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Maine gets $1.1M to link workforce, education data

The Maine Department of Labor is receiving $1.1 million in federal funds to expand databases that will help researchers determine the effectiveness of workforce and education programs.

Unity College president to step down

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey is stepping down at the end of this year to retire.

UMaine Augusta, Fort Kent hire interim leaders

Two Maine university officials have been named as interim leaders for the University of Maine System’s campuses in Augusta and Fort Kent.

N.E. now included in UK's GREAT Tech Awards

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The United Kingdom has expanded its GREAT Tech Awards this year to include New...

Portland documentary school to close

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland is planning to close this September after seeing a decline in enrollment and finances.

FAME merges with student loan authority

The Finance Authority of Maine is merging with the Maine Education Loan Authority as result of a bill signed into law by Gov. Paul LePage on Friday.

UNE nets $33K grant for nursing program

The University of New England is receiving $33,859 in federal funding to support the school’s nurse anesthetist program.

Feds give $500K to create inmate jobs program

Brunswick-based Coastal Counties Workforce Inc. is receiving a $500,000 federal grant to establish a pre-release employment program for inmates at Cumberland County Jail.

Maine universities, community colleges sign 'far-reaching' transfer agreement

The University of Maine System and Maine Community College System have signed a “far-reaching” transfer agreement that is expected to reduce college costs for students.

Anthem launches free college degree initiative for Maine employees

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine announced Tuesday a new partnership with Southern New Hampshire University to make an associate’s or bachelor’s degree available at no cost for...