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Designing a Safer Future

Abdul Tayyab looks forward to inventing things to help people, such as safer vehicles. That is why he chose engineering as a major.  “I want to be...

Art Around Us

Conrad Richebacher, fine art major at Northampton Community College (NCC), is not your average student. He is 77 years old and a retired architect, but since the 1960s, he has taken classes in...

Made to Persist

Two scholarships have empowered one dedicated student to realize her girlhood goal of working in medicine. For as long as she can remember, medical...

A brighter side of darkness

“Go where the light doesn’t shine because there are gems there.” So muses song writer Deven Phillips.   He’s mostly referring to the underground music scene...

Where the Wild Things Are

Melissa Benzinger McGlynn can grasp a Northern saw-whet owl by its feet, deftly remove it from a tangled net, measure and band it for...

Just Add Water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MqnJ7N0ENY The honors keep pouring in for one Northampton Community College (NCC) student who aspires to work in biotechnology and genetic engineering.  Sthephanil Salazar, 32,...

Revving Their Engines

Twin brothers Kevin and Kaleb Fulmer of Nazareth attribute their great love of everything automotive to their grandfathers, both of whom worked as auto mechanics in area garages.  “We lived near my grandfather, and we would...

Ask, Don’t Assume

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj1ZuNiPO8s I spent the first ten years of my life trying not to die, then the next ten years trying to want to live; in...