Holbrook crop for web

Sarah Holbrook, The Making of a Neuroscientist

May 15th, 2017

Sarah Holbrook moved to Fort Fairfield, Maine as a young girl with her mother and siblings, and immediately began to feel welcomed and supported in their new community. Soon, volunteerism and community connections served to bolster her place as a valuable and influential member of the town. Sarah credits much of her support to the… Read more »

Emera Maine Prof. Richard C. Hill Scholarhip check

Emera Maine Honors UMaine Professor Dick Hill through Scholarship Fund

May 12th, 2017

As part of the Maine Day of Giving on May 3, 2017, Emera Maine, in collaboration with the University of Maine Foundation, announced its creation of the Emera Maine Professor Richard C. Hill Scholarship Fund. Alan Richardson, President and COO, Emera Maine, spoke fondly of his memories in meeting and working with Dick Hill, and of the… Read more »

Olga Remesha 2017crop

Olga Crystal Remesha – Class of 2018

May 9th, 2017

Olga, who is a native of Burundi, has been studying at the University of Maine for the past three years, studying marketing with a concentration in international business, and dreaming of studying abroad in Germany. Due to financial hardship, she almost would not have been able to make her dream come true; the scholarship Olga received allowed… Read more »

Marissa Rublee 2017crop

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 »

Dr. Dana Humphrey & Chris Gordon

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 »

LRDSC_1618

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 »

Dick Hill crop

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 »

darryl brownlr

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 »

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 »

Birthday Cake

The University of Maine Foundation Celebrates 82 Years!

June 9th, 2016

Eighty-two years ago some very forward thinking people created the University of Maine Foundation with a check for $1,000 from the Class of 1909. In this short 82 years, the Foundation endowment now exceeds $186M with the total UMaine endowment at $287M. Those totals do not include the millions of dollars provided annually as a… Read more »