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Amesbury Mom Earns NECC Degree and Career
August 29, 2016 – 2:39 pm
Amesbury Mom Earns NECC Degree and Career

Emily Thompson of Amesbury had a perfectly good job as a licensed nurse assistant (LNA), but always felt there was something missing. She found what she was looking for when she enrolled at Northern Essex …

Language Barriers Couldn’t Stop this Man from Earning a College Degree
August 26, 2016 – 12:15 pm
Language Barriers Couldn’t Stop this Man from Earning a College Degree

When Anthony Delgado walked across the Northern Essex Community College stage to accept his Associate in Arts Liberal Arts degree with high honors, he carried with him two languages, two cultures, and the determination that …

College Grad Turns to NECC for New Career
August 24, 2016 – 8:04 pm
College Grad Turns to NECC for New Career

Computer and information sciences student Samantha Romano expected to gain valuable experience when she accepted an internship with RMON Networks, Inc., in Plaistow, NH. She didn’t expect to be offered a full-time job which she …

Transferring is a “Positive” Experience for Art Student
August 19, 2016 – 3:56 pm
Transferring is a “Positive” Experience for Art Student

Jannelly Gonzalez always felt at home in the lab. As a former phlebotomy lab assistant at Winchester Hospital, she worked long hours testing blood samples and preparing evaluations for doctors and patients – work that, …

Lawrence Man Gets Serious About Education at NECC
August 16, 2016 – 7:32 pm
Lawrence Man Gets Serious About Education at NECC

Carlos Rivera admits he was a less than serious student while attending Lawrence High School. The 2011 graduate enrolled at Northern Essex only because his family insisted that he go to college.
His less than stellar …

NECC First Step on Path to Engineering Degree
August 12, 2016 – 1:54 pm
NECC First Step on Path to Engineering Degree

Nabil Saleh didn’t know what to expect when he first enrolled at Northern Essex. Raised in Lebanon, he moved to the U.S. two years ago with two things in mind: the goal of becoming a …

NECC Student Participates in NU Summer Program
August 9, 2016 – 7:57 pm
NECC Student Participates in NU Summer Program

One day, Northern Essex Community College student Rami Saleh would like his own start-up company where he will have the flexibility to be an inventor. For now, the soon to be 21-year-old is honing his …

NECC Builds Pathway to Career in Health Care for Lawrence Woman
August 8, 2016 – 6:41 pm
NECC Builds Pathway to Career in Health Care for Lawrence Woman

Jenny Nunez, a married mother of four, always knew she wanted a career in the medical field, but after graduating from Lawrence High School in 2002, life got in the way of her dreams.
Pregnancy, a …

Transferring is a “Positive” Experience for Art Student
August 2, 2016 – 6:30 pm
Transferring is a “Positive” Experience for Art Student

When CJay DiPrima, co-founder of Stay Positive Apparel, transfers from NECC to Southern New Hampshire University this fall, he will take more than 80 college credits with him and a positive academic experience.
While attending Northern …

Single Mom Juggles College with Work and Family
July 28, 2016 – 1:18 pm
Single Mom Juggles College with Work and Family

Managing full-time work with parenting two teen girls and an almost full-time college schedule isn’t easy, but Tina McNeil proves it can be done.
A regional manager for Kohl’s department store and the single parent of …

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