Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

Merritt "Ritt" Conroy '60 and Jean Lorraine White Conroy '57, '60GThrough their own life experiences, Jean and Ritt Conroy knew there were UMaine students who could ust a helping hand. They decided to "pay it forward" by providing support for future UMaine students by...

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Helping Students to Afford to Attend UMaine

Helping Students to Afford to Attend UMaine

Why would a couple from Berkley, California who did not attend the University of Maine create a $3.4 million scholarship for Maine's neediest students?Durant Sheffield and his eight sisters all attended school in Thomaston, Maine. Their mother, Wilma T. Sheffield, was...

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Sierra Thibodeau ’19 Pays it Forward

Sierra Thibodeau ’19 Pays it Forward

When Sierra Thibodeau came to UMaine from Lawrence High School in Fairfield as a first-year chemical engineering student, she already knew something about the paper industry: her father is a longtime employee at Sappi’s Somerset Mill in Skowhegan. Today, she is back...

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L.L. Bean supports student wellness

L.L. Bean supports student wellness

L.L. Bean was present on the UMaine campus on October 5th and 6th to host outdoor wellness activities, such as meditation and yoga. These activities were socially distanced on the mall in combination with their signature pop-up store. Students and staff were taught...

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