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Attendees listen during a presentation at the Higher Education at a Crossroads Summit at NCCC on Tuesday, June 4, 2024.
College hosts 'Higher Education at a Crossroads' Summit

The college hosted a day-long summit last week that focused on ways to enhance the value of the North Country to our students and communities, and how to better confront the challenges and opportunities facing the region. More than 60 people, including our education and workforce partners, key local employers, elected officials, donors, faculty and staff participated in the Higher Education at a Crossroads event.

College President Joe Keegan speaks at a podium while two others look on seated behind a table.
OPWDD, SUNY, NCCC recognize first DSP Microcredential students

The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and The State University of New York (SUNY) joined with North Country Community College on Thursday, May 30 to recognize 41 students enrolled in the SUNY Direct Support Professional Microcredential Program. The first cohort of 25 students are expected to complete certification by this fall and another 19 students have just begun. Direct support professionals help people with developmental disabilities succeed with daily living tasks, achieve their goals and participate fully in their communities.

Students in graduation attire smile at the camera
North Country graduates 206 students at 56th Commencement

The North Country Community College Class of 2024 was celebrated Saturday at the college's 56th Commencement ceremony. A total of 206 students graduated Saturday in front of a packed house of their family and friends in the Sparks Athletic Complex gymnasium on the college's Saranac Lake campus.

What is North Country Community College all about? We offer more than 30 degree and certificate programs to prepare you for the workforce or transfer to another institution. We have three campuses, online classes, and a top-notch faculty and staff that are here to help you every step along the way in your college journey. Find out more about North Country in this short video. 

To the Class of 2024: Congratulations! Whatever path you take next, you are a graduate of North Country Community College. Once a Saint, always a Saint. Congratulations to the Class of 2024. We wish you the best!

Make a Difference! Our Human Services degree, certificate and microcredential programs prepare students for a broad range of careers in helping those in need: children, adults, families, people struggling with addiction. Learn in-person or online. Get the eduction you need to enter the workforce now, or transfer your credits to continue your education. Reach Higher, and Own Your Future. 

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Jul 8 2024
Summer Session II
  • 8:00 AM
  • All NCCC Campuses

Catch up or get ahead! Second Summer Session begins July 8 and runs for six weeks. To register or for more information, visit www.nccc.edu/summer, call 888-TRY-NCCC or email admissions@nccc.edu.

Upcoming Event

Jul 9 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • Malone campus
MASH Camp - Malone

Explore careers in healthcare at a fun, educational day camp for students in 9th through 12th grades.  MALONE MASH CAMP: Takes place July 9-10. Application deadline is June 13 ...


Jul 16 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • Saranac Lake campus
MASH Camp - Saranac Lake

Explore careers in healthcare at a fun, educational day camp for students in 9th through 12th grades.  Saranac Lake MASH CAMP: Takes place July 16-17. Application deadline is June 13 Apply at...


Jul 25 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • Ticonderoga campus
MASH Camp - Ticonderoga

Explore careers in healthcare at a fun, educational day camp for students in 9th through 12th grades.  Saranac Lake MASH CAMP: Takes place July 25. Application deadline is June 13 Apply at www.nccc.edu/mash-camp...


Aug 26 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • All NCCC Campuses
Fall 2024 Semester Begins

Reach higher and own your future! Fall 2024 classes begin at North Country on Aug. 26. Find the program that fits your passion: www.nccc.edu/programs. To register, visit www.nccc.edu/fall, call...


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