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Cancer Diagnosis Sparks entrepreneur/philanthropist
February 2, 2016 – 9:04 pm
Cancer Diagnosis Sparks entrepreneur/philanthropist

Even though Northern Essex student and cancer survivor CJay DiPrima isn’t a chemistry major, he sure knew how to turn a negative into a positive.
When the Windham, NH, resident was diagnosed with a rare form …

Fall 2015 Semester Dean’s List Announced
January 14, 2016 – 4:42 pm

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 2015 term.
To be included, students must attain a grade …

Partnerships with Local Businesses Lead to Employment after NECC
January 13, 2016 – 4:04 pm
Partnerships with Local Businesses Lead to Employment after NECC

Northern Essex Community College is collaborating with more local employers than ever before and, as a result, launching an increasing number of students into rewarding careers.
Some former students, such as Computer Information Sciences graduate Tim …

We have Strong Four -Year College Partners
January 12, 2016 – 8:48 pm
We have Strong Four -Year College Partners

When Nicole Catanzaro enrolled at Northern Essex Community College, transfer was already on her mind.
It was important to the 25-year-old Army National Guard veteran that her engineering science degree transfer easily into a bachelor’s program …

Students can Graduate Debt-Free
January 12, 2016 – 6:56 pm
Students can Graduate Debt-Free

Kiara Pichardo earned an associate degree from Northern Essex with honors in May, and the good news is that she graduated without owing a dime for her education.
The hard-working Lawrence resident paid for her first …

Local Residents Named Presidential Scholars at NECC
October 8, 2015 – 3:36 pm

Twenty-seven local 2015 high school graduates were accepted to Northern Essex Community College’s Presidential Scholars Program, an honors program devoted to high academic achievement.
In its 16th year, the Presidential Scholars Program is designed to reward …

NECC Gave Trumpeter Time to Study and Play
September 11, 2015 – 12:53 pm
NECC Gave Trumpeter Time to Study and Play

Northern Essex gave Lindsey Michaud the opportunity to earn an associate degree while doing what she most enjoys – playing her trumpet.
The Lowell resident, who has played the trumpet since she was 10 years old, …

North Andover Resident and NECC Nursing Student Earns Scholarship
August 31, 2015 – 6:48 pm
North Andover Resident and NECC Nursing Student Earns Scholarship

Nearly 20 years ago, when Erin Ring left Northern Essex Community College’s nursing program due to health issues, she promised herself that one day she would return. Her “one day” starts in September when she …

Scholarship Validates Andover Man’s Decision to Attend NECC
August 31, 2015 – 2:00 pm
Scholarship Validates Andover Man’s Decision to Attend NECC

When Jacob Barry graduated from Andover High School four years ago he knew he wasn’t ready for college. But a lot changed in four years and now the 22-year-old is excelling at Northern Essex Community …

NECC Students Spend Summer at UMass Lowell Research Program
August 27, 2015 – 8:29 pm
NECC Students Spend Summer at UMass Lowell Research Program

Two Northern Essex Community College students, Nabil Saleh of Methuen and Kelsey Wright of Lawrence spent the summer playing with molds created from 3D printers.
They also navigated their way around new library search engines and …

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