NECC Observer

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


Staff profile: Pam LaBella – assistive technology specialist at Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill resident Pam LaBella has always been passionate about helping people throughout her career, and understands the importance of providing support to people so they can...
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News daze: The impact of local news on individuals 

In a time where the country is being plagued by crucial problems – from the ongoing fight for racial equality to the ups and downs of the COVID-19 pandemic – many people are...
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Students reflect on end of semester

As the semester comes to a close and many students are preparing for their final exams or projects, many are feeling overwhelmed with everything they are having to manage, but at...
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The new normal: How remote learning is impacting students’ well-being

A year into the coronavirus pandemic many individuals are still facing significant struggles.  The pandemic has had a huge impact on the way college students learn, forcing them...
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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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Learning remotely: The impacts of social media on NECC students at home

In a time where students and professionals are adjusting to a new environment by working remotely from home, there are many sources of entertainment in the environment meant for...
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