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Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy
January 4, 2017 – 5:56 pm | Comments Off on Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy
Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy

The only thing more impressive than Karina Calderon’s work schedule and Northern Essex Community College course schedule is her sticktuitiveness and work ethic.
The Methuen woman attends Northern Essex full time where she maintains a 4.0 …

NECC Takes Measures to Make College Affordable
January 3, 2017 – 9:13 pm | Comments Off on NECC Takes Measures to Make College Affordable
NECC Takes Measures to Make College Affordable

Free text books, a $1,500 savings account stipend, and discounted state bachelor degrees are just a few of the ways Northern Essex Community College is keeping higher education affordable and accessible.
Texts Not Required
To contain costs …

ESL Students Practice Reading Skills as part of Service Learning Project
January 3, 2017 – 7:42 pm | Comments Off on ESL Students Practice Reading Skills as part of Service Learning Project
ESL Students Practice Reading Skills as part of Service Learning Project

On a recent Tuesday morning, students from a Northern Essex Community College English as a Second Language (ESL) class could be found reading books to the youngsters in the child care program at the Merrimack …

Beverly Native Takes Over NECC Track & Field
December 19, 2016 – 2:27 pm | Comments Off on Beverly Native Takes Over NECC Track & Field
Beverly Native Takes Over NECC Track & Field

Nelson Desilvestre has been pretty much on the run since the third grade. Now the Beverly native brings his 40 years of track and field experience, as both a participant and a coach, to Northern …

Coco Ray’s Get shot at Success
December 16, 2016 – 2:56 pm | Comments Off on Coco Ray’s Get shot at Success

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NECC Offers Winter Sessions for Older Learners
December 15, 2016 – 5:47 pm | Comments Off on NECC Offers Winter Sessions for Older Learners
NECC Offers Winter Sessions for Older Learners

Three new winter sessions including one on Zen, will be offered by Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) Program beginning in January on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St.
CoOL is a program …

NECC Hosts 30th Annual Tax Forum January 21
December 12, 2016 – 9:01 pm | Comments Off on NECC Hosts 30th Annual Tax Forum January 21
NECC Hosts 30th Annual Tax Forum January 21

The Sidney G. Kotzen Institute of Continuing Professional Education for Accountants at Northern Essex Community College will present a tax forum designed to meet mandatory Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements for Certified Public Accountants on …

NECC to Offer New Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program
December 12, 2016 – 6:25 pm | Comments Off on NECC to Offer New Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program
NECC to Offer New Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program

Northern Essex Community College will hold two information sessions for a new five-week, non-credit nursing assistant program that begins in February at NECC Riverwalk in Lawrence.
The first info session will be held Wednesday, January 18, …

Award-winning Poet is White Fund Lecturer
December 9, 2016 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off on Award-winning Poet is White Fund Lecturer
Award-winning Poet is White Fund Lecturer

Denice Frohman, an award-winning poet, writer, speaker, educator, and author of the poem “Dear Straight People,” which went viral with well over two million views on YouTube, will perform during “An Evening with Denice Frohman” …

NECC Students Can Continue Their Education at UMass Lowell at Harbor Place
December 2, 2016 – 9:57 pm | Comments Off on NECC Students Can Continue Their Education at UMass Lowell at Harbor Place
NECC Students Can Continue Their Education at UMass Lowell at Harbor Place

Northern Essex Community College students and alumni will be able to pursue their bachelor’s degrees through UMass Lowell at Haverhill’s new Harbor Place on Merrimack Street in downtown Haverhill.
Psychology, criminal justice, and business administration bachelor …