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Articles by: Ellen Small-Davis

Acting and Tutoring Play Role in Lawrence Woman’s Future
March 2, 2015 – 4:08 pm | Comments Off
Acting and Tutoring Play Role in Lawrence Woman’s Future

Kiara Pichardo says, for her, the two most significant locations on the Northern Essex campus are the 75-seat theater and the tutoring center. One has given her direction, and the other has helped her …

Info Sessions Offered for Enrolled Agent Program
February 26, 2015 – 7:08 pm | Comments Off
Info Sessions Offered for Enrolled Agent Program

Northern Essex Community College will hold three information sessions this spring for individuals interested in enrolling in the Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review Program which begins Tuesday, April 28, at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., …

NECC Faculty Receive National Award
February 26, 2015 – 7:03 pm | Comments Off
NECC Faculty Receive National Award

Six Northern Essex Community College faculty members were recently named recipients of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Awards for Excellence, a national honor which recognizes outstanding teachers in the country’s community …

Caribbean U-Boat Blockade Subject of Book
February 26, 2015 – 2:23 pm | Comments Off
Caribbean U-Boat Blockade Subject of Book

While conducting research for her doctoral thesis, Northern Essex Community College associate professor Ligia Domenech stumbled upon a brief reference to the U-Boat blockade of the Caribbean during World War II. This footnote left her …

North Andover Man is Opportunity Knight
February 17, 2015 – 2:49 pm | Comments Off
North Andover Man is Opportunity Knight

One of the hardest working members of the Northern Essex Community College Knights Basketball Team may never have scored a point for the team, but he scored plenty of points with the team and its …

Two Appointed to NECC Board of Trustees
February 6, 2015 – 2:56 pm | Comments Off
Two Appointed to NECC Board of Trustees

Joseph D’Orazio of Haverhill and Marianne Paley Nadel of Chestnut Hill were recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by former Governor Deval Patrick.
D’Orazio, who worked for a decade in the …

NECC Employees Awarded for Work Performance
January 26, 2015 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC Employees Awarded for Work Performance

 
Three Northern Essex Community College employees Stacy Ayotte of Exeter, NH, Duane Quinion of Westport Island, ME, and Cheryl Wilson of Chelmsford recently received the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the first quarter of 2015.
The …

Students Flock to NECC Engineering Program
January 13, 2015 – 9:35 pm | Comments Off
Students Flock to NECC Engineering Program

Two years ago, when Nathaniel Clark sat down with his parents to discuss college plans, they all agreed that Northern Essex’s Engineering Program was the smartest choice for the honors student. He was already taking …

She Teaches the Teachers to Teach
January 5, 2015 – 2:10 pm | Comments Off
She Teaches the Teachers to Teach

When Jody Carson was nine, the budding educator taught preschool to her two younger siblings. Today, this NECC professor teaches others to teach preschool.
“Teaching was a natural fit for me,” says the Early Childhood Education professor. “I …

She Practices What She Teaches
December 18, 2014 – 2:34 pm | Comments Off
She Practices What She Teaches

NECC’s Jill Becker is a nurse’s nurse –a practicing nurse for nearly 40 years the Andover resident has been sharing her experiences and knowledge with nursing students for the last 25 years.
It could be said …