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

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 …

Georgetown Woman Thrives Thanks to Support Services
July 27, 2016 – 2:34 pm
Georgetown Woman Thrives Thanks to Support Services

 
Once Laurine Faro learned about Northern Essex’s support services, she couldn’t imagine life without them. They were the academic lifeline she never knew she needed.
The Georgetown resident had already lived an accomplished life having worked …

Internship and Scholarship Help Haverhill Man Succeed
July 21, 2016 – 7:56 pm
Internship and Scholarship Help Haverhill Man Succeed

Several years out of high school, Haverhill resident Matt Sibley wanted to change course.
At the time he was working retail jobs while taking the occasional college class.
“I realized eventually that I wanted a career instead …

Methuen Man to Represent Students on NECC Board of Trustees
June 8, 2016 – 6:13 pm
Methuen Man to Represent Students on NECC Board of Trustees

Klinbert Garcia of Methuen has been elected the student representative to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees.
Born in the Dominican Republic, and raised first in New York and later Lawrence, where he learned …

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