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NECC Hosts Open House in Lawrence

Submitted by on March 9, 2015 – 8:15 pm

16232280925_2e513f1f39_zOn Saturday, March 28, Northern Essex Community College will host a special open house event in the new Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health and Technology Center at 414 Common Street, Lawrence. The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon and is free and open to the public.

During the open house, prospective students and community members will have the opportunity to tour all sites of NECC’s Lawrence campus, explore the college’s many available degree and certificate programs, and attend financial aid workshops.  Over 30 campus organizations will be on site throughout to provide pertinent information about campus services. Featured among them are representatives from Student Engagement, Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services, as well as faculty members from a vast array of academic programs.  Several popular transfer colleges will also be present.

The Lawrence campus houses the majority of the college’s health care programs and features multiple state-of-the-art classroom and lab spaces, a high-tech health education simulation center, an information literacy lab, a library, and much more. Tour participants will be treated to a first-hand look at each of these campus facilities and an overview of their offerings.

To learn more about the upcoming open house event, contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700 or For more information on programs offered through NECC’s Lawrence and Haverhill campuses, please visit

With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 70 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growthMore than 7,400 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 6,700 take noncredit workforce development and community education classes on campus, and at businesses and community sites across the Merrimack Valley.  Northern Essex is the only state college located in the lower Merrimack Valley Region of Massachusetts. For more information, visit the website at