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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Young adults continue to experience mental health difficulties as COVID persists

There is currently an epidemic of young adults suffering from mental health problems. These issues may have been prompted by a number of things on account of COVID-19 such as...
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Why students continue to take online classes

COVID-19 has altered the ways that individuals approach education. One of these things that have changed is the prominence of online classes. Even now, when in-person courses are...
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Raquel Quezada: Journey of Latina who changed the world

On Wednesday Feb. 2 I had a chance to interview Raquel Quezada from Haverhill she is currently studying psychology in Northern Essex Community College. She is an author,and used...
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Are summer classes a good option?

During the summer, NECC offers three different summer class sessions that allow students to take extra classes, some on their own time, and lighten their load in the normal...
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A look into the mind: The Story of Elizabeth Casanave

“I’m driven to be constantly improving myself – growing into a better person, a more caring, contributing, productive member of society.” says UMass Lowell’s Graduate Programs...
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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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NECC turns to mask optional

Northern Essex President Lane Glenn announced on March 9, that the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges will be transitioning into mask optional environments. As of...
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