Campus News

15th Year Anniversary of Totally Trades Conference

April 18, 2018
New Ventures Maine is offering a hands-on, day-long event designed to encourage girls to consider careers in fields traditionally filled more predominantly by males.  The Totally Trades Conference will bring together over 100 participants from schools throughout Aroostook County on Wednesday, April 25, on the Northern Maine Community College campus.… Read More

Retail Lumber Dealers Association of Maine presents NMCC Student with Scholarship

April 9, 2018
Benjamin McEndarfer, a Northern Maine Community College Building Construction Technology student from Woodland, is this year’s Brian C. Thayer Memorial Scholarship recipient. The scholarship is made possible through money provided to the Maine Community College System by the Retail Lumber Dealers Association of Maine (RLDAM). NMCC hosted a meet-and-greet event… Read More

Loring Job Corps Presents NMCC with Award

March 29, 2018
Loring Job Corps honored Northern Maine Community College by presenting officials with the North Stars Community Impact Award for the College’s continued partnership and commitment to Job Corps students. According to Roger Felix, Job Corps Business and Community Liaison, the relationship with the College has “assisted the center in becoming… Read More


March 29, 2018
By the time Morganne Emery entered her senior year of high school at the Limestone Community School, she had already completed most of the coursework needed to graduate. With availability in her schedule, she wanted to make good use of her time and learn a skill. She decided to pursue… Read More

Students Excel at SkillsUSA

March 28, 2018
Northern Maine Community College students went a perfect nine for nine in the medal count at the recent SkillsUSA Maine Championships held March 1 and 2 in Bangor. More than 900 college and high school trade and technical students from across Maine competed in more than seventy categories at United… Read More

Registrar Celebrates 40 Years of Service

March 23, 2018
In 1977, a gallon of gas cost 63 cents, now it is closer to $2.75. The Dow Jones was under a 1,000, today it is over 24,000, and the first mobile cell phone was still months from being unveiled. Much has changed, but one constant through that time is Betsy… Read More

NMCC Receives Mini-Grant to Assist Students with Short-Term Food Needs

March 23, 2018
Food insecurity touches more folks than most would realize, including college students. Northern Maine Community College is trying to address the problem with what officials are calling their Little Free Food Cart, which recently received a $500 investment from Maine Campus Connect and Maine Cooperative Extension. The Maine Hunger Dialogue… Read More

College Responds to Safety Concern

March 20, 2018
Northern Maine Community College campus officials are grateful for a positive outcome after some tense hours during the late night and early morning hours of March 19 & 20. According to Dr. William Egeler, NMCC Dean of Students, the Presque Isle Police Department notified campus officials of an incident that… Read More

Paul Doiron Speaks at NMCC Library

March 9, 2018
A full audience enjoyed a reading and book signing by Maine author, Paul Doiron at the Northern Maine Community College Edmunds Library on March 5. Doiron is best known for his crime novel series featuring Maine game warden Mike Bowditch. His books have earned several awards including a Barry Award… Read More