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Free GED and ESL courses offered this fall

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) will offer free General Education Development (GED) classes and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at various locations throughout the area this fall. All students must in enroll in an orientation session before beginning classes. See the orientation schedule/contact information below: Mount Pleasant GED

TWC Commissioner Andrade visits ITTC

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Hope Andrade, Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), recently visited the Industrial Technology Training Center in Mount Pleasant. During her visit, Andrade praised the flexible, self-paced Industrial Technology Program, which allows students to work around their schedules. She is pictured (front) with (from left) Dr. Kevin Rose, Northeast Texas Community College Associate

Northeast Police Academy accepting applications

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The Northeast Police Academy at Northeast Texas Community College will offer both day and evening academy options 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 25. Courses meet from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through

Winston McCowan named Fittest Employee of the Month

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Jackie Johnston (left) presents Winston McCowan with a gift basket for being named NTCC’s Fittest Employee of the Month for May. To receive this award, an employee must be caught practicing  overt wellness behavior and attitude.  The Wellness Committee is on the lookout for June/July recipients! Here’s a message from Winston regarding his personal wellness plan… EPHESIANS 2:10 FOR WE ARE HIS WORKMANSHIP,CREATED

Tonya Taylor gives nursing scholarships

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Tonya Taylor, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Northeast Texas Community College, recently gave $1,200 to the NTCC Foundation to provide two scholarships for nursing students. The gift was given in memory of Margie Bragg, an NTCC Nursing graduate from Mount Pleasant who worked in the field for many years. Taylor noted that she hopes the scholarships will

Theatre Northeast presents Tuesdays With Morrie

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Theatre Northeast is proud to present the “life-affirming” comedy/drama Tuesdays With Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. They will perform the play, based on the best-selling book by Mitch Albom, July 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and July 20 at 2:05 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts

Students complete NTCC phlebotomy training

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The Northeast Texas Community College department of Continuing Education and Corporate Training recently honored 12 students who completed the spring Phlebotomy program. The 200-hour certificate in Phlebotomy prepares students for a career drawing blood in various healthcare settings. Those who completed the program are pictured (from left): Front row: Vanessa Bryant of Mount Vernon, Magdalena

Jackie Baker gives $10,000 scholarship

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Jackie Baker of Mount Pleasant recently gave $10,000  to Northeast Texas Community College in order to create an endowed scholarship for the Eagles baseball program. The donation is in memory of her late husband, Bob Baker, who was a long-time NTCC board member and was very influential in starting the Eagles baseball program. Ms. Baker

Guaranty Bank sponsors NTCC Work Scholarship student

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Robin Sharp recently gave $1,000 on behalf of Guaranty Bank to sponsor a student in the Northeast Texas Community College pilot Work Scholarship Program this summer. Sharp (center) is pictured with Baily Hunnicutt (left), a student in the Work Scholarship Program, and Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement (right). If you would like to

Sistrunk family gives $2,000 for NTCC Work Scholarship Program

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Pat and David Sistrunk of Tyler recently gave $2,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The gift will sponsor two students in the college’s new Work Scholarship Program. The program allows students the opportunity to volunteer to work at NTCC doing meaningful work (preferably in a field related to their major) and earning credit