The NSCC Bulletin

Welcome to the fall semester!


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Meet your newest colleagues!


On August 28th, the Human Resources and Payroll Office held an orientation session for new faculty and staff who have recently joined the college. 
Top - Bill Hébert Jr., Vice President of Student Affairs 
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  • Kamara Kay, Instructor, Computer Science
  • Jen Burgess, HR Generalist 
  • Shauna Manthorn, Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant program
  • Kay Mazara, Special Program Coordinator /Educational Advisor, Upward Bound
  • Jamye Cameron, Assistant Professor, (Program Coordinator), Funeral Services Program 
  • Yanderin Figueroa, Academic Counselor, Student Support and Advising Center
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  • Brendan StammTransfer Counselor, Student Support and Advising Center
  • Ian Bourgoine, Assistant Professor, (Program Coordinator), Paralegal Program
  • Ausama Mohamed AliInstructor, Engineering and Industrial Technology
  • Andrew DoreAssistant Code of Conduct Administrator (ACCA) 
Welcome all! 





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Bob Murphy is retiring!



Get Involved Fairs


At the beginning of the semester, the Office of Student Engagement hosts a Get Involved Fair to help students find out about the clubs, organizations, and resources available here at NSCC.  This year's dates are:

Lynn - Monday, September 23, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cafeteria/second floor
Danvers - Tuesday, September 24, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Berry building lobby


If you or your department would like to participate and have a table, use this Google Form to RSVP by Friday, September 13th!   

A big thank you to each and every one of you for all your hard work in helping students find a community here at NSCC!

--Jacob Rockwell, Student Engagement,
Save the dates!


October 3, 2019- 3rd annual Champions for NSCC Breakfast

Join the North Shore Community College Foundation for the presentation of the NSCC Champions Awards, honoring exceptional leaders dedicated to excellence in higher education and career pathways for residents of the North Shore and beyond on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 AM at the Boston Marriott Peabody.


The Bertolon Family - in recognition of philanthropy and volunteerism

The Solimine Family - David J. Solimine Sr., David J. Solimine Jr. and Joel Solimine of Solimine Funeral Homes -  in recognition of community impact

Rosalin Acosta, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development in MA - in recognition of public service and advocacy

Net proceeds from this event benefit North Shore Community College programs and initiatives that enhance student success and educational access at North Shore Community College.

For more information, or contact Nicole Marcotte, NSCC Director of Development, at 978-739-5527 or


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October 24, 2019 - Celebrate 50 years of Nursing Excellence at NSCC and the unveiling of the planned Bertolon Simulation Health Care Center of Excellence

Please join us as we celebrate 50 years of nursing excellence at NSCC, Thursday, October 24, 5-7 p.m. in the Health Professions and Student Services building on the Danvers Campus!

In addition, the event will include the unveiling of the planned Bertolon Simulation Health Care Center of Excellence at NSCC, made possible by a gift from Donna (NSCC Class of 1972) and Henry Bertolon and their family.  Read more about the Bertolon's gift.

RSVP or for more information, email



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The NSCC Mobile Markets are held monthly on both the Lynn and Danvers Campus and provide fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables to ALL NSCC students, faculty and staff, FREE of charge. Each participant may receive up to 25 pounds of produce.

A one-time registration is required for each campus. Registration may be done online or in person at the Office of Student Engagement Lynn, LW-171 or Danvers, DB 132.

Please plan to bring your own reusable bags to carry your items as bags may not be available at each market.

To volunteer or to register and to find out the dates, times and locations of the mobile markets,





 20 Minute Online Professional Development

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

For the week of September 9 - How do I set students up for success in online courses?

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 10:00 a.m. 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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NCBI Workshops
"The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) is a renowned international leadership organization that builds Leadership for Diversity resource teams and customized training in diversity, equity and inclusion skills on college campuses, community organizations, K-12 schools, corporations, government agencies, and law enforcement worldwide." (
The NSCC NCBI affiliate group delivers classroom workshops throughout the semester and one-day trainings for faculty and staff.
If you would like to request a classroom workshop for the 2019-2020 academic year please click on the link: forms/d/ 1YERV4IwZZPNZ2hi2jk5gZ2M0XR7gC fP8mVb_Bs7Z7ww/edit
Please submit your request at least 1 month in advance.  
We look forward to working with you!
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Join us for our next retirement seminar with presentations by the Massachusetts State Retirement Board and the Massachusetts Deferred Compensation SMART Plan.
Thursday, October 3, 2019, 6-8 p.m. NSCC Berry Building cafeteria 
If you have questions, please email




Job Openings



Campus Police Lieutenant (Staff Associate)

Comptroller, Fiscal Affairs

Energy Systems Manager, Facilities Department

Staff Associate, Records and Registration, Enrollment Services


Clerical/Office Support

Accountant I, Fiscal Affairs

Part-time Clerical Assistant, TRIO-Talent Search Program

PT Administrative Assistant, Health Professions

PT Clerical Assistant, Enrollment Services, Lynn & Danvers campuses (2 openings available)

PT Clerical Assistant, Human Resources and Payroll Office



Adjunct Faculty, Developmental Reading and Writing

Adjunct Faculty, Introduction to Graphic Design

Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics

FT Faculty, Nurse Education (Foundations of Nursing & Maternal/Child Health), Spring 2020

PT Adult Education ELA & Social Studies Instructor for Level 3 (GLE 9-12) class

PT English Instructor, Upward Bound Program

PT Instructor, Basic English as a Second Language lll and IV

PT Instructor, Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide

PT Instructor, Real Estate Salesperson's Exam Preparation

PT Instructor, SolidWorks

PT Math Instructor, Upward Bound Program



Painter I, Facilities Department

PT Maintainer (Janitorial), Facilities Department, Danvers campus


Part-Time Assistant Librarian (2 Positions) Danvers Campus

PT Head Tutor, Upward Bound Program

PT Professional Science Tutor (Learning Specialist)

PT Tutor, Upward Bound Program

Recruitment Counselor, Office of Admissions



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Back by wildly popular demand - Problem of the Week #1

Here's a nice short one to get us warmed up!

On what calendar date in any non-leap year will the year be 300,000 minutes old?

Contest Rules:

Each week we will send out a problem solving challenge as a friendly competition among students, faculty and staff. They will vary in topic, format and difficulty. Problems are posted on Tuesdays and answers need to be returned via email to Professor Anne O'Shea ( or Professor John Gambino ( by 11:00 am on Friday of the same week.     

The first randomly selected correct entry, regardless of when it is received, will earn 10 pts, the next 9 pts, the third 8 pts, the fourth 7 pts and the fifth 6 pts. All other correct submissions will earn 5 points. The person with the highest cumulative point total at the end of the semester (12/13) will be declared the winner and Problem Solving Champion and win a “fabulous” prize. Separate contests will be held for Students and Faculty/Staff.

Problems are posted each in the Bulletin each week, posted on the North Shore Community College Mathematics Department Facebook page, and on bulletin boards across from LE303 (Lynn) and on the first floor of the Berry Building (Danvers) by Tuesday. Other locations may be added at a later time.



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Saturday, October 5, 2019
Join with educators and activists across the Commonwealth to fight for racial justice!
Click here for more information.


Worthy Causes

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2019 “Bowl-A-Rama”

Pottery Sale/Wine Tasting

To Benefit Dana Farber Cancer Institute

 Saturday, September 21   3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 Rain or Shine

 21 Swampscott Ave., Peabody, MA

 Cost $20

read more




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Money Wise Financial Workshop




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