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University of New England launches 'The Institute for North Atlantic Studies'

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The University of New England announced today it is launching a new program to train the next generation of leaders to develop research, industry and community partnerships to meet shared...

Bates College plans 'transformative' new science and research building

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Bates College in Lewiston announced Thursday it will break ground in 2019 on a new science building that is intended to expand science education at the college, embrace advanced technologies and...

SMCC launches apprenticeship program for medical assistants

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Southern Maine Community College, in partnership with Maine Medical Partners and Southern Maine Health Care, is launching a new medical assisting apprenticeship program. Students will learn medical...

International student enrollment declining in Maine

Increased competition and federal immigration policy are making it difficult for independent and private town academies to maintain enrollment of international students.

'Mission is far from over' as CEI marks 40th anniversary

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The seeds of community economic development sown by CEI since its founding 40 years ago by Ron Phillips have multiplied hundredfold, with more than 2,700 businesses financed, almost 38,000 full-time...

Bowdoin campus earns top grade on national list

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Bowdoin College earned an overall A+ as the second-best college campus in America in a new list by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based web platform that rates schools and neighborhoods.

UMPI students offered accelerated pathway to Maine Law degree

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The University of Maine School of Law is offering students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle an accelerated pathway to law school under an agreement signed by the two institutions last week.

SMCC, CMCC cook up culinary apprenticeship program with Sunday River

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Southern Maine Community College and Central Maine Community College are teaming up with Sunday River Resort to launch a culinary apprenticeship program this September.

Colby alumnus donates $2.5M for Maine student scholarships

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A former corporate attorney for Scott Paper and S.D. Warren has donated $2.5 million to Colby College in Waterville to support financial aid for students from Maine.

Husson to confer honorary degrees on Vigue, Hunter

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Husson University announced this week that it will confer honorary doctorates on Peter G. Vigue, chairman of the board of Cianbro Cos., and Susan J. Hunter, the University of Maine’s first...