Campus News

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

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