It's no coincidence that Maine has the lowest college attainment rate in New England and the lowest per-capita income.
Maine's community colleges are dedicated to providing academic programs that meet the educational, occupational and technical needs of Maine people and the workforce needs of the State's employers. Contributions are supporting efforts by the colleges to expand enrollment from 18,500 to 25,000 students by 2018.
During tough economic times, that mission is as critially important as:
But during these tough economic times, the state's seven community colleges lack the resources they need to keep up with demand:
That's why a contribution now to Maine's community colleges in an investment in our students and our state.
Learn more about ways to give to Maine's community colleges.
“Leon and I are enthusiastic supporters of Maine’s community colleges.
We believe that they are a critical component of Maine’s economic development strategy and provide
enormous opportunities for individual Maine people.”