Campus News

NMCC Commencement Location Moved Outdoors

May 11, 2022
Aroostook — Based on the recent news from the CDC that Aroostook County has the highest COVID rate per capita in the United States, Northern Maine Community College will be moving the upcoming commencement ceremony outdoors.   The Saturday, May 14th event will be held at 10:00 at the Johnson Athletic… Read More

Evening of Excellence Honors NMCC Students

May 10, 2022
    Aroostook — Northern Maine Community College celebrated senior achievement during an Evening of Excellence on May 4th to honor students who exemplify the NMCC experience – both in and out of the classroom. Seventeen students were selected – one from each program area – to receive an Academic… Read More

NMCC Commercial Driving Academy Expands to Bangor

May 6, 2022
  Bangor — On May 16th, Northern Maine Community College’s Commercial Driving Academy begins training its first cohort of students in the Bangor area. Traditionally held on NMCC campus in Presque Isle, the training is expanding southward to match the growing demand for commercial drivers, leveraging NMCC’s already-established training program.… Read More

Dr. Dottie Martin, Retiring Dean, to Deliver NMCC’s 2022 Commencement Address

May 5, 2022
  Aroostook — Concluding a long career of advancing academic excellence and serving her community, Dr. Dorothy “Dottie” Martin has accepted an invitation to be NMCC’s 2022 Commencement Speaker and will address the College’s graduating class on May 14th at The Forum in Presque Isle. With her official retirement beginning… Read More

Maine State FFA Convention to be held at NMCC & UMPI

April 29, 2022
Aroostook County - Northern Maine Community College and the University of Maine at Presque Isle will host the 91st Annual Convention of the Maine State FFA on May 12-13, 2022. For many years the State Convention has always been held at the University of Maine in Orono, according to Doug Robertson,… Read More

NMCC Student of the Year Ryan Ashby Honored Alongside Peers

April 27, 2022
Aroostook — On April 27th, the Maine Community College System (MCCS) recognized this year’s Student of the Year award recipients on a statewide Zoom call with an audience of educators, legislators, the MCCS Board of Trustees, and Maine business leaders. Traditionally, winners are announced at a luncheon near Augusta; however,… Read More

BREAKING THE MOLD: Samantha Ramsey, Auto Collision Repair

April 26, 2022
  Breaking the Mold is a series about NMCC students pursuing non-traditional career fields.  Presque Isle – NMCC auto collision repair student, Samantha Ramsey, has grown up fixing things and making them better. She credits her mechanical ability to her father, a “jack of all trades,” teaching her everything from… Read More

Senator King Issues Funds to Double Capacity of NMCC’s Electrical Program

April 1, 2022
Presque Isle -  Northern Maine Community College is pleased to announce that congressional funds directed by U.S. Senator Angus King will allow the College to double the capacity of its Electrical Construction & Maintenance program from 18 to 36 students and add one additional faculty position beginning in the fall… Read More

NMCC’s Visiting Author Series Announces Return with Accomplished Guests

March 30, 2022
  Aroostook County  -  In celebration of Community College Month and National Poetry Month, Northern Maine Community College is hosting its annual Creative Writers Reading Series, which begins April 7th and continues throughout the following two Thursday evenings, April 14th and 21st. After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the… Read More

Breaking The Mold: Owen Nancekievill

March 14, 2022
Breaking the Mold is a series that highlights NMCC students enrolled in non-traditional career fields. Presque Isle – NMCC nursing student, Owen Nancekievill, has always known he wanted to do something in the medical field. In fact, nursing will soon become a family tradition when Owen graduates in May because… Read More