Helen Klocko makes real estate gift

Helen Klocko makes real estate gift

With her children grown, Helen Klocko rarely visited her lakefront property. After considering her options, she chose to donate her property outright to the University of Maine Foundation—a gift that brought her tax and financial benefits and fulfilled her desire to...

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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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The College of Her Heart Always

The College of Her Heart Always

On August 6, 2020 Agnes Ann Walsh ’41 will celebrate her 100th birthday.  The University of Maine has been in existence for 154 years, and Agnes A. Walsh ’41 has been a proud Black Bear for more than half that time. Since her graduation in 1941, at least one thing has...

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Cort family creates legacy for University of Maine students

Cort family creates legacy for University of Maine students

Cort family creates legacy for University of Maine studentsR-L: Rob Cort, Valerie Peer-Cort, Carol Cort, Brad CortThe Cort family’s contribution to the University of Maine starts with a deep connection to the university itself. While a member of the Class of 1980, Rob...

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