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UMaine Alumnus Creates Fund for Maine 4-H Poultry Projects

January 16th, 2018

L to r: Professor Emeritus of Animal, Veterinary and Aquatic Sciences Robert O. Hawes, Frankie Bozzino from Winterport, holding a Cochin Bantam that Bob had given him as a chick and Alice McKinstry Hawes Dr. Robert O. Hawes and his wife, Alice, recently created an endowed fund at the University of Maine Foundation to support… Read more »

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Over forty years of support for the University of Maine

April 11th, 2017

As Associate Director of Planned Giving, Dan Willett has helped hundreds of UMaine alumni and friends set up planned gifts through the University of Maine Foundation. He is highly visible as a leader in the southern Maine business community as a result of his service on the board of Gorham Savings Bank, attendance at Eggs… Read more »

New Scholarship Celebrates the Power of Stories

April 4th, 2017

Professors Emeriti Kristin M. Langellier and Eric E. Peterson share many stories through the unique intersection of their personal and professional lives. Married since 1979, both taught communication courses at the University of Maine from 1980 until their retirement in 2016. Langellier’s scholarship and teaching encompassed performance studies and narrative communication; Peterson focused on media… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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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 »