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Haverhill Resident Receives Outstanding Student Award
May 28, 2019 – 7:30 pm | Comments Off on Haverhill Resident Receives Outstanding Student Award
Haverhill Resident Receives Outstanding Student Award

“NECC has helped me in more ways than I can count,” he says. “It has given me a whole new life experience just by bringing me to campus. I have gotten closer to my community and been made aware of what is going on around the world. NECC has helped me break out of my own little shell.”

Criminal Justice Student Receives Full Scholarship to UMass Boston
May 15, 2019 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off on Criminal Justice Student Receives Full Scholarship to UMass Boston
Criminal Justice Student Receives Full Scholarship to UMass Boston

When Michael Mankarios immigrated to the United States from Egypt six years ago, he had $200 to his name, no connections, and an uncertain academic future.
Now, just a short time later, he has more than …

Haverhill Resident Discovers Passion for Accounting at NECC
May 10, 2019 – 8:19 pm | Comments Off on Haverhill Resident Discovers Passion for Accounting at NECC
Haverhill Resident Discovers Passion for Accounting at NECC

Peter Orfanos is no novice when it comes to time management. The Haverhill resident, who will graduate from Northern Essex with his business transfer degree this month, manages three part-time jobs, a full-time course load, …

Communications Student Finds a Fresh Start at NECC
May 7, 2019 – 7:28 pm | Comments Off on Communications Student Finds a Fresh Start at NECC
Communications Student Finds a Fresh Start at NECC

Back in the spring of 2017, Alexis “Lexi” Fontaine found herself at a crossroads. Nearly two years into her education at a college in Connecticut, the Methuen resident had dreams of pursuing a communications career, …

An Eye for Style: Business Management Graduate Empowers Others through Fashion
April 26, 2019 – 6:27 pm | Comments Off on An Eye for Style: Business Management Graduate Empowers Others through Fashion
An Eye for Style: Business Management Graduate Empowers Others through Fashion

Business Management grad Aida Santana is launching her own business as a personal stylist.

A Passion to Serve: Lawrence Police Officer Shares His Story
April 18, 2019 – 9:09 pm | Comments Off on A Passion to Serve: Lawrence Police Officer Shares His Story
A Passion to Serve: Lawrence Police Officer Shares His Story

Alumnus Ivan Soto ’14, a member of the Lawrence, MA Police Department, was on duty the afternoon of September 13, 2018, when he received the shattering news from his wife: his house was engulfed in …

Local Inventor and CEO Joins NECC Alumni Board
April 11, 2019 – 3:09 pm | Comments Off on Local Inventor and CEO Joins NECC Alumni Board
Local Inventor and CEO Joins NECC Alumni Board

Bradford resident Brian Mohika, CEO of CathWear, has been named to the Northern Essex Community College Alumni Board. His appointment was voted upon unanimously at the Board’s March 20 meeting.
Originally from Lawrence, Mohika graduated from …

TV Producer to Present Free Episode Screening and Discussion at NECC
April 2, 2019 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off on TV Producer to Present Free Episode Screening and Discussion at NECC
TV Producer to Present Free Episode Screening and Discussion at NECC

Members of the public are invited to attend a free screening and discussion session with Alexander Maggio, producer of the hit CBS television series “Madam Secretary,” on Wednesday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 …

NECC Administrator to Present Travel Lecture at Reuben Hoar Library
March 13, 2019 – 4:08 pm | Comments Off on NECC Administrator to Present Travel Lecture at Reuben Hoar Library
NECC Administrator to Present Travel Lecture at Reuben Hoar Library

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 …

NECC Professor to Offer Radioactivity Lecture at Peabody Institute Library
March 7, 2019 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off on NECC Professor to Offer Radioactivity Lecture at Peabody Institute Library
NECC Professor to Offer Radioactivity Lecture at Peabody Institute Library

When you hear the word “radioactivity,” you might be most inclined to think about nuclear power plants. But did you know that radioactive materials can be found in everyday products, from smoke detectors to table …