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University of Maine at Augusta and Maine Department of Corrections open new Doris Buffett Higher Education Center at Maine State Prison

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) and the Maine Department of Corrections (Maine DOC) recently held a virtual celebration and opening of the Doris Buffett Higher Education Center at … Read More

UMA receives $941,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support and expand Prison Education Partnership Program

AUGUSTA—Through its Future of Higher Learning in Prison grant program, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s (Mellon Foundation) awarded the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) a $941,000 grant in support … Read More

Honoring the Late, Great Doris Buffett

Doris Buffett, known as a retail philanthropist, died at her home in Rockport on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at the age of 92. The following tribute was sent to UMA … Read More

UMA Awards 4 Degrees at Southern Maine Women’s Reentry Center

WINDHAM–The Southern Maine Women’s Reentry Center, a minimum-security facility of the Department of Corrections (DOC) held a graduation exercise on May 31, 2019. During the ceremony, two Associate Degrees and … Read More

UMA Confers Degrees at Maine Correctional Center in Windam

The University of Maine at Augusta Awards 11 Degrees at Maine Correctional Center in Windham The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) held graduation exercises on May 1, 2019 at … Read More

When school matters | By Reade Brower

Walking into this college classroom, one student was already seated, a full half-hour before class would start. He was quiet and respectfully reached out to Deb, my escort for the … Read More

“Hiring Workers from the Justice System” March 20th at URock

“Hiring Workers from the Justice System” will be a ½ day free information session on Wednesday, March 20th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the UMA Rockland Center, 91 … Read More

University of Maine at Augusta Awards 20 Degrees at Maine State Prison

AUGUSTA – The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) held a graduation exercise on January 15, 2019 at the Maine State Prison in Warren.  During the ceremony, 14 Associate Degrees … Read More