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Former FBI Agent Teaches NECC Students
March 17, 2017 – 2:15 pm | Comments Off on Former FBI Agent Teaches NECC Students
Former FBI Agent Teaches NECC Students

After 22 years with the FBI, Jay White said it just seemed logical to pass along his knowledge and experience. Fortunately, Northern Essex criminal justice students are the lucky recipients.
White, who is also an attorney, …

Poet to Present March White Fund Lecture
March 16, 2017 – 6:10 pm | Comments Off on Poet to Present March White Fund Lecture
Poet to Present March White Fund Lecture

Poet, author, performing artist Elizabeth Acevedo will perform her original spoken word during a White Fund lecture on Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at El Taller, 275 Essex St., Lawrence.
This event is free and …

The Librarian’s Role Continues to Evolve
March 10, 2017 – 8:52 pm | Comments Off on The Librarian’s Role Continues to Evolve
The Librarian’s Role Continues to Evolve

Sooner or later, NECC students faced with a research project realize they should probably get to know Laura Mondt.
As reference librarian on the Haverhill campus, Mondt helps students navigate books, periodicals, websites, and databases to …

NECC Offers STEM Program for Science Majors
March 10, 2017 – 4:26 pm | Comments Off on NECC Offers STEM Program for Science Majors
NECC Offers STEM Program for Science Majors

Recent high school graduates as well as high school juniors and seniors, planning on studying science in college, might benefit from a bridge program offered by Northern Essex Community College this summer.
Designed to review math …

Pianist Constantine Finehouse to Perform at NECC
March 9, 2017 – 6:08 pm | Comments Off on Pianist Constantine Finehouse to Perform at NECC
Pianist Constantine Finehouse to Perform at NECC

Renowned pianist Constantine Finehouse will perform a solo concert at Northern Essex Community College on Sunday, March 26, at 2 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.
Praised by “Rhein …

NECC Receives Grant to Develop Culinary and Mechatronics Programs
March 6, 2017 – 7:58 pm | Comments Off on NECC Receives Grant to Develop Culinary and Mechatronics Programs
NECC Receives Grant to Develop Culinary and Mechatronics Programs

On Friday, March 3, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced a $500,000 grant that will benefit Northern Essex Community College students in the new culinary arts certificate program and in a developing mechatronics program.
The grant provides …

Andover Writer to Speak on Novel of Irish Ancestor
March 6, 2017 – 5:01 pm | Comments Off on Andover Writer to Speak on Novel of Irish Ancestor
Andover Writer to Speak on Novel of Irish Ancestor

Several years ago, Andover resident Ellen Alden found a leather box in her attic filled with 19 Civil War era letters composed by her great-great-grandfather. These letters became the basis for her novel “Yours Faithfully, …

NECC Reading Initiative Recognized by International Nonprofit
March 3, 2017 – 12:22 pm | Comments Off on NECC Reading Initiative Recognized by International Nonprofit
NECC Reading Initiative Recognized by International Nonprofit

In 2011 Northern Essex Community College incorporated a Reading Apprenticeship initiative into its then fledgling College Success Seminar. It proved so successful it was expanded to gateway or foundational courses.
The results were impressive.
Now NECC’s achievement …

She’s a Natural at Teaching Natural Sciences
March 2, 2017 – 2:23 pm | Comments Off on She’s a Natural at Teaching Natural Sciences
She’s a Natural at Teaching Natural Sciences

By the time Professor Emily González has finished applying cell structure to students’ lives, they are as interested in natural science as she is.
González knows how to take heady subjects and make them relatable.
For example, defects …

Intro to Genealogy Group Starts in March at NECC
March 2, 2017 – 10:54 am | Comments Off on Intro to Genealogy Group Starts in March at NECC
Intro to Genealogy Group Starts in March at NECC

Northern Essex Community College’s Life Long Learning Program will offer a noncredit Introduction to Genealogy Study Group Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon, running March 8 through the 29 in the Student Center Rm 213 on the …