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 >


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 >


New: Health IT Certificate

Get your career started at night! Check out the newest addition added to the evening line up at EMCC! Call 207-974-4848 to learn more today! Healthcare Information Technology Certificate The Healthcare Information Technology program is a certificate program that prepares the successful student for an entry-level position in the... Read more >

Exploring Transfer Program

Attend a free, five-week summer session at Vassar College & explore the benefits of transferring to a competitive four-year college! The Exploring Transfer program at Vassar College is offering a limited number of full scholarships to eligible students from Maine’s community colleges for the Summer 2014 Session. ... Read more >