January 2016 News

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Happiness and prosperity for the new spring semester was celebrated at Spartan Fest on January 28!

Is there anything better than having someone work out the stress in your muscles, leaving you completely relaxed? According to Victoria Canavan '15, there is -- being the person who makes it happen!

A celebration in honor of Dr. Javier Ávila, professor of English at NCC and PA Professor of the Year, was held on January 21.

Thomas J. Shillea, director of art programs at NCC, told the story of his photographic portraits of Coretta Scott King in "Preserving the Dream: Photographs of the King Family" on January 21.

Members of the Monroe Student Governance and the Bethlehem Student Senate attended an all-day retreat at the Monroe Campus on January 8 to discuss goals for the spring semester.

Members of the NCC Ski Club spent part of winter break racing down the slopes of Jay Peak in Vermont and relaxing at the resort's indoor water park.

The talented staff from Sodexo welcomed faculty back for the spring semester with a feast prepared entirely from ingredients provided by area farmers who sell their products at the SlowMarket held on campus each Wednesday. 

Congratulations to all the students who have been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at NCC! Find the list at northampton.edu.

Congrats to NCC fine art grad Greg Schrantz '14. He'll be bringing his best special effects makeup game as a contestant on Syfy network's popular "Face Off" show.

A research report by the AAUW shows that women continue to be far underrepresented in technical fields. But community colleges are the key to closing technology's gender gap, according to an article in "Marie Claire."

An NCC student was among those honored recently by the Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team at the PPL Center.  As part of Military Appreciation Night, Catianna Rivera and 49 other new recruits took the Oath of Enlistment.

Father Bernard F. O'Connor was NCC's winter commencement speaker on Saturday, January 30.

In a national survey, NCC has been listed in Community College Week as having graduated the most students in five fields  in 2013-14.

The good times did, indeed, roll when six lucky NCC students went to visit and work in Chef Emeril Lagasse's New Orleans restaurants.