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NTCC graduates first class in Community Health Worker program

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The Northeast Texas Community College Health Sciences department recently celebrated the first class of students completing the new Community Health Worker certificate program. Graduates are pictured above (from left): Bambi Bryant, Demetria Bolden, Carolyn Traylor, Kayla Golden, Kelly Young, Jessica Davis and LaShunda King. These individuals are now certified by the Texas State Department of State Health

NTCC ranked among top 10 Texas community colleges

     Northeast Texas Community College learned last week that it has been named one of the top ten community colleges in Texas by the website schools.com. NTCC was ranked number eight on the list, which cited  the college’s low student-to-faculty ratio, on-campus housing and availability of an on-campus bachelor’s degree partnership with Texas A&M-Texarakana

NTCC active shooter drill planned for Friday

Northeast Texas Community College, in cooperation with local emergency officials, will host an active shooter drill Friday, June 19 from 8:30 am. until early afternoon on the main NTCC campus. The purpose of the event is to simulate a real-life emergency in order to train both college personnel and first responders. In addition to the

Hanson-Sewell Center offers summer kids camps

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Looking for something for the kids to do this summer? The Northeast Texas Community College Hanson-Sewell Center in Pittsburg will offer several fun learning opportunities this summer for kids ages 10 and up. The first option is Keyboarding/typing. This introduction to the fundamentals of typing runs June 23 through July 9 and meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to

Fast Track Fire Academy accepting applications

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    Northeast Texas Community College is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its new Fast Track Firefighter Academy. The first class begins July 1 and runs through December 19. Students will meet Monday throughThursday evenings at the Central Fire Station in Mount Pleasant and alternating Saturdays.      The course of study will

Medical Assisting program extends application deadline

The Medical Assistant program at NTCC has expanded their program admission deadline. The Medical Assistant Program is a 24-month curriculum designed to prepare individuals to perform the duties of a medical assistant who functions in an acute care clinical setting or physician’s office in the areas of medical office administration, clinical lab procedures, and examining

PHS celebrates GenTx Day

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Faculty, staff and members of the graduating class of Pittsburg High School recently celebrated GenTx Decision Day.  Refreshments were served, a photo booth to capture memories was in place, and posters created for Seniors to report the college/university/or military branch they will attend in Fall 2015.  Shown are Seniors adding their plans to the GenTx posters.

May 2015 graduation photos are available

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The formal graduation portraits taken before both May 2015 graduation ceremonies have been posted online and are now available for download. Click here to view/download your photo from the Northeast Texas Community College Flickr page. If your photo is not published, please contact Jodi Weber at 903-434-8114 with questions.    

Spring academic honors announced

Kolby Kennedy, Jonesville, Academic Honors Caitlin Lites, Dierks, Academic Honors Chelsea Hendon, Broken Bow, Academic Honors Madison Moyer, Carrollton, Academic Honors Daniel Zavaleta Arteaga, Garland, Academic Honors Cory Duran, Lewisville, Academic Honors Tyler Ballenger, Rockwall, Academic Honors Brittany Rogers, Royse City, Academic Honors Rene Galvan, Greenville, Academic Honors Ashton Andree, Greenville, Academic Honors Aaron Parker,

Police Academy accepting applications for fall

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The Northeast Police Academy at Northeast Texas Community College is now accepting applications for both day and evening academy options that begin this fall. Both programs will be held in the state-of-the-art criminal justice facility on the main NTCC campus. The 17-week daytime fast-track academy will begin on August 24. Courses meet from 6 a.m.