NECC Observer

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


Keeping creative with Professor Victor

Marquis Victor is a new professor at Northern Essex Community College who teaches Intro to Film Studies and Communication through Film. He started teaching spring 2020, not only...
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New Lawrence food vendor named

The Lawrence campus gained a new food vendor after weeks of looking. The vendor will be El Taller, which operates a restaurant at 275 Essex St., only a couple blocks from the...
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Amesbury Street Property Donated

Louise Haffner Fournier’s family make donation   The Louise Haffner Fournier Education Center on Amesbury Street on the Lawrence Campus has gone from a rented building to a...
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Winterfest

With the accumulation of snow at the Lawrence campus over this semester, a lot of events had to be cancelled along with the school days, Winterfest being one of them. Winterfest...
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NECC Nursing Program

The Lawrence campus at NECC has rapidly transformed in the last year for the nursing program, along with the Lawrence campus in general. From renovations around campus, to better...
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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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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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