Aroostook students will turn college dreams into degree realities with a little help from the Maine Community Foundation. Aroostook Aspirations Initiative recently received a $10,000 grant from the Maine Community Foundation’s Meander Fund of Maine and the Pine Tree Fund. The two grants helped to jumpstart a supporting pillar of the Gauvin Scholar program become […]
Its been a year since Aroostook Aspirations launched to tackle the issue of youth outmigration and a struggling county workforce as a result of it. Since their launch…many schools, county businesses and economic development groups have jumped on board the initiative’s bandwagon. Now a new announcement that will help further their cause. County high school […]
Collaboration may be the key to keeping Maine’s workforce young, vital and ongoing for years to come. At least that’s what more than 50 education, community and business leaders are hoping. Shawn Cunningham explains how youth ASPIRATIONS are being nurtured in Aroostook County, and what the business sector might gain from it in the process.