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Constitution Day and the 26th Amendment

This year, on Constitution Day, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ratification of the 26th Amendment. The amendment guaranteed 18-year-olds the right to vote in all United...

Adult Students Have an Advantage in the Classroom at NCC

At Northampton Community College (NCC), adult students, typically defined as anyone age 25 and over, are a valued addition to the learning environment at NCC.  As an...

The Importance of Rebuilding Social Interactions

I’m guessing that right around now you are tired of hearing phrases like, “when things get back to normal” and “this new normal is...

5 Reasons to Take a Summer Class

Summer. Well. Spent.   Whether you're already an NCC student or home from another college for the summer, there are great reasons to take a...

A Tattoo Artist for Guitars

The trade of inlay has been a master skill set for centuries all around the world. From pearl and precious metals to bone and...

When Their Wings Wear Out

By: Sharon Zondag, NCC Resident Beekeeper Beekeeping for me began when I was in high school in 1970 watching my Dad get started with his...

Stronger Together: Volunteering During COVID-19 Pandemic

According to The United Nations’ estimation, about 1 billion individuals volunteer every year tosupport their community and the world around them. Last year, the...

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!  So what?  There is a day for practically every profession, right?  I clearly do not know the answer to that...