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Hospital Executive Joins NECC Foundation

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November 14, 2017

Hospital Executive Joins NECC Foundation

Craig A. Jesiolowski, president of Steward – Holy Family Hospital’s campuses in Methuen and Haverhill, has joined Northern Essex Community College’s Foundation Board.

A resident of Newbury, he holds a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Jesiolowski is a current board member of the Merrimack Valley Chamber and the Lawrence Partnership Board.

The NECC Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides support for the college and its students. Incorporated in 1972, the Foundation assists NECC by making connections with the business community, foundations, and other potential revenue sources. It additionally hosts fundraisers and special events.

Funds raised are used for student scholarships, equipment purchases, program revitalization efforts, faculty and staff development, and other needs as they arise and as approved by the Foundation Board of Directors. Board members are appointed to multi-year terms.

For additional information contact Lori Smerdon at
With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 70 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth.  Nearly 6,600 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 3,400 take noncredit workforce development and community education classes on campus, and at businesses and community sites across the Merrimack Valley.  Northern Essex is the only state college located in the lower Merrimack Valley Region of Massachusetts. For more information, visit the website at
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