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NECC’s Top Notch Players Present Musical
February 11, 2016 – 7:13 pm | Comments Off on NECC’s Top Notch Players Present Musical
NECC’s Top Notch Players Present Musical

The coming of age musical, “Edges: A Song Cycle” will be presented by Northern Essex Community College’s Top Notch Players on Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chester W. …

NECC Theater Students Participate in Kennedy Center Festival
February 11, 2016 – 3:42 pm | Comments Off on NECC Theater Students Participate in Kennedy Center Festival
NECC Theater Students Participate in Kennedy Center Festival

Nearly a dozen current and former Northern Essex Community College theater students recently participated in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) at Western Connecticut State University.
Hannah Heckman-McKenna of Salem, NH; Geehae Moon of …

Math Skills Equal Success
February 9, 2016 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off on Math Skills Equal Success
Math Skills Equal Success

Jim Sullivan believes everyone can conquer math and that strong math skills equal success.
This positive attitude is what he carries into his math classes whether it’s basic algebra, math fusion, math literacy, statistics, or trigonometry.
Sullivan …

Classical Guitar Brings NECC Students Together
February 4, 2016 – 9:10 pm | Comments Off on Classical Guitar Brings NECC Students Together
Classical Guitar Brings NECC Students Together

Can students of physics, engineering, and music find a common bond in the classical guitar?
Northern Essex Community College engineering professor Juan Oscar Azaret of North Andover thinks so and he has designed a one-night workshop …

Cancer Diagnosis Sparks entrepreneur/philanthropist
February 2, 2016 – 9:04 pm | Comments Off on Cancer Diagnosis Sparks entrepreneur/philanthropist
Cancer Diagnosis Sparks entrepreneur/philanthropist

Even though Northern Essex student and cancer survivor CJay DiPrima isn’t a chemistry major, he sure knew how to turn a negative into a positive.
When the Windham, NH, resident was diagnosed with a rare form …

NECC Students Learn to Invest in Their Education
February 1, 2016 – 8:19 pm | Comments Off on NECC Students Learn to Invest in Their Education
NECC Students Learn to Invest in Their Education

Income eligible Northern Essex Community College students now have the opportunity to participate in a financial literacy pilot program called “Invest in College Success” designed to help them earn up to $1,500 for college costs …

Sociology was the Answer for This Faculty Member
February 1, 2016 – 5:09 pm | Comments Off on Sociology was the Answer for This Faculty Member

Dr. Sheila Pierre says she found the answers to life’s questions from studying sociology and says her NECC students can expect to do the same.
Young or old, rich or poor, it’s human nature to ask …

Spring Semester Opens with Convocation
January 27, 2016 – 6:15 pm | Comments Off on Spring Semester Opens with Convocation
Spring Semester Opens with Convocation

Northern Essex Community College has a clear vision of the future.
That was the message delivered under the title “NECC 2020” during the Spring convocation in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, Tuesday, January …

Computer Lab and IT Staff Start New Chapter in NECC Library
January 19, 2016 – 9:13 pm | Comments Off on Computer Lab and IT Staff Start New Chapter in NECC Library
Computer Lab and IT Staff Start New Chapter in NECC Library

Whether a student is  researching and writing a paper on “Wuthering Heights” or wondering about connecting to campus wi-fi, assistance can now be found at the new computer lab on the second floor of the Bentley …

Three NECC Employees Recognized for Work  
January 5, 2016 – 8:31 pm | Comments Off on Three NECC Employees Recognized for Work  
Three NECC Employees Recognized for Work  

Three Northern Essex Community College employees, Jason DeCosta of Haverhill, Victor DeJesus of Berlin, NH, and Dalisa Diaz of Lowell, have been named recipients of the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the fourth quarter of …