UMaine System lands $350K grant from Lumina Foundation

The University of Maine System has been awarded a $350,000 grant to expand opportunities for adults, and especially people of color, to attain degrees and other learning credentials.

The award came from the Lumina Foundation’s All Learning Counts initiative, which works to make knowledge and abilities gained outside of higher education recognized and applied toward credentials of value, according to a news release. The sources of that learning include work, the military and other experiences.

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