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AVX Tantalum Donates Another $10,000 to YCCC

June 19, 2017
Scott Beauregard, Human Resource Manager of AVX Tantalum presented York County Community College (YCCC) President, Dr. Barbara Finkelstein and York County Community College Foundation (YCCCF) Chair, Kathy Baker with a $10,000 donation. This is the company’s 2nd donation to support of YCCC’s Capital Campaign for its new academic building bringing… Read More

Award-Winning Writer Teaches Creative Writing Summer Camp at YCCC

May 30, 2017
Poet, writer, and teacher Brian Evans-Jones will be coming to York County Community College in Wells this summer to teach a week of Creative Writing camp for 12-15 year olds. Brian, who lives in South Berwick, has just been awarded the 2017 Writers Exchange Award from Poets and Writers. Poets… Read More

Pratt & Whitney Employees Complete Apprenticeship Program

May 26, 2017
YCCC and Pratt & Whitney are pleased to announce that 14 Pratt & Whitney employees have completed the Apprenticeship Program and graduated from YCCC on May 13, 2017 with an associate’s degree in Trade & Technical Occupations. YCCC is a member of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship College… Read More

YCCC Announces Spring 2017 Honors

May 25, 2017
The following students were named to the President’s List at York County Community College for academic achievement demonstrated by earning a 4.0 GPA for full-time study during the spring 2017 semester: Sharon Austin, Eliot; Jade Binette, Biddeford; Laura Bovyn-Satenstein, Kittery; Amanda Cole, Sanford; Anthea Colinet,  Kennebunkport; Barbara Couture, North Waterboro;… Read More

York High School Students Get Caught in a SHARK TANK!

May 25, 2017
York High School (YHS) juniors and seniors who are taking a YCCC Introduction to Business course recently got caught in a “Shark Tank!” Based on the TV show Shark Tank, Stephanie Cleary, a Business & Technology Teacher at YHC and Adjunct Instructor at YCCC lead the project where student entrepreneurs… Read More

College For Kids Scholarship Opportunity Announced

May 18, 2017
Would you like your child to attend one of YCCC’s fun yet educational College for Kids Summer Camps but didn’t think you could afford it?  Well, you’re in luck.  The York County Community College Foundation has just announced that it will be awarding 12 scholarships to lucky campers who qualify.… Read More

YCCC graduates ‘beat the odds’

May 18, 2017
The York County Community College’s 22nd Commencement Ceremony kicked off Saturday with a bagpipe-accompanied processional of graduates, faculty and administration. Out of 263 graduates, 128 participated in Saturday’s graduation ceremony, with residents from New Hampshire, Colorado, California, Iowa and North Carolina sprinkled among the students. Ninety percent of members of… Read More

22nd Commencement Celebrated

May 13, 2017
YCCC’s 22nd Commencement took place on Saturday, May 13th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ogunquit Playhouse. This year’s class of 263 graduates who range in age from 17 – 58 hail from 6 states: Maine, California, Iowa, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Colorado earned an associate degree or certificate. The… Read More

Bryanna Smith – New Century Scholarship Award Winner

April 28, 2017
  On Monday, April 24th, York County Community College (YCCC) student Bryanna Smith was awarded a Coca-Cola New Century Scholarship.  She received the honor during the Presidents Breakfast at the American Association of Community Colleges Convention which was held in New Orleans, LA. The program annually recognizes 52 Scholars with… Read More