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NECC Receives Distinguished Honor from the “Military Times”
November 9, 2015 – 3:15 pm | Comments Off on NECC Receives Distinguished Honor from the “Military Times”
NECC Receives Distinguished Honor from the “Military Times”

Veterans can expect to receive exceptional attention and service when they enroll at Northern Essex Community College according to the “Military Times” which has added NECC to its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2016” rankings.
Northern Essex was …

Track Star Takes on Role of Track and Field Coach
November 5, 2015 – 8:48 pm | Comments Off on Track Star Takes on Role of Track and Field Coach
Track Star Takes on Role of Track and Field Coach

When Michael Giardina was a sophomore at Lowell High School, he joined the track and field team to cross-train for his favored sport – wrestling. Quickly, however, the track replaced the mat and now seven …

NECC Embraces Open Educational Resources
October 29, 2015 – 3:33 pm | Comments Off on NECC Embraces Open Educational Resources
NECC Embraces Open Educational Resources

When Northern Essex Community College Professor Mike Cross announced to his Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry students that they wouldn’t need to purchase textbooks, the class erupted in cheers.
While reactions in chemistry are expected, this …

NECC Presents “King Lear”
October 26, 2015 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on NECC Presents “King Lear”
NECC Presents “King Lear”

The miseries and joys of humanness are explored in the Northern Essex Community College production of “King Lear,” presented this month in the Chester Hawrylciw Theatre on the third floor of the Spurk Building on the …

NECC Employees Recognized
October 19, 2015 – 6:43 pm | Comments Off on NECC Employees Recognized
NECC Employees Recognized

Three Northern Essex Community College employees, Allison Gagne and Dianne Lahaye of Haverhill and Tina Favara of Kensington, NH, recently received the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the third quarter of 2015.
The Employee Recognition Award …

Cerasuolo – O’Rorke Appointed to NECC Trustees
October 19, 2015 – 2:26 pm | Comments Off on Cerasuolo – O’Rorke Appointed to NECC Trustees
Cerasuolo – O’Rorke Appointed to NECC Trustees

Haverhill business leader, Sally L. Cerasuolo – O’Rorke, was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.
Cerasuolo – O’Rorke is the founder and president of Gold Leaf …

NECC Hosts Former Athlete Turned Concussion Expert
October 8, 2015 – 1:32 pm | Comments Off on NECC Hosts Former Athlete Turned Concussion Expert
NECC Hosts Former Athlete Turned Concussion Expert

Chris Nowinski, former Ivy League football player, professional wrestler, author, NFLPA advisor, and current Ph.D. candidate, is also a concussion survivor who educates others on concussion prevention and awareness in both professional and school sports.
He …

NECC Gave Trumpeter Time to Study and Play
September 11, 2015 – 12:53 pm | Comments Off on NECC Gave Trumpeter Time to Study and Play
NECC Gave Trumpeter Time to Study and Play

Northern Essex gave Lindsey Michaud the opportunity to earn an associate degree while doing what she most enjoys – playing her trumpet.
The Lowell resident, who has played the trumpet since she was 10 years old, …

New NECC Coach Runs Cross Country Program
September 3, 2015 – 8:14 pm | Comments Off on New NECC Coach Runs Cross Country Program
New NECC Coach Runs Cross Country Program

Thom Bradley was nearly 28 when he discovered the merits of running. Now, 38 years later he is sharing those merits with students at Northern Essex Community College as he works to resurrect its cross …

North Andover Resident and NECC Nursing Student Earns Scholarship
August 31, 2015 – 6:48 pm | Comments Off on North Andover Resident and NECC Nursing Student Earns Scholarship
North Andover Resident and NECC Nursing Student Earns Scholarship

Nearly 20 years ago, when Erin Ring left Northern Essex Community College’s nursing program due to health issues, she promised herself that one day she would return. Her “one day” starts in September when she …