Trathen explained program will serve North Country alumni and future students, but also business and industry in this region that may find themselves struggling to attract qualified employees.
Creating a home grown pool of highly qualified employees is good for economic growth within Essex and Franklin counties. Providing four-year degree programs that meet the needs of today and long into the future is essential for improving our regional economy, said Trathen.
NCCC is the 14th SUNY community college to join the Community College Alliance with Franklin University. NCCC is a member of the State University of New York and sponsored by Essex and Franklin counties. For further information on NCCC, visit online at
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