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EMCC hosts the Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) Bank of America Day

January 11, 2019
Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) partners with Maine’s public middle and high schools, community colleges, and university system to help students reach their fullest potential. JMG serves more than 7,000 students in communities throughout all of Maine’s 16 counties. It is the only nonprofit in Maine offering a continuum of support to… Read More

Alumni Spotlight – Kate Blanchard

January 3, 2019
Eastern Maine Community College provides a quality education that prepares students for the rigors of the workforce by giving them the skills to succeed. This truth is showcased by our outstanding alumni, who go forward from EMCC with new skills, a sense of purpose, and the ability to give back… Read More

EMCC and Husson University Sign Historic Agreement

January 2, 2019
Dec. 28, 2018 – Eastern Maine Community College and Husson University signed paperwork officially implementing 23 new articulation agreements. With these agreements, these institutions have created easier and more affordable pathways for students to obtain a bachelor’s degree.  EMCC is proud to offer the lowest tuition in Maine, with prices… Read More
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Faculty Spotlight: Chef Kara van Emmerik

November 19, 2018
Culinary Arts is a special kind of education. The culinary profession, as a whole, has a language all its own that can be translated and understood in any part of the world. Kara van Emmerik, Sous Chef and Instructor in the Culinary Arts program at Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC),… Read More
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Criminal Justice Student Interviewed by Fox22 Bangor

November 7, 2018
As many towns and cities around the country saw higher than average voter turn outs, Brewer Maine was no exception. Fox 22 Bangor was on location talking to voters about why they think that is. When cameras turned to EMCC Criminal Justice student, Tyler Friel, he said people “fought for… Read More

Bangor Area Stormwater Group Meeting

November 2, 2018
November 8, 2018 – The Bangor Area Stormwater Group meeting will take place from 9:00 – 10:00 am in the Hampden Town Offices. During this meeting they will go over current permit processes and review the new budget. The minutes are as follows and any questions can be directed to… Read More

Important vote in November affecting Community Colleges in Maine

October 26, 2018
October 23, 2018 – Four bonds will further needed investment in Maine,  Bangor Daily News “The final four questions on the Nov. 6 ballot ask voters to consider $200 million in borrowing to improve educational facilities at the state’s university and community college systems, to improve municipal and private wastewater systems,… Read More

Alumni featured in Portland Press Herald

October 26, 2018
October 24, 2018 – Feeding Artists in rural Maine turns chef’s dream into reality, Portland Press Herald “Marilou Ranta, EMCC Culinary Arts Alumni, makes a deal with the Libra Foundation’s arts residency program in Monson to fulfill her goal of opening a restaurant….in 2015, she took a big step closer [to… Read More

Congratulations to Chief Higgins and the Bangor Fire Department!

October 4, 2018
EMCC would like to congratulate the Bangor Fire Department’s Chief Thomas Higgins on receiving the Maine Fire Chiefs’ Association’s Fire Chief of the Year Award! Chief Higgins has served as the Bangor Fire Chief for over four year and sits on EMCC’s Fire Science Advisory Board Committee. EMCC is so fortunate… Read More

Data security: notice to current and former students and staff

August 17, 2018
EMCC has recently experienced a possible IT security breach. Although the college has not identified any direct loss of data as a result of a malware infection the potential exists that the personal information of current and former EMCC students and employees may have been accessed by an unauthorized party. Read More