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Spring Convocation Launches Semester
January 22, 2015 – 8:34 pm | Comments Off
Spring Convocation Launches Semester

Suddenly, it seems, community colleges are grabbing headlines. With that in mind, Northern Essex Community College Lane Glenn welcomed dozens of faculty, staff, and administrators to the spring 2015 convocation on Tuesday, January20, noting that …

Municipal Police Recruit Training Academy Opens on NECC’s Haverhill Campus
January 16, 2015 – 3:29 pm | Comments Off
Municipal Police Recruit Training Academy Opens on NECC’s Haverhill Campus

Beginning in February, Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill Campus will be home to the state’s newest Police Recruit Officer Training Academy, which will provide training for recruits who will be joining local police departments.
There are …

NECC Delivers College Success Seminar to Local High Schools
January 13, 2015 – 9:09 pm | Comments Off
NECC Delivers College Success Seminar to Local High Schools

A Northern Essex course designed to help students succeed in college is being offered to local students while they are still in high school.
The college began offering its College Success Seminar at local high schools …

HHS Early College Program Graduates 18
January 8, 2015 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off
HHS Early College Program Graduates 18

Eighteen Haverhill High School seniors already have 27 college credits, even though they won’t graduate from high school until May.
These students have been participating in the Haverhill Early College Program, a partnership between the high …

Still Time to Enroll at NECC
December 19, 2014 – 8:40 pm | Comments Off

Have you been thinking about earning your degree or jumpstarting your career? If yes, the spring semester at Northern Essex Community College begins Wednesday, Jan. 21, and it’s not too late to register for courses …

NECC Wins “MEMO2MA” Twitter Contest
December 15, 2014 – 8:49 pm | Comments Off
NECC Wins “MEMO2MA” Twitter Contest

Cookies, coffee cake, and hot chocolate were the morning fare for students, staff and faculty who participated in the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education’s Vision Project Twitter photo contest titled Degrees of Urgency:  Why Massachusetts …

December Trustee Notes
December 15, 2014 – 7:30 pm | Comments Off

College has New Mission Statement
Northern Essex’s mission statement has stayed the same since it was created in 1992 to align with the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education’s mission statement.
At the December meeting, trustees voted unanimously …

NECC Announces Accelerated Classes During Winter Break
December 5, 2014 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off
NECC Announces Accelerated Classes During Winter Break

 
For the first time in decades, maybe ever, Northern Essex Community College is offering accelerated courses during the January break for students who want to get ahead.
These courses are open to current Northern Essex students …

Information Literacy Lab Opens on Lawrence Campus
December 4, 2014 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off

Bill Heineman, NECC’s vice president of academic and student affairs, has a tip for students with papers to write.
After touring the college’s new information literacy lab in Lawrence at a November 24 Open House, he …

ValleyWorks Career Center and NECC Celebrate New Partnership
November 24, 2014 – 8:28 pm | Comments Off
ValleyWorks Career Center and NECC Celebrate New Partnership

 
What was for years Northern Essex Community College’s bookstore is now the home of the ValleyWorks Career Center’s Haverhill Office. The college and the career center hosted a grand opening on Tuesday, Nov. 18 to …

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