Marrs Scholarship Presentation

New Scholarship Honors Retiring Director of Student Financial Aid

April 28th, 2015

To celebrate her retirement after 29 years of service to the University of Maine, friends and colleagues of University of Maine Office of Student Financial Aid Director Gianna Marrs worked with the Foundation to create a scholarship in her name. Foundation President/CEO Jeff Mills presented the check at her retirement party on April 27. This is a wonderful way… 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 »

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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 »

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 »

Legacy Society Luncheon

Annual Charles F. Allen Legacy Society Luncheon

October 29th, 2014

Over 120 people attended the 2014 Charles F. Allen Legacy Society Luncheon on October 17 in the McIntire Room at Buchanan Alumni House. The crowd included many new members attending for the first time. Guests heard from UMaine student Jennifer Morrill from Holden, Maine. Morrill is a secondary education and history double major. She is… Read more »

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Scholarships Celebrated at Homecoming Reception

October 27th, 2014

Both scholarship recipients and donors were celebrated at a reception in Buchanan Alumni House hosted by University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery N. Mills on October 17 as part of Homecoming Weekend. Scholarship recipient, Jason Seymour from the UMaine class of 2017 delivered a grateful message about… Read more »

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From UMaine to Tufts Medical School

October 7th, 2014

Remarks by Kimberly Dao ’14 at the University of Maine Foundation Scholarship Recognition Reception on August 20, 2014. Kimberly was President, All Maine Women Class of 2014; President, Class Council 2014; UMaine Mitchell Scholar; and is currently a medical student at Tufts University. “Good evening and a hearty Maine hello to all of you here… Read more »

Nickerson Announcement Photo

Former Professor Gifts Over $2M for Scholarships, Professorship

September 23rd, 2014

An endowed scholarship fund and political science professorship have been established at the University of Maine Foundation with more than $2 million in gifts from John Nickerson, a University of Maine alumnus and professor emeritus at the University of Maine at Augusta who died in May 2013. University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills made… Read more »

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UMaine Foundation Hosts Scholarship Reception in Southern Maine

September 12th, 2014

University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and UMaine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills hosted the University of Maine Foundation Scholarship Recognition Reception on August 20, 2014 at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth. The reception was held to thank scholarship donors and honor recipients from Southern Maine. Kimberly Dao, who graduated from UMaine in… Read more »