Monday, February 25, 2013
The Pa. Superior Court will hold sessions at Northampton Community College on Tuesday and Wednesday
For the first time in its history, the Pennsylvania Superior Court will be sitting in the Lehigh Valley at an institution of higher education. The special session of argument court will take place on February 26 and 27 beginning at 9 a.m. at Northampton Community College, Kopecek Hall, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township. Judges Jack A. Panella, presiding judge; Cheryl Lynn Allen, and William H. Platt will serve on the panel. This court session will provide an unusual opportunity for the public to witness court in action. The session will open with a special tribute to veterans. Taking part in this tribute will be Stanley J. Margell, III, Esq, president of the Northampton County Bar Association; Dr. Mark H. Erickson, president of…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
NCC will offer a free March 7 program on how individuals can protect themselves from cyber security threats
Northampton Community College will host a program on cyber security on Thursday, March 7, at 11 a.m. in Room 220 of the College Center at 3835 Green Pond Road in Bethlehem. The program is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s national Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, “Stop.Think.Connect.” It will focus on how individuals and entire communities can protect themselves against growing cyber threats. The session will include remarks from two cyber security experts and will cover both general and technical aspects of cyber security. One of the presenters will be Kristina Dorville, a graduate of Liberty High School who now works for the Department of Homeland Security. The program will be free and open to the public as well as …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Linny Fowler died Monday at the age of 73, according to reports.
Philanthropist Linny Fowler died Monday of natural causes, according to a report in The Morning Call. She was 73. UPS heiress Fowler was known locally for giving generously to the arts and to the poor. Several buildings in the Lehigh Valley are named in her honor, including the Fowler Family South Side Center of Northampton Community College in Bethlehem. She also was a major benefactor of ArtsQuest. NCC spokesman Heidi Butler said, "As the news traveled across campus this afternoon, there was shock and sadness, followed by spontaneous sharing of memories, not only of how generous Linny was, but also of how down-to-earth she was and about the personal interest she took in students and the encouragement she gave them. She was beloved." …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
NCC offers a free program on kindergarten readiness January 29
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Tuesday, January 29
Monday, January 28, 2013
Learn about casino careers at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem on Jan. 29
Monday, January 28
Northampton Community College will hold an information session for its Casino Training Program on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fowler Family Southside Center, Room 605 in Bethlehem. The interactive session will provide the information you need to launch a successful career in one of the fastest growing industries in Pennsylvania. Read more: Learn about the industry and NCC’s program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and then interact with instructors and current students in the mock casino over blackjack, craps and baccarat. Several table games dealer training sessions are available, including day, afternoon and evening programs for both incoming students and experienced dealers. A casino surveillance program and casino floor …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Sands Bethlehem Casino Resort can add 31 new table games, giving it more table games than any other casino in Pennsylvania with 107 new jobs anticipated.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem received approval Tuesday to add 31 new table games, giving it the most table games of any casino in the state, according to a story in The Express-Times. The Sands Casino would expand its gaming floor by 2,600 square feet and move 837 slot machines to make way for the extra table games, according to the story. When the renovations are done, the Sands will have 183 table games. The new games will mean 107 new jobs, a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board spokesman told the newspaper. With that, Northampton Community College has already announced a new information session for its Casino Training Program. The session will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 605 of the Fowler Family …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The deadline to register for the workshop is Friday, Jan. 6.
Representatives from nonprofit agencies who want to learn more about locating grant sources are invited to Northampton Community College’s Mack Library, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, where a free workshop will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 10am to noon. The workshop will highlight the services provided by The Foundation Center, Northampton County’s largest database of private foundations, and provide an overview of its database of more than 100,000 grant sources. The session will include an introduction to The Foundation Center, which is devoted to supporting institutional philanthropy, as well as an overview and demonstration of the Foundation Directory Online database. Attendees will have an opportunity to use the database, and it is…