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NECC Student Plays Key Role in Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Heritage Festival
August 21, 2014 – 5:37 pm | Comments Off
NECC Student Plays Key Role in Lawrence’s Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

A Northern Essex Community College student, Joshua Alba of Lawrence, is providing leadership for this year’s 30th Annual Bread and Roses Festival, which will be held on the Lawrence Common on Monday, September 1 from …

Salem, NH Woman Earns NECC Scholarship
August 21, 2014 – 2:03 pm | Comments Off
Salem, NH Woman Earns NECC Scholarship

Salem, NH residents may know Madisen Giordano as the young lady who cheerily prepares their coffee orders in the morning. What they don’t know is that brewing coffee is just one of two jobs she …

Methuen Mom Earns Two NECC Scholarships
August 20, 2014 – 6:22 pm | Comments Off
Methuen Mom Earns Two NECC Scholarships

Thuy Nguyen wasn’t quite 16 and had no experience with the English language when she and an older sister left their home in Vietnam and joined their father in Lawrence.
Today, the 33-year-old Methuen resident is …

NECC Awards More Than $200,000 in Scholarships
August 7, 2014 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off

Recently, 216 Northern Essex Community College students were awarded 236 scholarships totaling more than $200,000 for the 2014/2015 academic year.
“Our students are deeply appreciative of the many generous individuals and organizations that make these scholarships …

NECC Instrumental in Advancing Methuen Woman’s Career
August 6, 2014 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off
NECC Instrumental in Advancing Methuen Woman’s Career

There is no doubt in Tricia Colameta Lyon’s mind that the skills she learned in her computer applications class at Northern Essex helped her secure the position of executive assistant to the director of the …

Affordable Education Helps Serbian Immigrant Find Dream Job
July 29, 2014 – 6:35 pm | Comments Off
Affordable Education Helps Serbian Immigrant Find Dream Job

Affordability was key in Milovan Jovic’s decision to enroll in Northern Essex’s Engineering Science Program.
This program has already helped him secure a job with promised job advancement once he graduates in May.
As a boy growing …

iHealth@NECC Certificate Programs Prepare Methuen Woman for Career
July 22, 2014 – 5:33 pm | Comments Off
iHealth@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 …

NECC Prepares Lawrence Grad for Life at UMass Boston
July 21, 2014 – 7:27 pm | Comments Off
NECC Prepares Lawrence Grad for Life at UMass Boston

Lizmarie Peralta says Northern Essex is the cornerstone of her educational foundation; a foundation she continues to build upon as a transfer student at UMass Boston.
She credits the many support services at NECC with helping …

College Activities Part of NECC Experience for Single Mom
July 15, 2014 – 8:24 pm | Comments Off
College Activities Part of NECC Experience for Single Mom

 
As a working single mom, getting a quality college education is important to Maeve Hurley, and being involved with college activities is a valuable part of that college experience.
A 2010 graduate of Sanborn Regional High …

Amesbury Man Balances College, Work, and Family
July 8, 2014 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off
Amesbury Man Balances College, Work, and Family

Northern Essex Business Transfer major Thomas Bailey carries the titles of husband, father, college student, and valued employee with what appears to be great ease.
While others might bow under such pressure, this 29-year-old Amesbury resident …

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