Northampton is a proud member of Achieving the Dream - a reform network dedicated to helping community college students complete their educational goals.

Since 2010, Northampton Community College has been recognized as a Leader College in the national student completion movement by Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count (ATD). Achieving the Dream is a national reform network whose mission is to promote student success in community colleges, with a focus on low-income students and students of color. The main goal is to promote degree and credential completion. Now a network of nearly 200 colleges, Northampton joined ATD in 2006. Learn more about ATD at

PRESS for Completion

Northampton Community College is one of 15 colleges nationwide chosen to receive a $100,000 "PRESS for Completion" grant from the Walmart Foundation

Achieving the Dream Leader College
ATD Leader College

NCC was named an ATD Leader College in 2010. Learn more about Achieving the Dream by visiting the organization website.

Achieving The Dream Completion Day 2013
NCC Completion Day

In April 2013, Phi Theta Kappa held a "Completion Day" at NCC's Bethlehem Campus.