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 >


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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 >


Criminal Justice Mock Trial

Criminal Justice Students Stage Mock Trial

Students enrolled in Criminal Procedure and Report Writing and Testifying courses took part in a mock trial at the Penobscot Judicial Center. Each student was tasked with testifying on the stand to the contents of a police report they wrote earlier in the semester. Reports were done on a... Read more >


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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 >


Jon Tierney Hired as Faculty for New Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Program

Eastern Maine Community College has hired Jon Tierney as the lead faculty member for its new associate’s degree program in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. Tierney, the owner of Acadia Mountain Guides in Bar Harbor, has three decades of experience in wilderness education, having been actively involved in developing nationally... Read more >


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Kara van Emmerik, A.A.S. Culinary Arts, ’14

Castine, a small yet historical seaside community, is quintessential Maine. Thousands of tourists flock to the town each summer to take in the stunning scenery of sailboats, lighthouses and the rocky coast, and to of course dine on Maine’s famous seafood. This season, tourists and locals alike have a... Read more >