Monthly Archives: February 2013

NCC Early Childhood Education students attend conference

Nash Community College Early Childhood Education students and faculty recently attended the North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NCaeyc) annual “Lead Where You are Located” conference. “The minute I heard Sue Bredekamp would be speaking, I pictured us with students, on the front row, and that is exactly where we were,” NCC Early Childhood Professor Katherine Wilder […]

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NCC nurses serve the community

Nash Community College Student Nurse Association members recently served the community by checking local residents’ blood pressure, pulse oxygen rate and teaching about healthy ways to decrease hypertension at Compassion Cafe. Located on the corner of Church and Collins Streets in Nashville, Compassion Cafe is a ministry supported by local churches. Volunteers prepare a meal once a month to serve at […]

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NCC is accepting scholarship applications

Nash Community College is accepting applications for the Benvenue Alumni Association scholarship until March 15, 2013. The Benvenue Alumni Association scholarship fund reflects the alumni’s commitment to education and their belief in preparing the citizens of the Nash/Rocky Mount area to meet the community’s need for a skilled workforce. The scholarship endowment serves as a historical legacy and tribute to Benvenue High School […]

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Local author speaks to NCC Children’s Literature class

Local children’s author Betsy Knode Newton recently spoke to the Nash Community College Early Childhood Education program Children’s Literature class sharing her book titled “Pink Bear.” Newton’s beautifully illustrated young children’s book tells a story that originated with her grandmother, encouraging others to find the good in life. Newton said, “She first told the story of Pink Bear to my mother and […]

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NCC welcomes new trustee

C.E. (Sonny) Foster (left) was administered the oath of office for the Nash Community College Board of Trustees by Superior Court Judge Quentin Sumner (right) during the January 28, 2013 Nash Community College Board of Trustees meeting. Nash County Commissioners appointed Foster to the Board of Trustees to fill a term expiring in June 2016. Foster is the Vice President […]

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Nash Community College to host diversity and inclusiveness speaker

Nash Community College will conclude its diversity and inclusiveness month celebration on February 19th at 12:00pm in the college’s Brown Auditorium with Everett Ward presenting “Why the Young Should be Engaged in the Political Process.”   Everett Ward of Raleigh, North Carolina has over 30 years’ experience as a public administrator, political leader, and humanitarian. He currently serves as Director […]

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Alumni: Stay Connected with NCC!

1.   Become a fan of the Nash Community College Alumni Facebook page. 2.   Follow NCC on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Shutterfly. 3.   Sign up to receive our alumni communications. 4.   Let us know when your contact information changes. 5.   Attend college and alumni events. 6.   Email your success story to alumni@nashcc.edu. You could end up on a billboard! 7.   Come […]

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Nieves Joins NCC as Child Development Center Director

Nash Community College welcomes Angela Nieves of Rocky Mount as the Betsy B. Currin Child Development Center Director. Nieves earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and Family Relations from East Carolina University. She holds Early Educator Certification by the North Carolina Institute for Child Development Professionals. The Child Development Center opened its doors in August 1999 and serves children from […]

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NCC Biology Students Assist with NC Wildlife Resources Commission Study

Nash Community College Math & Science Club students are participating in a North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission study surveying Neuse River waterdogs. Throughout each week, Nash Community College students check traps deployed in various streams in Nash, Edgecombe, Wake, Franklin, and Wilson counties. The Neuse River waterdog is a completely aquatic salamander with feathery gills on each side of its head. Large […]

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