regarding her personal wellness plan… My story (and every dietitian

Vicki Lawrence to perform at the Whatley Center


Emmy Award- winning comedian Vicki Lawrence will perform at the Northeast Texas Community College campus in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Her tour is titled Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show and features all new material. “My new show will not be a retrospective,”

Beverly Kelley gives work scholarship

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Beverly Kelley recently gave $1,000 to sponsor a student in the Northeast Texas Community College Work Scholarship Program. The gift is in memory of her husband, Milton Kelley.  Kelley (left) is pictured with Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement (right). If you would like to sponsor a Work Scholarship student, please contact McCullough at

Creative Writing 101 continuing education course offered

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 at the

NTCC Rodeo update

The Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) rodeo team has five members ranked in the 2014-2015 Southern Region standings after their second rodeo of the season. The team hopes to improve its place in the standings after this weekend’s home rodeo at the Mount Pleasant City Arena. Jessie Bean is ranked fourth in the saddle bronc

Berlin natives visit with NTCC German class

german visitor

Students in Northeast Texas Community College’s new German 1311 class recently had visitors from Berlin, Germany.  Uwe and Henny Goettert are currently living in Toronto while Henny completes her degree in molecular genetics.  They were visiting in the Pittsburg area with Henny’s former host family from 2000-2001, when she was a foreign exchange student to the