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NECC Students Spend Summer at UMass Lowell Research Program
August 27, 2015 – 8:29 pm | Comments Off on NECC Students Spend Summer at UMass Lowell Research Program
NECC Students Spend Summer at UMass Lowell Research Program

Two Northern Essex Community College students, Nabil Saleh of Methuen and Kelsey Wright of Lawrence spent the summer playing with molds created from 3D printers.
They also navigated their way around new library search engines and …

Short-Term Study Abroad Broadens NECC Students’ Knowledge
August 24, 2015 – 6:07 pm | Comments Off on Short-Term Study Abroad Broadens NECC Students’ Knowledge
Short-Term Study Abroad Broadens NECC Students’ Knowledge

 When Northern Essex Community College Professor Barbara Stachniewicz reviews Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” in her British Literature class this fall, she will share her own tales of Canterbury.
Canterbury was just one of the literary …

CIS Student is Recipient of Proietti Scholarship
August 13, 2015 – 7:42 pm | Comments Off on CIS Student is Recipient of Proietti Scholarship
CIS Student is Recipient of Proietti Scholarship

When the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Kathy Proietti, a native of Haverhill, long-time resident of Sandown, NH, and an alumna and beloved computer science professor at NECC, wrote the criteria for her …

Cahaly Brings Engineering Experience to the Classroom
August 10, 2015 – 7:34 pm | Comments Off on Cahaly Brings Engineering Experience to the Classroom
Cahaly Brings Engineering Experience to the Classroom

With seven patents and 32 years in the engineering field, Jim Cahaly has a hands-on kind of knowledge that he easily shares with his engineering students.
He became interested in engineering as a child growing up …

Affordability was the Ticket for Timberlane Graduate
August 6, 2015 – 7:18 pm | Comments Off on Affordability was the Ticket for Timberlane Graduate
Affordability was the Ticket for Timberlane Graduate

The affordable price tag on an NECC education was something Taylor Langlois couldn’t ignore when she started scouting colleges.
The second youngest of four children, the 2013 Timberlane Regional High School (TRHS) graduate was well aware she …

Criminal Justice Program Produces Helpers
July 28, 2015 – 3:12 pm | Comments Off on Criminal Justice Program Produces Helpers
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 on Teaching Technology is Her Trade
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 on MassTransfer Provides Seamless Transfer for NECC Grad
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 on There is No Mystery to a Great Library Experience
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 on Health Information Technology is Popular Career Choice
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 …