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MEMIC taking applications for 'Families of Injured Workers' scholarships

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Portland-based MEMIC has awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 34 young scholars through that program since 2001 for families of workers injured on the job.

CMP, On Target pole donations help KVCC lineworker program

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Central Maine Power and On Target Utility Services donated 27 utility poles to the community college's Hinckley campus, a needed element for the vital program, both the businesses and college said.

Report: Shortage of loggers and truckers hinders growth of $8.5B forest products industry

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A new report concludes that Maine faces a shortage of loggers and log truckers that will get worse — if wage growth does not occur — and could hinder the growth of the $8.5 billion forest...

Maine Community College System president calls for investment in Maine workers

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Maine Community College System President, David Daigler told the Legislature Thursday the state's colleges need help meeting the demand for skilled workers .

University of Maine Fort Kent President Short announces retirement

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John Short has been president at the University of Maine at Fort Kent since April 2016 and will retire on June 30.

USM-UNE collaboration opens new pathway for careers in pharmacy

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The University of New England and the University of Southern Maine announced an agreement that will make it easier for students from USM's Department of Biological Science to apply to UNE's College...

USM to launch new public health degree program

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The University of Southern Maine will launch a new baccalaureate public health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at...

Bill would extend tax-free options to companies helping workers with student loans

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U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, have signed on as cosponsors of bipartisan legislation that supports employers assisting employees in paying off their student loan debt.

Maine Law’s interim dean is already a familiar face on campus

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University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings announced Thursday that Dmitry Bam, the University of Maine School of Law’s associate dean, has been selected as the law school’s...

NMCC instructional tech grants to foster employment opportunities

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The Northern Maine Community College Foundation has awarded a round of grants designed to support hands-on learning in technology at the college and improve the skill set of graduates to meet the...

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