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Nominate an Outstanding Graduate for Student Speaker at NECC’s 2015 Commencement
March 6, 2015 – 6:51 pm | Comments Off
Nominate an Outstanding Graduate for Student Speaker at NECC’s 2015 Commencement

One of the highlights of commencement each year is the speech by a graduating student who has been selected by faculty and staff to represent the class. The college is now soliciting nominations for the …

Acting and Tutoring Play Role in Lawrence Woman’s Future
March 2, 2015 – 4:08 pm | Comments Off
Acting and Tutoring Play Role in Lawrence Woman’s Future

Kiara Pichardo says, for her, the two most significant locations on the Northern Essex campus are the 75-seat theater and the tutoring center. One has given her direction, and the other has helped her …

NECC Students Compete in Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
February 27, 2015 – 7:33 pm | Comments Off
NECC Students Compete in Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Last month eleven current and former students of Northern Essex Community College’s theater program participated in the Region I Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for talented young actors, directors, designers, and playwrights. Two students, …

NECC Provides Foundation for Engineering Student
February 26, 2015 – 4:29 pm | Comments Off
NECC Provides Foundation for Engineering Student

When Joanel Vasquez emigrated from the Dominican Republic four years ago, he dreamed of attending college and earning a four-year degree. Northern Essex gave him the opportunity to achieve his dream.
The Lawrence resident says his …

NECC Prepares Haverhill Woman for Successful Dental Assisting Career
January 26, 2015 – 8:15 pm | Comments Off
NECC Prepares Haverhill Woman for Successful Dental Assisting Career

When you meet Taylor Early, one of the first things you notice is her smile. It is fitting, then, that she works as a dental assistant for local orthodontists helping others to smile as well.
A …

Journalism Program Offers Transfer Student the Perfect Start
January 21, 2015 – 6:34 pm | Comments Off
Journalism Program Offers Transfer Student the Perfect Start

Matt Gingras has long dreamed of writing for a living. Fulfilling that dream, he knew, was just a matter of finding the right start. When he enrolled in NECC’s versatile Journalism/Communication Program in the fall …

Baseball Enhances College Experience for New Hampshire Man
January 16, 2015 – 2:09 pm | Comments Off
Baseball Enhances College Experience for New Hampshire Man

Daniel Peters found that Northern Essex was the best place for him to balance farming, fastballs, first-graders, and the fundamentals of a college education.The 20-year-old Salem, NH, resident graduated in May 2014 with an associate …

Fall 2014 Dean’s List Announced
January 14, 2015 – 7:14 pm | Comments Off

Dr. William Heineman, vice president of academic affairs, Northern Essex Community College, is pleased to announce the appointment of students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 term.
To be included, students must attain a …

NECC Offered Affordability and Transfer for North Andover Man
January 8, 2015 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off
NECC Offered Affordability and Transfer for North Andover Man

For Lucas Lombardo, Northern Essex helped him find his academic direction and prepared him to continue to pursue it as a transfer student at Boston University — all while staying within his budget.
The 22-year-old graduated …

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 …

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