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Two Named to All-American Teams
June 13, 2019 – 8:29 pm | Comments Off on Two Named to All-American Teams
Two Named to All-American Teams

Spencer Brown of Beverly and Leo Romero of Lawrence, both members of the Northern Essex Community College baseball team, have been named to the NJCAA Baseball All-American teams.
The NJCAA All-American teams each consist of 12 …

NECC Trustees Notes
June 13, 2019 – 7:38 pm | Comments Off on NECC Trustees Notes

June Trustees Meeting Notes
A Fall sabbatical took Northern Essex philosophy professor Meredith Gunning in search of open educational resources (OER) for her students, but what she found was an opportunity to introduce her students to …

Four Receive Emeritus Honor at NECC
June 13, 2019 – 2:26 pm | Comments Off on Four Receive Emeritus Honor at NECC
Four Receive Emeritus Honor at NECC

Four Northern Essex Community College retirees, Jane Gagliardi of Gloucester, Joe LeBlanc of Haverhill, Karen Blanchard Mitchell of Bow, NH, and Charlene Kennedy of Richmond, NH, recently received the honor of emeritus during the 57th …

NECC Pitcher Drafted by MLB
June 6, 2019 – 1:56 pm | Comments Off on NECC Pitcher Drafted by MLB
NECC Pitcher Drafted by MLB

Northern Essex Community College freshman shortstop/right-handed pitcher Spencer Brown of Beverly was selected on Wednesday afternoon by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 39th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. …

Cummings Foundation Funds Promise Program
June 5, 2019 – 8:11 pm | Comments Off on Cummings Foundation Funds Promise Program
Cummings Foundation Funds Promise Program

Thanks to the Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant, Essex County graduates who participate in Northern Essex Community College’s Early College Program and earned at least 12 credits by the time they graduate from high …

Women of NECC Raise Scholarship Money
June 5, 2019 – 6:54 pm | Comments Off on Women of NECC Raise Scholarship Money
Women of NECC Raise Scholarship Money

Nearly 100 guests of the Women of Northern Essex Community College attended the 23rd annual June fundraising event on Saturday, June 1, at the home of Charles and Ann in their Newburyport.
The Lagasses hosted the …

From Chocolate to Chemistry, He has the Answers
June 3, 2019 – 8:01 pm | Comments Off on From Chocolate to Chemistry, He has the Answers
From Chocolate to Chemistry, He has the Answers

Whether he is extolling the virtues of dark chocolate, planning a weekend board game marathon, or dusting for fingerprints in his forensic science class, Professor Mike Cross does it with a laid-back enthusiasm that is …

NECC Helps Immigrants with Credentialing
May 31, 2019 – 12:51 pm | Comments Off on NECC Helps Immigrants with Credentialing

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/globelocal/2019/05/29/northern-essex-program-gives-immigrants-lift-workforce/JWP6LKSbfhnD3Eqmf4fMJI/story.html

Medical Assistants are in High Demand
May 30, 2019 – 3:54 pm | Comments Off on Medical Assistants are in High Demand
Medical Assistants are in High Demand

A medical assisting certificate can lead to an in-demand job now and possibly a health care career later.
Not only is medical assisting one of the fastest growing jobs in the country, says Kathy Welch Hudson, program …

He Makes Public Speaking Fun
May 29, 2019 – 6:41 pm | Comments Off on He Makes Public Speaking Fun
He Makes Public Speaking Fun

As a professional comedian, Dave Rattigan can’t help but interject a bit of fun into his interpersonal communications and public speaking classes.
For the last 15 years, this writer turned stand-up comedian has been helping Northern Essex …