JMG in the News

Learn more about JMG from local and statewide media resources.

MAINE SENATE HONORS JMG

The State Senate recently recognized JMG for the impact our programs are having on preparing Maine's youth for success in school and careers. Democrats and Republicans, alike, paid tribute. Hear what they had to say.              

JMG Is Changing Lives

"I've become the person I am today because of JMG." Kennebec Journal and Portland Press Herald article highlights the impact of JMG. Read all about it.                                                                                                                     

JMG Wins 2017 Community Service Kenney Award

Thanks to the 30,000 hours of community service provided by JMG students to charities every year, the Kennebec Valley Chamber honored JMG at its annual gala. Read all about in the KJ
 

Students Sub for Santa's Helper

JMG students from Madison, Carrabec and Skowhegan raise money and buy gifts for local children. WABI TV5
 

JMG Student Wins Julia Clukey Courage Award

Olympian Julia Clukey presents prestigious award to Sarah Dudley-Taylor, a JMG senior at Spruce Mountain High School. Read about it here.
 

Leadership Education Conference Builds Career Prep Skills

JMG students from across Maine gathered at Pine Tree Camp in Rome for the annual Leadership Education Conference. Check out these stories highlighting JMG's leaders-in-the-making!   
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Mainebiz Provides A Great Synopsis of What JMG Is All About

Check out the Mainebiz Giving Guide to Learn the who, what, when, and where of JMG
 

JMG Launches College Prep Program

JMG introduces a new college prep program and students get all the credit. Check out this article in the KJ.
 

Rockland Mayor Lauds JMG

What better way to wrap up the school year than to find out all of your hardwork in the classroom is appreciated! We hope you can take a minute and read what Rockland's Mayor has to say about JMG.
 

24th Annual Career Development Conference

On Tuesday, March 29th, JMG's 24th Annual Career Development Conference took place on the campus of Thomas College in Waterville. Check out these terrific news stories about the event.

www.wcsh6.com/news/local/high-school-leaders-show-off-skills-at-career-fair-competition/108655175

http://wabi.tv/2016/03/29/thomas-college-hosts-24th-annual-jmg-career-development-conference/

 

Unique College Success Program Aims to Improve State's Degree Rate

Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) has teamed up with the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System to provide students with the support they need to stay in school and earn a degree. JMG held a press conference at the University of Southern Maine, Monday, February 1, to formally announce the new College Success Program. Read more about it here.
 

Maine Foster Care Youth Reach Million Dollar Milestone

Maine's foster care youth reach a major milestone in a financial literacy and capability program they say has changed their lives. Read more here.
 

JMG's Young Philanthropists

Abby Baker and her students have been busy working on a "sweet" community service project. And, one of Matt Burgess's students at Gardiner Area High School is taking a shot at success thanks to support and encouragement from Matt. Check out both stories below.

Article about R.J. Sullivan in the Kennebec Journal

JMG at Durham Community School and ReTreeUS on WCSH's show 207
 

Sanford JMG Pays It Forward

Sanford JMG students go above and beyond for a young family in Sanford. Check out this wonderful "Pay It Forward" piece on WCSH6.
 

JMG and Thomas College - 1 Year Anniversary

JMG's first-ever college Specialist is preparing to wrap up his first year on the Thomas College campus. WCSH 207 takes a look at the new program and what students are getting out of it.
 

JMG Students Rack Up Awards 

JMG students continue to rack up the awards. Check out this article about yet another MPA award recipient!
 

Hoping to Increase College Retention, Degree Attainment

A room full of lawmakers, business leaders and higher education officials give a big thumbs up to a bill that would put JMG Specialists on college campuses across the state. Check out this press release that includes testimony from a JMG alumnus.
 

Major AT&T Grant Announced

It was standing room only at a press conference at the State House where JMG students, alumni, the Governor, and legislative leaders celebrated the announcement of a major grant from AT&T. Read more here.

And, if that article doesn't make you smile, check out this "Thumbs Up" from the KJ editorial board.
 

New Board Members at JMG

New board members and officers bring passion and experience to JMG. Read more in this Bangor Daily News article.