Skoufis check presentation 2016

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 »

Edie McVay and Student

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 »

Stephen King

The Stephen E. King Chair in Literature Endowment Fund is Established at the University of Maine Foundation by the Alfond Foundation

February 17th, 2016

An endowed chaired professorship in literature named in honor of best-selling author and University of Maine alumnus Stephen King will be established at his alma mater with the help of a $1 million award from the Harold Alfond Foundation. The Stephen E. King Chair in Literature will support a faculty position in the Department of… 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 »

Saunders Family

Westbrook Businessman Honors Son with University of Maine Endowed Professorship

August 28th, 2015

University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills has announced that Westbrook businessman Henry Saunders has created the Kenneth W. Saunders and Henry W. Saunders Professorship in Engineering Leadership and Management at the University of Maine to honor the memory of his son, who passed away in January 2014.   The gift of $250,000 to the… Read more »

Landis Lab Photo

Landis Mentioned in Berkeley Lab Article on Roman Architecture Research

December 16th, 2014

Eric Landis, Ph. D., P.E., who holds the Frank M. Taylor Distinguished Professorship of Civil Engineering at the University of Maine, was mentioned in the Berkeley Lab news release, “Back to the future with Roman architectural concrete.” Read more at UMaine NEWS

Jones Memorial Plaque

Laurence A. Jones, Jr. Memorial Service

November 24th, 2014

The annual memorial service held at the University of Maine honoring the life of Laurence A. Jones, Jr. was held on Nov. 20. A 1992 UMaine graduate who held a psychology degree, Jones was killed while he was a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University. Jones’ mother, Yong Jones, established a scholarship in his memory to be… Read more »

Ives Reception

Announcing the Sandy and Bobby Ives Fund

October 27th, 2014

A new fund has been established at the University of Maine Foundation in honor of the late founder of the Maine Folklife Center Edward “Sandy” Ives and his wife Bobby. The Sandy and Bobby Ives Fund will be used to provide financial assistance to full-time UMaine students engaging in ethnography, folklore or oral history fieldwork… Read more »

Hockey Puck

$1 Million Savage Challenge Fund Announced

October 14th, 2014

A $1 million donation to the University of Maine by alumnus Tom Savage and his wife, Sally, of Key Largo, Florida, will launch the Savage Challenge, a five-year endowment drive for the men’s ice hockey program. The donation will be used to match up to $1 million in gifts from UMaine hockey alumni and former… Read more »