Campus News

New Backup Generators at CMCC

November 2, 2020
Powerful generators are now in service on the campus of Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Manufactured by Generac of Waukesha, Wisconsin, the generators ensure continuous power to the campus at all times, even during major power outages. The power generated by the units also means that online course delivery… Read More

CMCC Announces New Staff Members

October 20, 2020
Central Maine Community College (CMCC) Interim President Betsy Libby has announced the following staff appointments: Michelle Bourne, JMG College Success Specialist. Bourne has joined the Learning and Advising Center team as the JMG (Jobs for Maine Graduates) college success specialist. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where she earned… Read More

Passport Office Reopens at Central Maine Community College

October 9, 2020
The U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility at Central Maine Community College (CMCC) is now open by appointment only. All passport applicants must schedule an appointment online at To speed up processing, citizens should also complete their application in advance at Since the Passport Acceptance Facility at CMCC has gone… Read More

CMCC names basketball court after longtime coach Dave Gonyea

September 1, 2020
The newly refurbished court in the Kirk Hall Gymnasium at Central Maine Community College now bears the name and signature of Dave Gonyea, who has been the men’s basketball coach since 1993. “I specifically wanted to get this done before I retired,” noted CMCC President Scott Knapp. “Somebody else could… Read More

Preparing Labs for the Fall Semester at CMCC

August 10, 2020
Science instructors at Central Maine Community College have been busy preparing videos with step-by-step instructions to enable students to continue their lab work remotely in between their actual on-campus labs. Most lab science courses will be hybrid, combining online work with alternating on-campus labs. Safety protocols will be strictly observed… Read More

CMCC Announces “Return to Campus” Plan

July 22, 2020
Central Maine Community College has a plan for the fall semester. In a message to students, President Scott Knapp and Vice President Betsy Libby outlined what they can expect on campus given the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. On-campus instruction will be limited to those students whose courses require hands-on… Read More

CMCC President Scott E. Knapp to retire after 23 years of service

July 7, 2020
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Community College System President David Daigler today announced that Dr. Scott Knapp, president of Central Maine Community College in Auburn, is retiring on August 31, 2020. Dr. Knapp, who took office in August of 1997, has overseen a tripling of the college’s enrollment, the bolstering of… Read More