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Single Mom Turns to NECC for Career in Sleep Technology
December 16, 2014 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off
Single Mom Turns to NECC for Career in Sleep Technology

When Jennifer Canfield learned she was going to be a mom, she began looking for a career she could train for quickly and earn a decent income. She found it in the Sleep Technology Certificate …

NECC Provides Foundation for Successful Transfer
December 8, 2014 – 2:54 pm | Comments Off
NECC Provides Foundation for Successful Transfer

Nairoby Sanchez knew when she enrolled at Northern Essex that it would be the first step on her journey to earning a four-year degree.
The Haverhill resident was looking for a fresh start when she came …

Tutoring Center Helps Lawrence Man Succeed
December 2, 2014 – 5:16 pm | Comments Off
Tutoring Center Helps Lawrence Man Succeed

Carlos Vasquez says he received academic support from many areas of Northern Essex not the least of which was the tutoring center.
The 30-year-old Lawrence resident has been a steady visitor to the tutoring center since …

Lawrence Veteran Finds Full College Experience at NECC
November 24, 2014 – 8:32 pm | Comments Off
Lawrence Veteran Finds Full College Experience at NECC

When Justin Merced of Lawrence enrolled at Northern Essex, he was interested in the academics, of course, but he also was looking for a full college experience. He wanted extra-curricular activities that would help him …

Internship Program Expands at NECC
November 24, 2014 – 4:31 am | Comments Off
Internship Program Expands at NECC

In just two semesters Northern Essex Community College’s internship program has nearly doubled in size. The program started last spring when 11 business and journalism/communication students were placed in internships. This fall with the addition …

NECC Great First Step on Road to Bachelor’s Degree
November 17, 2014 – 4:36 pm | Comments Off
NECC  Great First Step on Road to Bachelor’s Degree

After starting at Northern Essex and then attending another local college, Allison Brody
returned to NECC and hit her stride in the Radiologic Technology Program.
“Northern Essex was close to home, affordable, and a good opportunity to …

Health@NECC Certificate Programs Prepare Methuen Woman for Career
November 12, 2014 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off
Health@NECC Certificate Programs Prepare Methuen Woman for Career

Lindsey Santiago was looking for a college program that would quickly prepare her for the workforce. She found it in Northern Essex’s Medical Billing Certificate Program through iHealth@NECC. She liked it so much she returned …

Lawrence Woman Lands Career in Health Care
November 4, 2014 – 2:56 pm | Comments Off
Lawrence Woman Lands Career in Health Care

Lawrence resident Elizabeth Pena knew she wanted a career in the health care field, so she turned to Northern Essex.
“Because I live in Lawrence, I always heard great things about Northern Essex. I knew …

Longtime Editor Rod Doherty Speaks to NECC Students
November 3, 2014 – 3:41 pm | Comments Off
Longtime Editor Rod Doherty Speaks to NECC Students

Rob Doherty, former executive editor of Foster’s Daily Democrat and 1973 graduate of Northern Essex Community College, returned on Wednesday, Oct. 22, to speak with Journalism and Communication students about his experience as a journalist, …

Local Residents Named Presidential Scholars at NECC
October 23, 2014 – 5:39 pm | Comments Off
Local Residents Named Presidential Scholars at NECC

Twelve local 2014 high school graduates have been accepted to the Presidential Scholars Program at Northern Essex Community College.
In its 15th year, the Presidential Scholars Program is designed to reward motivated high school students who …

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