David A. Ruth, NCC President
To support mental health and wellness, the college is opening “Zen Zones” at all its locations, made possible by the support of Preventive Measures, a mental and home health leader in the region.
NCC is the only community college in the state offering on-campus housing, with space for nearly 600 students.
NCC has been awarded and is currently managing more than $3.5 million in state and federal grants to fund workforce development and community education programs supporting area businesses and residents.
NCC’s Bethlehem campus has a new disc golf course thanks to the generous support of Amy Klotz ‘09 and her family. The course is open to the public and free to use.
NCC’s Food & Wine Gala, featuring Emmy-award winning TV host and author Lidia Bastianich, raised more than $180,000 to support student scholarships and academic programs.
Ninety-six percent of recent NCC graduates are employed or are continuing their education.
PA Gov. Josh Shapiro visited NCC’s Bethlehem campus last summer to check out the popular Horizons for Youth program and connect with participants and President Dave Ruth.
Last year, more than 1,000 students were dual enrolled at NCC from high schools around the region.
NCC athletics shined during the ‘22-’23 year with all eight of the college’s sport teams recording winning seasons, with a combined record of 151-49-2.
NCC has the largest private scholarship program of any Pennsylvania community college, each year awarding over 900 scholarships.
Overcoming unthinkable odds has been a compelling chapter in Kaitlyn Seawood’s success story. The following is an excerpt from remarks she delivered as the student speaker at the 2023 NCC spring commencement ceremony.
Read Kaitlyn's Remarks