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Professor Shares Fascination with Natural Science
March 10, 2016 – 4:51 pm
Professor Shares Fascination with Natural Science

Dr. Maria Carles has had a lifelong fascination with the natural world and all living organisms. She shares this fascination with her students, hoping to awaken their own curiosity and interest in life sciences.
Since 2011, …

NECC Students Study Abroad
March 3, 2016 – 3:47 pm
NECC Students Study Abroad

At Northern Essex Community College learning takes place in many different settings. Sometimes it’s in the traditional brick-and mortar classroom, where whiteboards, desks, and books provide the tools for learning. Other times, and increasingly, it’s …

Chemistry Professor with Ph.D. Pursues Associate Degree in Liberal Arts
March 1, 2016 – 8:01 pm
Chemistry Professor with Ph.D. Pursues Associate Degree in Liberal Arts

It was the first day of First-Year Seminar class when Mike Cross’s secret was uncovered by Justin, another student in the class.
Justin was giving Cross a funny look before class began. Finally, he asked “Don’t …

NECC PROFILE: Elizabeth Casanave
March 1, 2016 – 4:54 pm
NECC PROFILE:  Elizabeth Casanave

Lizzie Casanave is always smiling. So it’s no surprise that her philosophy courses include a workshop titled “The Science of Happiness.” She encourages her students to look at happiness through the lens of positive psychology. …

She Helps You Transfer Successfully
February 25, 2016 – 8:50 pm
She Helps You Transfer Successfully

Grace Young doesn’t just want you to be successful at Northern Essex Community College. She wants you to successfully transfer into a bachelor’s program, perhaps a master’s program, and finally a rewarding career.
As dean of …

Assistant Coach Steps up to the Plate
February 23, 2016 – 3:19 pm
Assistant Coach Steps up to the Plate

For two years, Kendra Hobbs was the understudy for the role of head softball coach at Northern Essex Community College. Last week Hobbs stepped into the spotlight as coach. It is a role she has …

Northern Essex Professor Joins NESNE Board of Governors
February 16, 2016 – 7:02 pm
Northern Essex Professor Joins NESNE Board of Governors

Amy Callahan, professor of English and coordinator of the liberal arts: journalism and communication program at Northern Essex Community College, has joined the Board of Governors of the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE), …

Educator Shares Experiences with Students
February 16, 2016 – 4:47 pm
Educator Shares Experiences with Students

Some of Dr. Donna Tanner’s best teachers have been little children.
The words and wisdom of these wee ones have inspired Tanner throughout her career from first grade teacher to principal to college professor. The lessons …

Math Skills Equal Success
February 9, 2016 – 7:31 pm
Math Skills Equal Success

Jim Sullivan believes everyone can conquer math and that strong math skills equal success.
This positive attitude is what he carries into his math classes, whether he is teaching basic algebra, math fusion, math literacy, statistics, …

Sociology was the Answer for This Faculty Member
February 1, 2016 – 5:09 pm

Dr. Sheila Pierre says she found the answers to life’s questions from studying sociology and says her NECC students can expect to do the same.
Young or old, rich or poor, it’s human nature to ask …

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