Central Maine Community College

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Central Maine Community College
Former names
Androscoggin State Vocational Institute, Central Maine Vocational Technical Institute, Central Maine Technical College
Type Public, two year offering Associate and Certificate degree programs
Established 1963-1965
President Scott E. Knapp, Ed.D.
Dean Betsy Libby, Dean of Academic Affairs
Students 2,700
Location Auburn, Maine, USA
44°8′3″N 70°14′6″W / 44.13417°N 70.23500°W / 44.13417; -70.23500Coordinates: 44°8′3″N 70°14′6″W / 44.13417°N 70.23500°W / 44.13417; -70.23500
Campus Suburban with Residence halls that house 253 students
Athletics Men's Basketball (winter) 2009-10 YSCC Champions, Men's Baseball (fall and spring), Men's Soccer (fall), Men's Golf (fall), Women's Softball (fall and spring), Women's Golf (fall), Women's Soccer (fall), Women's Basketball (winter), and Bowling
Nickname CMCC
Mascot Mustang
Website www.cmcc.edu
Central Maine Community College Logo.jpg

Central Maine Community College is a community college located in Auburn, Maine. It is one of the seven colleges in the Maine Community College System.

Former names[edit]

Founded in 1963 as ASVI (Androscoggin State Vocational Institute), later changed to CMVTI (Central Maine Vocational Technical Institute), in 1989 its name was changed to CMTC (Central Maine Technical College). As part of a statewide name change of the technical college system, on July 1, 2003, the school became Central Maine Community College (CMCC).

Accreditation[edit]

Central Maine Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization, which certifies public and private colleges and universities throughout New England that meet its standards.[1]

Student body[edit]

  • Enrollment — approximately 2,700 students.
  • Student/faculty ratio is 18:1.
  • 96% placement in jobs or education contiuation

Leadership[edit]

Directors

Arnold McKenney

  • 1964-1970

Nelson Ingalls

  • 1970-1977

Nelson Megna

  • 1978-1987

Richard Conrath

  • 1987-1992

Presidents

William Hierstein

  • 1992-1997

Scott E. Knapp

  • 1997–present

Campus[edit]

Central Maine Community College's physical facilities were enlarged to keep pace with increased demand.

  • 1967 - Addition completed to the original instructional facility. First residence hall constructed.
  • 1969 - Extension of the North Wing completed. Entire instructional complex was designated by the State Board of Education as the Louis Jalbert Industrial Center, now Jalbert Hall.
  • 1972 - Jalbert Hall South Wing was constructed in 1972 and expanded in 1979 and 1986.
  • 1975 - Two apartment style dormitory buildings and the present dining room/kitchen facilities built.
  • 1989 - A building to house the Culinary Arts program was completed. In November 1989 Maine voters authorized capital bonding for the 40,000 sq ft (3,700 m2)., Geneva A. Kirk Hall, which houses Nursing, Allied Health and Occupational Health and Safety programs; science laboratories; fitness and recreation facilities, gymnasium; and the Corporate and Community Services Division.
  • 1993 - Kirk Hall dedicated for use on May 6, 1993.
  • 1999 - Lapoint Center approved by voters.
  • 2002 - Lapoint Center opens and includes classroom, office facilities, student use and library access.
  • 2007 - Rancourt Hall, a co-ed residence hall, opens.

Off-campus sites[edit]

In addition to the main campus in Auburn, (Androscoggin County) Central Maine Community College also serves the educational needs of Franklin, Lincoln, and Oxford Counties.

Housing[edit]

CMCC offers four residence halls to provide on-campus accommodations for 253 students. Student population is approximately 60% male and 40% female.

Athletics[edit]

Full-time students have the opportunity to try out for intercollegiate sports. Central Maine Community College offers baseball and women's softball in the fall and men's and women's basketball in the winter. The men's basketball team plays in the Maine Small College Conference. The baseball and women's basketball teams play in the Northern New England Small College conference. All of the teams participate in the USCAA. Any other intercollegiate sports or club sports are formed on a student interest basis.

Men's[edit]

  • Baseball (fall and spring)
  • Basketball (winter)
  • Cross Country (fall)
  • Soccer (fall)
  • ice hockey

Women's[edit]

  • Basketball (winter)
  • Cross Country (fall)
  • Soccer (fall)
  • Softball (fall and spring)

The Kirk Hall gymnasium has recreational activities. A weight room is also available and is equipped with various weight-lifting apparatus including a universal weight station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-27. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 

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