women's history month

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
fall 2019 dean's list

Dean’s List – Fall 2019

January 14, 2020
BANGOR, ME– 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. Academic Dean Elizabeth Russell, is pleased to acknowledge the following students: City Name Amherst Kayla J. Buchanan… Read More
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President’s List – Fall 2019

January 13, 2020
Students who made the President’s List earned a 4.0 GPA. President Larson is pleased to acknowledge the following students: Ashland Hannah Stratton Atkinson Calvin Andrews, III Bangor Sarah Diehl Grace Freeman Iain Hallett Rebekah Hayes Donghoon Kim Harley Knowles Rubie Kollman Yujin Lee Brett Lewey Adam Malcolm Jiyeon Park Cathy… Read More
President Lisa Larson

President’s Message

December 20, 2019
Fall semester 2019 has come to a close.  The work continues with grading and spring course preparation. Spring registration continues, some students are preparing for their next journey beyond EMCC while other individuals are excited to join EMCC to start their own journey towards their educational goals. It has been… Read More