Campus News

Virtual Signing Marks Important Moment For Incoming Nursing Students

February 24, 2021
  Presque Isle - To foster campus spirit in an era of social distancing, Northern Maine Community College admissions staff hosted a virtual signing ceremony for the incoming 2021 nursing cohort on February 17th via ZOOM. “Nurses will reflect back on these moments throughout their career,” said Department Chair Eileen… Read More

Well-timed Partnership Supports Students Facing Food Insecurity

February 18, 2021
Presque Isle - In late February 2020, just weeks before Maine’s COVID-19 lockdown, Northern Maine Community College launched a partnership with Good Shepherd Food Bank as part of a statewide initiative between the Food Bank, Maine’s community colleges, and Hannaford Supermarkets. In becoming part of Good Shepherd Food Bank’s official ‘Partner… Read More

Community COVID-19 vaccine clinics on NMCC Campus

January 22, 2021
Presque Isle, Maine (January 22, 2021) — Northern Light AR Gould Hospital will kick-off its first community vaccine clinics next week for people age 70 or older in collaboration with Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Day-long clinics will be held on Wednesday, January 27, and Friday, January 29,… Read More

NMCC Librarian and Community Figure Gail Roy Retires

January 19, 2021
  Presque Isle – For the past twelve years librarian Gail Roy has made a substantial impact on NMCC campus and the greater Aroostook community. This past semester Roy announced her retirement, making the 2020 school year her last. A professional of the library sciences, Roy is part of a… Read More

NMCC Opens New Dining Commons and Community Teaching Kitchen

January 15, 2021
Aroostook County – Northern Maine Community College begins spring semester with an exciting new feature on campus, the completely remodeled Reed Dining Commons, which became available to students in the final weeks of fall semester after approximately nine months of construction. The $4.2 million renovation transformed the 40-year-old structure into… Read More

Tutoring Evolves at NMCC Alongside Changing Student Needs

January 11, 2021
Aroostook County – One result of shifting courses online and limiting students on campus is the changing landscape of tutoring and other forms of student support. During fall semester at Northern Maine Community College, despite fewer students requesting tutoring overall, the number of students using Zoom tutoring increased by over… Read More

NMCC Announces Dean’s List

December 31, 2020
Aroostook County—Northern Maine Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2020 fall semester. To earn a place on the list, students must achieve a 3.2 grade-point-average (GPA) or above. While 190 students earned a place on the list, 59 students had the distinction of earning above a 3.85… Read More

‘Gaming for a Cause’ Fundraiser Succeeds Despite Weather Setbacks

December 17, 2020
  Presque Isle – On Saturday the NMCC Falcons esports team kicked off a 24-hour Gaming for a Cause challenge to raise funds for three local nonprofits selected by team members. Starting at noon, the athletes livestreamed their gameplay via the online platform Twitch, broadcasting from the NMCC gymnasium. The… Read More