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Maine, Thankfully: Teyonda Hall, Director of LearningWorks’ Literacy Volunteers Greater Portland

For today’s installment of Maine, Thankfully, I talked with Teyonda Hall, Director of LearningWorks‘ Literacy Volunteers Greater Portland. LearningWorks is a not-for-profit umbrella community organization. Hall’s focus is on literacy, of course, and her the programs she oversees include efforts focused on family literacy, reading and mentoring for elementary school aged children and immigrants, and […]

University of Southern Maine mentioned in “We are Creating Walmarts of Higher Education”

The University of Southern Maine was mentioned in ‘We Are Creating Walmarts of Higher Education’, a December 26 Atlantic Monthly article about universities cutting programs in order to graduate more students for less money. The mention: Some campuses of the University of North Carolina system are mulling getting rid of history, political science, and various […]