Campus News

NMCC Names Goins Dean of Development & Public Affairs

July 12, 2022
  Presque Isle - Northern Maine Community College recently named Griffin Goins as the new Dean of Development and Public Affairs. For the past four years Goins has served as the Director of Marketing and Communications and Associate Director of Development and College Relations, respectively. In his new capacity, Goins… Read More

Northern Maine Community College Announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List

July 8, 2022
Aroostook County — Northern Maine Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester. To earn a place on the list, students must achieve a 3.2-grade point average (GPA) or above. While 160 students earned a place on the list, 49 students had the distinction of earning… Read More

NMCC Grad to Compete in National Welding Competition in Atlanta

June 15, 2022
  Aroostook — On June 17th recent NMCC diesel hydraulics graduate Alex Sweetser departs Presque Isle en route to Atlanta, Georgia, where he will compete against the nation’s most skilled welding students. Sweetser earned his place at the national competition after winning first place in Maine’s state competition in March.… Read More

NMCC Seeks Applicants for Upcoming 12-week Mechanized Logger Training

June 3, 2022
Aroostook County – Spaces remain available for NMCC’s Mechanized Logging Operations summer 2022 cohort, scheduled to begin June 27th in the woods of Passadumkeag, approximately 20 miles northeast of Old Town. Supported by the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, students pay no tuition or fees and the program provides all… Read More

BREAKING THE MOLD: Linus Tayong, Nursing

May 19, 2022
  Presque Isle – NMCC nursing student, Linus Tayong, hails from Cameroon, a country on the west coast of Africa. In Linus’s previous occupation with the British government, he traveled extensively including to northern Maine. He decided the County was a “great place to raise a family.” Linus arrived in… Read More

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