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pro’s Graves Athletic Fields receive major upgrades

pro Athletics is excited to announce the completion of significant renovations to the baseball and softball fields located on the South Portland Campus. Thanks to the generous support of sponsors and donors, the College has made substantial improvements that will enhance student-athletes experience and beyond. The project involved a complete overhaul of the 30-year-old baseball… More »

The Harold Alfond Foundation is investing $75 million in Maine’s community colleges, marking the largest grant in MCCS history.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Harold Alfond Foundation (HAF) is investing $75.5 million into short-term, workforce training programs at Maine’s community colleges over the next five years in what is the largest grant ever for the Maine Community College System. “This is truly a transformational investment that will directly benefit Mainers and Maine businesses across… More »

Maine Community College grads guaranteed transfer paths to six Maine independent colleges under new agreement

AUGUSTA, ME (MCCS) – Community college graduates in Maine can now transfer directly to degree programs at six of Maine’s independent four-year colleges under the new Maine Transfer Guarantee announced Wednesday. “The Maine Transfer Guarantee takes the guesswork out of higher ed planning for many Maine students and families,” said David Daigler, president of the… More »

Celebrate Pride Month ’24 with pro

Hosted by the pro Diversity Programming Committee and the Rainbow League and sponsored by the Student Senate, pro celebrates Pride Month. Pride Month is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York City, a pivotal event in the LGBTQIA+ rights movement. This month recognizes the impact LGBTQIA+ individuals have had on… More »

Law enforcement training exercise and parking lot closures on South Portland Campus

The Maine Army National Guard’s Civil Support Team (CST), supported by the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), will conduct a full-scale training exercise, Katahdin Shield 2024, fromJune 3 to 6, 2024. This exercise involves over 30 agencies and aims to assess and enhance response efforts to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive hazards. pro will… More »

pro held the 77th commencement and awarded 1,171 degrees and certificates

On Sunday, hundreds of students graduated from pro, accompanied by family, friends, faculty, and staff. A total of 1,089 students earned 1,171 degrees and certificates, many of which were awarded at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Sunday.The Class of 2024 was one of pro’s largest graduating classes in the institution’s 77-year… More »

pro’sCNMS program presents the 14th annual Maine Mayhem Student Film Festival

pro (pro) is delighted to present the 14th annual Maine Mayhem Film Festival. Fourteen years ago, Communications & New Media Studies (CNMS) Professor Corey Norman and student Jimmy Crocco created a festival to showcase the outstanding work of CNMS students at pro. Students get the unique, real-world experience of handling the creation… More »

pro honors nearly 100 employees for service milestones

pro held a ceremony on Thursday, May 2, to honor employees who had reached service milestones with the College. During the ceremony, President Kristen Miller recognized the employees who had reached milestones or retired in 2024. Nearly 100 employees were acknowledged for their service, eight having completed 25 years or more. Additionally, 10 faculty and… More »

pro student recognized on ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll

pro (pro) and theALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge(ALL IN) have announced that Nina Intharakunha has been recognized as a part of the 2024ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll. This award is given to college students who have done outstanding work to promote nonpartisan democratic engagement at their respective campuses. Along with 137… More »

pro students present research at Thinking Matters 2024

Twelve pro students presented their high-quality research on various scientific subjects at the 2024 Thinking Matters symposium, an event hosted by the University of Southern Maine on April 19. This symposium allows students to share their work with each other, their colleagues, and the general public. Daniel Moore, pro’s Biological Sciences Department chair, said the… More »