Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Your daily guide to the community events and happenings in Danvers.
Welcome to 5 Things, your daily resource for community events, happenings in town, and little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know today, Feb. 29, in Danvers: 1. It's the last day to celebrate Black History Month at North Shore Community College. At 1 p.m., head over to the campus library for the 23rd National African American Read-In. Later at 4 p.m., check out the free Library of Congress screening of A Conversation with African Poet and Writer Ali Mazrui. All events are free and open to the public. 2. Congratulations to Honda North, who we learned just received the Honda President's Award for 2011. The award is based on their achievement of excellence in all areas of operation – customer service and …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The following students were named to North Shore Community College's 2011 Dean's List.
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Friday, October 21, 2011
Check out our picks for things to do in Danvers this weekend.
Not sure what to do this weekend? There is a LOT going on in town, so be sure to check out our picks for local events, and head over to our Events Calendar for a complete list. Thorpe Elementary Fall Fair SCC Sustainability Fair Dress to Impress Haunted Hike Danvers Halloween Safety Fair 2nd Annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale For more Halloween events around the North Shore, check out Celebrate Halloween Across the North Shore.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
G.I. Jobs honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.
G.I. Jobs has named North Shore Community College as part of the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students. NSCC is one of the 1,518 educational facilities on this year’s list. This is the second year North Shore Community College has been honored. College President Wayne M. Burton, a Vietnam veteran, said this designation very publicly illustrate's NSCC's commitment to serving veterans and their families. “NSCC has a long tradition of providing education and training to veterans and current members of the armed forces who are seeking to learn new skills and translate experience in the military to civilian life," he said in a press …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
This semester the college has placed a voluntary ban on cigarette smoking , to ease into a mandatory ban at the start of 2012.
As part of a national inititiave to ban smoking from college campuses, North Shore Community College has begun a voluntary cigarette ban this semester, before implementing a mandatory ban at the start of 2012. "We believe a smoke-free policy is an important investment in our students’ health and their promising futures," said NSCC President Wayne M. Burton in a release. "In addition, a smoke-free campus is more aesthetically pleasing, welcoming and accessible to all students and staff, safer from fires, and environmentally sustainable." John Hruska, a business administration major from Everett became involved with the Smoke Free Task Force after enrolling at the college in 2009. Hruska, a self proclaimed "guilty smoker" said he often would…
Thursday, August 18, 2011
The Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Certificate and the Dietary Management Certificate will be offered at North Shore Community College beginning this fall.
The following press release is courtesy of North Shore Community College: North Shore Community College (NSCC) will launch two new credit certificate programs this fall: the Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Certificate and the Dietary Management Certificate. The Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Certificate was developed to address the high demand for human service practitioners in agencies that serve children and adolescents and their families. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that human service careers are among the fastest growing occupations in the United States. The program emphasizes prevention, intervention and treatment strategies to facilitate positive change in children, adolescents and their families. Students who…
Friday, August 12, 2011
Your daily guide for staying in-the-know in Danvers.
Happy Friday! Before you start your weekend, check out our five things you need to know today, August 12: 1. Each Friday in August, North Shore Community College is offering free workshops for the public. Advanced registration is recommended. Today's workshops include: Digital Camera, Floral Design, Microsoft Word, Quickbooks, Outlook, and Antiques. The workshops run from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Click here to find workshop topics for upcoming weeks. 2. Thinking about renting a movie this weekend? According to RedBox, these were the top five movies rented in Danvers this week: Soul Surfer, Source Code, Unknown, Rango, and the Adjustment Bureau. 3. Today we can expect a high of 79 degrees and mostly sunny skies. Weekend forecast? Tomorrow is …
Monday, June 27, 2011
Recent retiree Jacqui DeLorenzo helped students at North Shore Community College go after their dreams for 38 years, advice she says she received when she was a student there.
Jacqui DeLorenzo "got her wings" at North Shore Community College, and has since helped students do the same for the last 38 years, until retiring this past April. A Danvers native, DeLorenzo attended St. Mary of the Annunciation School as a child and graduated from Danvers High in 1968. She received her Associate's Degree from North Shore Community College (NSCC), her Bachelor's Degree from UMass Amherst, and later her Master's in psychological counseling from Salem State. Still, DeLorenzo credits her success to NSCC. "I was at a point where I didn't feel like I could do anything," she said. "My peers always bullied me, and even in school I was told I'd never make it to college. I always had that thread of hope." That thread of hope, …