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Profiles - Lura Raymond, Major in Business Administration

Lura Raymond

Lura RaymondHometown: Orono, Maine

Activities & Recognitions:
Volunteer for the American Cancer Society, Event Chair of the Relay For Life at UMaine, Committee Member of Colleges Against Cancer, Sister of Phi Mu ACS New England Division Sandra C. Labaree Volunteer Values Award, ACS Cancer Control Life Savers Award, American Business Women’s Association Scholarship

Why I chose the MBS:
I transferred into the MBS because of the quality of its faculty and the practical nature of the degree.With a degree in Business Administration, I can get a job in any industry and use the skills I have gained in class in a practical way. A degree in Business Administration can open a lot of doors in a variety of fields in Maine and around the world.

Favorite MBS Event:
AMA’s Annual Business Conference

Faculty Connections:
Paul Myer, Natalie Steiger, David Steiger, Margaret Criner, Gloria Vollmers, Stephanie Welcomer, Karen Hawkes, David Mahan

Best Experience at the MBS:
The faculty are knowledgeable about their fields of study and are willing to share their insight. Their real world experience provides students with an education that will help them outside of the classroom.

How the MBS has made a difference:
As a long time volunteer for the American Cancer Society, the skills and knowledge I have gained in my business classes have helped me become a better, more effective leader and committee member. The MBS has also increased the confidence I have in myself and my abilities as an educated woman.

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