The NSCC Bulletin


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Campus Access Protocols for Spring 2022

Today we start the semester with the most courses on campus since Spring 2020!

As you come to campus, please make sure you bring:

  •  your new vertical ID so greeters can waive you through the vax verification process fast (If you have not received your Employee Badge, please contact Katelyn Considine in Human Resources at
  • your vaccination card or other record of vaccination if you do not have your ID
  • your mask (and wear it)
  •  your patience and build in some extra time for arrival: the process for greeting people and checking their verification is new and we will learn and adjust as needed.

As a reminder, anyone arriving on either campus will need to enter through one of five building entrances:

  • Danvers Berry Building 1st Floor Main Entrance
  • Danvers Health Professions and Student Services Building 2nd Floor Main Entrance
  •  Danvers Math and Science Building 1st Floor Lot 7 Entrance
  •  Lynn East Main Entrance
  •  Lynn West Main Entrance

For more information and for photos/maps of the entrances, click here






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Registration is now open to join the 2022 North Shore Diversity Catalog!

The North Shore Diversity Catalog is a tool to help businesses share information about the services they provide or the products they offer. It also helps cities and towns in the region to identify the diverse array of business owners so that they can better connect them with opportunities for municipal procurement (when cities and towns purchase items or services). The catalog will be published on local city websites, promoted by partner municipalities, and shared with local Chambers of Commerce, Main Streets organizations, and other community groups.

To register for the 2022 Diversity Catalog, fill out the form in its entirety here: 2022DiversityCatalog. The form is also available in Spanish here: 2022DiversityCatalogEspanol.

Registration is open until February 1, 2022. Registrations after February 1, 2022, will be allowed, however entry into the catalog for those late registrants may be delayed. Previously listed businesses from the 2021 Catalog must also visit the registration link to confirm their business’ information or update it if necessary.

To participate in the Catalog, a business must meet two criteria:

(1) Be located within the greater North Shore region (i.e. Beverly, Danvers, Lynn, Marblehead, Nahant, Peabody, Salem, and Swampscott), and

(2) Have at least 51% of the ownership team in at least one of the following categories: Immigrant, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBTQIA), Black/African American, Hispanic or Latino (Central/South American or Caribbean), American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, Person/People with a (dis)ability, Service-Disabled Veteran, Veteran, and/or Woman/Women.

--Nikki Pelonia, Chief Diversity & Equity Officer




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Navigate Weekly Workshops

Welcome to Spring 2022 semester! Registration is still open, and we want to help our advisees feel as supported and guided as we can with this process. Our first week of Navigate workshops will help you understand the student experience more or allow for you to ask any questions you may have about the student’s facing side of the platform. Moving forward, there will be plenty of opportunity to go over a generalist overview and functions or to dive deeper into specific questions that you may have on Navigate!

It’s always good to review your Navigate skills. You can do that through our Blackboard Navigate Training Course or by visiting the Navigate team during any of these meeting days/times! 

Wednesday, January 19

2:00PM - 2:45PM                   Navigate Overview: General, Lists, Advanced Search, etc.

3:00PM - 3:45PM                   Open Session Time

Wednesday, January 26
: Workshop will be closed this week. Please contact us at: with any questions or concerns!

Wednesday, February 2

2:00PM - 2:45PM                   Calendar Sync, Availability & Appointment Campaigns

3:00PM - 3:45PM                   Open Session Time 

Thank you for your interest in Navigate!

-John, Jake, Fabiola, Michael and Scott





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20 Minute Online Professional Development

The Monday Morning Mentor series will be available over the spring semester to bring you professional development in twenty-minute snippets.

For the week of January 17th - How Can I Build an Antiracist Syllabus?

Directions for Accessing the Link to the Presentation and Supplemental Materials

Select the URL link below to access the presentation and to print the supplemental materials. (You may also copy and paste the URL into your browser’s address bar.) Supplemental materials are available to view and print now.  

New presentations go live at 10:00am each Monday morning and are only accessible through Sunday.

The series is being brought to you by the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation – we would appreciate your input!

--Andrea Milligan,           




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l-r, Richard Cullinan, Kristine Babcock, J.R., Sen. Joan Lovely, Rep. Jamie Belsito, Liam Cahill, Rep. Jerry Parisella

Coats4Vets Distribution

Grateful thanks to Kristine Babcock and Derek Brennan from NSCC Veterans Services along with Senator Joan Lovely, Rep. Jamie Belsito & aide Ian Hatfield, Rep. Jerry Parisella & aide Liam Cahill, aides Emi Perez and J.R. from the offices of Rep. Paul Tucker and Rep. Tom Walsh, respectively, Richard Cullinan, from the Topsfield VSO, and Jessica Clark from the Bedford VA for their assistance in handing out brand new coats to Veterans in need on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Danvers Campus.

This initiative to distribute warm winter coats to veterans was created by a partnership between The Massachusetts Military Support Foundation and the Massachusetts State Legislature, along with the generous sponsorship of Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation.

For a list of additional programs that support veterans, military members and their families

Additional photos from the event may be viewed on Facebook or Flickr

Holiday Mask contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Holiday Mask contest - from the Lynn Campus, Indira Leisba and Rex Krajewski, and from the Danvers Campus, Faith Hocter and Mary Dulatre.  All received a $25 VISA gift card. 

Thank you to everyone who participated!



indira leisba, rex krajewski

Indira Leisba, Rex Krajewski


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Faith Hocter


Mary Dulatre

Mary Dulatre





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Life Celebration for Stephen Sullivan

It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of our colleague Stephen Sullivan. Steve was well known and admired by many as he worked at a number of Massachusetts community colleges, including North Shore, before retiring to South Carolina.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, February 6  at Mission on the Bay, 141 Humphrey Street, Swampscott from 2-4 p.m. Attendees should park on the street and along the boardwalk as the parking lot at nearby Anthony's Pier 4 is private.

Condolences may be sent to Steve's husband,  Tim Kane, 14 Carnoustie Court, Aiken, SC 29803.

An obituary is not being published at this time.  Questions may be directed to Michele Cubelli Harris,








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Welcome to the
Equality & Equity Project

 As part of our commitment to Anti-Racism, Diversity & Inclusion, the Equality & Equity Project will provide historical and present-day information about the contributions, challenges, culture, and daily lives of the many vital groups that make up our NSCC community, and the larger world.

We invite you to visit often, reflect on what you see and read, discuss it with others and, hopefully, expand your knowledge base, appreciation, and understanding of groups beyond your own.

Think about this:

This is an example of heterosexual (straight) privilege: People don't ask why I made my choice to be public about my sexual orientation.

If you have any questions or comments on NSCC's Equality & Equity Project, please contact us at EqualityEquity@northshore. edu








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