Campus News

NMCC Celebrates 54th Commencement Exercises

May 17, 2019
Aroostook— Northern Maine Community College celebrated the graduation of nearly 190 students during Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11 at the Forum. Students from the Arts and Sciences, Business Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Early Childhood Education, Nursing and Allied Health, and Trade and Technical Occupations received their Associates’ Degrees and… Read More

Breaking The Mold: Angelique McDonald

May 14, 2019
By Kent DeMerchant Presque Isle - Angelique McDonald recalls following her father around at work through her middle and high school years.  Angelique’s father worked maintenance for several apartment buildings and oversaw multiple repair and remodeling projects. Angelique’s life exposed her to a variety of trades.  She helped fix plumbing… Read More

Evening of Excellence Honors NMCC Students

May 2, 2019
    Aroostook— Northern Maine Community College celebrated senior achievement during an Evening of Excellence on May 1st to honor students who exemplify the NMCC experience – both in and out of the classroom. Eighteen students were selected – one from each program area – to receive an Academic Achievement… Read More

Announcing NMCC’s “Contagiously Hopeful” Student of the Year

May 1, 2019
Aroostook — On April 24th, 2019 at 11am a large group gathered at Maple Hill Farm in Hallowell, Maine, just outside of Augusta, to witness the presentation of the 2019 Student of the Year awards for the Maine Community College System. Each of the seven community colleges awarded a single… Read More

16th Year Anniversary of Totally Trades Conference

April 4, 2019
Aroostook County – New Ventures Maine is offering a hands-on, day-long event designed to encourage girls to consider careers in fields traditionally filled more predominantly by males.  The Totally Trades Conference is expected to bring together approximately 150 participants from schools throughout Aroostook County on Wednesday, April 10, to the… Read More

NM’s New PN Program Begins in Houlton

April 4, 2019
Houlton - In an attempt to fill a gap in the healthcare field in Aroostook and beyond, this spring NMCC launched a new program in Houlton, training Practical Nurses (PN’s). The brand new cohort currently has 15 students enrolled in the 45-week program based out of the Houlton Regional Hospital.… Read More

‘The Future of Nursing’ Conference a Success

March 28, 2019
  Aroostook County  -  On March 23rd NMCC’s Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) hosted their first conference focused on the future of nursing in Aroostook County and drew a crowd of near 80 students to the E. Perrin Edmunds Conference Center on the NMCC campus. The event featured two keynote speakers,… Read More

Authors Visit NMCC Throughout April

March 27, 2019
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 began in March and will continue throughout April. The series brings accomplished authors from around the northeast to Presque Isle, and gives them an… Read More

Breaking the Mold: Hannah May

March 27, 2019
By Kent DeMerchant Aroostook County - Hannah May is currently enrolled in the Structural Welding program at NMCC.  Her family moved from Arizona to the Houlton area when she was younger. Hannah remembers growing up as a typical young girl who participated in band and chorus at school with no… Read More

NMCC Students Excel at Statewide Skills Competition

March 19, 2019
NMCC Medalists (left to right) Cory Jandreau, silver medal, auto collision repair; Zachary Hagan, gold, auto collision repair; Jacques Beaulieu, gold, welding; Craig Kiser, gold, electrical construction wiring; and Chris Forbes, silver, automotive technology.   AROOSTOOK COUNTY — Northern Maine Community College students brought home three gold and two silver… Read More