The News and Information Literacy Across the Curriculum (NILAC) initiative started out as a grant from the Davis Foundation, blossoming into the News & Information Literacy Digital Resource Center, an online library guide that aims to provide valuable materials to students and faculty ye…
Veterans past and present were celebrated in the Interfaith Chapel on November 11 at 12:30 in the afternoon. The event was hosted by Rev. Dr. Gail and sponsored by the Veterans Club on campus.
I am Eleanor and I am a Junior here at Endicott College and News Editor of the Endicott Observer. I am studying here for a year on a study abroad programme from the University of Birmingham in the UK. I am very excited to be in the US and be working with the Observer alongside my studies!
Spooky Season is among us! The Endicott campus Halloween experience includes year-round chills if you live in any of the haunted residence halls. It’s no surprise that ghosts roam the campus, seeing as the town of Beverly is almost four hundred years old. Our college’s rich history and surro…
During the summer of 2020, Endicott College received a grant from the Davis Foundation to support the News and Information Literacy Across the Curriculum initiative--- or NILAC for short. Since that time, several developments have begun on campus which have helped to bring news literacy to E…
As the fall semester continues, and COVID restrictions seem to be on the back burner, life on campus seems to be back to normal. With no hall-to-hall visitation restrictions, Endicott students did not hesitate to resume normal social habits.
“Put on a mask, don’t panic,” is the approach Bryan Cain, Vice President of the Division of Student and External Engagement, is taking as he leads Endicott’s response to COVID-19.
This newspaper has been my home for the past three years, and it feels weird entering my senior year of college without spending the first Monday of the semester in the Observer office. This time, my last first semester of college will be spent almost 500 miles away in Washington, D.C as I b…
Provost Beth M. Schwartz, Ph.D., recently announced that three current Endicott academic staff would be promoted to new leadership positions effective July of this year. The announcement was sent through email by Schwartz on April 14.
Endicott President Dr. Steven R. DiSalvo recently announced that Dana Bash, CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent, will be giving a virtual address at the Class of 2021’s commencement ceremony in May.
Three Endicott academic staff will be retiring when the Spring 2021 semester comes to a close, all having given notable and important aspects to the college throughout the years. The group includes Dr. Brendan Cronin, Dr. Laurel Hellerstein, and Kathleen Desmond.
With existing restrictions surrounding COVID-19, Endicott’s Relay for Life committee knew they had still had to find a way to hold their yearly event.
Endicott College recently held a webinar event discussing typical myths about the COVID-19 vaccine and learning how to distinguish facts from false information.
The Post Center established itself as a popular spot on campus due to its weight room, basketball court, and other areas to exercise. However, a popular spot comes with popular demand.
Endicott College held their 3rd annual Giving Day on Mar. 3, an event to raise funds for the school. The day allowed members of the Endicott community to donate to various programs in the college, such as athletic teams and scholarships.
With the cancellation of Endicott’s 2021 Spring Break, a discussion has sparked whether or not this was the right move for the student body in an already busy year.
On Wednesday, the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) and New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) approved a return to play plan for spring sports. The CCC is set for action on March 27.
Endicott President Dr. Steven DiSalvo recently released his Spring 2021 ‘State of the College’ address, which detailed updates on multiple happenings at Endicott College. The video, which was released on Mar. 1, gives a look into different academic, financial, and recruitment news for the college.
Endicott College has just released their plans for the upcoming commencement of the Class of 2021, taking place in May.
In recent years, it seems that Endicott’s campus is constantly undergoing renovations, repairs, and remodeling. As of now, the plans for future renovations include everything from new dorm buildings and dining halls to the destruction of old, less-useful areas that are proving difficult to s…
In this day and age, the ability to escape from what commentators term “information disorder” is nearly impossible. Therefore, new to Endicott College is a grant-funded program to promote News and Information Literacy across the curriculum. To introduce ourselves, we are Alex Pelchar and Kel…
It’s snowing at Endicott. On the outside, trees and cars are blanketed with snow and flurries dot the edges of windows. The campus looks eerily quiet; there are no students outside swarming Callahan or crossing through academic buildings, trekking in ice melt. Everyone’s inside and cozy.
With only months until graduation for the Class of 2021, Endicott Student Activities decided to host a senior week to bring some fun and excitement amid the current pandemic.
As the Spring 2021 semester gets into gear, Endicott students may notice a couple of changes regarding COVID-19 protocols across campus and athletics.
Wonder Woman 1984 is coming to theatres and HBO Max on Christmas Day. With fans expecting another strong outing from their favorite armoured heroine, the character’s first movie from 2017 deserves a closer look.
Through the end of the semester, Endicott Student Activities will be hosting a Stress Less, Laugh More week (SLLMW), focused on helping students relax and relieve stress with finals coming up.
Even with the current COVID-19 pandemic, Misselwood Events at Endicott College has still found ways to host their events, following ever-changing guidelines from the state of Massachusetts.
Since the start of the semester, Endicott College’s Mail and Copy Center has worked hard to make sure students sending and receiving packages are doing so safely and efficiently amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since it was announced that the majority of Endicott students won’t be returning after Thanksgiving break, many seniors with in-person semester internships have panicked in trying to figure out how to complete their requirements.
Even with the coronavirus pandemic, Endicott college students will still be able to engage in typical Halloween activities this year on campus.
To combat the exposure and spread of COVID-19 at Endicott College, students have been consistently placed in quarantine since the start of the semester as a precaution against potential cases.
On Monday, Oct. 19, Dr. DiSalvo sent out an email to all students, faculty and staff detailing the recent coronavirus cases on campus.
Commencement for the Class of 2020 will still be held next May, Endicott College’s Commencement Committee reports.
Since September, Endicott’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) has worked hard to provide COVID-19 friendly programming and activities to students.
The college admissions process is always stressful, but the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges for current high school seniors and juniors. Endicott’s admission team has worked hard to ensure that prospective students are still able to connect with the college. Trad…
On Tuesday, Oct. 7 around 12:30 p.m., Endicott’s Reimagine Endicott Task Force released an updated COVID-19 protocol for undergraduate and graduate students.
In order to bring awareness to suicide prevention and mental health discussion for college students, Endicott College held a ‘Fresh Check Week’ featuring multiple events.
Endicott’s annual Homecoming and Family weekend went virtual this year, as Covid restrictions of social distancing and capacity limitations failed to allow the college to host in person.
Construction efforts at Endicott College are still moving forward even with the coronavirus, as work continues to be made on the second phase of the Samuel C. Wax Academic Center.
As Endicott students and staff arrive back on campus for the start of the fall semester, it is evident that things are definitely not the same. Due to coronavirus restrictions in place, some areas around campus have had new facilities and changes implemented.
When I was in my sophomore year of high school, my mother and I began having the “college talk.” I took countless quizzes online about what I should major in until one day, exasperated, my mother asked me, “what is your passion, Sarah?” and the only answer I had was “writing.”
Endicott College’s Women in LEADership hosted its 5th Annual Changemakers Conference on May 4, 2020. In an era of social distancing and a world that’s gone online, the conference turned virtual.
COVID-19 semester cancellations drastically changed what was supposed to be the final moments for graduating classes of 2020. At Endicott, and campuses across the country, events were cancelled, graduation postponed, and celebrations gone virtual. However, college freshmen are also experienc…
College Hall issued out an email Thursday morning addressing updated information about the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), noting Spring Break will extend until March 29, and remote learning will begin the following day, March 30.