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Methuen Resident Receives 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award

Submitted by on July 5, 2011 – 9:53 am

Methuen resident and Northern Essex Community College alumna Nancy A. Clover was awarded the NECC 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award during the college’s recent 49th commencement ceremony.

She is a registered nurse, Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist, and president and founder of Occupational Health Connections The award is given annually to recognize an NECC graduate who has achieved success in his or her career, is active in the community, and has given back to the college in some way. Clover received her associate degree in liberal arts from NECC in 1998. Occupational Health Connections is a staffing and recruitment firm exclusively for occupational and employee health. It is celebrating 11 years.

Her community service is extensive.  One thing she is most proud of is that she acquired donations of medical equipment and supplies to set up a medical clinic at the Bread & Roses Soup Kitchen in Lawrence to serve the needs of the area’s underserved population. She has been a guest lecturer on occupational health at many colleges. She’s also been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship to students at Northern Essex.

Clover is extremely active in her community, supporting the Methuen garden club, the Methuen Historical Society, and the Marsh School PTO to name a few.  She is a member of numerous professional organizations and has won a number of awards over the years. She has been a generous supporter of the college’s NECC Fund and the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

She resides in Methuen with her husband Paul and her son Joey and daughter Teri.