Scholarship Support Helped UMaine’s 2019 Valedictorian

Scholarship Support Helped UMaine’s 2019 Valedictorian

Drew Brooks, UMaine’s 2019 valedictorian, is a double major in microbiology and music, with a minor in molecular biology. “Drew is an outstanding undergraduate student from Maine who took full advantage of the breadth and depth of a research university,” says UMaine...

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Planning Ahead with Matching Funds

Planning Ahead with Matching Funds

What a glorious feeling, I'm happy again . . . This phrase, from the popular song "Singin' in the Rain," reflects the enthusiastic feelings of Norma Towne Clayton '63 and her husband John, they recently received a thank-you letter from the first recipient of the Norma...

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Abby Graduates!

Abby Graduates!

About four years ago, a new UMaine student shared her store with members of UMaine's Charles F. Allen Legacy Society at their luncheon. She talked about the challenges she faces as a nontraditional student and her gratitude for the support she received from the Senior...

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Beneficiary Designation Giving

Beneficiary Designation Giving

Last year the University of Maine lost one of its oldest and most beloved alumni, Eleanor M. Webb. Miss Webb was a staple at many alumni events, delighting all who met her with her charm, humor, and wonderful memories of her time at the University. The University of...

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Gift Annuities and Land Gift Create a Legacy

Gift Annuities and Land Gift Create a Legacy

John and Pauline Turcotte Applin are both graduates of the University of Maine. Pauline received her undergraduate degree from the College of Education in 1964 and her Master of Education in 1968. John received his undergraduate degree from the College of Education in...

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Longtime UMaine Employee Gives Back

Longtime UMaine Employee Gives Back

 L-R: Tony and Sue Randall receive their Stillwater Society giving society recognition from UMaine Director of Athletics Ken Ralph. Long-time friends of UMaine athletics, Susan G. Randall '89 and Tony Randall, have established the first-ever endowment for UMaine's...

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Alumna Provides Emergency Funds and Angels

Alumna Provides Emergency Funds and Angels

Bernadine "Bert" Dickison Robertson '67 is always thinking about the current students at her alma mater. Recently, she asked the UMaine Foundation staff how she could help students who may have been impacted by the government shutdown and brutal weather. Inquiries to...

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