NECC Observer

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


Speechapalooza 2021: Coming to a screen near you

Northern Essex Community College’s 7th annual Speechapalooza event will be held virtually for the second year in a row due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It will be held...
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Students take on virtual escape room

With the exit doors locked and just an hour to escape a horde of the undead, our (virtual) fate was all but sealed. Luckily, the post-apocalyptic world had never seen the likes...
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Registration for summer, fall begins at NECC

Registration for the summer and fall semesters is now open at Northern Essex Community College. The school is offering many different options for classes. There will be in person...
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Virtual town hall highlights plans for fall classes

Monday, March 29, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs William “Bill” Heineman, and Director of Student Success Management Audrey Ellis hosted a Virtual Town Hall...
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Reflecting on a year of COVID

In March of 2021 the anniversary of the first lockdown came about, and more specifically the first time since NECC shut down and changed the format to online learning. Students...
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A year in a pandemic: How it has affected those with chronic illness.

It has been year since the World Health Organization declared SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19/The Coronavirus, a global pandemic. Since then, more than 118 million people have been infected...
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Greater Lawrence Family Health Center doctors encourage community to get vaccinated

On Tuesday evening, March.2, NECC students Tanner Jordan and Silvia Urena Polanco hosted a COVID-19 Vaccine Forum alongside guest doctors Lydia Rex and Tuhin Roy from Greater...
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Interactive comedy hour offers a night of laughts

On Wednesday evening March 3rd, NECC Student Life Activities presented an online interactive comedy hour to have fun and loosen up life during COVID times, hosted by professional...
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