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NTCC adds new Community Health Worker Certification program

The Health Sciences and Continuing Education departments at Northeast Texas Community College are pleased to announce the offering of a Community Health Worker Certification program starting Jan. 12, 2015. The Community Health Worker curriculum provides study in chronic disease knowledge, patient resources, and teaching skills. The goal of the program is to provide care coordination skills

Weinbrenner named 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar

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Dr. Melissa Weinbrenner, Northeast Texas Community College Associate Professor of History and Division Chair of Social Sciences, was recently chosen to serve as a 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar. Weinbrenner was among only 28 Phi Theta Kappa advisors nationwide chosen for this honor. The scholars were selected through a rigorous application process based on knowledge of the 2014/2015

NTCC Agriculture to offer Annie’s Project courses

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Getting a grip on today’s agriculture technology and becoming an effective farm business partner is the focus of Annie’s Project. Northeast Texas Community College Agriculture is joining this exciting initiative with a series of courses beginning in January.  Annie’s Project is based on the experiences of a farm wife who spent her lifetime learning how to be

Kayleah Cumpian named to Great Plains Honors Council

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Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar, Kayleah Cumpian, of Mount Pleasant, narrowly edged out a junior from John Brown University to become the 2015 Student Representative of the Great Plains Honors Council (GBHC). She succeeds another former NTCC Presidential Scholar, Matthew Jordan, now a member of Texas Tech Honors.  This is the first time in

Honors Northeast presents film to Twentieth Century Club

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Honors Northeast recently presented their original film on the life of Wright Patman to members of the Twentieth Century Club in Pittsburg. Several of the women present could recall interactions with the long-term Northeast Texas Congressman (1929-1976) who was the film’s subject.  Cassia Rose, of Winnsboro, also presented the trailer for the group’s upcoming film on

Heidi Wooten named fittest employee for October

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Joy Cooper presents Heidi Wooten (right) with a gift basket for being named NTCC’s Fittest Employee of the Month for October. 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/December recipient! Here’s a message from Heidi regarding her personal wellness plan… When I was diagnosed with

Guaranty Bank and Trust sponsors Asleep at the Wheel

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Guaranty Bank and Trust recently gave $3,000 to sponsor the upcoming performance of Asleep at the Wheel at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College. The holiday concert will be held on Monday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are still available by calling the Whatley Box Office at 903-434-8181. Pictured making

Theatre Northeast to present children’s play

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Theatre Northeast is set to present the “Hilarious Fractured Fairy Tale,” Once Upon A Wolf by Steph DeFerie at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College. The show will be performed Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and there will be a 2:05 p.m. matinee on Dec. 7. This marks the 24th year

Winner announced in early voting drawing


Ricky Ortiz (right) recently won an HP laptop in a drawing sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa. The contest was open to all students who voted early in the Nov. 4 election. Ortiz was presented the laptop on Nov. 4 at the NTCC Election Watch Party, held in the Whatley Center foyer. He is pictured with Dr. Melissa

NTCC Webb Society releases film trailer

Thanks to the internationally acclaimed, Love is a Wild Assault, by Elithe Kirkland, the tale of Harriet Potter Ames is perhaps the best-known legend of Northeast Texas.  Now for the first time on film, NTCC’s Webb Society and Honors Northeast are presenting a feature-length cinematic version of the story that will premiere in early 2015.  Until then,