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Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System

“Maine adults who want to return to college may qualify for as much as $4,000 per year in scholarships for up to four years, in a new Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System. The System’s fund aims to help Maine people complete their academic studies at one of the Universities of the University of Maine System —many adults started their university education years ago, but did not complete a degree program for some reason, likely due to family or work obligations. The new scholarships are for adult students enrolling in a System university after an absence of three years or more from higher education, and who are completing their very first baccalaureate degree. Courses may be taken at any of the seven universities in Maine.

In addition, a new “concierge” service has been established to assist and guide adult students, in the same way that the hospitality industry has concierges to help guide guests to explore a new area.  The university concierges, based in 15 Maine communities, will help adult students achieve their educational goals through activities such as applying to a university, choosing a major, finding financial assistance, and registering for courses.”

To find out more information about the scholarships, go to: http://www.maine.edu/future-students/adult-students/scholarships/

The next application deadline is August 1. 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 15, 2014 | Read more in: News

KVCC Admit in a Day

KVCC presents: Admit in a Day!

Take the placement test, fill out an application ($20 fee waived!), apply for financial aid, and be reviewed for admission in ONE DAY!

Thursday, July 24th from 1:00-5:00 p.m.

What to bring with you:

  • An official, sealed copy of your high school transcript
  • Your immunization record
  • Your 2013 federal taxes and W-2s
 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 15, 2014 | Read more in: Events

The 2014 Boston Flower and Garden Show - Worth the Trip!

  

 

 

The view from the Top of the Hub Restaurant on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Center:

 

 

 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on March 17, 2014 | Read more in: News

University College/University of Maine System

Did you know that you can take University of Maine System classes right here in Fairfield?

Univeristy College offers statewide access to courses and degrees from the University of Maine campuses. Courses are available online and through interactive television (ITV) at sites statewide including Lawrence Adult Education. For more information or to register call 1-800-868-7000 or visit the University College website at http://learn.maine.edu.

What are ITV courses?

ITV courses are broadcast live by faculty from University of Maine System campuses to University College centers and sites across Maine. Students view the class on TV monitors and interact with the instructor and with other students using a toll-free classroom telephone. Many ITV courses include streaming video, allowing students to view lectures online.

Most ITV classes also require students to participate online through BlackBoard or other online instructional programs.

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Posted by Kathy Cote  on October 24, 2013 | Read more in: Links

ED2GO Online Learning

 Online Learning at Ed2Go

These instructor-facilitated online courses are fun, convenient and highly interactive. All courses run for six weeks (with a two-week grace period at the end). Courses are project oriented and inlcude lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. Complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.

      

To get started visit our online Instruction Center at www.ed2go.com/sad49

 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on October 24, 2013 | Read more in: Links

Now is the time to get your GED!

Click here for information on getting your GED diploma:

http://www.maineadulted.org/gednow/

 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on April 29, 2013 | Read more in: News and Links

ONLINE GED SCAMS

Click on link to see article:

Online GED Seeksers  Presented with Bogus Diplomas, Lawsuit Alleges

More information on fraudulent GEDs:

http://www.gedtestingservice.com/fraud

 

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on March 27, 2012 | Read more in: News and Links

Ad Council GED Achievement Campaign

 

Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council are proud to partner on a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign that aims to help high school dropouts get started on the road to their GED® Diploma.

These young adults know they need to get their GED Diploma but need to be reminded they can do it. The multi-media campaign is scheduled to launch in July 2010 and all materials will be available in English and Spanish. View the TV PSA.

All PSAs will feature a toll free number 877-38-YOURGED and a new website www.yourged.org, where people can find free referrals to local GED programs and information on the GED Diploma process. The program referrals come from a new comprehensive database developed in collaboration with National Center for Family Literacy and ProLiteracy.

We encourage you to extend the reach of the campaign through your communications. For Frequently Asked Questions about the campaign materials and usage, please refer to this document. For more information on the referral database, please visit www.nationalliteracydirectory.org.

Thanks in advance for your support!

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and The Ad Council

 

 

 

 

GED® is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education® and may not be used
or reproduced without express written permission of the American Council on Education.

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on July 19, 2010

Adult Education - An Investment Worth Making

Adult Ed Article.doc

 

Posted by Kathy Cote  on April 8, 2010

 
 

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