Thursday, November 30th, second year MLT students braved the rain to tour the laboratory at Titus Regional Medical Center. They were able to see first hand how the skills they’ve been learning throughout their time at NTCC will be used. Titus Regional has two Sysmex hematology analyzers for fast and accurate complete blood counts.
For over ten years in the “BioTex” seminar at NTCC, honors students have experienced a November “email shootout.” This is something like a cross between an ongoing basketball game with scores changing in real time, and a fast-paced, scholarly-poetic thinkathon. The course challenges students to conceptualize the elements of their Texas history research essays, to utilize crossover “analogs, (terms)” particularly from biology and other scientific fields, and to provide terse definitions of newly minted concepts.
The Northeast Texas Community College Eagles Softball team recently announced it's schedule for the spring 2024 season. Led by head coach, Haley Colwell, the Eagles will kick off their schedule with a doubleheader against East Texas Baptist University in Marshall on January 27th.
One Christmas Night in Memphis, the exciting holiday version of the official and number one tribute to Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash will be appearing live at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Second-year Medical Lab Technology (MLT) students took a field trip to LifeShare in Shreveport, LA this week. The students were able to learn about the blood donation process from donor requirements to collection. After donating blood, students toured components and hospital services.
The Northeast Texas Community College Professional Driving Academy continues to grow and supply high-demand CDL drivers to the local area. Three new students recently graduated from the program. Pictured (from left) is: Jimmy Smith (Director of Continuing Education and Corporate Training), graduates Jerrus Doss, Bradley Crocker, Tiffany Wade, and Aaron Farley (Instructor).
Maiko Estrada (pictured left) and Jessie Parchman (pictured right) have become the 27th, and 28th scholars of Honors Northeast to have published work in a regional journal since 2010. This past week, the forty-first volume of the journal, Touchstone, published by the Texas State Historical Association, was released.
The 2024 Northeast Texas Community College baseball schedule has been completed and includes a total of 55 games under head coach Andy Morgan. The schedule features 20 home dates (31 games) and 15 road dates (24 games). Of the 55 games, 30 are NJCAA Region 14 North Conference games, and 25 are non-conference games.
The NTCC Agriculture Department held a Harvest Local Workshop and Tour on Wednesday, Nov. 29th. Students from the Small Farming course served as guides and instructors to teach visitors about a variety of topics relevant to small farming in East Texas. This served as their final project for the fall semester.