Dean’s and President’s Lists Fall 2014

Each semester the Academic Dean of Eastern Maine Community College prepares a list of those full time students who have earned a semester grade point average of 3.25 or higher at EMCC. Interim Academic Dean Elizabeth Russell, is pleased to acknowledge the following students: EMCC Dean’s List Fall 2014... Read more >


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Nursing Students Achieve Highest Pass Rate in Maine for NCLEX-RN

The 2014 graduates of the EMCC nursing program achieved the highest pass rate in Maine on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), at 96%. This is the second year in a row EMCC nursing students have earned the highest pass rate in the state. Maine’s overall... Read more >


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EMCC to Provide Customized Business Management Training to Largest Worker Cooperative in Maine

This past spring, the Island Employee Cooperative (IEC) was formed when more than 60 employees from three retail businesses in Deer Isle/Stonington – Burnt Cove Market, V&S Variety and Pharmacy, and The Galley – bought the businesses from retiring owners Vernon and Sandra Seile. The worker-owned corporation is now... Read more >


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EMCC Employee Honored with EMDC Champion Award as Part of Katahdin Area Transition Team

Eastern Maine Development Corporation honored businesses and individuals that have shown support for its mission at its annual meeting on Tuesday. One of the recipients of EMDC’s “Champion Awards” was the Katahdin Area Transition Team, which Debora Rountree, associate academic dean for Eastern Maine Community College, is the chairperson... Read more >


Applications for EMCC’s fall 2015 Nursing and Medical Radiography programs close December 30

Interested in applying for EMCC’s Nursing or Medical Radiography program for the fall 2015 class? The applications for these two programs are due no later than December 30, 2014! The healthcare sector is the fastest growing job market in Maine. Start your career now. For more information about the... Read more >


EMCC Boosts Transfer Agreements, Offers Students Advanced Standing at Maine’s Four-Year Institutions

Eastern Maine Community College has finalized a number of new articulation agreements that enable its students who complete a two-year degree program to receive advanced standing when they transfer to Maine’s four-year institutions. Those four-year institutions include Husson University, University of Maine System campuses, Saint Joseph’s College online, and... Read more >


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EMCC Student Veterans Update

Message from Your Commanding Officer, Jon Varner Greetings fellow Student Veterans!  I am the Commanding Officer of the Student Veterans Association, EMCC Chapter.   Our goal as an organization is to help other Student Veterans on campus get the help they need to continue their education.  This help can be... Read more >


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Early Childhood Education Program a Win for Students and Business in Hancock County

Residents and businesses of Hancock County are benefiting from Eastern Maine Community College’s Early Childhood Education program, which, as of last year, is being offered in full at the Hancock County Higher Education Center in Ellsworth. Thanks to a grant from the Maine State Legislature aimed at expanding education... Read more >


EMCC Receives $50,000 Quimby Family Foundation Grant to Develop Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Degree

The Quimby Family Foundation has awarded $50,000 to Eastern Maine Community College to help develop a two-year Associate in Applied Science Degree in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. EMCC plans to base the program in Millinocket. The grant application was a joint effort by the Katahdin Region Higher Education Center... Read more >


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College Strategic Plan Seems to be Working!

Three Years into Strategic Plan, Eastern Maine Community College Continues Enrollment Growth and Adds Millions of Dollars in Economic Impact to Bangor Region Eastern Maine Community College implemented a five-year strategic plan in the fall of 2011, with an end goal of increasing enrollment to 5,000 students by 2016... Read more >