Campus News

Collins Wins First Place Finish

September 15, 2017
“I have been to many trainings and conferences throughout the years, but this one was certainly among the best,” said Northern Maine Community College Automotive Collision Repair Instructor Bob Collins. He was speaking about the 3M Corporation training he attended over the summer. The training showcased 3M products and techniques… Read More

Two Faculty Members Obtain Doctorate Degrees

September 13, 2017
Two English and Communications instructors at Northern Maine Community College are the most recent to achieve educational excellence by earning their doctorate degrees. Jennifer Graham was conferred her Ed.D., Doctorate in Education Leadership, through the University of New England last month and Janet “Jan” Grieco received a Doctor of Philosophy… Read More


September 7, 2017
NMCC student and Bangor, Maine native, Rachael Godin, decided to combine her love of art and cars to pursue a career in Automotive Collision Repair (ACR). “I love art. I also like old classic cars, new sports cars, and big trucks.” She had considered a career in art, but was… Read More

Student Wins Free Tuition

September 5, 2017
A Liberal Studies student from Limestone got the surprise of his life just before the fall semester started at Northern Maine Community College.  Jason Sprague, a second-year student, was chosen in a raffle to win free tuition for a year. Better still, Jason’s mother, Linda Harvey purchased the tickets and… Read More

Students Volunteer and Connect to the Community

August 31, 2017
For the second year, Northern Maine Community College freshmen connected to the larger community by volunteering their time and service for the greater good. During Move-In Weekend, August 25-27, the freshmen living on campus and the NMCC Residential Life staff, took some time to assist the Catholic Charities with their… Read More

Maine’s First Mechanized Logging Program Underway

August 24, 2017
Maine’s first Mechanized Logging Operations training is occurring in a quiet part of the woods close to Millinocket, Maine. The unique program was developed through a partnership between Northern Maine Community College, Eastern Maine Community College, Washington County Community College, and the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine (PLC), to help… Read More

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