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New York travel course planned for Spring 2017


Northeast Texas Community College is planning a travel study course to New York for Spring 2017 (May 20-24). It’s time to start planning now if you are interested in participating. Contact Rex Allen (903-434-8235) or Dr. Melinda Bobbitt (903-434-8249) for details. The course can be taken for college credit or personal enrichment.

CIS kicks off Christmas Project

Communities In Schools of Northeast Texas is a non-profit organization that works with children and youth who are most in need of assistance to overcome barriers to success in education. Together with community support, CIS is able to provide services to over 3,000 students in your local area. CIS of Northeast Texas will launch “Communities

Honors Northeast recognizes Drs. Jim and Paula Archer for their support


For the 10th straight year, Doctors Jim and Paula Archer hosted the annual Fall Roundup for Honors Northeast. Honors students, professors, and administrators of Northeast Texas Community College gathered at the Archer’s Lone Star Cattle Company Ranch September 10 for the event. Dr. Andrew Yox, Honors Director (pictured right) presented the couple with a plaque commemorating

Donation supports NTCC scholarship for caregivers


The Winnsboro Community Foundation recently gave $2,000 for the Band of Angels Memorial Scholarship for Caregiving at Northeast Texas Community College. The scholarship, which was created in memory of Bobbie Craddock, will support nontraditional students training in healthcare-related fields. Sue Hamm, Craddock’s daughter, got the idea for the scholarship during the last months of her

Upcoming continuing education courses at NTCC

The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education Department offers a variety of education opportunities for all ages and goals. Below is a list of upcoming classes: Basic Motorcycle Rider Course, September 17, NTCC Ag Complex, $235 Farm to Fork Cooking, September 23, NTCC Ag Complex, $35 Pioneer Cooking with Dutch Ovens, September 23, NTCC AG

Funds raised for Team Arise Veteran Scholarship


Michael Brown and Mount Pleasant Running Company recently raised more than $2,000 in support of The Team Arise Veteran Scholarship Fund at Northeast Texas Community College. Team Arise is an organization that provides scholarships to local veterans and children of veterans. The funds were raised during a morning mad dash 5k and a raffle held by Team Arise,

Women in the Outdoors – Gals day Out


Planned activities include Archery, Shotgunning, Blacksmithing, Rifle, Handgun, Dutch Oven Cooking, Several Make it-Take it Crafts, Fly Fishing, and Much, Much More!!! Bring your mom, sister, friend or co-worker, or all of them! The 2015 Women In The Outdoors event was recognized as the best Women in The Outdoors event in Texas. You can make

Farm to Fork Cooking


Pick your own vegetables and herbs from the Northeast Texas Community College garden and use them to prepare a delicious meal from the menu prepared by Rene McCracken, Director of Agriculture at NTCC, who is also a wonderful cook in her own right! Pre-Registration Required Space is Limited!  

Pioneer Cooking with Dutch Ovens

caldron on fire

September 23, 2016 Region VIII is teaming up with NTCC to bring Louann Sewell Waters to lead this wonderful workshop. Come join us to see what’s cooking! The workshop is located at the Elizabeth Hoggatt Whatley Agriculture Comples across from the main NTCC cmapus entrance.

Night police academy offered in New Boston

police academy

Northeast Texas Community College is hosting an evening Police Academy (Basic Peace Officer Training) beginning October 3 at the Elementary School building in New Boston. The training program is 34 weeks and meets from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and every second and fourth Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $1,556