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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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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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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 »

The University Singers accept a $500 check from Christina Caron of the UMaine Annual Fund

Maine Day of Giving student contest winners

May 6th, 2016

As a result of their use of the #mainedayofgiving hashtag during Maine Day, the University Singers have won $500 from the University of Maine Annual Fund. Christina Caron, Director of the University of Maine Annual Fund presented the $500 check to Molly Abrams, Singers President, and Director Fran Vogt on Friday, May 6, 2016. The… Read more »