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Thriving on the Air

After years of battling the effects of a debilitating brain injury, Tracy Yatsko ’15 is now thriving as a successful talk show host and television producer at PBS30.

August 19, 2019

Meet Ryder

We are continuing our popular Dog of the Week series. Meet this week's precious pup! 

August 15, 2019

Javier Ávila’s Newest Novel Is Published

“Polvo,” the latest novel by English Professor Javier Avila, is a fast-paced thriller depicting the life of a man who moves between two worlds.

August 15, 2019

Guitar Intensive

Students came to the FabLab during a musical time in the Valley to build their own guitars in one week.

August 14, 2019

Selling the Allure of Allentown

Dave Meyers ’14 is conjuring office buildings and hip new restaurants as he helps rebrand today’s downtown Allentown as art director for Center City Allentown.

August 14, 2019

NCC Welcomes 14 International Exchange Students

Northampton Community College(NCC) is pleased to welcome 14 international exchange students to contribute to the vibrant campus community during the 2019-2020 academic year as part of the...

August 14, 2019

Survivor’s story

A battle with cancer inspired Catherine Onofrey ’18 to go to college and and pursue a job in the medical field because of her love for customer service and helping people.

August 14, 2019

Self-Made

John Pequeno ’02 learned early the lessons of labor and sacrifice – and they made him the successful innovator he is today.

August 14, 2019

Ticket to Ride

Anne-Marie Serfass ’01 delivers health care to women in need behind the wheel of a 36,000 pound mobile mammography unit.

August 12, 2019

NCC Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Northampton Community College (NCC) has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $299,336 to implement “Building a Culturally Responsive Degree Program in I...

August 9, 2019

Just NCC?

NCC creates a video that dispels the stereotypes about community colleges and Northampton in particular.

August 7, 2019

Calling to Teach, Heart to Preach

Jose Ruiz, a secondary education major, and the father of six and grandfather of 15, is about to achieve his life long dream of becoming a teacher.

August 5, 2019

The Upside of Upskilling

The Precision Machining Program at NCC gives students the chance to acquire new skills and enter a new career track.

August 5, 2019

Antoinette "I Want to Live Comfortably"

Achieving the Dream, in partnership with NCC and other community colleges, is highlighting phenomenal success stories from women studying at these institutions. 

August 1, 2019

Imperfectly Brilliant Mind

The audience filled NCC’s Arthur L. Spartan Center to the last seat to spend a fascinating evening with animal behavior expert, author, professor and inventor Dr. Temple Grandin.

July 31, 2019

Cutting Edge Culinary

Chef Francine Marz is cooking up a spicy new recipe for success at NCC’s esteemed student-managed restaurant Hampton Winds and the college’s culinary arts program.

July 31, 2019

Justice for All

When the NCC Criminal Justice Club set out on a trip to Washington, D.C,. to get an up close and personal experience with the United States Supreme Court, the group and their adviser got ...

July 29, 2019

I Can Make Them Proud

Achieving the Dream, in partnership with NCC and other community colleges, is highlighting phenomenal success stories from women studying at these institutions. 

July 29, 2019

Whatever Floats Your Boat

FabLab instructor, Michael Brolly, helps students construct a boat at NCC as a part of a free enrichment program through Moravian Academy.

July 24, 2019

A Soldier’s Story

Dan Lasko ’08 lost his leg in Afghanistan but that didn’t slow him down. He’s competed in numerous marathons, half marathons, triathlons and more, and has been an advoca...

July 23, 2019

The Art of the Language

NCC’s English as a Second Language program is transformational for many students who are seeking to make it big in America.

July 22, 2019

Nicole "Flexibility Is So Important"

Achieving the Dream, in partnership with NCC and other community colleges, is highlighting phenomenal success stories from women studying at these institutions. 

July 22, 2019

Working Hard in the Big Easy

The chance of a lifetime all-expenses paid externship in Chef Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants will never be forgotten by Rebecca Suta ’19.

July 18, 2019

NCC Announces Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Steve Follett, former CEO of the Follett Corporation, Attorney Fred Rooney, and Peter Luethi, co-founder of Dreamjet SAS, will be the CIE’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence this fall.