NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


PACE yourself at NECC with Karen Mitchell

By Fred Riley III Karen Mitchell is the director of the Pathways to Academic and Career Excellence also known as the PACE program at Northern Essex Community College. Mitchell...
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Basketball season is starting

The NECC men’s basketball team opens up their season on Nov. 1 and plays their first two games on the road at NHTI and Lincoln College of New England. However, the season...
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Mike Prescott, the Renaissance man

By Duane Sherman Over the decades, NECC has seen many gifted athletes on it’s campus. To find one that also has the ability to sing and enjoys working with the homeless...
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Meet the new library director

By Jessica Freeman “There’s more paperwork now” jokes, Mike Hearn, the recently appointed Director of Library Services. Hearn said his job is now more administrative, and that he...
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Lawrence has a new testing center

Lawrence campus has a new testing center, better equipped to handle students and now offering walk-in testing. Donna Bertolino, Assistant Dean of Academic Support Services, and...
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Taylor Robin has her eyes on the prize

By Nicholas Mazzone People hate working out, and can never keep up with it. They start working out and then quit a week after. What if the key to working out was social media?...
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A look at the work of educator Lance Hidy

A retrospective exhibit of the work of NECC professor of art, Lance Hidy, will soon be on display at the Museum of Printing, 800 Massachusetts Ave. North Andover, MA. The display...
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