Campus News

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

Two NMCC Students Receive MEREDA Scholarship

October 20, 2017
Joseph Carrol and Brittni Basu are two of 14 community college students to receive a scholarship from the Maine Real Estate & Development Association Brittni Basu and Joseph Carroll, second-year students at Northern Maine Community College, have each been awarded a $1,250 scholarship from the Maine Real Estate & Development… Read More

Breaking the Mold – Cassandra Bolstridge

October 17, 2017
Two years ago, Portage, Maine native Cassandra Bolstridge was involved in a devastating car accident. Her car was destroyed and she severely dislocated and shattered her right ankle. She was flown to Eastern Maine Medical Center where she endured a five-hour surgery. She spent the following six months unable to… Read More

Special Putter Brings Awareness to Autism

October 16, 2017
During its annual golf tournament in August, not only did the TD Bank/NMCC event raise nearly $28,000 for scholarships, but a special fundraiser that day is now bringing awareness to the issue of autism. A legendary Otey Crisman hickory putter is auctioned following the tournament and the high bidder has… Read More

19 Students Benefit from Harding Scholarship

October 11, 2017
Thanks to a charitable remainder trust from the late Floyd and Jean Harding, more than $537,000 have been transferred to the Northern Maine Community College Foundation for scholarships.  This fall, 19 students are receiving scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000, and for the spring semester more than $5000 will be… Read More

Nursing Students to Participate in Annual TAMC Fall Health Fair

October 11, 2017
Northern Maine Community College nursing students are getting more real-world healthcare experience by participating in the upcoming annual free health fair sponsored by The Aroostook Medical Center on Saturday, Oct. 14. at the Aroostook Centre Mall. As part of their teaching project, NMCC nursing students are working with TAMC for the… Read More

Open House Welcomes Visitors with Displays and Demonstrations

October 11, 2017
Northern Maine Community College will hold Open House 2017 for prospective students and families on Friday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the campus on 33 Edgemont Drive in Presque Isle. Visitors are welcome to tour the campus, labs and classrooms in session, see student demonstrations and… Read More

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Hosts Induction Ceremony

October 11, 2017
Seven new members were recently inducted into Northern Maine Community College’s Alpha Phi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students at two-year colleges. The inductees are: Cassandra Bolstridge, Molly Bragan, Brandilynn Bubar, Erik Lamoreau, Mariah Lane, Brad Plourde, and Brandi Polchies. Among friends, family, and… Read More

Mechanized Logging Operations Program Hosts Completion Ceremony

October 11, 2017
Maine’s first Mechanized Logging Operations program hosted a Completion Ceremony on Friday, September 22, 2017. Supporters of the program, families of the trainees, industry leaders and legislators gathered at the program’s woodlot near Millinocket, Maine for the celebration. The students that completed the rigorous program were Cody Dennison of Leeds,… Read More