Menu

Students, staff ready for new residence hall complex

Ground was broken for the new residence halls last May. Since then, resident students have been living next door to an active construction zone. This will soon result in a new residence hall and new opportunities for NCC students and faculty. With an increase in residential applications, program growth, an outstanding reputation and being the…

Read More

Dunning Art Gallery-Keystone Hall Monroe Campus

Northampton Community College gets a special treat this spring as visionary artist Frank “Wyso” Wysochansky has artwork on display in the Keystone Hall at the Monroe campus. The Exhibit, titled “WYSO’s Coal Miners of Northeastern PA” features a variety of works of art made in various media, including pen, ink, watercolor, crayons and even sculptures.…

Read More

A unique Valentines Day celebration

Love was in the air in CC220 Friday Feb 14, along with Japanese music. The anime club hosted its first ever Café Amoré for those looking to get into the Valentines Day mood. With food, music and friendly company, it was a little corner of coziness on campus. But it wasn’t your average Valentine’s Day…

Read More

“What would Disney do?”

It’s that time of year again! For the next two or three months, Disney will be accepting applications for the Disney College Program (DCP). The DCP is an internship for college students where you can live and work at the most magical place on earth. The DCP is a competitive program to get into. Being…

Read More
Image not found

Safe Space on Campus

Feb 17 marks the first ever “Safe Space Day” at Northampton; an event which aims to promote equality on campus. “The purpose of Safe Space is to create a community where all people feel welcome,” said Kate Yarbrough, Disability Services. NCC staff can choose to sign up for a one hour training session as part of…

Read More

Staying LinkedIn for job opportunities

As the worlds largest career network on the internet, LinkedIn is an organized online resource that can be utilized by job searchers or bosses pursuing a new employee. In todays society, networking is one of the most favored methods of job hunting. LinkedIn makes this process nearly effortless. LinkedIn accommodates success-seeking individuals by providing a…

Read More
Image not found

Letter from the editor:

I am proud to announce the launch of our dynamic new Commuter website. Keeping pace with the best practices in website design, we’ve undergone a facelift that complements the changes occurring in the Journalism program at NCC. Our new design includes a greater  variety of subtopics for our readers to access more easily. Our calendar…

Read More

How to have the best Spring Break getaway ever

Spring break is just around the corner – but don’t go anywhere without reading our tips on how to have the best trip ever. Be flight smart. Fares will rise the closer it gets to your travel date, so try and book your tickets as early as possible. Be aware that prices may be higher…

Read More

Dreadful Valentines Day experiences

It’s that time of year again. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, NCC students and professors reflect on some past experiences, hoping not to repeat any of them this year. “I really hope this Valentine’s Day will be enjoyable,” said Catharina Soto, a Psychology major. “I don’t want to have any negative experiences like some of…

Read More

“Surf’s Up” Spartan Fest gallery

The NCC family came together on Jan. 22 to celebrate Spartan Fest this semester. Following with the “Surf’s Up” theme students arrived dressed in their best beach attire in the Student Life Zone. Events included an eventful limbo contest, mechanical surf board, a messy eating contest and much more. Free food filled the bellies of…

Read More
Image not found

Service opportunities grow with new office

Returning students may notice the lack of construction in the former Spartan Shop’s space in College Center. The renovations that took up much of last semester are completed, and the result is NCC’s new Center of Civic and Community Engagement. Designed to function as a central hub for both campuses, the center plans on being…

Read More