Campus News

NMCC Medical Assisting Program Reaccredited

April 2, 2021
Presque Isle - Northern Maine Community College has succeeded in earning national reaccreditation for its medical assisting associate degree program.  After a two-year process of preparation and thorough examination, College officials were notified about the designation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org). “Having an accredited… Read More

OP-ED From NMCC President Tim Crowley

March 25, 2021
This Op-Ed was published in the March 25th edition of the Presque Isle Star Herald: Employees Meet Crisis Head-On By: Timothy Crowley If an organization was going to choose a year to recognize the contributions employees are making, this is the year.  COVID-19 has challenged us all to find new… Read More

NMCC Releases Fall 2021 Schedule Reflecting Normalcy & Improved Flexibility

March 23, 2021
Presque Isle – This week NMCC opened online enrollment for the fall 2021 semester and course offerings show a return to normalcy in addition to improved flexibility learned through the past year’s experience. “Higher education is one of our nation’s most reliable avenues of upward mobility, and it’s also a… Read More

New Scholarship Endowed at NMCC

March 5, 2021
Presque Isle – To encourage and assist individuals toward becoming educated and skilled members of the Aroostook County workforce, a local couple has established the Building Trades Scholarship at Northern Maine Community College. The anonymous donors are specifically interested in supporting students enrolled in the electrical and plumbing & heating… Read More

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