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NTCC Board accepts president’s resignation

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The Northeast Texas Community College Board of Trustees held a special meeting Thursday to accept the resignation of Dr. Brad Johnson. Johnson asked the board to release him from his contract so he can accept a new position as Vice President for Strategic Relationships at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Dr. Johnson explained

Brenda Godoy and Rachel Jordan receive Texas STAR Scholarships

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Northeast Texas Community College students Brenda Godoy and Rachel Jordan received recognition as Texas STAR Scholars at the Phi Theta Kappa Texas Regional Honors Institute held at Schreiner’s University July 21-23. They were two of eleven recipients from throughout the state of Texas.  Both serve as Vice-Presidents of Alpha Mu Chi, NTCC’s chapter of Phi

NTCC Adult Education program plans GED, ESL registration

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College is accepting new and returning students for its GED (General Educational Development) and ESL (English as a Second Language) programs. Those interested in participating in either of these free educational programs should call to make an appointment for registration and/or testing. While classes are offered in various convenient locations around

Honors Northeast seeks entries for poetry contest

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Northeast Texas Community College and Honors Northeast recently announced a call for original poems to enter the annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest.The judges will be looking for poems that can accent or enliven our sense of the surroundings, people, the culture, and/or the history of Northeast Texas. Adult winners will take home $200 and $50 for first

Student Spotlight: Chesney Davis

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Name:  Chesney Davis Age:   19 Academic Major:   Mechanical Engineering Extracurricular Activities: Priefert Manufacturing engineering Intern, Texas Regional Vice President for Phi Theta Kappa, NTCC “Supplemental Instruction” tutor for math, physics, and biology, Titus County Cares volunteer to distribute food bags every week during the fall and spring, Summer baseball camp coach Awards and Scholarships:  Presidential Honors

Robert Arellano Foundation gives $2,000 for scholarships

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The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a donation of $2,000 from the Robert Arellano Foundation. These funds will provide two $1,000 scholarships for criminal justice students attending NTCC this fall. Pictured at the check presentation is: (from left) Jeff Martin, Dr. Jon McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement, Wesley Martin, Rhonda Martin, James Aydelott, Tasha

Consider these NTCC Ag classes for your core science requirement…


Did you know that Northeast Texas Community College offers opportunities for non-ag majors to get their hands in the dirt? The NTCC Ag Department offers three courses that students can take to satisfy core curriculum requirements for their degree, in addition to teaching important agricultural life skills. Students in some majors can take Agronomy (AGRI

Two NTCC graduates named 2017 Terry Scholars

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Two Northeast Texas Community College graduates, Ryan-Rose Mendoza and Melody Mott, were named 2017 Terry Scholars and received the prestigious Terry Transfer Scholarship. Selection is based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and financial need. Recipients also must have applied and been accepted to a Terry Affiliated University within the state of Texas. The Terry Scholarship

NTCC holds Firefighter Academy graduation

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Northeast Texas Community College recently held its 15th Firefighter Academy Graduation on Monday, July 3. Graduating cadets are pictured above.  Front row (from left) is Bryce McGovern of Winnsboro; Uriel Garcia, of Mount Pleasant; Cody DeWitt of Mount Pleasant; and Anthony McGovern of Winnsboro. Back row (from left) is Tyler Lenius of Winnsboro; Jackie Wilson-Frederick

Home Free to kick off Whatley Center season of entertainment

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The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College is gearing up for its 26th year as the entertainment hub of the area. The exciting lineup of events will kick off October 14 with a concert by the popular a cappella country music group Home Free on October 14. “I am thrilled