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Mark Your Calendars And Spread The Word! NTCC will host the Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Week in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please view the information listed below and the attachments regarding the Pink Rain Walk-A-Dollar-THON event!

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Northeast Texas Community College is pleased to announce the hiring of Joshua Freeman as the new Head Coach of the Eagles softball team after a nationwide search. Coach Freeman comes to lead the Eagle Softball program from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Christopher Newport University is a NCAA Division III program where Coach Freeman served as Assistant head coach.

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National Transfer Week is taking place next week (Oct 19-Oct 23). Our friends at Texas A&M University-Texarkana at NTCC will be hosting special activities for NTCC students! 

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The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is an integral component of the reaffirmation of accreditation process and is derived from an institution’s ongoing comprehensive planning and evaluation processes. It reflects and affirms a commitment to enhance overall institutional quality and effectiveness by focusing on an issue the institution considers important to improving student learning outcomes and/or student success that is consistent with our mission and strategic plan.

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The Northeast Texas Community College Rodeo Team made the long trip to Uvalde, Texas to compete in the Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo October 2-3.

Sophomores Peyton Cooper and Garrett Fields had a nice showing for NTCC. Peyton (Ivanhoe, Texas) placed seventh in Goat Tying, while Garrett (Quitman, Texas) placed sixth in the Steer Wrestling event.

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The new Northeast Texas Community College Professional Driving Academy recently celebrated the graduation of its first class of students. Antarius Morton and Marcus Allen completed the program and were awarded their certificates on October 1. 

The four-week Professional Driving Academy includes 160 hours of training, DOT physical, drug screen, MVR and CDL permit. Students spend 50 hours in the classroom and 110 hours on the road driving. Instruction is provided by Michael Jones, who has more than 30 years of experience in truck driving. 

This year’s COVID restrictions meant that for the first time since 2008, NTCC honors students were not able to travel as a group to the Dallas-Fort Worth area for the annual fall trip.  However, thanks to donors, administrators, and the Daingerfield Park staff, the group was able to travel as individuals to the patio of a local coffee shop, and then to one of the state’s most picturesque parks, Daingerfield on 25 September.  

Do you know someone who could benefit from free GED or ESL classes? The NTCC Adult Education Department offers both in a variety of convenient formats. In addition to traditional face-to-face classes at locations around the area, NTCC Adult Education also offers live remote and self-paced online options.

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The 14th annual Honors Northeast Roundup occurred again this fall, 12 September, amidst an initial screening, social distancing, and individualized servings.  NTCC’s Agricultural Pavilion provided an ideal, open and covered location for the dinner, and the Ag Club directed by Rene McCracken, and led by student president, Maverick Jones provided a sumptuous and safe chili dinner. 

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA/TASFA) form must be resubmitted every academic year. Also, just because you may not have qualified during the previous year, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply this year as well. The FAFSA/TASFA for 2021-2022 opens on Thursday October 1, 2020, so we’re encouraging everyone to get started as soon as possible!