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 »

Lincoln David Michaud

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…

President Susan J. Hunter Fund

March 17th, 2015

In honor of Dr. Susan J. Hunter’s installation as the 20th president of the University of Maine, the University of Maine Foundation has established the President Susan J. Hunter Fund.   “I am particularly proud to be named as the University’s first woman president and I feel strongly about supporting the ideals that this fund… Read more »

Scholarship Awards

Black Bears of the Future Scholarship Awarded

February 26th, 2015

L-R: Mila Tappan, FAME; Sarah McPartland-Good, University of Maine Foundation; Karlton Creech, University of Maine Athletics and the 2015 Black Bears of the Future Scholarship recipients Three Bananas Cub Club members received $1,000 Black Bears of the Future Scholarships at the February 21 University of Maine hockey game. The scholarship was established in 2012 with… Read more »

Wheatland Lab

Wheatland Lab Assists Chestnut Tree Foundation

December 9th, 2014

  In an effort to reach out to the community, the Barbara Wheatland Geospatial and Remote Sensing Analysis Laboratory in the University of Maine’s School of Forest Resources has become the hub of the UMaine Mapping and GIS Student Club, has provided trail maps for the Orono Land Trust and Bangor Land Trust, and is involved… Read more »