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NECC Administrator to Present Travel Lecture at Reuben Hoar Library

Submitted by on March 13, 2019 – 4:08 pm

Marcy Yeager

Setting your sights on vacation can be hard when high costs come in to play — but traveling the world doesn’t have to break the bank.

Equipped with the right tips and tools, you can potentially save thousands in travel expenses, according to Marcy Yeager, executive director of PK-12 partnerships and international studies at Northern Essex Community College. Through her upcoming lecture “Jet Setting 101: you can see the world on a budget,” Yeager, a travel enthusiast, will share a variety of means through which anyone can make vacations more affordable – from breaking flights down into segments, to signing up for tour-based language courses, to eating local, and much more.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at the Reuben Hoar Library, 41 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA. Please register online.

Marcy Yeager holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University and a Master of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to assuming her current role, Yeager served as professor of natural sciences and later as chair of the NECC natural sciences department.

“Jet Setting 101” is offered as part of the NECC Speakers Bureau, which has professional speakers available to present to public and private school systems, libraries, service clubs, and more.

For information on the NECC Speakers Bureau, please visit the Speakers Bureau website or contact the group at or at 978-556-3862.

Northern Essex provides study abroad short-course trip opportunities to interested students of NECC. Please contact to learn more about current and future trips.

With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 60 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth.  Each year, close to 8,000 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 2,600 take noncredit workforce development and community education classes on campus, and at businesses and community sites across the Merrimack Valley.  For more information, visit the website at