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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 …

Boston Meteorologist to Speak at NECC Graduation 
February 28, 2017 – 4:41 pm | Comments Off on Boston Meteorologist to Speak at NECC Graduation 
Boston Meteorologist to Speak at NECC Graduation 

This year’s Northern Essex Community College graduates will be looking for clear skies and a bright forecast for the 55th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20, when NBC Boston Chief Meteorologist Matt Noyes steps …

He Makes Public Speaking Fun
February 28, 2017 – 3:59 pm | Comments Off on He Makes Public Speaking Fun
He Makes Public Speaking Fun

As a professional comedian, Dave Rattigan can’t help but interject a bit of fun into his interpersonal communications and public speaking classes.
For the last 15 years, this writer turned stand-up comedian, has been helping Northern …

Exhibit Showcases Lyndon@NECC Arts Program
February 24, 2017 – 4:53 pm | Comments Off on Exhibit Showcases Lyndon@NECC Arts Program
Exhibit Showcases Lyndon@NECC Arts Program

Lyndon State College will celebrate the launch of its new Visual Communications bachelor’s completion program at Northern Essex Community College with a faculty and student art exhibit running from March 1 through March 31 on …

Submissions Sought for 9th Annual Peace Poetry Contest   
February 21, 2017 – 5:02 pm | Comments Off on Submissions Sought for 9th Annual Peace Poetry Contest   
Submissions Sought for 9th Annual Peace Poetry Contest   

Nine years ago, when Northern Essex Community College English Professor Dr. Paul Saint-Amand introduced the Peace Poetry Contest, he hoped for a “good response”.
Since then, the annual contest has collectively drawn more than 10,000 poems …

NECC to Host U.S. Navy Quintet
February 16, 2017 – 6:36 pm | Comments Off on NECC to Host U.S. Navy Quintet
NECC to Host U.S. Navy Quintet

The U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet – “Top Brass” will
perform at Northern Essex Community College in the Hartleb Technology Center, on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St., on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m.
This event …

Popular Engineering, Guitar Workshop Returns
February 15, 2017 – 1:11 pm | Comments Off on Popular Engineering, Guitar Workshop Returns
Popular Engineering, Guitar Workshop Returns

Last march, when Northern Essex Community College engineering professor Juan Oscar Azaret crafted a one-night workshop weaving together physics, engineering, and the classical guitar, he worried it wouldn’t draw an audience.
When more than 100 faculty, …

HHS Students Recognized for Early College Participation
February 14, 2017 – 5:33 pm | Comments Off on HHS Students Recognized for Early College Participation
HHS Students Recognized for Early College Participation

When Haverhill High School (HHS) senior Isabella Callahan enrolls in UMass Lowell’s honors engineering program next fall she will take 40 Northern Essex Community College credits with her.
Callahan is one of 28 HHS seniors who …

Accounting Alumna Returns to NECC as Financial Officer
February 14, 2017 – 3:57 pm | Comments Off on Accounting Alumna Returns to NECC as Financial Officer
Accounting Alumna Returns to NECC as Financial Officer

What do The Boston Ballet, the Trustees of Reservations, and Northern Essex Community College have in common?
Well, the question is really who do they have in common and that would be Michelle Tremblay, NECC’s new …