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Articles by: Ellen Small-Davis

Criminal Justice Program Produces Helpers
July 28, 2015 – 3:12 pm | Comments Off
Criminal Justice Program Produces Helpers

Scott Joubert may teach tough courses in NECC’s Criminal Justice Program, but at heart he is really a “helper” teaching others to be “helpers”.
This may sound simple, Joubert says, but criminal justice is anything but simple.
“While …

Teaching Technology is Her Trade
July 27, 2015 – 6:43 pm | Comments Off
Teaching Technology is Her Trade

While other children were playing with toys, a young Adrianna Holden-Gouveia was playing with technology.
“I’ve always been into technology,” the NECC computer and information sciences (CIS) professor says. “I can’t really remember a time when we didn’t …

MassTransfer Provides Seamless Transfer for NECC Grad
July 13, 2015 – 6:14 pm | Comments Off
MassTransfer Provides Seamless Transfer for NECC Grad

When Kevin Carvalho transfers from Northern Essex to Fitchburg State University in the fall it won’t be his first time starting over, but it could be his easiest.
The 21-year-old, who emigrated from Brazil when he …

There is No Mystery to a Great Library Experience
July 13, 2015 – 1:21 pm | Comments Off
There is No Mystery to a Great Library Experience

Like the character in a good library book, NECC librarian Jenny Fielding is a resourceful detective, which is just what college students want in their campus librarian – even if they don’t know it.
It’s the …

Health Information Technology is Popular Career Choice
July 7, 2015 – 1:18 pm | Comments Off
Health Information Technology is Popular Career Choice

Scott Weber believes it’s a privilege to serve as guardian of a patient’s healthcare records. 
The records, also known as health informatics, are valuable, private documents that chronicle a patient’s medical history. At NECC, Health Information Technology students …

She Shares her Love for the Written Word
June 30, 2015 – 6:41 pm | Comments Off
She Shares her Love for the Written Word

Ginger Hurajt loves to read and wishes everyone else did too. To that end, she nurtures the reader in all her students.
“Reading is one of the joys of life,” she says. “Literature can take you …

NECC Faculty Busy with Literary Pursuits
June 30, 2015 – 3:23 pm | Comments Off
NECC Faculty Busy with Literary Pursuits

Northern Essex faculty members were not only busy in the classroom last semester, they kept themselves busy pursuing their own personal writing projects, several of which have been recognized and published by specialty publications.
English professor …

NECC Dean Honored by Lawrence YWCA
June 29, 2015 – 3:01 pm | Comments Off
NECC Dean Honored by Lawrence YWCA

Northern Essex Community College administrator Dawna M. Perez, Ph.D., of Haverhill, was one of 23 women to be honored during the 32nd Lawrence YWCA’s Tribute to Women held recently at the Andover Country Club.
 As Northern …

NECC Alumni Rivera Twins are in the News
May 20, 2015 – 3:17 pm | Comments Off

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Assistant Coach of American Pastime Becomes an American
May 19, 2015 – 2:27 pm | Comments Off
Assistant Coach of American Pastime Becomes an American

NECC’s assistant baseball coach Jhonneris Mendez had more to celebrate last weekend than the Knights heading to the NJCCA World Series. Just a few days before, on Thursday, May 7, he, along with more than …