Campus News


July 9, 2020
Presque Isle — The Northern Maine Community College staff is making plans to ensure a safe and productive start to the upcoming fall semester, which will begin as planned on August 31st. The planning is guided by two important principles: safety for students, faculty, and staff; and the delivery of… Read More

NMCC Receives Bus Redirected from PI Loop

July 8, 2020
  Aroostook — This month Northern Maine Community College received a mini passenger bus as a donation from the discontinued local transportation organization, PI Loop. The 16-passenger vehicle, which will be wrapped in the college’s colors and logo, will serve multiple purposes on campus and in the greater Aroostook community.… Read More

NMCC’s Nursing Program’s Accreditation Renewed

June 11, 2020
Presque Isle - Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) received official word, earlier this month, that the Accreditation for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has continued accreditation for the associate nursing program through 2027. The process of receiving accreditation includes the completion of a self-review followed by a three-day site visit. ACEN… Read More

NMCC Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

June 9, 2020
Aroostook County—Northern Maine Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2020 spring semester. To earn a place on the list, students must achieve a 3.2 grade-point-average (GPA) or above. While 185 students earned a place on the list, 58 students had the distinction of earning above a 3.85… Read More

Announcing NMCC’s 2020 Student of the Year

May 22, 2020
Aroostook — In late April, the Maine Community College System recognized this year’s Student of the Year award recipients on a statewide Zoom call with an audience of educators, legislators, and Maine’s business leaders. In years past, winners were announced at a luncheon near Augusta; however, due to the pandemic,… Read More

Free Summer Courses for Maine’s 2020 High School Grads

May 18, 2020
Presque Isle — The members of Maine’s high school Class of 2020 got an early graduation gift today – access to free summer courses at Maine’s community colleges. Maine students who graduate in 2019/2020 are invited to apply for the free online courses at Northern Maine Community College. A student… Read More

NMCC Student Receives Prestigious State Scholarship

May 4, 2020
  Aroostook County- The trustees of the Higher Education Assistance Foundation (HEAF) have selected Nicole Whittaker, a Northern Maine Community College accounting major, to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Annually, one student, majoring in business or accounting at each of the community colleges and state universities, as well as Husson University,… Read More

NMCC Instructor Co-Authors New Book Helping Students Navigate Online Learning

April 13, 2020
Presque Isle – Three years ago NMCC English instructor Dr. Jennifer Graham began researching the retention rates of online students. Collaborating with former NMCC instructor Dr. Lynne Nelson Manion, who now teaches at Eastern Maine Community College, Graham explored the barriers students experience in online learning, why some struggle in… Read More

NMCC to Offer Free Online Job Training

April 10, 2020
Presque Isle – To address the training and workforce needs related to COVID-19, the Maine Community College System is adjusting training models to provide more opportunities and offer remote job training programs. Starting the week of April 12th, NMCC will begin enrolling for four online career-training programs, each designed to… Read More

Justin Barry Named a 2020 New Century Workforce Scholar

March 25, 2020
Presque Isle — Justin Barry, a student at Northern Maine Community College, has been named a 2020 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions on a national scale as they plan to… Read More