Open House Slide

See for yourself why EMCC is a great college and smart choice!

Prospective students and their families are invited to Eastern Maine Community College for a morning of information, exploration, and fun. Join faculty, staff, and current students as we highlight the wide variety of educational opportunities available at EMCC. Take part in campus tours, admissions/financial aid workshops, on-the-spot admissions, and... 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 >

The New Public Safety Building: Opening January 2016

  Eastern Maine Community College’s public safety programs – Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science, and Criminal Justice – will be housed under one collaborative roof come the spring semester of 2016. Earlier this year, the college purchased a property at 312 Hogan Road, adjacent to the current campus. The 12,000... Read more >

The Helen M. Swett Student Success Conference Room

Friends, faculty, and staff of Eastern Maine Community College gathered in the Student Success Center Monday morning for the unveiling of the Helen M. Swett Student Success Conference Room. The newly named conference room is in commemoration of the mother of retired Dean of Students Gregory Swett, who notes... Read more >

WCCC President Joseph Cassidy to Serve as EMCC Interim President

WCCC President Joseph Cassidy to Serve as Interim President of Eastern Maine Community College Search for new EMCC president to begin this summer AUGUSTA, ME – MCCS President Derek Langhauser today announced that Joseph Cassidy, the president of Washington County Community College (WCCC) in Calais, will provide leadership to... Read more >


Senator Susan Collins EMCC Visit

Senator Susan Collins joined EMCC faculty, staff, and students on campus Monday afternoon to learn more about the college’s academic programs and business and industry trainings. The Senator toured the Student Success Center and Building Construction and Fine Woodworking Lab, and was briefed on the college’s newly purchased building... Read more >


EMCC and UMaine Fort Kent Sign Articulation Agreements for Nursing Programs

Representatives from Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine at Fort Kent finalized articulation agreements between their nursing degrees next week. Thanks to the new agreements, EMCC students who graduate with an A.S. in Nursing can seamlessly transfer into UMFK’s Baccalaureate program with sophomore or junior standing... Read more >

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 >


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 >


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 >