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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 …

She Examines and Explores Criminal Justice
December 16, 2014 – 3:03 pm | Comments Off
She Examines and Explores Criminal Justice

Lessons in criminal justice came early to NECC Professor Magdalena Suarez-Shannon whose childhood soundtrack was of gunfire in the streets of her native Cuba.
Suarez-Shannon was just a little girl when her family fled Cuba when, …

He Offers an Interesting Philosophy on Philosophy
December 15, 2014 – 6:54 pm | Comments Off
He Offers an Interesting Philosophy on Philosophy

Adjunct faculty member Dustin Rollins believes curiosity is the foundation of philosophy and philosophy is the foundation to a successful life.
Rollins, who begins his seventh year teaching philosophy at NECC, himself came to philosophy by …

Twenty-six years and Counting of Teaching CIS
December 10, 2014 – 7:15 pm | Comments Off
Twenty-six years and Counting of Teaching CIS

Twenty-six years after teaching her first basic computer course, Dr. Ethel Schuster of Andover, is still teaching classes in the ever-evolving field of computer and information science (CIS), from applications to programming to security and …

Marine Biology has this Professor’s Heart
December 9, 2014 – 4:24 pm | Comments Off
Marine Biology has this Professor’s Heart

If he isn’t on the water or in the water, then marine biologist and natural science professor Dr. Ken Thomas is teaching about the water and its countless inhabitants.
While he also teaches introduction to biology …

NECC Employees Recognized
November 5, 2014 – 4:04 pm | Comments Off
NECC Employees Recognized

Three Northern Essex Community College employees Ingrid Polanco of Haverhill, Julie Carey of Amesbury, and Maria Hom of Groveland recently received the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the fourth quarter of 2014.
The Employee Recognition Award …

NECC Employees Recognized for Years of Service
October 28, 2014 – 8:03 pm | Comments Off
NECC Employees Recognized  for Years of Service

 A total of 129 Northern Essex Community College faculty and staff were recognized for their service to the college at a luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24, in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus.
Jean …

NECC Financial Aid Counselor and Veterans Services Coordinator Honored
September 22, 2014 – 7:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC Financial Aid Counselor and Veterans Services Coordinator Honored

Two Northern Essex Community College employees, Despina Lambropoulos of Bedford, and Jeffrey Williams of Essex were named the recipients of the NECC employee recognition award for the third quarter.
The Employee Recognition Award recognizes the many and …

New Library Director Merges Old with the New
September 18, 2014 – 8:06 pm | Comments Off
New Library Director Merges Old with the New

If the new director of Northern Essex’s library services was a book, his title might be “Mike Hearn: Renaissance man”.
This social worker turned librarian turned archivist turned author and historian replaced Linda Hummel-Shea, who retired …

NECC English Professor Attends Andover Bread Loaf Writing Workshop
August 12, 2014 – 2:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC English Professor Attends Andover Bread Loaf Writing Workshop

This summer Northern Essex Community College English Professor Lisette Espinoza completed the Andover Bread Loaf (ABL) Writing Workshop at Phillips Academy, along with other educators from New England, New York, and Louisiana, and Kenya, Haiti, …

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