Previous Announcements

Cops 'n' Kids Reading Room Announcement

This is a difficult time for our community, for our country, and for the world; and it is important that we all act responsibly.With that in mind, and with the wellbeing of our Cops ‘n’ Kids family and friends in our thoughts, we will be closi...

Help Dr. Erickson Gain Support for Community Colleges!

  • Harrisburg

Dr. Erickson, NCC president, spoke in Harrisburg on Tuesday testifying in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee to highlight the need for funding for community colleges in the state. Governor Wolf’s latest budget proposal included no new funding for...

2020 Census

Our College has a committee working tirelessly to spread the word about the 2020 Census. As you know our local community and families benefit when everyone participates in the Census. Our population count determines the federal money we receive in our area for th...

PSERS Retirement Seminars - Cancelled through April 17

All PSERS retirement seminars are cancelled through April 17.  For more information, contact PSERS at 888.773.7748 or go to the PSERS website at www.psers.pa.gov.

Pennsylvania Campus Voting Challenge

Encouraging NCC students to be informed, involved and civically engaged is crucial to the mission of the college and the Center for Civic and Community Engagement. We are excited for NCC to take part in the Pennsylvania Campus Voting Challenge, nonpartisan competit...

Curriculum Committee Proposals

  • March 6, 2020

From Carolyn Bortz, Academic Affairs: The Curriculum Committee proposals from the 10-1-19 meeting will be considered by the NCC community for three weeks from March 6, 2020. Pursuant to the College By-Laws, all members of the College community are invited to comm...

Curriculum Committee Proposals

  • March 6, 2020

From Carolyn Bortz, Academic Affairs: The Curriculum Committee Proposals from the March 3, 2020 meeting will be considered by the NCC community for three weeks from March 6, 2020. Pursuant to the College By-Laws, all members of the College community are invited ...

Attention Faculty: SP20 Progress Survey Dates

  • March 9, 2020

Spring 20 progress will continue to be tracked through Starfish. The dates are: Late Start Courses: Progress Survey: 3/9 – 3/23 Please visit our Starfish resource page for all progress survey how-to videos and other helpful resources.

Career Services, Counseling Services and Disability Services office moves - phase four

In an effort to create greater visibility for Career Services and greater privacy for Counseling Services and Disability Services, and to allow all Counselors to be housed in close proximity to one another, these services will essentially be swapping locations, a p...

Luck of the Irish!

  • March 3, 2020

Jay Haller guest stars in this March's Spartan Scoop! Tell us what you think of the NEW scoop format. Email mrossi@northampton.edu.

Withholding Election Changes

All Employees: When completing or updating withholding elections in Workday, please only submit them one time (unless you made a mistake and need to change it). The submission is sent to the payroll office for approval. Therefore, you will not see the new inform...

Disruptive/distressed students

Just a reminder that when a student is significantly distressed and it's unclear whether there is danger to self or others (e.g., sobbing; yelling; agitated; bizarre or unusual behavior), call Public Safety (610.861.5588 Bethlehem, 570.369.1911 Monroe, 484.390.3240...

GPS: NCC as Student Ready

  • February 24, 2020

Wondering what is happening with Guided Pathways and Areas of Study? Check out the first volume of our new GPS newsletter - NCC as Student-Ready: Are we there yet? Going forward the newsletter will be a hub for Guided Pathways news, updates, work in progress and...

Pet-of-the-Week

Pets come in all shapes and sizes! Do you want your cherished pet to be in the spotlight? Share your pet's story with your NCC family! It's easy! Click on the link, and tell us all about your precious pet and be sure to include a photo! 

NCC HAPPENINGS

Never miss a great NCC event when you sign up for the college's monthly email event newsletter NCC Happenings! You'll get the current, most up-to-date information about speakers, plays, art exhibits and other exciting events that will h...

Don't Cancel Class

Faculty and staff -- Do you have to be off campus for a meeting, conference or other reason? Instead of cancelling your class(es), contact Career Services and request a career-related presentation. Topics include: Introduction to Career Services, Resumes and Cover...

Share Your NCC News and Events

Do you know how to share your NCC news and events? NCC’s communications team helps spread the word about college events, interesting news and achievements happening at NCC, and inspiring stories about our students, faculty, staff and...

Mileage Reimbursement Rate Change

The IRS has updated the standard mileage reimbursement rate effective January 1, 2020 down from .58 to .575 cents. The standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: .575 cents per mile driven for business use, down one ...

Lock Your Locker!

