President’s Message To Students Summer 2013

As I review my calendar, I notice that we are only a month away from the start of another academic year. This is a good time to share some of this summer’s highlights from EMCC. We have hired three full-time faculty members in Culinary, Building Construction, and Chemistry. I... Read more >


President’s Message To Students June 2013

This month we bid farewell to the graduating class of 2013!  What a great event!  The graduation speaker wove a metaphor comparing the college experience to running a marathon.  I found this comparison striking and true.  With each class, each semester, students reach a goal and pass a marker... Read more >


EMCC Student of the Year Award Winner 2013

EMCC President Lawrence Barrett, Ed.D., is pleased to announce EMCC’s 2013 Student of the Year Award recipient: Jonathan Torsch, Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor Major: Electrical and Automation Technology When the company he worked for closed and he was laid off, Jonathan Torsch wanted to learn a trade and... Read more >


President’s Message To Students December 2012

Last night I was so impressed with our students, staff and faculty that participated in the Bangor Festival of Lights Parade. Thousands of spectators saw 44 students and 26 staff and their families celebrate the pride of the EMCC family by riding a float and singing the “12 Days... Read more >

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President’s Message To Students November 2012

Photo Credit: EMCC Student Erica Davis The month of November is already here and I give thanks that EMCC and the Bangor region avoided the destructive force of hurricane Sandy. There are still millions of people without power, shelter, food and gas and I would encourage all of you... Read more >


The Nursing Program at Eastern Maine Community College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit on October 3rd through 5th, 2012, by a team representing the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC). The site review is for continuing accreditation of the College’s Associate in Science Degree Nursing Program... Read more >

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President’s Message To Students September 2012

  Eastern Maine Community College Fall Move In 2012!   Welcome Back! We have just completed the first week of classes at EMCC. The campus is a very busy place and I am excited to meet the many new students and see our faculty on campus. The first... Read more >


A Message from President Barrett to Students Summer 2012

It has already been two weeks since the 45th EMCC graduation and Memorial Day has flown by. The summer season is upon us!  When I began in higher education some 25+ years ago most of the summer was the “slow time” this is not the case anymore and... Read more >

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2012 Awards & Recognition Banquet

  Front Row – Kim Boyle (PTK, Student of the Year nominee, Student Leader’s Circle & Dean’s Golden Eagle recipient), Cody Hand (Medical Radiography Outstanding Clinical Performance & Student Awards, Student Leaders Circle & 2012 Student of the Year), Jessica Freeman (PTK, Student of the Year nominee &... Read more >


James Powers Artist Reception Hosted at EMCC Library

Eastern Maine Community College Library presents James Powers’ exhibit “Mid-June Celebration” at The John Rohman Art Gallery located in the Library 5/3/12-6/27/12. The public is welcome to visit the gallery during EMCC Library hours. To preview the work, please check out the coverage from WABI 5 and WLBZ 2: For More Information: John Rohman Art... Read more >