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Museum Exhibit Showcases College’s Early Years
August 10, 2017 – 3:49 pm | Comments Off on Museum Exhibit Showcases College’s Early Years
Museum Exhibit Showcases College’s Early Years

An exhibit celebrating the founding of Northern Essex Community College nearly 56 years ago, will be displayed at the Buttonwoods Museum in Haverhill from Saturday, September 2, through Friday, September 29.
The exhibit was curated by …

Photo for a Cause Fundraiser Underway
August 10, 2017 – 3:39 pm | Comments Off on Photo for a Cause Fundraiser Underway
Photo for a Cause Fundraiser Underway

What started as a way for breast cancer patient Priscilla Westaway to use her new found interest in photography to raise funds for other cancer patients and their families, has quickly become a multi-faceted project …

Methuen Mom Makes Demanding Schedule Look Easy
August 4, 2017 – 1:04 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 schedule is her persistence and work ethic.
The 35-year-old Methuen woman credits Northern Essex with helping her strike a balance between school, work, and family. Karina, who graduated …

Verizon Funds  NECC Science Project
July 31, 2017 – 6:41 pm | Comments Off on Verizon Funds  NECC Science Project
Verizon Funds  NECC Science Project

Sea gulls squawked as Northern Essex Community College Natural Science Professor Sarah Courchesne and a half dozen of her students chased them across Appledore Island in Maine as part of a sea gull banding project, …

NECC Education Helps Methuen Woman Land Dream Career
July 20, 2017 – 7:57 pm | Comments Off on NECC Education Helps Methuen Woman Land Dream Career
NECC Education Helps Methuen Woman Land Dream Career

Even before Sheri Carter earned her associate degree from Northern Essex, her education was already working for her. She went from having a job to having a career.
The 46-year-old Dracut resident graduated in May of …

Dominican School Recruits NECC Alumni for Teaching Program
July 19, 2017 – 3:07 pm | Comments Off on Dominican School Recruits NECC Alumni for Teaching Program
Dominican School Recruits NECC Alumni for Teaching Program

A school for gifted students nestled in the northern hills of the Dominican Republic is actively recruiting Northern Essex Community College alumni and faculty to apply for fellowships to teach for a semester or a …

NECC President Lane Glenn Updates Haverhill City Council
July 18, 2017 – 8:09 pm | Comments Off on NECC President Lane Glenn Updates Haverhill City Council
NECC President Lane Glenn Updates Haverhill City Council

ValleyWorks Career Center, a multi-million dollar Hospitality and Culinary Arts Institute, and thriving law enforcement academies were just a few of the topics Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn touched upon in what has …

NECC Graduates 46 from Police Academy
July 18, 2017 – 4:34 pm | Comments Off on NECC Graduates 46 from Police Academy
NECC Graduates 46 from Police Academy

Of the 46 recruits to graduate from the Northern Essex Community College/Methuen Police Academy on Friday, July 14, during the academy’s fourth commencement ceremony, 40 already have jobs in law enforcement with more than two …

Area Businessman Joins NECC Foundation
July 12, 2017 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on Area Businessman Joins NECC Foundation
Area Businessman Joins NECC Foundation

Local businessman Mark Van Weelden, was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Foundation Board.
Van Weelden is business manager for the Greater Boston, New Hampshire, and Maine district for Covanta the Haverhill Resource Recovery …

Flower Gardens Flourish at Northern Essex
June 20, 2017 – 7:08 pm | Comments Off on Flower Gardens Flourish at Northern Essex
Flower Gardens Flourish at Northern Essex

Butterflies and hummingbirds are the newest visitors to Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill campus thanks to some beautiful, new gardens.
These winged creatures have already visited the recently created butterfly garden planted in the island on …