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BASWG Annual Stenciling Initiative

June 19, 2020
This week, an intern for the Bangor Area Storm Water Group This painted a message near the storm drains to help remind everyone that storm drains lead to the river and are untreated. EMCC has a storm water license issued by the EPA and is reminding everyone of these facts.… Read More

EMCC Student of the Year 2020

April 10, 2020
It is with great pleasure that Eastern Maine Community College awards our Student of the Year to Ethan Preble. He is an excellent representative of our campus and the Human Services Program. Ethan reimagined our Gay Straight Alliance to be the Students Advocating for Equality, which serves a wider population… Read More


March 31, 2020
Hi! I’m Erica Hutchinson (second photo from the left above) and I’m thrilled to have just joined Eastern Maine Community College as the Director of Advancement and Executive Director of the EMCC Foundation. I’ve most recently been with a small private college in Maine creating philanthropic partners, developing community support… Read More
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4.2.2020 BASWG Meeting

March 27, 2020
Bangor Area Stormwater Group Meeting Remote Meeting Location: Via Electronic Meeting Software (Link will be sent) 9:00 am – 11:00 am AGENDA 9:00 am           Welcome and Roundrobin Introductions (5 min) Introduction of other stormwater cluster representatives 9:05 am           MS4 Check-ins 9:20 pm           Update from Maine DEP (10 min)                         Rhonda… Read More
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The Origins of Women’s History Month by Dr. Frank Bisher

March 9, 2020
An essay by longtime EMCC instructor of English and History, Dr. Frank Bisher. It’s easy to say that the origins of Women’s History Month are very factual, such as it was designated by Presidential Proclamation after Congress in 1987 declared March “Women’s History Month,” or that President Jimmy Carter designated… Read More
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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a presenting sponsor at two Spring 2020 events

March 6, 2020
Bar Harbor Bank and Trust presented the EMCC Foundation with a check for $3,500 which covers the presenting sponsorship for EMCConnect in March and our Annual Scholarship Breakfast in April. This money will go to the EMCC Foundation to use to help students overcome financial obstacles that could otherwise keep… Read More
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EMCC Nursing Program #1 in Maine for Second Year in a row

February 18, 2020
We are excited to announce that for the second year in a row, EMCC’s Nursing Program has received the honor of the #1 Nursing School in Maine! These rankings look at NCLEX pass rates of each cohort and 100% of EMCC’s Nursing students have passed the test for the last… Read More

EMCC Students Create Food Pantry on Campus

February 6, 2020
FoxBangor WABI NewsCenterMaine Bangor ME – Last week, students in the First-Year Experience Course (FYE) unveiled a collaborative project they had been helping to complete; obtaining a refrigerator and freezer to expand upon a campus food pantry. They have built on solid footing laid by the John T. Gorman Foundation,… Read More
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BASWG Meeting – Feb. 13th

February 5, 2020
BASWG 2020 Annual Meeting February 13, 2020 9:00 am – 11:00 am Orono Town Office (2nd floor council chambers) 59 Main Street, Orono, ME AGENDA 9:00 am           ​​BASWG Year-in-Review (Brenda Zollitsch) 9:15 am ​​          Annual Budget Report (Kyle Drexler) 9:30 am​​           Bylaws Discussion and Vote (Rich May) – VOTE 9:45 am           ​​Vote on Executive Committee Secretary Position (Rich May) – VOTE 10:00 am​​         Annual PY8 Budget (2020-2021) (Rich May) – VOTE… Read More
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Business and Industry Reception

January 15, 2020
The Annual Business and Industry Reception last week welcomed dozens of business leaders and workforce partners throughout the region to campus. College Workforce Development Projects were celebrated, from new medical programs at Katahdin and Penquis Higher Ed. Centers, to new trade programs, to continuing workforce training initiatives, and more. A… Read More