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Page, James; Daigler, David – Maine Community College System, 2019
Public Law 2015, Chapter 261 (LD 1441) created the Public Higher Education Systems Coordinating Committee to recognize more formally the importance of cooperative efforts between Maine's two systems of higher education. The Committee is comprised of the Chancellor of the University of Maine System (UMS), the President of the Maine Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Access to Education
Langhauser, Derek P. – Maine Community College System, 2017
Because The Maine Community College System (MCCS) is aware of that fact that student veterans and those veterans seeking to enroll in college have specific needs, each of the colleges in the MCCS system is working to develop and strengthen target responses to meet those needs. The Maine Community College System is therefore providing this report…
Descriptors: Veterans, State Legislation, Committees, Community Colleges
Langhauser, Derek P. – Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System is providing the letter presented in this report in accordance with 20-A MRSA ยง10013. This law requires the Maine Community College System, University of Maine System (UMS), and Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) provide the following information about first-generation college students by January 15th of each year: (1)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, First Generation College Students, Enrollment Trends, Graduation Rate
Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System (MCCS or "System") is comprised of seven colleges, nine campuses, and six off-campus centers that are located within 25 miles of over 90% of Maine's population. The colleges offer one-year certificate and two-year associate degree programs that are designed to lead to direct employment or transfer to a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Certification, Postsecondary Education
Maine Community College System, 2006
This report observes that, while Maine's economy is changing at a rapid pace, its workforce is not, and to compete, Maine must dramatically increase the educational attainment levels of its citizens. Many of Maine's core industries face significant shortages of skilled workers, a shortage that is slowing the growth of the state's economy and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Force Development, Educational Demand, Educational Trends
Maine Community College System, 2006
This fact sheet supplies statistical data on student enrollment, programs, graduate results, tuition, and economic benefits of the Maine Community College System (MCCS) for 2006-2007. It notes that enrollment is up 47% since transition to community colleges, the vast majority of first-year MCCS students are Maine residents, more students are…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Enrollment, Community Colleges, College Students
Maine Community College System, 2006
In March 2006, the Maine Community College System (MCCS) commissioned the marketing research and consulting firm Strategic Marketing Services (SMS) to conduct a quantitative research study to investigate the reasons why some Maine citizens have not pursued a college degree and identify the characteristics of an educational environment that would…
Descriptors: Surveys, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Academic Degrees