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The Importance of a Mentor

Posted by ENC Student Life on Feb 9, 2017 7:05:00 AM

 

Having a mentor is crucial in any point of your life. No matter at what stage in your personal and professional life you may be in, having a mentor serves as a tremendous asset. A mentor is a person that you can confide in and share your journey with. Your mentor is there to provide support and advice. The ideal mentor would be an individual with substantial wisdom. A mentor can be a professor, a pastor, a social worker, or just anyone in the profession that you are ultimately planning to pursue

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Topics: Academics, Adulting, Beyond Graduation

Starting Out the Semester Strong… and Finishing Strong Too!

Posted by ENC Student Life on Jan 30, 2017 7:01:00 AM

We are only three weeks into the semester, but already things are starting to add up. Spring break seems so far in the distance as does the end of winter. Despite all this, it is important to be focused on the present by starting this semester strong and following that through to the end. Our friends at the Center for Academic Success (CAS) in the Nease Library have some tips for staying on top of things all semester long.

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Topics: Education, Academics, Campus Life

Seeing Science Through Faith

Posted by ENC Student Life on Dec 15, 2016 7:03:00 AM

Dr. Lowell Hall, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, describes how he views the research and teaching of chemistry through the eyes of his faith.

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Topics: Faith, Academics

A Legacy of Excellence in History

Posted by ENC Student Life on Nov 21, 2016 7:06:00 AM

ENC is blessed to have professors that are renowned in their fields of expertise. In this video, professors and alumni Jim Cameron (52) and Don Yerxa (72) and student Austin Steelman (13) discuss the legacy of the ENC history department and the mentoring that occurs on a small campus. History Majors, how amazing is it that you get to learn from these talented academics!

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Topics: History, Academics, Campus Life

5 Tips to an A+ Paper

Posted by ENC Student Life on Oct 6, 2016 8:32:22 AM

Don't let your mid term papers get you down. Use your 5 tips to write a better paper!

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Topics: Academics, Life Hacks

The Search for the Silent Frog

Posted by Jonathan Twining on Aug 15, 2016 11:20:37 AM

Have you ever been the first to discover something?  Seen something that few if any people have ever seen? Felt that tremendous burst of exhilaration as you realized you were part of something that has never been done before?  Finished first in a big race, or won a championship of some sort?

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Topics: ENC Faculty, Academics, Environmental Science, Biology

ENC Physics and Engineering – A New Brand Of Education

Posted by Dr. Pierre-Richard Cornely on Mar 22, 2016 1:00:00 PM

The United States is currently facing some very important decisions about the future of Higher Education. While we continue to hold the largest number of the best scientists in the world, the gap between these scientists and the next group of best US scientists has been steadily growing in the last 10 years.

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Topics: Physics and Engineering, ENC Faculty, Education, Academics, Engineering, Physics, Technology

Why Study History If You’ve Already Lived Through It?

Posted by ENC on Jan 6, 2016 10:21:53 AM

History is one of those majors in college that is greatly underestimated and misunderstood by those who have not experienced it in the college classroom. History majors have the potential to learn some amazing skills while in college that all businesses need. Who would have thought that studying history would be such a significant means to learning critical professional skills? After all, History majors study things like the Revolution, Machu Picchu, The Boston Massacre and the gilded age right? Well… not exactly.

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Topics: Education, History, Academics, Boston and Quincy Opportunities

World Religions - Honors Experience

Posted by Dr. David Restrick on Dec 1, 2015 1:48:14 PM

One of the highlights of working with the World Religions – Honors class is being able to visit several religious sites around the Boston area to experience first-hand how followers of other faiths practice their faith. This practice was established several years ago when Dr. Eric Severson was a professor here at ENC, and in addition to maintaining contact with the various religious leaders, he has also traveled back to ENC to guide us on our visits.

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Topics: Education, Faith, Academics, ENC Life, Christian Community

Career Changer – How Do I Do That?

Posted by Lorne Ranstrom on Oct 13, 2015 2:00:00 PM

I have worked in Teacher Preparation for several years and often receive calls from people like yourself interested in changing careers and in fact, thinking about teaching as one profession to explore.  A Career changer can be thought of as a person who is exploring the possibility of changing occupations.  Whether that is because a person is unhappy in his/her current working situation or is just interested in exploring another career, the transition can be daunting.  However, if there is a real need to begin to think about a change and in fact make it happen, there are a number of steps that you can take to being the process.

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Topics: Education, Academics, Internship and Job Opportunities