EMCC 2023 Student of the Year announcement

March 21, 2023
Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) is proud to announce that Nursing student Aquiles Antonio Lopez, has been selected as EMCC’s 2023 Student of the Year. Aquiles is receiving this honor based on his demonstrated academic success, contribution to his school and community, and the nominations of faculty and staff. As… Read More

Fall 2022 President List, Dean list and Honorable Mentions announcement

January 11, 2023
  Each semester the Vice President of Academic Affairs prepares for the President a list of those students who have earned a grade point average of 4.0 while carrying 12 credit hours or more. President Russell is pleased to acknowledge the following students: Fall 2022 President List The Vice President… Read More

Fall Enrollment up 14.3% at Eastern Maine Community College

October 19, 2022
Bangor, ME – Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) has seen a significant increase in enrollment numbers this fall, largely thanks to the new Free College Scholarship and the post- covid return to regular campus activities. Fall enrollment is up 14.3% at EMCC, with 2,375 students registered in programs and credit… Read More
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Liz Russell Appointed New President of Eastern Maine Community College

May 12, 2022
AUGUSTA, ME – Maine Community College System (MCCS) President David Daigler announced today that Liz Russell has been appointed president of Eastern Maine Community College, effective June 1. Russell, who is currently vice president of academic affairs at Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC), has held multiple senior leadership positions at… Read More
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EMCC 2022 Student of the Year

March 30, 2022
Eastern Maine Community College is proud to announce that Rebecca Peters, Criminal Justice, has been named the 2022 Student of the Year. Rebecca is not only a Dean’s List student in a rigorous program, she and her husband have four sons ranging in age from 12 to 20. Her husband… Read More
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Governor Mills Joins EMCC Women in Leadership Panel

March 21, 2022
We would like to thank Governor Mills for visiting EMCC to participate in the Women in Leadership Panel alongside Marwa Hassanien and Tracie Travers. Marwa is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Northern Light Health and the Chair of the Bangor School Committee. Tracie serves as Vice President… Read More

High School Nursing Pathway Signing

March 21, 2022
EMCC Nursing, United Technologies Center (UTC), Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC), Bridge Academy Maine, and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, signed an agreement last Friday forging a new pathway for high school students who want to get a headstart on their nursing degree. This program benefits high school students at United Technology Center,… Read More
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Rebecca Peters Named a 2022 New Century Workforce Scholar

March 21, 2022
Rebecca Peters, a Criminal Justice student at Eastern Maine Community College, has been named a 2022 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions on a national scale as they plan to enter the… Read More
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EMCC to make masking optional

March 9, 2022
EMCC has made the decision, following MCCS protocol updates, to make mask-wearing inside campus buildings optional for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Mainers have made significant strides in recent months to keep COVID numbers down and reduce the burden on our healthcare facilities thanks in part to vaccinations and readily… Read More