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Andover Woman Awarded Two Scholarships
August 27, 2014 – 6:46 pm | Comments Off
Andover Woman Awarded Two Scholarships

Northern Essex Community College student Alicia Bursey knows that as a human services professional she won’t be working in the most lucrative of careers, but, says the Andover native, she believes it will be the …

Salem, NH Woman Earns NECC Scholarship
August 21, 2014 – 2:03 pm | Comments Off
Salem, NH Woman Earns NECC Scholarship

Salem, NH residents may know Madisen Giordano as the young lady who cheerily prepares their coffee orders in the morning. What they don’t know is that brewing coffee is just one of two jobs she …

Methuen Mom Earns Two NECC Scholarships
August 20, 2014 – 6:22 pm | Comments Off
Methuen Mom Earns Two NECC Scholarships

Thuy Nguyen wasn’t quite 16 and had no experience with the English language when she and an older sister left their home in Vietnam and joined their father in Lawrence.
Today, the 33-year-old Methuen resident is …

The El-Hefni Center Transformed into Movie Set
August 12, 2014 – 3:25 pm | Comments Off
The El-Hefni Center Transformed into Movie Set

A little bit of Hollywood arrived at Northern Essex’s Lawrence campus last week when a German made-for- television movie cast and crew took over the halls and several of the rooms in the Dr. Ibrahim …

NECC Instrumental in Advancing Methuen Woman’s Career
August 6, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off
NECC Instrumental in Advancing Methuen Woman’s Career

There is no doubt in Tricia Colameta Lyon’s mind that the skills she learned in her computer applications class at Northern Essex helped her secure the position of executive assistant to the director of the …

New Lawrence Campus Leader Advocates for the College and the Community
July 31, 2014 – 5:40 pm | Comments Off
New Lawrence Campus Leader Advocates for the College and the Community

Dr. Noemi Custodia-Lora says she just might need to invest in a new pair of sneakers.
The sneakers, jokes NECC’s new director of the Lawrence campus and community relations, will keep her comfortable as she visits …

Affordable Education Helps Serbian Immigrant Find Dream Job
July 29, 2014 – 6:35 pm | Comments Off
Affordable Education Helps Serbian Immigrant Find Dream Job

Affordability was key in Milovan Jovic’s decision to enroll in Northern Essex’s Engineering Science Program.
This program has already helped him secure a job with promised job advancement once he graduates in May.
As a boy growing …

iHealth@NECC Certificate Programs Prepare Methuen Woman for Career
July 22, 2014 – 5:33 pm | Comments Off
iHealth@NECC Certificate Programs Prepare Methuen Woman for Career

Lindsey Santiago was looking for a college program that would quickly prepare her for the workforce. She found it in Northern Essex’s Medical Billing Certificate Program through iHealth@NECC. She liked it so much she returned …

NECC Prepares Lawrence Grad for Life at UMass Boston
July 21, 2014 – 7:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC Prepares Lawrence Grad for Life at UMass Boston

Lizmarie Peralta says Northern Essex is the cornerstone of her educational foundation; a foundation she continues to build upon as a transfer student at UMass Boston.
She credits the many support services at NECC with helping …

Charter School Students Study STEM in NECC Labs
July 17, 2014 – 8:27 pm | Comments Off
Charter School Students Study STEM in NECC Labs

Jeremy Rizzo, 11, carefully and deliberately measures sugar into a white, paper cup sitting on a digital scale in a science lab at Northern Essex Community College in Lawrence. He is creating a visual to …