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05/18/2021

A Vaccine Clinic for parents and students ages 12 years and older has been scheduled for Thursday (5/20) at Wind Creek Event Center. Please review the flier for additional information.

May 20th registration link: http://bit.ly/May20Clinic

#FinishTheFight #COVIDvaccine #GetVaccinated #COVID19

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05/17/2021

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Hey, PA voters! Tomorrow is the municipal primary election.
📨 Still have your mail ballot? Hand deliver it to your county's designated location ASAP: votesPA.com/ReturnBallot.
📍 Voting at the polls May 18? Find your polling place and make a plan: votesPA.com/AtThePolls.

05/04/2021
Find a Location

As per email from Lehigh Valley Health Network:

"LVHN Offering Additional Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Wed., May 5, LVHN will begin accepting walk-ins without an appointment for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine for everyone 16 and older at all COVID-19 vaccine locations. (Note: Anyone under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to get vaccinated.) Those who already received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine will receive the second Moderna dose at these sites. COVID-19 vaccinations provided by LVHN are free. Pfizer vaccine has emergency use authorization (EUA) for people ages 16 and older, while Moderna has EUA for people ages 18 and older."

People looking to get vaccinated can visit one of these five convenient locations with or without an appointment:
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic MacArthur Road, Northampton Crossings, Pocono, Hazleton, Schuylkill."

https://www.lvhn.org/find-a-location

Search by location name or service needed.

Our May issue addresses COVID-19 passports, May election ballot measures, programs and developments helping NCC students...
05/03/2021
May 2021 issue - The Commuter

Our May issue addresses COVID-19 passports, May election ballot measures, programs and developments helping NCC students succeed, with a recap of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s virtual visit to Northampton Community College, a timely comic summing up how many now feel about the virtual world and all the great columns, photographs and entertainment news you’ve come to rely on from the world’s best community college news organization.

http://ncccommuter.org/may-2021-issue/

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Today is the last day to register to vote in the May 18 election. Four important measures are on the ballot. https://www...
05/03/2021
Voter Registration Application

Today is the last day to register to vote in the May 18 election. Four important measures are on the ballot.

https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/pages/VoterRegistrationApplication.aspx

Checking the "I do not have a PA driver's license or PennDOT ID card or a Social Security Number." checkbox clears the PA driver's license or PennDOT ID Card number and the Social Security number. You should only check this box if you have never been issued a PA driver's license or PennDOT ID card o...

https://apnews.com/article/election-recounts-election-2020-government-and-politics-arts-and-entertainment-80321b21dfb392...
05/01/2021
Newsmax apologizes to Dominion worker for false allegations

https://apnews.com/article/election-recounts-election-2020-government-and-politics-arts-and-entertainment-80321b21dfb3926564efb55e8cbf9f22

NEW YORK (AP) — Newsmax apologized on Friday for airing false allegations that an employee for Dominion Voting Systems manipulated machines or tallies on Election Day to the detriment of former President Donald Trump. Eric Coomer, security director at the Colorado-based firm, in turn dropped Newsm...

04/29/2021

Vaccine clinic today at NCC Main Campus (Bethlehem). Go to the parking lot in the back. No lines at the moment. Outdoors, easy and free!

Content warning: Offensive language, quotes contain racial slurs
04/29/2021
Three Georgia men charged with hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery death

Content warning: Offensive language, quotes contain racial slurs

U.S. prosecutors charged three white men in Georgia on Wednesday with federal hate crimes and attempted kidnapping in last year's slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was gunned down as he was out jogging through a suburban neighborhood.

04/27/2021

Make sure you're signed up for our candidate forum series - starting this Wednesday, April 28th!

You can sign up for the Allentown School Board, Allentown Mayor, East Penn School Board, or Bethlehem Mayor candidate forums at powerinterfaith.org/calendar.

From The Brown And White: "According to an April 21 email to the Lehigh community, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required...
04/21/2021
BREAKING: University to require COVID-19 vaccine for the fall semester - The Brown and White

From The Brown And White: "According to an April 21 email to the Lehigh community, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students accessing campus. The requirement will not apply to students who are taking courses fully remotely."

Lehigh announced that a vaccine will be required for all undergraduate and graduate students participating in on-campus programs in the fall.

04/20/2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all charges for the murder of George Floyd -- 2nd degree murder, 3rd degree murder and manslaughter.

