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Welcome to the Semester!

Here are some important resources for on campus and online students alike! Have a wonderful semester!

September 12, 2019

1 Reason Why Not

Collegiate Empowerment brings the program, “1 Reason Why Not” to NCC on World Suicide Prevention Day.

September 11, 2019

The Secret Ingredient is NCC

Allentown Fair's Iron Chef Stage saw four alumni competing August 30-31 with one pulling out a win.

September 10, 2019

New Student From Overseas

NCC welcomes an international student from the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan. 

September 9, 2019

Active Minds Promoting Wellness

Active Minds is a new club centered around mental well-being for students to take part in this fall 2019 semester.

September 9, 2019

Meet Shooter McGavin

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

September 6, 2019

Rock the Block 2019

New and returning students enjoyed Rocking the Block to learn more about how to get involved in the fun happening on campus.

September 5, 2019

NCC Receives EPA Green Power Leadership Award

NCC announced it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), one of only seven organizations nationwide.

August 30, 2019

Quadfest 2019

New and returning students came out to a fun-filled Quadfest to learn about clubs, organizations on and off campus and more!

August 30, 2019

Exchanging Rest for Labor

Amanda Maisto will play a crucial role in producing the Writing Wrongs book this year centered around the LGBTQ+ community. 

August 23, 2019

A Place at the Head of the Hospitality Table

Alumni of NCC's hospitality program now serve in leadership positions with Levy, a major hospitality company whose nationwide clients include ArtsQuest, in Bethlehem. 

August 21, 2019

NCC’s Microcredentials Program on PBS

Staci Inez of PBS39 reported on NCC’s free microcredentials training program that meets regional employer needs while allowing people to change or advance in their careers.

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


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

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 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.