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‘A New Chapter’ YCCC Celebrates Class of 2019

May 15, 2019
Ogunquit, ME – Heather Waters has big plans: she wants to be an art therapist for elderly people. On Saturday, Waters, of Saco, took a major leap toward her goal: she earned her Associate in Applied Science Degree in Gerontology. “I’m really excited,” beamed Waters, holding both her new degree… Read More

YORK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT BARBARA FINKELSTEIN TO RETIRE IN JULY

May 13, 2019
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Community College System President David Daigler today announced that Dr. Barbara Finkelstein, president of York County Community College, is retiring on June 30, 2019. Dr. Finkelstein, who took office in August 2014, has overseen a major $2.9 million fundraising campaign that helped fuel new construction and… Read More

YCCC Coyotes Tied CMCC in Soccer Game

April 29, 2019
On Saturday April 27, 2019 at 4pm the York County Community College (YCCC) Coed Club Soccer Team hosted the Central Maine Community College (CMCC) Mustangs in a scrimmage held at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland, Maine. YCCC’s team is coached and advised by Deidre Thompson, the Coordinator of Student Involvement &… Read More

YCCC Announces 2019 Student of the Year

April 26, 2019
YCCC is pleased to announce Michael Oliver as the YCCC Student of the Year. Michael was chosen by college faculty and staff because of his outstanding academic achievements and commitment to the college. “YCCC has helped me grow as a person and given me the insight into future opportunities. My… Read More

Kelly Gower Named a 2019 New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar

April 22, 2019
Kelly Gower a student at York County Community College has been named a 2019 New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. New Century Transfer Pathway Scholars are selected based on their academic accomplishments, leadership, activities, and how they extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. Over… Read More

YCCC Students Named to MCCS All-Maine Academic Team

April 8, 2019
Twenty Maine community college students have been named to the All-Maine Academic Team in recognition of outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service. The two York County Community College students receiving the award, which includes a $500 scholarship from the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees, are: Patricia Schaffer of… Read More

YCCC STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO PTK HONOR SOCIETY

April 8, 2019
YCCC held its annual induction ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, on Thursday, March 28, 2019. New members were honored for their outstanding academic records and achievements. The Keynote Speaker was Jen Huntress, Regional PTK Officer, New Hampshire Technical Institute. The Oath of Membership was given by… Read More

UMA, YCCC agreement aims to fill veterinary technician gap

March 12, 2019
An agreement that will help ease a shortage of veterinary technicians, where positions range from the local humane shelter to companies like IDEXX and Jackson laboratories, has been finalized. The University of Maine at Augusta, York County Community College and the Maine Veterinary Medical Center announced today a partnership that… Read More

Create Team-Driven Chefs with Community-Focused Instruction

January 24, 2019
Krista Marvel, Department Chair of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management here at York County Community College is featured in an interview on COURESHERO.com! She’s been recognized as a leader in the industry in preparing future chefs for the real world by emphasizing teamwork—and the in-class community—over individual egos. CLICK HERE TO… Read More