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04/14/2021

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Northampton Community College was approved for $199,900 in funding to develop the Industrial Skills for Manufacturing Program through PA's Manufacturing Training-to-Career program - helping our students secure good paying jobs in the local manufacturing industry. #CCMonth #PANeedsCommColl

Check out the April issue of The Commuter! http://ncccommuter.org/april-2021-issue/
04/02/2021
April 2021 issue - The Commuter

Check out the April issue of The Commuter!

http://ncccommuter.org/april-2021-issue/

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https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-biden-cgi/fact-check-no-evidence-that-biden-was-using-cgi-or-green-screens-whi...
03/25/2021
Fact Check-No evidence that Biden was using CGI or green screens while answering questions from reporters on March 16

https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-biden-cgi/fact-check-no-evidence-that-biden-was-using-cgi-or-green-screens-while-answering-questions-from-reporters-on-march-16-idUSL1N2LH199

Social media users have been sharing posts online with clips of President Joe Biden speaking to reporters and claiming that the glitches in the videos are proof that he is using CGI or a green screen. These claims are unfounded.

Just a few days after opening day, NCC baseball has been canceled until further notice due to COVID-19.https://www.nccsp...
03/25/2021
Baseball to Pause All Team Activities - Northampton Community College Athletics

Just a few days after opening day, NCC baseball has been canceled until further notice due to COVID-19.

https://www.nccspartans.com/news/2021/3/24/baseball-to-pause-all-team-activities.aspx

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - In consultation with the Northampton Community College Health Center, the Northampton athletic department announced Wednesday that the baseball team is pausing all team related in-person activities. Northampton will continue to follow Region 19 return to play protocols and the colle...

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03/16/2021

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Information Session: The Struggles of LGBTQ+ Immigrants
March 23, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Facilitated by Uchechukwu Onwa (he/him/his), Co-Director – Q***r Detainee Empowerment Project. http://www.qdep.org/
Register to receive the Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3pfuGxm
Northampton Community College
#NCC #nccvotes #BeEngaged

Rest in Power, Draylen Mason. Three years ago, Draylen, a standout musician and third degree karate black belt, was kill...
03/12/2021
A memorial for Draylen Mason - The Commuter

Rest in Power, Draylen Mason. Three years ago, Draylen, a standout musician and third degree karate black belt, was killed at age 17 by a package bomb in a wave of attacks in Austin, Texas. The senseless crime robbed the world of so much. Draylen's energy is infinite and his amazing legacy will bring inspiration forever.

http://ncccommuter.org/a-memorial-for-draylen-mason/

On March 12, 2018, 17-year-old high school senior Draylen Mason was killed by a package bomb in a wave of attacks that killed one other …

Check out Jada Yanek's awesome column on Women's History Month, full of ideas on how you can celebrate and get involved,...
03/05/2021

Check out Jada Yanek's awesome column on Women's History Month, full of ideas on how you can celebrate and get involved, including some virtual events taking place this weekend ... Page 10 in our March issue! http://ncccommuter.org/march-2021-issue/

Check out Jada Yanek's awesome column on Women's History Month, full of ideas on how you can celebrate and get involved, including some virtual events taking place this weekend ... Page 10 in our March issue! http://ncccommuter.org/march-2021-issue/

Check out the March issue of The Commuter! Lots of great content, Women's History Month info; mental health advice; the ...
03/03/2021
March 2021 issue - The Commuter

Check out the March issue of The Commuter! Lots of great content, Women's History Month info; mental health advice; the first climate-positive skateboard company; a powerful editorial mourning the loss of 500,000 Americans to COVID-19 and more!

http://ncccommuter.org/march-2021-issue/

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03/02/2021

At Eastern PA Trans Equity Project we believe in empowering trans folk in big and impactful ways and there is nothing more impactful than getting a great education.

That's why we are awarding a minimum of one transgender student with a $2,500 scholarship to the accredited college or trade school of their choice.

Applicants must reside in our 10-county service area in Pennsylvania (Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery, Carbon, Berks, Bucks, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Schuylkill, or Monroe county)

Apply at https://www.patransequity.org/financial-assistance/transgender-college-scholarships/

#Transgender #Transstudents #transstudentsmatter

02/26/2021

Deadline Day!
Send us your poems, your stories, your drawings, your paintings. Send us your art, Dear Spartans. Send it today!

77 coronavirus cases were reported at Northampton Community College during the fall semester. 18 are considered "current...
12/21/2020
COVID-19 Reporting Dashboard | Northampton Community College

77 coronavirus cases were reported at Northampton Community College during the fall semester. 18 are considered "current positive cases."

https://www.northampton.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-dashboard.htm

Northampton Community College is continuing efforts to openly communicate information about the health and wellness of its campus community. The following is an up-to-date dashboard that provides data on COVID-19 testing. Data consolidates results from all NCC sites and reflects information reported...

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