Stephen McCarron

Stephen McCarron

I went to work in construction right out of high school. I got a lot of good experience with heavy equipment but I also wasn’t going to be able to go anywhere in the field without a degree. I knew I needed to go back to school in order... Read more >


Shauna Strattonmeier

Shauna Strattonmeier

I am the first person in my family to go to college, which is an achievement I never thought was possible. College was always a dream of mine but I grew up in an isolated, financially unstable household. As a result of that environment, I followed the path modeled... Read more >


Morgan Talty

Morgan Talty

I grew up on Indian Island, a 3×1 mile stretch of land. We’re Wabanaki, meaning People of the Dawn. We’re made up of Micmac, Passamaquody, Penobscot and Maliseet Native Americans. I know every house, every person, every landmark on Indian Island. But walking through the woods, it’s always new... Read more >


Zach Mathieu

Liberal Studies as the launching pad

Zach Mathieu is a second year Liberal Studies student from Bingham, Maine who enrolled directly after high school. His plan is to become a history teacher, completing a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Farmington and then going to graduate school. Read more >


Painter John LeBlanc

Learning from the artist

Painter John LeBlanc talks with Drawing I students about his work on exhibit in the John Rohman Art Gallery. Read more >


Math instructor Changsu Lee

Mastering language

When math instructor Changsu Lee first arrived in the United States from Korea, he learned English quickly because there were no other Korean students. Immediately integrating foreign students into classes with other English speaking students is key to the Integrative English Program Changsu developed five years ago and which... Read more >


Job fair

Job fair

Welding students talk with a rep from construction company Reed & Reed about employment opportunities in their future. Read more >


SkillsUSA

On Friday, March 11, 2011, Eastern Maine Community College, United Technologies Center, and the Penobscot Job Corps joined forces to host 800 high school and college students from 24 Maine vocational schools for the SkillsUSA Maine Championships, a competition showcasing the state’s most talented technical and vocational... Read more >