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NTCC closed July 4


Northeast Texas Community College will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will resume regular business hours Tuesday, July 5. In case of an emergency on campus during a closure, please call security at 903-434-8127.

Paula Wilhite named June Caught In Action recipient

Congratulations to Paula Wilhite, the June recipient of NTCC’s Wellness Caught in Action honor! She recently completed the Dallas Multiple Myeloma 5K with her grandson as a 10-year survivor. Who will be caught in action next?

Perryman gives to NTCC Work Scholarship Program


The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $1,500 gift from Richard Perryman to support the NTCC Work Scholarship Program. Perryman (right) is pictured presenting the gift to Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Vice President for Advancement. The NTCC Work Scholarship Program gives students the opportunity to work during the summer to earn funds to

New student orientation sessions planned for July


Northeast Texas Community College is gearing up to host New Adventures Start Here New Student Orientation sessions for students entering college for the first time this fall. Orientation is required for all new students, even if they previously completed dual credit classes in high school. Sessions begin at 8 a.m. in the Whatley Center and

iCan Kids Discovery College underway

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Isabel Gonzales of Mount Pleasant participates in the Robotics class at the Northeast Texas Community College iCan Kids Discovery College at the Hanson-Sewell Center in Pittsburg. She is a participant in the first session of the program, which runs June 6-16. There is still time to register for the second session of the iCan Kids

Student Spotlight: Arturo Flores


Name: Arturo Flores Age: 19 Hometown: Mount Pleasant, Texas Academic Major: Mechanical Engineering, Associate of Science in Engineering with Honors Extracurricular Activities:  Phi Theta Kappa, Member; Titus County Cares “Food 4 Kids Backpack Club”, Volunteer; First Place – “Toothpick Bridge Competition”, Flores-Fulmer Team, Spring 2015 Awards and Scholarships:  2015 President’s Academic Award, 2015 Wilhite Engineering Scholarship – $500, Comet Transfer Scholarship -   $6,000 (Awarded

PTK wins Jenzabar grant, presents at conference

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Alpha Mu Chi, the Northeast Texas Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, was recently honored at the Jenzabar Annual Meeting at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine. The NTCC chapter was one of only seven groups recognized at the meeting who received the Student Leadership Award, given out each year by the Jenzabar Foundation. The award came with a $5,000

NTCC closed for Memorial Day


Northeast Texas Community College will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31. In case of an emergency on campus during the closure, contact security at 903-563-1417.

NTCC signs new health sciences agreement with Texas A&M-Texarkana

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Northeast Texas Community College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana officials signed an articulation agreement today at NTCC, formalizing a partnership benefiting students who wish to attain baccalaureate degrees. The agreement creates a seamless transition for students enrolled in NTCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Community Health and Funeral Services programs to transfer to Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Bachelor

Texas Heritage National Bank gives NTCC Honors scholarship

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Texas Heritage National Bank recently gave $4,000 to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. The funds will be used to sponsor a Presidential Scholar in Honors Northeast, NTCC’s nationally-recognized honors program. Dwyatt Bell (left), CEO of Texas Heritage National Bank, and Brenda Howard, Senior Vice President, Texas Heritage National Bank, are pictured presenting the check