Bethlehem Press

Thursday, September 19, 2019

COLLEGE NOTES

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

NCC’s Erickson elected

The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges announced May 14 that Northampton Community College President Dr. Mark Erickson was elected as vice chair of the executive committee of the group’s board of directors. The committee is instrumental in determining the statewide direction and policy interests of PACCC’s 14 community colleges.

Dr. Erickson’s two-year term begins July 1.

ARC grants for NCC CDL program

The Appalachian Regional Commission gave Northampton Community College a $73,975 grant to purchase seven model truck trailers for the college’s Class A Commercial Driver’s License training program.

The grant will enable the school to help upgrade equipment such as the advanced truck driver simulator.

The college’s specialized diploma and Commercial Driver’s License in Class A truck driving programs are certified by the Professional Truck Driver Institute. Students are trained in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.