  • CC 200

We wanted to make everyone aware of some recent thefts from the Spartan Center locker rooms. If you are using the facilities, please make sure you use a lock and secure your property in the locker you are using. If you have any questions or information regarding t...

SP 20 Opening Days Presentations

Academic Affairs has posted the Zoom recordings of Opening Days and the Entrepreneurial Learning presentation by the keynote speaker, Gary Schoeniger, and Power Hour presentation PowerPoints from SP2020 Opening Days (1/9-10/20) on MyNCC/Working at NCC/Spring 2020 O...

NCC Library Accounts

  • Library

All NCC Faculty & Staff: you should have received a January 9, 2020 email containing your library PIN along with instructions for accessing your library account through the SpartaCat online catalog, which can be found at https://www.northampton.edu/library. Once yo...

NCC 411

Just a friendly reminder that important Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding safety, as well as many other topics, reside in the NCC 411 resource under Important Links in the orange box on the Today @ NCC page. Please review it carefully so you are pre...

Online W-2s

For those employees who chose the paperless option with ADP for their year-end tax statements, the W-2s are now available. After you login to https://my.adp.com, click on the Pay icon on the left side. You should see Tax Statements on the next screen.

Update on Public Safety initiatives

  • January 6, 2020

After extensive formal training and education, the limited armed presence coordinated by NCC’s Public Safety Department was implemented on January 6, 2020. NCC joins all private higher education institutions in the Lehigh Valley, and 75% of ca...

Year End Tax Statements

The college will be using ADP to issue 2019 W-2 forms. If you have not already done so, please login to ADP and register. 1.Go to https://my.adp.com. 2.Click “Register Now”. 3.Enter the Registration Pass Code which is: NCG1-W2 4.Enter your Name...

Horizons for Youth Summer Teaching Opportunities

Interested in showcasing your talents/programs this summer to school age children? Then Horizons for Youth is for you. We are looking for some new and exciting hands-on classes for our summer program, particularly STEAM or career programs for middle to high schoo...

Resources for individuals in distress

Please see attached for NCC, local, and national resources for individuals in distress. Feel free to share with students and others.As always, if you are aware of an individual who poses an immediate safety threat to self or others, contact Public Safety...

Lost and Found

  • Student Life and Leadership Development CC253

Lost something and don't know where to go? The Bethlehem campus Lost and Found is located in College Center 253 in the Student Life and Leadership Development office. We are on the second floor outside of the cafeteria and in the Student Life Zone. Our office hours...

Scholarships for Your Students!

Remind students this summer and in the fall semester that they can apply for SCHOLARSHIPS. NCC classes are affordable, but we can't help ourselves. We want to help our students even more where possible. Many factors go into awarding scholarships to ...

Catering requests

Please send requests for catering through catering@northampton.edu or to Stephanie Hoffman at shoffman@northampton.edu. Stephanie Embry left to pursue another position. Thanks

Benefits, Wellness and Discounts

When we talk about benefits, we aren't just talking about medical insurance. Northampton Community College offers our Full Time Staff a wide variety of benefits, wellness programs (sponsored by the Wellness Warriors), and discounts. Check out the Human Resources ...

Did you know there's a Wellness Warriors Website?

Did you know that the Wellness Warriors have a website? We do! Use the link below to check out commonly used links, general information, and our calendar of events.

Recognizing student achievements with Merit

Merit is an online platform that uses social, print, and online media to help students record and promote various academic and extracurricular achievements, while creating an online Northampton Community College resume showcasing their success from enrollment to gr...

Voluntary Deductions

Want to make a contribution to the NCC Foundation? You can now start or adjust your contribution at any time by logging into Workday>>Pay Dashboard>>Voluntary Deductions. Click add to start your payroll deduction for the Foundation or click edit to adjust the amo...

email security

As we continue to respond to IT Security challenges, we will be making some adjustments to our email protection service, Avanan. You may have received emails with Phishing Alert! injected in the subject line. We will be now be alerting on spam and suspicious email...

Guidelines for Sending Active User Email Messages

  • October 1, 2018

The college’s guideline for faculty and staff use of the all active user email list in the Outlook email client is being updated. The change encourages use of Today@NCC for sharing non-urgent information with faculty and staff and will help reduce any possible inap...

Bloggers Wanted!

We want to showcase the expertise of NCC faculty and staff! You're invited to share your insights on news, events and important trends as they relate to your respective field in NCC's Blog. Have an upcoming NCC event? A great way to get publicity for it is to blog ...