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Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place at NMCC

| March 31, 2014

A classroom full of people spent their afternoon learning about and practicing using one large and loud piece of equipment, the forklift. “We do have traditionally 15-20 people injured every year operating a forklift,” said Joseph Bergan, Occupational Safety Engineer at Safety Works! The “train the trainer” class is part of the Aroostook County Safety […]

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Local Students Named To All-Maine Academic Team

| March 28, 2014

A couple of local college students who’ve made a push to earn good grades, are being recognized.   The Maine Community College System Board of trustees is holding a ceremony for these two students along with 12 others.  Baha Eldin has the story. A commitment to education is something these two students pride themselves on. And […]

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More Options For College Students Come After An Agreement With NMCC And Husson University

| February 14, 2014

Students attending, or who will be attending Northern Maine Community College, will be able to get credit towards a degree at Husson University.  It’s a “transfer of credits” agreement that the two institutions have just signed. NMCC students interested in getting a bachelors degree at Husson university, can work towards that right from the NMCC […]

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Refusing To Give Up After A Recent Layoff, Two Local Men Go Back To College Through An MMA Grant

| January 30, 2014

Back in October the Maine Military Authority laid of more than 100 workers, among those workers are two men, who were shocked by the news after having worked there for 10 years. “It’s kind of devastating in a way, your life’s going to change and there’s nothing you can do about it you just kind […]

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Northern Maine Counseling Association Meets to Discuss Proficiency Based Learning

| January 23, 2014

They’re listening ears, problem solvers, and links to the future for high school students. They’re the guidance counselors of Aroostook County. And together with directors of college admissions, upward bound, and other programs, they become the Northern Maine Counseling Association — and they meet every other month. Mary Warren, President of the NMCA says, “if […]

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