ARC Grant check presentation to Northampton Community College


Pittston, PA – The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) presented the Northampton Community College (NCC) with a $100,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to purchase equipment and supplies for the Nursing, Allied Health, Biotech and Biology labs at the new Northampton Community College Workforce Development Training Center. The ARC grant for equipment and supplies will support the course objectives and student learning outcomes in the regionally targeted healthcare and biotechnology/bioscience programs.

Pictured from left, Suzanne McCool, Monroe County Commissioner; Bruce Krell, Director of Constituent Outreach (Congressman Barletta); Lorna O’Farrell, Constituent Outreach Spec. (Rep. Rosemary Brown); Dr. Mark Erikson, President NCC; Representative Mario Scavello; Jeffrey Box, NEPA President & CEO; Yvonne Lemelle, Economic Development Analyst, DCED; Dr. Matthew Connell, Dean Monroe Campus NCC/NEPA Board Chairperson; John Belcher, Military Veterans Affairs Advisor (Congressman Barletta).