NECC Observer

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


You are you, not your diagnosis

Joseph, Joey, Stewart, 17, was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11, after having his first seizure on Mother’s Day, 2012. Now, he is about to start college a year early to...
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Virtual twon hall to address summer/fall plans

On Monday March 29th from 11am to 12pm, Audrey Ellis, Assistant Director of Student Success Management, will be hosting a NECC Virtual Town Hall featuring Bill Heineman, Vice...
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Profile: Jillian Knox of Northern Essex Community College

Helping others has always been a cause that Northern Essex Community College Disability Services Specialist, Jillian Knox, has deeply valued from a young age, as well as...
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UMass Lowell students share tips on managing stress from online classes

As we mark the one year anniversary of the lock down, and the switch from in-person attendance to online, college students are getting used to the process of everyday self...
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A NECC graduate 16 years later

It’s that time of the year, mid semester, so some NECC students are looking at four-year colleges, meanwhile other NECC students are getting ready to graduate and moving on...
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Mass Transfer program may be students’ best financial option

Northern Essex Community College is one of the many community colleges in Massachusetts that is part of a lucrative program for students looking to receive their bachelor’s...
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