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State Launches Commonwealth Commitment, Now More Affordable to Start at Northern Essex and Transfer
September 19, 2016 – 3:00 pm
State Launches Commonwealth Commitment, Now More Affordable to Start at Northern Essex and Transfer

Massachusetts just unveiled a new program that will make it even more affordable to earn a bachelor’s degree by starting at a community college, like Northern Essex Community College, and then transferring to a four-year …

Guest Speaker Will Discuss the Education of Afghanistan Women
September 15, 2016 – 3:06 pm
Guest Speaker Will Discuss the Education of Afghanistan Women

Imagine being a girl and told your government will not educate you? This is the plight of the women of Afghanistan and will be the focus of discussion when Mati Amin, chairman of the School …

Vermont Public College Now in Lawrence at NECC
September 14, 2016 – 7:15 pm
Vermont Public College Now in Lawrence at NECC

When Jean Carlos Diaz graduated from Lawrence High School in 2013, he chose to pursue an associate degree in computer science close to home at Northern Essex Community College.
Thanks to a partnership announced on Wednesday, …

Fall Semester Kicks Off with Convocation
September 13, 2016 – 1:54 pm
Fall Semester Kicks Off with Convocation

Growing Grads and Bucking Trends was the theme of the Fall 2016 convocation attended by hundreds of Northern Essex Community College faculty and staff on Tuesday, September 6, in the Hartleb Technology Center.
With that in …

NECC Hosts Info Session for Displaced ITT Tech Students
September 9, 2016 – 6:30 pm
NECC Hosts Info Session for Displaced ITT Tech Students

Northern Essex Community College is reaching out to local students who were impacted by the sudden closing of ITT Technical Institute, which announced earlier this week that they would be shutting down 130 campuses nationwide …

Funding will Benefit Early College Programs at Four Local High Schools
September 1, 2016 – 2:25 pm
Funding will Benefit Early College Programs at Four Local High Schools

This year, four local high schools will be able to continue to participate in Early College Programs in partnership with Northern Essex Community College, thanks to $250,000 which was included in the state budget by …

NECC ArtSpace Exhibit Explores Mystery of White Fund Paintings  
August 23, 2016 – 6:27 pm
NECC ArtSpace Exhibit Explores Mystery of White Fund Paintings  

Since 1911, a collection of 17 paintings valued in excess of $20 million has hung in a basement storage room of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This collection, last owned by a Lawrence …

NECC Still Accepting Registrations for September
August 17, 2016 – 7:56 pm
NECC Still Accepting Registrations for September

It is not too late to register for fall courses and programs starting Wednesday, September 7, at Northern Essex Community College, and this year there will be a new certificate and two new associate degrees …

Students Get Taste of STEM Options During Technology Camp
August 12, 2016 – 4:17 pm
Students Get Taste of STEM Options During Technology Camp

On Thursday they cooked s’mores in solar ovens made from shoe boxes.
Last  week, students in Northern Essex Community College’s first Technology Academy, measured their carbon footprint by cooking Pop Tarts – strawberry and brown sugar cinnamon.
These …

With Service-Learning, Students Address Real Needs in the Community
August 10, 2016 – 9:13 pm
With Service-Learning, Students Address Real Needs in the Community

Thanks to the NECC Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program (SLFF), Northern Essex Community College faculty are incorporating service-learning into their courses, giving students the opportunity to participate in community projects as part of their coursework.
This fall, …

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