NECC Observer

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


Successful semester for Community Outreach Group

Finally unhindered by the COVID-19 pandemic NECC’s Community Outreach Group (COG) has bounced back with a successful year of volunteer work. This semester COG has...
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Post pandemic Spring Jam a success

NECC’s first Spring Jam since April 2019 came to fruition last month, drawing over 300 people to the Haverhill campus outside and inside the fitness and sports center. The annual...
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PACE helps students succeed

Pathway to Academic and Career Excellence also known as PACE is a Student Support Services program funded by a TRiO grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The PACE program...
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Center for Liberal Arts offers variety of services

The Center for Liberal Arts is the home for all the Liberal Arts students here at Northern Essex Community College. There are many students who fall under the umbrella of liberal...
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Best Buddies seeking members

According to the Best Buddies website, Best Buddies is a student-run friendship club that creates buddy pairs between students with and without intellectual and developmental...
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How Will the New Omicron Variant Affect You?

The novel coronavirus has brought many ups and downs this year, keeping the entire world on its toes as it rained havoc all throughout the globe. This past month we have seen...
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The PACE program: A pathway for pioneers

For many first-generation students, the college experience can be a difficult process to navigate. Pathways to Academic & Career Excellence, better known as PACE, is a...
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COVID vaccine mandate

As yet another semester begins, COVID continues to ravage our world. At the start of the fall semester, many colleges and universities around the nation including Massachusetts...
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