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UNE, Kennebunk High School sign college transfer agreement

The University of New England and Kennebunk High School signed an agreement that enables high-performing KHS students who matriculate at UNE to earn college transfer credits, potentially enabling the...

Five teams reach UMaine Business Challenge

With a total of $20,000 in cash and prizes dangling before them, five teams from three different schools reached the finals of the 2017 UMaine Business Challenge.

UNE names newest building after outgoing president


The University of New England is naming the newest building on its Biddeford campus the “Danielle N. Ripich Commons” in honor of its outgoing president, due to step down July 1.

Unifying 'town' and 'gown': Colby College President David A. Greene spearheads $65M investment effort

Lori Valigra |

Before his official inauguration as president of Colby College in July 2014, David A. Greene accepted the college's board of trustees' invitation to attend a committee meeting on...

Putting the 'hire' in higher education

Renee Cordes |

The University of Maine at Farmington, by offering its students hands-on learning through internships, volunteerism, service learning and research, is helping to connect Maine employers with a pool...

Husson, Maine Law sign agreement to expedite student admissions


Husson University's College of Business has signed a 3+3 articulation agreement with the University of Maine School of Law that would enable its students who study for three years at Husson to apply...

Find out how Maine ranks in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best States' rankings

James McCarthy |

U.S. News & World Report, using data provided by McKinsey & Co.'s Leading States Index, ranks Maine 18th overall in its first-ever “deep dive” ranking of the 50 states based on more than...

Crewe Foundation awards MECA $216,000

A grant from the Bob Crewe Foundation for $216,000 will allow MECA to invest in additional programming and curricular offerings over the next three years.

Colby garners another significant gift

A Portland real estate executive and his wife have donated $10 million to Colby College.

Alfond program will ease loan burden for STEM professionals who stay in Maine


The Harold Alfond Foundation announced Tuesday a new statewide student loan repayment program called Alfond Leaders, which is designed to provide student loan debt relief for Maine residents who are...