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Marissa Rublee – Master’s Candidate 2017

April 18th, 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

April 11th, 2017

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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BECUM spring 2017 recap

April 11th, 2017

In spring 2017, the Boston Executive Club of the University of Maine celebrated 10 years of bringing University of Maine alumni together to network in a professional setting, highlighting UMaine’s signature academic and research programs, and engaging volunteer support for the College of our Hearts Always. Chris Gordon ’85 and Dean Dana Humphrey presented “Future Skylines.”… Read more »

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New Scholarship Celebrates the Power of Stories

April 4th, 2017

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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Nick Maynard – Class of 2017

March 21st, 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

March 21st, 2017

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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Jade Darragh – Class of 2018

February 23rd, 2017

Coming from a small town in rural Maine, Jade’s dream of going to college was made possible through the generosity of donors who helped lessen the financial burden of attending college. Now Jade is able to focus completely on her studies, which brings her one step closer to becoming a nurse. After working in the… Read more »

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Benjamin Bucklin – Master’s Candidate 2018

February 22nd, 2017

Currently finishing up his first year of graduate school where he is pursuing a Masters in Higher Education and Student Development, Ben is a very active member of the Black Bear community. He is involved in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the Residence Assistant Selection Committee. Additionally, he… Read more »

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Transformational change for athletic fundraising

December 28th, 2016

A $1.5 million, three-year award from the Harold Alfond Foundation has established the Alfond Fund in the University of Maine Foundation, focused on creating a centralized fundraising structure for UMaine Athletics and continuing support of the football program. “Through the years, Harold Alfond and the Harold Alfond Foundation have helped the University of Maine achieve… Read more »