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Portland Press Herald op-ed highlights cooperation between university and Maine employers

The Portland Press Herald recently published an opinion piece advocating for increasing coordination between Maine universities and employers. It was co-authored by Steve Amendo, the vice president of marketing and community engagement at Martin's Point Health Care, and Ainsley Wallace, the University of Southern Maine's vice president of corporate engagement.

"Continuing to build partnerships between workplaces and universities and colleges benefits students and graduates, preparing them to thrive in high-paying jobs right here in Maine. It benefits employers, who won't have to look out of state to fill key positions, or have growth plans stalled because they can't fill them. And it greatly benefits our region and our state as it fuels our economy and our future," Wallace and Amendo wrote.

Read the full story in the Portland Press Herald.