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Hiring released prisoners helps meet state’s workforce needs

March 21, 2019

Prison officials, community leaders met at UMA Rockland to talk about connecting workers from justice system with employers. View the article on Knox.VillageSoup.com » Staff from the Maine Department of Corrections, … Read More

Adult Degree Completion Scholarship provides funding to help adult students who have some college credits but no degree.

March 8, 2019

Maine adults who “stopped out” of college but want to return may now qualify for as much as $4,000 per year in scholarships for up to four years. The University … Read More

UMA Rockland and New Ventures Maine Offer Free “Your Money Personality” Workshop

March 5, 2019

Managing your money is more than just numbers. In this free workshop at UMA Rockland on Tuesday, March 12 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, facilitators from New Ventures Maine will … Read More

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

March 5, 2019

“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

URock to Offer a Class on Commercial Drones Starting March 26

February 26, 2019

The UMA Rockland Center (URock) will offer a 7-week course AVI 100, “Commercial Drone School” from March 26 through May 9. The course will meet at the UMA Rockland Center … Read More

Info Session on The Dept of Labor’s Competitive Skills Scholarship Program at URock

February 26, 2019

The Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP), a program of the Department of Labor, helps workers learn new skills and Maine businesses access a qualified workforce to succeed in the changing … Read More

URock to Host Forum on Careers in Computing and IT | Oct 24

October 11, 2018

The UMA Rockland Center will host an open forum on “Careers in Computing and IT” on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00 – 5:30pm. This moderated discussion of employers, faculty, students, … Read More

Veterans’ Affairs Mobile Information Van at UMA Rockland | Oct 23

October 10, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Veterans’ Affairs Mobile Information Van will be parked at the UMA Rockland Center  on Rte 1 at the Breakwater … Read More

Seeking Students for 9 Credit Spring Break Travel Course

October 2, 2018

Beyond Borders: The Yucatan 10 days in Mexico during Spring Break ’19 March 14-23 with Boston Flights Course Fees include airfare and lodging This nine credit integrated online/onsite/travel course module … Read More

Local Rising Scholars Recognized

October 1, 2018

 The University of Maine at Augusta recently honored 90 students as “Rising Scholars,” including ten who attend the UMA Rockland Center. These students were recognized as part of UMA’s 2018 … Read More