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Seacoast Shipyard Association Looks to Assure Future Workforce

May 7, 2018
A workforce nearing 6,000, more than 200 years in the making, may be at risk of flatlining if stakeholders can’t find a way to cultivate a regional culture that is supportive of the trades. The Seacoast Shipyard Association seeks to increase understanding and local partnerships to … See More in… Read More

YCCC to expand offerings at Sanford facility

May 3, 2018
Jeff Skeats of Wells carefully bent to his task, fashioning brass plumb bob on a lathe. Julie Allen of North Berwick, at a nearby lathe, put the finishing touches on hers. Both are students in the precision machining technology programs at York County Community College’s instructional facility in Sanford. “I… Read More

YCCC Announces Commencement Date and Keynote Speaker

May 1, 2018
York County Community College’s 23rd Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 12th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ogunquit Playhouse. The Keynote speaker will be Mr. Gary Leech, owner of Congdon’s Family Restaurant & Bakery in Wells, Maine. Mr. Leech is a 1976 graduate of Southern Vocational Maine Technical Institute… Read More

YCCC Announces 2018 Student of the Year

April 26, 2018
YCCC is pleased to announce Sharon Platt as the YCCC Student of the Year. Sharon was chosen by college faculty and staff because of her outstanding academic achievements and commitment to the college. Sharon is from Biddeford, ME and enrolled in YCCC at the of age forty-one. She describes her… Read More

YCCC’s Dr. Dianne Fallon to Attend Digital Humanities Research Institute

April 25, 2018
Dr. Dianne Fallon, YCCC Faculty and English Department Chair has recently been selected as one of fifteen scholars to attend the Digital Humanities Research Institute (DHRI). DHRI is a ten-day residential workshop which will be held this coming June at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Participants… Read More

Maine Community College Students Named to All-Maine Academic Team

April 17, 2018
AUGUSTA, ME – Eighteen Maine community college students have been named to the All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges by the national Phi Theta Kappa organization. They are being honored by their individual colleges at events being held this spring. The students receiving the award, which includes a $500 scholarship… Read More

YCCC ART SHOW Opening at River Tree Arts

April 5, 2018
Attention Art Lovers! York County Community College (YCCC) will be holding its annual art show off-campus at the River Tree Arts Gallery located at 35 Western Ave, Kennebunk, Maine. Current YCCC students, alumni, faculty are eligible to submit artwork for consideration in the show. Submittals range from painting, drawing, sculpture and… Read More

YCCC Student Elected as Regional VP of PTK Honor Society

March 29, 2018
YCCC is pleased to announce that Beth Carroll, a YCCC student from Berwick, ME was recently elected to the position of Northern Vice President for the New England Region of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society.  Carroll currently serves at the President of YCCC’s Beta Lambda Rho Chapter.  Carroll… Read More

Sails and Submarines: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Historian Tells Its Story

March 12, 2018
On Wednesday, March 28th, South Coast Senior College at York County Community  College hosts Portsmouth Naval Shipyard historian and museum director, Joseph Glueckert, for a presentation on the story, past and present, of Kittery’s legendary shipyard. The 10:00 lecture is free and open to the public. Generations of southern  Maine… Read More