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

Where to Sell Your Used Textbooks

Posted by ENC Student Life on Nov 14, 2016 7:30:00 AM

The semester is just about to end! It's time to start thinking about selling your textbooks from this semester and buying the ones you'll need for next semester. Whether you're looking for cash, money on your debit card, or even an Amazon gift card, there are lots of ways to get some extra $$ for your used textbooks.

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Topics: Education, Life Hacks

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

The Mysterious World of Snakes: Venom Extraction

Posted by Jonathan Twining on Jan 13, 2016 5:39:28 PM

During our Winter Break, I had the opportunity to travel to Central Florida with my family and some friends.  While the rest were off doing the theme park experience, I decided to go to some places where I could learn more about nature and the species with which we share this planet.  One of the places I went was Reptile World Serpentarium in Saint Cloud. 

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Topics: Education, Environmental Science, Biology

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

Why Go To A College Far From Home

Posted by ENC on Nov 11, 2015 3:17:36 PM

Going to a college far away from home is an idea most students love to entertain for one reason only, and that is to have the freedom to do what they want. A college environment in itself does more than give the individual student freedom; it also equips them with the skills necessary to enter their field of choice with confidence. Below are three main reasons why you should consider going to a college far from home.

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Topics: Education, Campus Life, 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

Degree Completion for Adults

Posted by ENC on Oct 8, 2015 12:21:02 PM

Your college degree, your hopes and dreams just may be closer than you think

Have you always wanted to finish your college degree and prove to yourself that you have what it takes to advance your career? How about wanting to set an example for your kids so they can see that education is important?

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Topics: Education

Are The Good Jobs Back?

Posted by ENC on Oct 7, 2015 10:21:54 AM

 It wasn’t’ too long ago that many of us in Higher Education were concerned for our recent graduates. The jobs just weren’t available and the business climate wasn’t looking too good for them even though they finished college with a degree in hand. Today, the economy has recovered to a point where “Good Jobs Are Back,” according the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Topics: Education, Boston and Quincy Opportunities