Campus News

Foundation Dinner Announces Sandstrom as New Chair

November 13, 2019
Aroostook County – After a year of unprecedented scholarship disbursements and ongoing campus renovations, the Northern Maine Community College Foundation recently celebrated its success at an annual dinner held on the Presque Isle campus. In addition to celebrating the year’s accomplishments, the evening also marked the conclusion of Jeff Pangburn’s… Read More

3D Anatomy Table to Enhance Scientific Learning at NMCC

November 8, 2019
Aroostook County – Northern Maine Community College has acquired a virtual anatomy table for use in allied health and science courses. Touted as “the most technologically advanced 3D anatomy visualization system for anatomy and physiology education,” NMCC joins the ranks of the world’s leading medical schools and institutions including The… Read More

EMS department chair AJ Gagnon named president of OMNE

October 9, 2019
Aroostook County — This month Andrew (AJ) Gagnon, department chair of NMCC’s emergency medical services department, was named president of the Organization of Maine Nursing Executives, or OMNE. Prior to accepting formal nomination, Gagnon served as OMNE’s secretary for three years while simultaneously co-chairing both the organization’s Annual Summit and… Read More

NMCC Announces New Esports Team and Command Center

October 7, 2019
Aroostook County — On October 18th, during the annual Open House event on campus, NMCC will unveil its new esports gaming command center, home to the Falcons, and begin recruitment for the upcoming season. Esports refers to the rapidly growing field of competitive video gaming, which includes a spectrum from… Read More

NMCC Open House October 18th

September 20, 2019
Aroostook County – Northern Maine Community College will hold Open House 2019 for prospective students and families on Friday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the campus on 33 Edgemont Drive in Presque Isle. Check-in will be held at the lobby of the Smith Wellness Center. Visitors… Read More

NMCC continues tuition-free practical nurse training to address nursing shortage

September 16, 2019
Presque Isle - In 2017 Northern Maine Community College received approval for the establishment of a practical nursing program to address the growing concern regarding the need to expand Maine’s long-term care workforce.  The first cohort of fifteen students from southern Aroostook will complete the program in December. In a… Read More

NMCC receives grant to address food insecurity on campus

September 12, 2019
  Presque Isle – After attending the Universities Fighting World Hunger summit last March, NMCC Student Navigator Ashley Hall and senior business student Lacie LeGassie felt inspired to apply for a grant from the Maine Campus Compact in an effort to battle food insecurity on campus. This September they were… Read More

Machining student receives job offer and full tuition from GE Bangor

September 12, 2019
Presque Isle - Cameron MacCrae, a senior precision machining technology student at NMCC, received a full-time job offer and a year of tuition scholarship from GE Bangor after completing his summer internship, contingent on his graduation this spring. A representative from GE cited MacCrae's proficiency as a machinist, mastery of… Read More

New faces working at NMCC, some new to the County

September 6, 2019
Presque Isle – NMCC welcomes four new staff and faculty members to the team this fall. “Each of these new team members brings a level of expertise and insight that we depend on to maintain our position as a leader in higher education, and we’re excited to have them aboard,”… Read More