May 2016 News

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Dr. Julie Guthman, renowned scholar of food justice who teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  She gave the keynote speech, "Beyond Market-Based Alternatives: Toward the New Food Activism," at NCC's Fowler Family Southside Center, on May 20.  

Six Northampton Community College culinary students and one graduate recently went from a slow simmer to a full rolling boil in their efforts to win one of three all-expenses-paid, week-long trips to work in Chef Emeril Lagasse's three New Orleans restaurants.

The crew of "Starship Northampton"
The crew of "Starship Northampton"

On May 21 the crew of "Starship Northampton" touched down in the Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center to complete an important mission:  to celebrate the conclusion of a memorable year and to honor colleagues who have reached notable milestones in their careers. 

As members of the NCC Class of 2016 prepare for Commencement, a recently released report on the experiences of the class that preceded them suggests they will fare well.  

Students participated in NCC's "Big Heads and Big Ideas" parade, marching on campus in big multi-media masks they had made in Professors Bruce Wall and Doug Zucco's Principles of 3-D Design classes. 

Soon-to-be Northampton students filled Lipkin Theatre on May 10 at the first of a number of orientation sessions that will be held on the Bethlehem and Monroe campuses of NCC over the next few months. 

A grant will allow NCC and community partners to offer the Bridge to Employment in the Hospitality Industry Program (START) to Pocono residents.

Nationally known "foodie" Dr. Julie Guthman will kick off the discussion of the Lehigh Valley food supply on May 20 at the Fowler Family Southside Center.

Fine art students presented and talk about their final work as NCC students at an artists' talk on May 5. 

Congratulations to the newly-elected Student Governance Officers:  Himil Desai, Glenn Walker, Viveca Andrews, Shelby "Shay" Karayanis, and Lauren Clemente-LaRoche!

Fourth- to eighth graders discovered the answers to fascinating science questions and more during the popular "SMaRT Careers for Kids" program offered by the science faculty at the Monroe Campus on April 30.