Thomas College President (and former State Economist) Laurie Lachance to Tour the State Discussing the Future of Maine’s Workforce – Talent on Tap MacKenzie Riley Young | February 13, 2020

WATERVILLE, MAINE, February 2020 — Thomas College President (and former Maine State Economist) Laurie G. Lachance will be touring the state in March for informal conversations with educators on how to grow our state in a series called “Talent on Tap: Partnering to Catalyze Maine’s Future.”

“Maine’s Governor has given us a call to action. The future of the state we love is dependent on developing our talent and unleashing the innovative potential of our people. Education is the key to making this happen,” said Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance. “I invite you to join me for an informal conversation on how we, as educators, work together to bring each young adult to their greatest potential.”

High school administrators, guidance counselors, teachers and other educators are invited to drop in for an informal conversation at one or all of our events throughout the state. Events include Waterville Brewing Company in Waterville on March 11; The Pub at Baxter in Lewiston on March 12; Mason’s Brewery in Brewer on March 16; Rising Tide Brewery in Portland on March 18; and York Beach Beer Company in York on March 19. All events take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Registration is available online at More information and questions can be directed to [email protected] or 207-859-1101.

About Thomas College: Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student. Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees (masters in the fourth year), individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. From the classroom to community activities, or on the athletics field with our 18 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. Data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 13 percent of all higher education institutions in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates, and U.S. News & World Report ranks us #8 among colleges in the Northeast. For more information, visit or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at [email protected] or 207-859-1313. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.