NECC Observer

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


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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NECC alum Lisa Morelli is now C.E.O. of a multi-million dollar credit union

By Rachael Sarcione NECC alum Lisa Morelli, 48, became the C.E.O. of a $25 million dollar credit union. Like many NECC students, Morelli juggled a full-time job and a family...
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Hispanic Heritage at NECC

By Eduardo Souza Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, when people recognize the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the U.S. and celebrate Hispanic...
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NECC maintenance prepares for winter

By Rachael Sarcione It may seem as though fall has just begun but the Maintenance Department at NECCs Haverhill campus has already begun preparing for winter. Keeping the NECC...
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Editorial: The NECC Observer is free-press and student run

Newspapers have more than one function. They serve to inform, create engagement, provide a voice for a community, sometimes entertain, and function as watchdogs against...
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Marie Phillips and Lukas Schmid take home Student of Month honor

Two Northern Essex Community College students were recently honored for being picked as students of the month. Marie Phillips was student of the month for February and Lukas...
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President’s Day Trivia Contest winner announced

Each year, Professors Richard Padova and Andrew Morse from the Global Studies Dept. sponsor a Presidents’ Day trivia contest. The subject for this year’s contest was presidential...
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