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Students take $29 Food Stamp Challenge

This semester,  students in Sarah Rainey’s ethics,  philosophy,  state and federal government courses are engaging in the NTCC $29 Food Stamp Challenge to raise awareness regarding poverty, altruism, and policy. Working in groups, students design a meal plan that meets at least 75% of nutritional guidelines through the USDA Super Tracker. Follow their challenges and triumphs

Carroll Shelby Foundation gives $25,000 for NTCC scholarships

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $25,000 gift from the Carroll Shelby Foundation. The donation will provide scholarships for students in the Carroll Shelby Automotive Technology Program at NTCC. Dr. Jonathan McCullough (second from right), NTCC Vice President for Advancement, accepted the gift. Miriam Lindley (left), Office Manager of the Carroll Hall

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. From left are current officers (second row), Trinity Dewveall (reporter), Hector Zuniga (vice-president), Latasha Triplett (president) and newly elected members, Keely Baker of Mount Pleasant, Teresa Miller of Pittsburg and Amanda Ross of

Angelica Fuentes presents research to ETHA


Presidential Scholar Angelica Fuentes recently set another precedent for Northeast Texas Community College. She is the first student in the college’s history to appear on the program of a professional historical association.  Presenting at the fall meeting of the ETHA at Nacogdoches October 8, Fuentes gave a paper on Selena Quintanilla in a session that also

Artist reception scheduled for Oct. 20

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The Northeast Texas Community College Art Department will host an artist reception Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees will have the opportunity to view Refined by Fire, a display of pottery by Karen Lowrey of Longview. The artist will meet with guests, discuss her work and take

Mary Smith wins Walter B. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

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Mary Smith, a sophomore at Northeast Texas Community College, was recently awarded her sixth scholarship of the school year. Smith, of Gilmer, was presented the Walter B. Cooper Memorial Scholarship at the Phi Theta Kappa Texas Leadership Conference October 11 at Texas A&M University College Station. In order to receive this award, students must have

Cartwright Community Center board gives to scholarship

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The Cartwright Community Center Board recently contributed $1,000 to the Ralph Whatley Agriculture Scholarship at Northeast Texas Community College. Pictured making the donation are Doug and Kathy Richey (left) and Kim and Steve Raley. Dr. Jonathan McCullough (right), NTCC Vice President for Advancement, received the gift on behalf of the NTCC Foundation. The community center

GED orientations scheduled

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) will offer free General Education Development (GED) classes at various locations beginning this month. All students must in enroll in an orientation session before beginning classes. See the orientation schedule/contact information below: Mt. Pleasant Orientation  – Daytime Community Resource Center, Room 126 105 N. Riddle Mt.

Perrymans sponsor scholarship reception


Richard and Margaret Perryman recently presented a $3,000 check to Nita May (right), Director of Development, Northeast Texas Community College.  The funds will be used to underwrite the NTCC Foundation Annual Scholarship Reception.  The reception is held on the NTCC campus each fall and allows scholarship recipients to meet the donors who made their award

Theatre Northeast presents Almost, Maine

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A stellar cast headlines the Theatre Northeast current production, the charming romantic comedy, Almost, Maine, by John Cariani, which runs October 22, 23 and 24 at 7:30 and October 25 at 2:05 in the “On Stage Theatre” of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Northeast Texas Community College. Described in the New York