This year Dr. William H. Cassidy, trustee of the Maine Community College System, is Northern Maine Community College's commencement speaker.

Dr. Willam H. Cassidy

After attending Nova Southeastern University, Florida, Dr. Cassidy began his post-secondary education at Northern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, now NMCC.  To date, he is the only Maine Community College president who is a graduate from the System.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Cassidy address our graduates,” said NMCC President Tim Crowley.  “As an alumnus of the Community College System, Dr. Cassidy serves as an excellent role model of the endless possibilities that exist when a person values education and possesses determination and a goal.”

Commencement begins at 1:00, May 17th at The Forum in Presque Isle.  231 students make up the 2014 NMCC graduating class.