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Rachel Jordan elected Student Representative of the GPHC

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A Northeast Texas Community College sophomore recently defeated a senior university student to earn the right to represent regional honors students on the board of the Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC). Rachel Jordan, an NTCC Presidential Scholar, bested Ashley Donovan from Oklahoma State University for the position of Student Representative of the GPHC. The Great

PLACE lecture to focus on ‘Technology and the Brain’

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“Technology and the Brain” will be the focus of a Program for Learning and Community Engagement (PLACE) lecture on Monday, Oct. 30, at 12:15 p.m. in the Community Room of the Humanities Building on the Northeast Texas Community College campus in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Dr. David Yells, provost and vice president for academic affairs at

Vienna Boys Choir to perform at Whatley Center


The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College will host the Vienna Boys Choir on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. One of the oldest boys choirs in the world, it was founded in 1498 and has since delighted audiences around the world with music new and old. The modern Vienna Boys

Alicia Cantrell wins Walter B Cooper Scholarship


Alicia Cantrell recently received the Walter B Cooper Scholarship at the Texas Leadership Conference. The Phi Theta Kappa conference, held on the campus of Texas Lutheran Unive rsity, concluded by announcing four winners from across the state of Texas. The Walter B Cooper Scholarship recognizes outstanding students who are “well-rounded” in the four Hallmarks of

Adult Education hosts Lunch & Learn on the Lawn


The Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Program recently held its annual Lunch and Learn on the Lawn for GED and ESL students and instructors in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness. The program will host student-centered activities and events each month to encourage staff and student engagement, to collaborate with local Adult Education supporters, and

Brenda Godoy presents at East Texas Historical Association

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Brenda Godoy recently became the second student in the history of Northeast Texas Community College to speak alongside professorial scholars at a meeting of a professional association. She appeared at the East Texas Historical Association on October 13 at Galveston, wedged between a prize-winning author who was a former journalist for the Dallas Morning News and

Theatre Northeast to perform Killer Halloween

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Theatre Northeast, the student theatre group of Northeast Texas Community College, will present the play Killer Halloween by Dennis SneeOctober 26-29 at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. The thriller/comedy will provide the right amount of scares and laughs for the season. Set on Halloween in the small Midwestern town of Shudderville, where for

Fast Track classes begin soon

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NTCC is offering a variety of 8-week Fast Track classes that begin October 23 and run through the end of the semester. These classes are available in both face-to-face and online formats. Visit to learn more! Courses offered include: Advanced Pastry Shop Anatomy & Physiology I (online) Anatomy & Physiology II (online) Beginning Algebra Body Systems

Three NTCC students named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

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Northeast Texas Community College students Alicia Cantrell, Rachel Jordan and Cassidy Watkins are three of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree

Annual Scare Affair planned for Oct. 21


It’s time to put on your best Halloween costume, dust off your trick-or-treat basket and head out to Northeast Texas Community College for the 30th annual Scare Affair. The event is from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21st on the plaza of the main NTCC campus (located on FM 1735 near Chapel Hill ISD). There