North Shore Community College has a rich and long-standing history of partnering with business and community organizations throughout the North Shore area.
Through academic programming, service-learning, K-12 collaborations, and community partnerships, North Shore Community College has actively put into practice a Mission Statement that defines the college as a "regional leader for social and economic change."
Southern Essex Workforce Investment Board (SEWIB)
NSCC partners with business through direct links to the Southern Essex Workforce Investment Board (SEWIB), the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, and over 28 regional Advisory Boards connected to NSCC career and technical programs.
Building Essential Skills through Training (BEST)
NSCC, SEWIB, and local employers have implemented the BEST (Building Essential Skills through Training) initiative that supports unemployed youth seeking to enter jobs in the building trades.
NSCC's Service-Learning program involves over 400 students each year, 50 faculty, and, since 2001, North Shore Community College students have provided over 12,000 hours of service to more than 300 community-based organizations.
Community Minority Cultural Center & Verizon
NSCC partners with the Community Minority Cultural Center and Verizon to provide science and math training to Lynn area minority students.
North Shore Long Term Care LPN Alliance
A collaboration of NSCC with the North Shore Long Term Care LPN Alliance has designed and delivered an extended LPN program to participant employees through a career ladder initiative.
Lynn Public Schools
Working with Lynn Public Schools, NSCC has implemented a program designed to aid professional development and skills for paraprofessionals currently working in Lynn classrooms.
North Shore Community College has become a host site for community, business, and service events: