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Brandon Richards – Class of 2019

Brandon Richards is a recipient of the Class of 1944 Music Scholarship. Music has long been an integral part of Brandon Richards’ life. Growing up in Belfast, Maine, Brandon first picked up a trumpet in the 5th grade, but also has enjoyed playing other musical instruments such as guitar and piano. So, it is no… Read more »

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Tal Kleinhause-Gedalyahou – Class of 2019

Growing up in Israel, 5 miles from the Gaza strip, Tal, who is a Wildlife Ecology Major, already faced many challenges in her life. Coming to the United States, and particularly to the University of Maine to follow her passion for nature and science has been a dream come true for her. While at the… Read more »

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Sarah Holbrook, The Making of a Neuroscientist

Sarah Holbrook moved to Fort Fairfield, Maine as a young girl with her mother and siblings, and immediately began to feel welcomed and supported in their new community. Soon, volunteerism and community connections served to bolster her place as a valuable and influential member of the town. Sarah credits much of her support to the… Read more »

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Olga Crystal Remesha – Class of 2018

Olga, who is a native of Burundi, has been studying at the University of Maine for the past three years, studying marketing with a concentration in international business, and dreaming of studying abroad in Germany. Due to financial hardship, she almost would not have been able to make her dream come true; the scholarship Olga received allowed… Read more »

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Marissa Rublee – Master’s Candidate 2017

After starting her graduate degree as soon as she completed her undergraduate, Marissa, a graduate student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Master’s Program, was faced with financial hardship. Receiving scholarship support has lifted that burden off her shoulders and she was able to dedicate herself to her studies even more. After completing her… Read more »

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Over forty years of support for the University of Maine

As Associate Director of Planned Giving, Dan Willett has helped hundreds of UMaine alumni and friends set up planned gifts through the University of Maine Foundation. He is highly visible as a leader in the southern Maine business community as a result of his service on the board of Gorham Savings Bank, attendance at Eggs… Read more »

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New Scholarship Celebrates the Power of Stories

Professors Emeriti Kristin M. Langellier and Eric E. Peterson share many stories through the unique intersection of their personal and professional lives. Married since 1979, both taught communication courses at the University of Maine from 1980 until their retirement in 2016. Langellier’s scholarship and teaching encompassed performance studies and narrative communication; Peterson focused on media… Read more »

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Category: Employee Giving
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Nick Maynard – Class of 2017

Nick is a senior double majoring in Accounting and Finance. The scholarship which is in memory of David M. Cheney the former president of Lambda Chi Alpha chapter here at UMaine, has helped him to cover any additional school expenses. Nick is very actively involved around campus, participating in his fraternity’s intramural teams and being… Read more »

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Kayla Greenawalt – Class of 2018

Due to her double majoring in Ecology and Environmental Science as well as in Business Management, Kayla Greenawalt has spent many hours doing hands-on research in a lab on campus. When she is not spending her time in a lab, Kayla is actively involved on campus as a part of UMaine Track and Field, and by… Read more »

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