Around the State

The gender wage gap: why is this still a thing?

This is the topic for tomorrow’s Mainebiz Women’s Leadership Forum at USM’s Abromson Center. More info if you’d still like to join. “Mainebiz has invited several professionals from the legal and HR sector to discuss the reality of the gender wage gap here in Maine. Joining them will be executives and leaders who will address… Continue reading The gender wage gap: why is this still a thing?

MCCC Updates

Congrats to the 2017-2018 MCCC Board

Nominations were due by the end of the winter meeting and an online vote by Google forms was put out the following week. Congratulations to: PRESIDENT David McDonough – Bates College Director, Career Development Center VICE PRESIDENT Sharon Bannon – Southern Maine Community College Director, Career & Transfer Services SECRETARY (interim) Kate Axelsen Foster –… Continue reading Congrats to the 2017-2018 MCCC Board

Around the State

USM report: juvenile records not automatically sealed

A study done at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service found that sealed records at 18 is in fact a misconception. Worse, this misinformation is held and spread by those in the criminal justice system. There is a short profile of a young man from Aroostook county that encountered this issue… Continue reading USM report: juvenile records not automatically sealed

MCCC Meetings

2.24 Meeting @EMHS a success!

Eastern Maine Health Systems was a fantastic host on Friday, February 24 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Our nine members attending (representing eight institutions) heard from Deb Sanford (RN, MSN, VP, and CNO) about the nursing strategic plan and professional practice model being used and implemented. Lots of questions and great conversation. We… Continue reading 2.24 Meeting @EMHS a success!