Northeast Texas Community College baseball took to the road on Monday, February 27th to take on Hill College in a non-conference contest. NTCC scored early and often to bring home the 11-6 win over the Rebels. Caleb Reynolds (Frisco, Texas) got things going in the first inning with a one out single and then used his speed to steal second and third bases and eventually score on an error for the early Eagle lead, 1-0.
Adjunct Instructor of Developmental English Brandon Pettey recently won second place at the Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research Symposium in Galveston, Texas. The symposium brings students together from all the A&M University campuses to present research projects and compete in their various disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s, or PhD level. Pettey competed in the master’s Humanities category and presented a paper on the relationship...
The Northeast Texas Community College Art Department will host the Mount Pleasant Art Society Annual Membership Show March 10th-30th in the foyer of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts. The competitive show features artwork from a variety of local artists. A reception will be held Saturday, March 11th from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Whatley Center Foyer. New to the exhibit awards this year is the People’s Choice Award. Anyone visiting the exhibit is encouraged to vote for his/her favorite artwork.
Last weekend in El Paso, NTCC honors-student essayists won their 31st and 32nd Caldwell essay awards in Texas history. The film effort of NTCC’s Webb Society and Honors Northeast won its fifth $600 Chapter Project Award, for the best creation in Texas history performed by any collegiate or university group. The generous awards are in memory of Texas oilman, Clifton M. Caldwell who in 1974 set up an endowment to reward the best collegiate scholars in Texas history.
NTCC Physical Therapist Assistant students attended the East Texas District meeting of the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) on Thursday February 16th at 6:00pm by Zoom. The students learned how a meeting of the East Texas District is conducted. Following the East Texas District Meeting, students participated in a continuing education course outlining PTA Practice Rules in Texas. The role of the physical therapist assistant in Texas was clarified according to the PTA practice rules of the state.
The Northeast Texas Community College Eagles host Navarro College in a double header on March 5th, and the Bulldogs came away with two wins over the home team by a score of 13-0 and 9-6. Not much would go right for the Eagles in game one of the series. NTCC was limited to just two hits and three walks in the game. The Eagles put the ball in play, but unfortunately the Bulldogs were in the right spot to catch most anything the Eagles hit.
Did you know that the NTCC Foundation awards over 300 privately-funded scholarships to students each year? Thanks to the generosity of the community, they are able to help students achieve their college goals. You do NOT have to qualify for PELL to receive scholarships. Deadlines for Foundation scholarships are approaching soon. Spring break is a great opportunity to get your applications submitted so you can be considered for one of these awards. Visit www.ntcc.edu/scholarships for more information or to apply today. Questions? Call 903-434-8116.
Time is running out to apply for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Northeast Texas Community College! Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are due on Friday, March 31st. NTCC offers a two-year Associate Degree of Applied Science and upon graduation, students will be eligible to sit for the PTA licensure exam administered by Texas Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners.
Students who will graduate high school in 2023 are invited to join the Summer Success Program at NTCC! This is a great opportunity for new grads to get a jump start on college and make new friends! Eligible students who enroll in (and pay for) six hours during the first summer session will be awarded a scholarship to live on campus for free during that time.
Jordan Chapin, a student at Northeast Texas Community College, is one of 20 college students in the nation to be named to the prestigious All-USA Academic Team and will receive a $5,000 scholarship. More than 2,400 students were nominated for this award. Chapin serves as the Phi Theta Kappa Texas Regional President, in addition to helping run the Alpha Mu Chi chapter on the NTCC campus.