Student Support Services Program at USM now accepting new students

Are you a MEOC participant who will be attending USM this fall? If so, the TRIO Student Support Services program may be a great fit for you! They are currently accepting new students. In their own words:

TRIO Student Support Services at the University of Southern Maine (USM) is designed to help TRIO eligible students optimize their USM experience and achieve educational and career goals on their path to graduation. We provide students with one-on-one advising, college skill workshops, social activities, and leadership opportunities among other services. Most importantly, we are the go-to resource for our students if they have any questions or problems. We are currently accepting new students and look forward to a great year ahead.

Adult Learner Scholarship Fund

Maine Community Foundation launches Adult Learner Scholarship Fund

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation has launched the Adult Learner Scholarship Fund to support non-traditional students who want to change their lives for the better through education and training.

“Pursuing higher education as an adult – whether for the first time or not – can be stressful and full of challenges,” says MaineCF Director of Educational Initiatives Cherie Galyean. “The Adult Learner Scholarship is intended to help relieve some of the financial burden students take on so they can focus on what is important: school.” Continue reading