Campus News

Robotics Incorporated into Curriculum at NMCC

January 10, 2018
The high-tech future of industry is now at Northern Maine Community College, as students in the Electrical and Construction Maintenance program are using robotics to develop their skills. Instructor Todd Maynard said science and technology are extremely important for today’s students as they are a pathway to career opportunities in… Read More

Makerspace Opens a New Avenue for Creativity

January 8, 2018
Libraries have a rich history of providing vital services to communities. Despite more people finding information online, people are still interested in preserving libraries as key components to community growth and development. This is never more evident than on a college campus, particularly at Northern Maine Community College. [caption id="attachment_5323"… Read More

BREAKING THE MOLD – Where are they now?

December 19, 2017
For the past four years, NMCC has been recognizing students who are ‘breaking the mold’. These students are defying gender stereotypes, breaking barriers, and creating a more diverse workforce by pursuing careers that are considered non-traditional for their gender. This month, former NMCC Breaking the Mold students share the career… Read More

Students Visit UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center

December 6, 2017
First-year students in Northern Maine Community College’s Building Construction Technology program recently visited UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center. Students toured some of the latest research and development projects involving wood, wood fibers, and composites of wood with various resins. [caption id="attachment_5264" align="alignleft" width="300"] Northern Maine Community College students look… Read More

NMCC Nursing Students Hold Annual Well Elder Tea

November 21, 2017
Northern Maine Community College recently honored Aroostook County senior citizens who volunteered for the Nursing program’s Well Elder initiative at celebratory teas and luncheons. The events were held on the Presque Isle campus and at Calais Regional Hospital. "The benefits of hosting the Well-Elder Tea is first to show our… Read More

Breaking the Mold: Genesis Hart

November 14, 2017
When Northern Maine Community College business administration student Genesis Hart was in high school, she ran a business out of her locker. Her business consisted of selling snacks, school supplies, and cell phone chargers to her classmates. Business was great and she made a profit. At a young age, Genesis… Read More

New Program Is Making a Splash

November 3, 2017
Northern Maine Community College has developed a one-of-a-kind program to train technicians in the water treatment field. NMCC will be the only college in Maine to offer an Associate Degree in Water Treatment Technology (WTT) as well as certificates in both water and wastewater treatment technologies. According to the industry,… Read More

Northern Maine Community College Updates Interactive Classroom

October 23, 2017
Higher education is going hi-tech with improved technology in Northern Maine Community College’s interactive classroom. The updates were made in an effort to provide enhanced accessibility for NMCC’s distance education students. “The fully integrated system includes a touch screen computer in the front of the classroom, the smartboard and document… Read More

Wind Power Students Take to the Skies

October 23, 2017
Wind Power Technology students at Northern Maine Community College now have another high-flying tool in their educational tool kit. NMCC Wind Power Technology Instructor Wayne Kilcollins recently became Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone certified to fly drones for business and work. Kilcollins’ new certification will allow him to incorporate his… Read More