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Building contractors launch innovative program to boost their workforce

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The Maine State Building and Construction Trades Council is launching a new workforce training program with an eye towards engaging Greater Portland's diverse population to think about pursuing a...

Dead River donates trucks for driver training center at EMCC

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Maine has a shortage of commercial truck drivers, so Dead River Co. donated five trucks to a new training center at Eastern Maine Community College.

Legal settlement helping Maine address its shortage of plumbers

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Four Maine high schools that were selected by the Attorney General’s Office to start plumbing training programs with funds received from a consumer protection settlement are...

China gives greenlight to Husson's joint program with Chinese medical college

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Husson University President Robert A. Clark recently visited Nanyang Medical College in the southwest Chinese province of Henan in an effort to build on a relationship that began with the two...

Four savvy teens win scholarships in Tyler Tech's App Challenge

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Four tech-savvy high school students from across Maine were selected as winners of the 2018 Tyler Technologies Maine App Challenge, a contest that encourages students to develop a mobile application...

UNE hires former UConn dean to lead College of Pharmacy

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Robert L. McCarthy, professor of pharmacy practice and dean emeritus in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, has been named the next dean of the University of New England College...

U.S. Labor Secretary tours Cianbro, Penobscot Job Corps training centers

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta joined U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, in tours of the Penobscot Job Corps Center in Bangor and Cianbro Corp.’s job-training facility in Pittsfield on...

Free workshops for immigrant entrepreneurs scheduled for June

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Immigrants in Maine looking to start a business or seeking help with an existing one are invited to attend four free workshops in Portland next month.

Portland vocational training to boost building trades

The city of Portland has two new initiatives to provide vocational opportunities in the building trades.

Lincoln Academy sees decline in international enrollment

An expected dip in international enrollment at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle tracks with similar trends seen at other private schools around Maine.