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NECC Observer Wins Two New England Newspaper and Press Association Awards
May 10, 2023 – 3:19 pm
NECC Observer Wins Two New England Newspaper and Press Association Awards Haverhill and Lawrence, MA (May 8, 2023)– The award-winning Northern Essex Community College student newspaper, the NECC Observer, received even more accolades this past weekend. NECC Observer journalists Jose Rodriguez, Daniela Valdivia-Terres, Daniel Henrick, and Shantely…
Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma National Business Honor Society
April 25, 2023 – 11:22 am
Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma National Business Honor Society Northern Essex Community College business students were recognized for academic excellence and leadership at the 36th annual induction and awards ceremony of the Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma. This is a historic accomplishment for the Northern Essex members,…
NECC Creates New Center for MassReconnect Students
March 9, 2023 – 1:34 pm
NECC Creates New Center for MassReconnect Students Lawrence and Haverhill, MA (March 9, 2023)– More than 1.8 million adults in Massachusetts could be eligible for free community college under Governor Healey’s MassReconnect Program. The Governor, surrounded by the Workforce Skills Cabinet and community college presidents, officially unveiled…
Northern Essex and UMass Lowell Sign Innovative Joint Admissions Agreement
March 1, 2023 – 4:53 pm
Northern Essex and UMass Lowell Sign Innovative Joint Admissions Agreement Haverhill, MA (February 27, 2023)– A new joint admissions agreement between Northern Essex Community College and UMass Lowell will enhance the transfer process between the two institutions. Upon acceptance to NECC, students who opted into joint admissions on their application…
New Testing Site and Course to Enhance Job Readiness for Nurse Assistants
January 25, 2023 – 7:56 pm
New Testing Site and Course to Enhance Job Readiness for Nurse Assistants Lawrence, MA (January 18, 2023)– Northern Essex Community College continues work to address the growing job needs of the healthcare industry with two new offerings for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA). Students preparing to take the Massachusetts CNA exam can now…
Public Health Student Lands Competitive Internship
January 9, 2023 – 7:38 pm
Public Health Student Lands Competitive Internship Haverhill, MA (January 9, 2023)– Northern Essex Community College Public Health student Erin Archambault just turned 24, but she’s already spent years working in health care. The Haverhill native was trained as a Certified Nurse Assistant while attending Whittier Regional…
Northern Essex Awarded $300,000 for Diversifying Nursing Pathways Initiative
November 15, 2022 – 1:24 pm
Haverhill, MA (November 14, 2022)– Northern Essex Community College is one of ten community colleges from across the nation selected to participate in a new initiative aimed at addressing the nursing shortage. The Accelerating and Diversifying Nursing Pathways at Community…
Northern Essex Meets Job Demand of Rapidly Expanding Industry with Three Cannabis Certificate Courses
November 14, 2022 – 4:27 pm
Haverhill, MA (November 16, 2022) – Northern Essex is the first community college in northeastern Massachusetts to offer job training in the cannabis industry. Registration is now open for three certificate courses: Advanced Manufacturing Agent, Advanced Dispensary Associate Program, and…
NECC Part of New Consortium to Train Next Generation of Intelligence Officers 
September 30, 2022 – 1:56 pm
Haverhill, MA (September 27, 2022) – A new partnership between Northern Essex Community College and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is creating new pathways for NECC students who wish to pursue a career in intelligence or security. The Office…
Grant Will Fund New Technology for Health Care Students
September 26, 2022 – 1:57 pm
Haverhill and Lawrence, MA (September 26, 2022)—Students in Northern Essex Community College health care programs will soon have new, cutting-edge technology tools to enhance patient care training. The state recently awarded the college a $226,005 Skills Capital Grant, which will…

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