Community College graduates to be honored at ceremonies in May

May 4, 2017

News Advisory

Contact: Karen Hamilton

207-767-0116, x 4

AUGUSTA, Maine –Maine’s seven community colleges will hold commencement exercises around the state this month. Speakers at this year’s graduations, as well as the times, dates, and locations, are as follows:

Thursday, May 11

Central Maine Community College, Auburn, 6 pm
Speaker: Jonathan P. LaBonté, Mayor of Auburn
Location: Androscoggin Bank Colisée, Lewiston

Friday, May 12

Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor, 6 pm
Speakers: Loring Kidd, Faculty Emeritus; Christopher Maseychik ’93, Chair, Welding
Department; Glenna Washburn ’17, EMCC Student of the Year
Location: Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

Washington County Community College, Calais, 11 am
Speaker: Wayne Jackson, Owner, Jackson Plumbing & Heating, WCCC ‘84
Location: Calais High School

Saturday, May 13

Northern Maine Community College, Presque Isle, 10 am
Speaker: Sara Gideon, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives
Location: The Forum, Presque Isle

York County Community College, Wells, 10 am
Speaker: Jean Ginn Marvin, Innkeeper, Nonantum Resort and Chair of MCCS Board of Trustees
Location: Ogunquit Playhouse

Saturday, May 20

Kennebec Valley Community College, Fairfield/Hinckley, 10 am
Speaker: Congressman Bruce Poliquin, US House of Representatives
Location: Augusta Civic Center

Sunday, May 21

Southern Maine Community College, South Portland/Brunswick, 2 pm
Speaker: Bill Green, Broadcast Journalist and Host of “Bill Green’s Maine”
Location: Cross Insurance Arena, Portland

Note: Additional information about these ceremonies is available from the individual colleges.