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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 »

Dick Hill with bike

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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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 »

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 »

Nick Fried

UMaine’s 2016 Valedictorian is Foundation Scholarship Recipient

April 7th, 2016

Nicholas Fried of Millerstown, Pennsylvania, is the 2016 University of Maine valedictorian. Fried majored in animal and veterinary sciences, with a minor in chemistry. This fall, he will be an MD/Ph.D. student at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Schools of Medicine and Graduate Studies in New Orleans. He plans to become a primary… 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 »

Cover of UMaine Today Spring 2015 issue

The Spring/Summer 2015 Issue of UMaine Today is Available Online

June 18th, 2015

We are sure you will be impressed with all that is happening with the students and faculty in the UMaine classrooms and laboratories that you so generously support. Read about it in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of UMaine Today. Highlights include: • 50th anniversary of the Darling Marine Center, established in 1965 with the donation of…

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