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A Career in Breathing

“For me there is nothing more rewarding than teaching others how to save lives,” she says. ”Other than the pulmonologist and the anesthesiologist, no other member of a patient’s healthcare team knows more about the respiratory system and the respiratory life-saving techniques than the respiratory therapist.”

Against the odds, NECC honors grad heads to Children's Hospital as respiratory therapist

SabrinaHamel, 23, recently graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an associate in science degree and will start working as a respiratory therapist at Boston Children's Hospital this week. The young woman who only a few years ago had a chronic absenteeism problem earned a 3.7 grade point average at NECC.

From a Self-Proclaimed “Hot Disaster” to High Honors Graduate

Five years after she dropped out of Methuen High School, Sabrina Hamel will celebrate her  from Northern Essex Community College—which she earned with high honors—and a new job at Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Newsroom – Northern Essex Community College » Community Leader in Respiratory Care Wins NECC Outstanding Alumni Award

Jason Moury, of Winchendon, Mass., was named this year’s recipient of Northern Essex Community College’s Outstanding Alumni Award at the college’s 55th annual Commencement Exercises on May 20. Selected by the NECC Alumni Association, the Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes an NECC graduate who has achieved career-related success, is active in the community and/or has exemplified active support for the college’s efforts.

Medical Device Donated to NECC Respiratory Care Program

Northern Essex Community College’s respiratory care program just became the first in the state to possess a bronchoscope that will help students prepare for their role in setting up and assisting doctors performing bronchoscopies.

Respiratory Care Students “Fight for Air” to Raise Money for American Lung Association

Five students from Northern Essex Community College’s respiratory care program recently participated in the Fight for Air Climb, helping to raise awareness and critical funding for the American Lung Association. Their challenge: to race up the 789 stairs at One Boston Place in downtown Boston as fast as possible.

Campus News | Mass. community college boasts state’s highest respiratory-care pass rate

North Shore Community College’s Respiratory Care Program recently received outstanding news from COARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) concerning their graduates’ passing rate on national credentialing examinations.