Campus News

NMCC Brings Home Gold from SkillsUSA Maine, Earns Spot at Nationals in June

March 24, 2023
  Presque Isle – On Friday, March 17th six students from Northern Maine Community College competed at the SkillsUSA competition in Bangor against students throughout the state. NMCC’s team earned three gold medals and two silver, winning top honors in both welding and electrical. In addition to leading in the trade competitions,… Read More

NMCC Job Fair Returns March 23rd After Hiatus

March 16, 2023
Presque Isle – Northern Maine Community College will host its annual job fair on Thursday, March 23, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the College gymnasium.   Recognized as the region’s largest job fair, the annual event was canceled in 2020 and paused thereafter due to Covid-19 restrictions. This year,… Read More

New Wind Power Scholarship Offers Life-Changing Opportunity for $1,000

March 10, 2023
  Presque Isle – A new scholarship at Northern Maine Community College will allow eligible wind power students to live on campus for 9 months, eat meals in the dining commons, purchase books and tools, and graduate with their credential to service wind turbines. The total cost to the students?… Read More

Breaking the Mold: Carey Suitter

March 10, 2023
Presque Isle, Maine - NMCC plumbing and heating student Carey Suitter is enjoying her lab and coursework because she enjoys working with her hands. In her own words, she calls it, “Turning wrenches and putting stuff together.”  Carey says she enrolled in the program because she recognized positive character traits… Read More


February 13, 2023
Presque Isle – Northern Maine Community College reported a 24.4% year-over-year increase in spring semester enrollment this month, continuing the trend established this fall. The ongoing enrollment growth indicates continued demand for the credentials and degrees offered by the college, led by flagship programs including nursing, electrical construction, and liberal studies.… Read More


February 8, 2023
AUGUSTA, ME — AUGUSTA, ME – Maine’s community colleges have ended a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for on-campus students, effective immediately. The student vaccine protocol had required all on-campus students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Maine Community College System (MCCS) President David Daigler cited better access and range of preventative and… Read More

Northern Maine Community College Announces Fall 2022 Dean’s List

January 10, 2023
Aroostook County — Northern Maine Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2022 fall semester. To earn a place on the list, students must achieve a 3.2-grade point average (GPA) or above. While 176 students earned a place on the list, 51 students had the distinction of earning… Read More

NMCC Shares “A Story Worth Telling” at this Year’s Annual Foundation Dinner

November 22, 2022
On the evening of Thursday, November 17, 2022, NMCC hosted the Annual Foundation Dinner, where “A Story Worth Telling” was shared. The evening began with a Foundation board meeting followed by social time where guests visited student displays highlighting the following programs: emergency management services, computer numerical control, business technology,… Read More

NMCC Practical Nursing Graduates Bridge Skills Gap in Local Healthcare

October 25, 2022
Presque Isle – On Saturday, October 15, 2022, NMCC held a pinning ceremony for the practical nursing (PN) students that began their training in January 2022. The PN program is a 9-month grant-funded certificate program supported by the Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan (MJRP). As a fully funded program, tuition,… Read More


October 19, 2022
Presque Isle – Northern Maine Community College reported a 31.3% year-over-year increase in Fall enrollment this month, surpassing state and national trends. Nationally, community college enrollment has declined slightly, while other Maine community colleges reported a 12% increase. With growth rates more than double state averages, administrators on campus are facing… Read More