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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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Skoufis Nephews Deliver Additional Gift

June 16th, 2016

On the road again. Recently cousins George Predaris of Rye, NH, and John Rozos of Poland Spring, ME made a special delivery of a check for $271,671.80 to the University of Maine Foundation. Foundation President Jeff Mills and Collins Center for the Arts Director Danny Williams were on hand at Buchanan Alumni House to graciously accept… Read more »

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Foundation Member Meets Scholarship Recipients

April 20th, 2016

Pictured: (left-right), Laura Horowitz ’17, Edie McVay King ’67, Alexis Bowman ’16, Mason Crocker ’16 University of Maine Foundation Member Edie McVay King ’67 had the chance to meet current recipients of her Edie McVay King Scholarship at a recent scholarship reception hosted by the University of Maine Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences at… Read more »

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Jaime Roy, Class of 2017

March 23rd, 2016

Jaime Roy is a member of the Class of 2017 at the University of Maine. She is a Communication Sciences and Disorders major and Disability Studies minor from Orringon, Me. She has a passion for tenor saxophone, and plays in the pep band and marching band at UMaine. Her favorite memory of college so far… Read more »

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Lincoln David Michaud Memorial Scholarship Fund recognized at Bridgton Academy

January 4th, 2016

 *Editor’s Note: this story was originally published in the December publication of Bridgton Academy Today, and the University of Maine Foundation has been given special permission to re-publish this story on our website.   Memory of Class of ’60 Alumnus Honored Through Creation of New Scholarship at The University of Maine As a student at Bridgton Academy, Lincoln… Read more »

Frances Mitchell

Black Bear Veteran Gives Back

November 10th, 2015

In October 2015, University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery Mills and Director of Planned Giving Sarah McPartland-Good recognized Frances Robinson Mitchell for her recent donation of a Royal Sarouk rug, (pictured above) which now resides in the Treat Room at the Buchanan Alumni House. In 1944, Mrs. Mitchell left the University of Maine and her… Read more »

Estate bequest of over $2 million to fund UMaine scholarship

October 19th, 2015

The University of Maine Foundation has received more than $2 million from the Veronica Pendleton estate to fund the Raymond K. and Veronica Pendleton Fund at the University of Maine. Mrs. Pendleton created the fund several years ago with a plan to provide an eventual gift from her estate. The bequest gift to the Raymond… Read more »

Skoufis Check Presentation

Bequest to Increase Skoufis Scholarship Fund

July 7th, 2015

Left to right: University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills, UMaine President Susan Hunter, George Predaris, John Rozos   University of Maine President Susan Hunter and University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills recently accepted a check for $300,000 from the Helen Skoufis estate. Helen Skoufis and her husband Peter, a member of the UMaine… Read more »

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Actor Tim Simons Makes Appeal to Fellow Theatre Alumni

February 26th, 2015

Timothy C. Simons University of Maine Theatre, Class of 2001 ‘Jonah’ on HBO’s VEEP ‘Marx’ in Draft Day ‘Malcolm’ in The Interview ‘Agent Borderline’ in Inherent Vice       Dear Fellow University of Maine Theatre Alum: Yes, this is a fundraising appeal, but please bear with me. Before I was making a living as an… Read more »