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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 »

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Upcoming 2017 Events

November 17th, 2016

Donor Events Boston Executive Club of the University of Maine (BECUM) – Celebrating 10 Years March 29, 2017, UMaine at UMass Club, Boston Details can be found here Stillwater Society Dinner (by invitation only) June 3 2017, UMaine campus Presidential Awards will be presented to: Suzanne Cole Ralph Leonard Henry Saunders Maine Day of Giving… Read more »

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Foundation annual meeting and luncheon

November 17th, 2016

Over 240 guests were greeted by student ambassadors at the 2016 Foundation Annual Meeting and Luncheon, which was held in Wells Conference Center on October 14. Representatives from the Sophomore Eagles, Sophomore Owls and Senior Skulls volunteered to be part of the event. University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter welcomed the crowd and shared… Read more »

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Professor Dick Hill remembered UMaine

November 17th, 2016

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering Richard C. Hill, who passed away in July, left an indelible mark on the University of Maine. His work as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dean of the College of Technology and Director of the Department of Industrial Cooperation spanned from 1946 until his retirement in 1992. Even after his… Read more »

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David Sklar’s $1M planned gift to the University of Maine Foundation

June 27th, 2016

David Sklar, a product of this time, grew into a survivor after life handed him a trying hand of cards. “The two biggest things I’ve tried for in life are fighting anti-Semitism and, now, supporting students –- giving them a chance to go on to UMaine, whether it’s for forestry or mechanical engineering — I’ve made… Read more »

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Foundation Announces Death of Board Treasurer, Former Board Chair

June 21st, 2016

Sadly we announce the passing of our Board Treasurer, the Honorable Darryl N. Brown ’66, ’69G. “Darryl was an outstanding leader who understood the importance of philanthropy to the University of Maine’s future,” said Foundation President Jeffery Mills. “He was a vocal advocate for UMaine and its value to our state and residents. Darryl was… Read more »