New Scholarship Program to Benefit Adult Students

Eastern Maine Community College has announced a new scholarship program targeted to meet the unique needs of adult students. “By the year 2018, 59% of all the jobs in Maine will require an associate’s degree,” states Lawrence Barrett, EMCC president. “To be in a position to drive the new economy... Read more >


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Five EMCC Students Off to Top Tier Schools

It’s not unheard of for EMCC graduates to continue their education at top notch schools but this year five students are heading to selective institutions. Two international students Wook Heo and Hyungik “Josh” Jeon who are enrolled in EMCC’s Integrative English Training Program have been accepted into Vassar’s... Read more >


Suicide Prevention Week

What letting go looks like

In observance of Suicide Prevention Week, EMCC students released 100 balloons, each representing  11 college students who kill themselves every year. With notes attached to each balloon with names of those lost to suicide or personal wishes for release from suffering, the underlying message was that  it is... Read more >


EMCC Faculty and Staff win against Varsity Team

Bangor, ME: On Tuesday, March 22 at 6:00 pm in Johnston Gym, Eastern Maine Community College faculty and staff challenged and WON the student varsity basketball teams in the name of charity. Admission to charity games is free and donations are requested. For the past seven... Read more >


EMCC’s Medical Assisting Technology Receives Initial Accreditation

Bangor, ME: Eastern Maine Community College is pleased to announce that the Medical Assistant program has received initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The associate in applied science degree program, started in 2008, combines classroom lecture, hands-on skills labs, and... 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 >