Shep Sheppard portrait at Buchanan Alumni House

Vision for Tomorrow Match Helps Future Surveyors

February 12th, 2018

Undergraduate scholarships are an essential component of the University of Maine’s $200 million Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign. An estate gift from an anonymous donor is leveraging additional support for many existing scholarship funds as part of the campaign, including a scholarship that was established in 2005 by Shyka, Sheppard & Garster (SSG) of Bangor,… Read more »

Foundation honors donors with reception

January 10th, 2018

The Speech Therapy Telepractice Program at the University of Maine has provided support and experience for students who study communications sciences & disorders. Led by Dr. Judy Walker, the Telepractice Program offers students opportunities for hands-on learning with clients in the Orono and greater Bangor areas. In August 2017, the Telepractice Program was awarded a generous… Read more »

Kassidy Seeley – Class of 2018

January 2nd, 2018

Hailing from Jonesboro, Maine, Kassidy Seeley is a senior Communications Sciences and Disorders major. Kassidy is incredibly grateful for the Class of 1996 Scholarship, which she receives. “I am very fortunate that foundations and programs, such as the Class of 1996 Scholarship, exist to help students like myself in their academic endeavors.”   Kassidy has… Read more »

Austin Steward – Class of 2019

December 15th, 2017

  Austin Steward is a Junior from Colebrook, New Hampshire and he is a recipient of the the Class of 1952 Scholarship. Austin’s family’s UMaine legacy began with the Class of 1952. “[The Class of 1952] was my grandfather’s class…I got to meet the class members before I came and I was invited to [1952’s]… Read more »

Emily Doyon – Class of 2017

November 8th, 2017

  Emily Doyon graduated in May of 2017 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. While studying at UMaine, Emily was the proud recipient of the Henry H. Fogler and Mary Moynihan Fogler ’43 Scholarship. “Scholarships from generous alumni and friends…have made it possible for me to pursue my [degree at UMaine].” Originally from Biddeford, Maine,… Read more »

Thomas Colfer – Class of 2020

October 12th, 2017

Thomas Colfer is a sophomore Engineering Physics major from West Gardiner, Maine and is a recipient of the Mary Mincher Talbot Scholarship. Thomas, like many students today, is balancing a full-time course load while also having a family. Like all students who are awarded scholarships, he is immensely grateful for the generous philanthropy of others…. Read more »

Brandon Richards – Class of 2019

September 6th, 2017

Brandon Richards is a recipient of the Class of 1944 Music Scholarship. Music has long been an integral part of Brandon Richards’ life. Growing up in Belfast, Maine, Brandon first picked up a trumpet in the 5th grade, but also has enjoyed playing other musical instruments such as guitar and piano. So, it is no… Read more »

Photo of Clem McGillicuddy

Humanities Center named for generous donors

August 3rd, 2017

The University of Maine Humanities Center has a new name, reflecting the generous support of Clement McGillicuddy ’64 and his wife Linda of Hobe Sound, Florida and Northeast Harbor, Maine. The McGillicuddys support the Humanities Center through a fund they established at the University of Maine Foundation. The two met in New York City while… Read more »

Tal Kleinhause-Gedalyahou – Class of 2019

May 30th, 2017

Growing up in Israel, 5 miles from the Gaza strip, Tal, who is a Wildlife Ecology Major, already faced many challenges in her life. Coming to the United States, and particularly to the University of Maine to follow her passion for nature and science has been a dream come true for her. While at the… Read more »

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 »