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Camp Survivor 2016

Camp Survivor: Adventures in Healthcare A residential camp for students entering grades 9 & 10 Read more >


Senator Susan Collins to Serve as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Senator Susan Collins will serve as Eastern Maine Community College’s Commencement Speaker for the graduating class of 2016. The 49th Annual Commencement will take place Friday, May 13, at 6:00 PM at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. “Senator Collins shares EMCC’s passion for invigorating Maine’s workforce and economy... Read more >


Dr. Lisa Larson Appointed President of Eastern Maine Community College

The Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System (MCCS) has appointed Dr. Lisa Larson, who currently serves as vice president for academic and student affairs at Minnesota’s Hennepin Technical College, as the next president of Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) in Bangor. She will assume her new post this... Read more >


Maine Community College System Names All-Maine Academics

The All Maine Academic Team recognizes high-achieving Maine community college students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and service that extends beyond the classroom. They represent the best of nearly 17,500 students who are enrolled this year at Maine’s seven community colleges. EMCC’s All-Maine Academics are Barbara Lewis and... Read more >


Fire Science Alum Receives Disaster Hero Award

Chandler Corriveau is a 2008 Fire Science graduate and recipient of the Fire Science Technology Award for his graduating class. He was recently honored with the American Red Cross’ Disaster Hero Award for his life-saving bravery on the Hermon Fire Department. Read more >


Spring Art Show at the Library Starting March 24

“All About Flowers,” a show of oil paintings by Peggy Clark Lumpkins, is all about local flowers growing in the woods, her big garden or her windowsill in Brownville, ME.  The paintings are done in the “Slow Art” method of oil glazing, which builds up rich colors over the... Read more >

EMCC Public Safety Training Center

New Public Safety Training Center Opens

A 12,000-square-foot space that Eastern Maine Community College purchased nearly a year ago has reopened as the Public Safety Training Center, housing EMCC’s Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Science programs. Located at 312 Hogan Road adjacent to EMCC’s existing campus, the former site of The Maine Jump... Read more >


Students and Alumni Featured in Bangor Chamber Award Video

Eastern Maine Community College was recently honored by the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce with the M. Jane Irving Community Service Award. Interim President Cassidy accepted the award at the Chamber’s annual dinner, an event attended by over 1,000 business and community members. Check out the video highlight EMCC’s... Read more >


EMCC Alum Named “Chef of the Year”

Kara van Emmerik, chef de cuisine of Dudley’s Refresher in Castine, has been named Maine’s Chef of the Year in the 2015 Eater Awards. Eater is a food and nightlife blog of digital media company Vox Media Inc. Van Emmerik is a 2014 graduate of Eastern Maine Community... Read more >


EMCC will help you go from the classroom to your dream career. Just ask our alumni.

Before coming to Eastern Maine Community College, it had been 28 years since Phillipa Gilmore had been in school. “I was nervous for the first week or so,” Phillipa admits. “How well were nontraditional and traditional students going to interact? I wasn’t sure how it was going to work... Read more >