The Star-Herald

Northern Maine Community College slates open house on October 12

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Northern Maine Community College will hold Open House 2018 for prospective students and families on Friday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the campus on 33 Edgemont Dr. in Presque Isle.

Visitors are welcome to tour the campus, labs and classrooms in session, see student demonstrations and presentations, and meet with admissions and financial aid staff. Dining like a student will be available during a free lunch at Reed Commons and door prizes will be awarded.

“We’re looking forward to having the public interact with students, faculty and staff,” said President Tim Crowley. “If you haven’t visited our campus in a few years, you will be amazed at the technology available for the over 35 degree and certificate programs offered here.”

Demonstrations and displays will include: preparation and painting a vehicle; airbrush displays; solar array display; live fire burner demo; CNC milling machine demos in the Precision Machining Technology Lab; heat loss infrared photography; wind power harness and climbing; paddle wheel welds; hybrid vehicle diagnostics displays and much more.

Throughout the day the new nursing and allied health simulation center will provide interactive demonstrations using high-fidelity mannequins.

There will be open classrooms for visitors to sit in on the Water Treatment Technology and Computer Networking labs, and the Arts and Sciences and Business Technology departments. Staff at the Smith Wellness Center will conduct tours and equipment demonstrations.

Visitors will have the opportunity to visit and explore the newly remodeled allied health simulation center as well as the new water treatment technology lab.

Participants are also welcome to tour campus housing options. Those who apply to the college on the day of Open House will have their application fee waived.

NMCC’s programs are designed to enable students to enter the workforce with technically current skills and to prepare students for lifelong learning and career advancement opportunities. More than 95 percent of NM’s graduates are employed within six months of their graduation in jobs related to their training or are continuing their education.

For more information, call: (207) 768-2785.

Submitted by the Development and College Relations Office of Northern Maine Community College.

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