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NECC Faculty Receive National Award
February 26, 2015 – 7:03 pm | Comments Off
NECC Faculty Receive National Award

Six Northern Essex Community College faculty members were recently named recipients of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Awards for Excellence, a national honor which recognizes outstanding teachers in the country’s community …

Caribbean U-Boat Blockade Subject of Book
February 26, 2015 – 2:23 pm | Comments Off
Caribbean U-Boat Blockade Subject of Book

While conducting research for her doctoral thesis, Northern Essex Community College associate professor Ligia Domenech stumbled upon a brief reference to the U-Boat blockade of the Caribbean during World War II. This footnote left her …

NECC Professor’s Work Highlighted in New MIT Press Book
February 13, 2015 – 6:56 pm | Comments Off
NECC Professor’s Work Highlighted in New MIT Press Book

NECC professor and Merrimac resident Lance Hidy has contributed a chapter to “The Eternal Letter,” a new book published by MIT Press. The book, which was released this winter in conjunction with the two thousandth …

NECC Employees Awarded for Work Performance
January 26, 2015 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC Employees Awarded for Work Performance

 
Three Northern Essex Community College employees Stacy Ayotte of Exeter, NH, Duane Quinion of Westport Island, ME, and Cheryl Wilson of Chelmsford recently received the NECC Employee Recognition Award for the first quarter of 2015.
The …

NECC Employees Participate in Race Amity Event
January 22, 2015 – 8:41 pm | Comments Off
NECC Employees Participate in Race Amity Event

 
Nearly three dozen Northern Essex Community College administrators, faculty, adjunct faculty, advisors, IT staff, administrative support, and students attended the recent 2014 National Race Amity Conference held in Norwood.
NECC had the highest attendance of any …

She Teaches the Teachers to Teach
January 5, 2015 – 2:10 pm | Comments Off
She Teaches the Teachers to Teach

When Jody Carson was nine, the budding educator taught preschool to her two younger siblings. Today, this NECC professor teaches others to teach preschool.
“Teaching was a natural fit for me,” says the Early Childhood Education professor. “I …

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 …

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