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National Depression Screening Day

[ October 29, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

All Students Welcome!
is designed to call attention to the illness of depression on a national level, educate the public about its symptoms, and effective treatments, and offer students at NECC to be screened for depression and anxiety and connect those in need to mental health professionals. Colleges across the country are [Read More …]

Poverty In America: Why?

[ November 26, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]

Join us for a discussion on poverty in America!
The U.S. is a rich country yet there are a lot of poor people. Poverty rates have fluctuated over the past few years, but we can’t seem to overcome it. Attend this discussion to learn more about it.
Admission
Free and open to everyone.
Date and Time
November 26, 2014Noon [Read More …]

What Is the Outlook for Capitalism? Are There Alternatives?

[ November 19, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]

Join us for a discussion on capitalism and alternatives!
The United States Government self-identifies as a Democracy with a mixed-market capitalist economy. However, many academics say the the U.S. is actually better described as an Oligarchy. Join the Contemporary Affairs club as we discuss how our economy plays into our politics.
Admission
Free and open to everyone.
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Net Neutrality – What Does It Mean?

[ November 12, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]

Join us for a discussion on the ongoing battle for net neutrality
The FCC and Chairperson Tom Wheeler have the power to allow ISPs (internet service providers) to determine internet speeds for individual websites and services. Contemporary affairs will discuss what this would mean for the future of the free internet and first amendment rights.
Admission
Free and [Read More …]

Ferguson, Missouri and Race

[ November 5, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
Join us for a forum on the shooting of Michael Brown this summer in , Missouri 
What does this say about attitudes toward race in the U.S. 50 years after the heyday of the Civil Rights movement.?
Admission
Free and open to everyone.
Date and Time
November 5, 2014Noon to 1:00 PM
Location
Haverhill CampusSpurk (C) BuildingRoom C 113
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Discussion: Market Basket Follow Up

[ October 29, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] This discussion, about recent Market Basket events will be a follow-up to the previous Friday’s panel presentation, “Direct Action:  Market Basket, Bread & Roses and Occupy.”     
Admission
Free and open to everyone.
Date and Time
October 29, 2014Noon to 1:00 PM
Location
Haverhill CampusSpurk (C) BuildingRoom C 113
More Information
This event is sponsored by the Contemporary Affairs Club. For more information [Read More …]

Field Trip, Lowell National Historic Park

[ October 28, 2014; 10:45 am to 4:00 pm. 10:45 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Would you like to learn about the origins of U.S. industrialization?
Join us for a field trip to Lowell National Historical Park to learn about the origins of industrialization in the U.S.  We’ll visit a working factory, set up much like one in the mid-19th century, tour a boarding house where young women who worked in [Read More …]

Transfer Fair Lawrence Featured Event

[ October 22, 2014 6:00 pm to October 27, 2014 11:00 pm. ]

Veterans Coffee Break

[ October 21, 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. October 23, 2014; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] A will be held in the Student Center on the Haverhill campus in room SC216 on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:30 AM and at 1 PM. Open to all NECC Veterans, Military, and their families. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.
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For more information, please contact Jeff Williams, Veterans [Read More …]

Registration Night for Free Advanced ESL Program

[ November 5, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. December 10, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. January 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. February 11, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. March 11, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. April 8, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 6, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. June 10, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 8, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. August 5, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Adults interested in Health Care, Business, Lab Science, or Advanced Manufacturing come to a registration night to learn more.
If you are confident in your English conversation skills but need to improve your reading, writing and computer skills, the Career Pathways Bridge program is for you.
This program will help you:

Improve your English reading and writing to [Read More …]