Campus News

Annual TD Bank/NMCC Golf Tournament Raises More than $27,000 for Scholarships

August 23, 2017
The 12th annual TD Bank/NMCC Golf Tournament raised $27,651 for student scholarships —the most successful year ever—during the tournament and auction held August 10th.  Thirty-one teams of three participated in the scramble at the Aroostook Valley Country Club in Fort Fairfield . The sponsorships and donations from many local businesses… Read More

Immigrant Tour to Aroostook Plants Seeds for the Future

August 23, 2017
It’s no secret Aroostook County has a declining population and a number of organizations are working to stem outmigration. But some, like the Maine Community Foundation (MCF) and Northern Maine Community College (NMCC), are also looking to attract new folks to the region. This past weekend (8/19) the MCF chartered… Read More

Northern Maine Community College Announces Dean’s List

July 21, 2017
Northern Maine Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester.  One hundred and sixty-three full-time students earned a 3.20 average or better. Twenty-seven students had the distinction of earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average. During the spring semester, 716 full and part-time students attended Northern… Read More

Peter and Bette Briggs Gift Northern Maine Community College

July 14, 2017
A  Presque Isle couple has made a significant, seven-figure gift to Northern Maine Community College in the form of a Charitable Remainder Trust.  Peter and Bette Briggs owned and operated the Aroostook Beverage Company in Presque Isle for over 50 years and now live in Kennebunk, Maine.  The majority of… Read More

Precision Machining Technology Student Makes a Lasting Difference

June 27, 2017
As a senior enrolled in the Northern Maine Community College Precision Machining Technology program, Brady Hawkins was able to make his final project, a memorable one. In his last semester, Hawkins worked with Instructor Dean Duplessis on a veteran memorial wall for the Aroostook Band of Micmacs. Jennifer Pictou, Tribal… Read More

Precision Machining Technology Program Cited for Excellence

June 10, 2017
The Precision Machining Technology (PMT) program has had its accreditation for excellence in metalworking training renewed for five years.  This means the NMCC program is maintaining its status among the best training providers in the United States. The accreditation is granted by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) which… Read More

Rob is on a Roll!!

May 26, 2017
NMCC chef Rob Ottaviano is preparing for what is shaping up to be the greatest competition of his life!  Ottaviano has been chosen as a semi-finalist in the World’s Best Lobster Roll competition to be held at this summer’s Down East Lobster Roll Festival. “While we’re not exactly a Down… Read More

NMCC Student Selected for Full-Tuition Scholarship

May 19, 2017
Northern Community College student Genesis Hart is one of seven students in the Maine Community College System to be awarded the Leon A. Gorman scholarship.  The award pays for a full year of tuition at NMCC and was presented at a ceremony at the L.L. Bean Corporate Headquarters in Freeport… Read More

178 Graduates Receive Degrees and Certificates

May 18, 2017
Northern Maine Community College celebrated the graduation of 178 students during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13 at the Forum.  Students from the Arts and Sciences, Business Technology, Nursing and Allied Health, and Trade and Technical Occupations received their Associates’ Degrees and certificates from 37 programs. Sara Gideon, Speaker of… Read More

NMCC Welcomes Nurses into Profession

May 16, 2017
Thirty prospective new registered nurses celebrated a milestone as Northern Maine Community College held its annual pinning ceremony on Friday, May 12 at the Presque Isle Middle School. This important event signifies the official entrance into the nursing field for members of the graduating class. About 350 family members, friends… Read More