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UMaine welcomes largest incoming class

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The University of New England isn’t the only Maine school celebrating a record number of incoming students — the University of Maine also welcomed its largest incoming class this week.

UNE sets a new record with largest undergraduate class

Kevin Steeves |

The University of New England kicked off the 2016-17 academic year by setting a new record for its largest undergraduate class.

USM enrollment up; nursing program awarded $500K

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At the University of Southern Maine's annual Opening Breakfast on Thursday, President Glenn Cummings announced that enrollment at the school has increased and that students in its nursing program...

Unity College appoints interim president as permanent head

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The Unity College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Melik Peter Khoury as the president of the Waldo County liberal arts college on Aug. 12.

Donors stepping in to help YCCC expansion

Peter Van Allen |

Saco & Biddeford Savings commits $100,000 to York County Community College capital campaign for expansion.

Unity College to use $40K grant to improve its heating efficiency

Unity College will use a $40,000 grant it is getting from The Sandy River Charitable Foundation on site preparation and the purchase and installation of an energy-efficient heat source.

$2M earmarked for job training, infrastructure upgrades

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The Northern Border Regional Commission is awarding eight organizations in the state $1,996,186 in grant funding for infrastructure upgrades and to provide job-training skills to workers in northern,...

Maine Chamber forms PAC opposing tax for education funding

The Maine State Chamber of Commerce has formed a political action committee to oppose an initiative that hopes to increase local education funding by adding a 3% tax on households earning over...

UNE appoints new dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jane Carreiro will become the new dean of UNE's College of Osteopathic Medicine on Nov. 1.

Four buildings to be razed to revitalize downtown Waterville

Waterville's comeback is in full swing as four buildings owned by Colby College are to be torn down for new uses.