Amy Smith – Graduate Assistant/Academic Advisor
Amy is a graduate assistant/academic advisor who works primarily with students on probation. She is a life long resident of Lincolnville, Maine, currently living there with her husband of 25 years. Her college education began close to home in Belfast, Maine, at the University of Maine’s satellite campus, The Hutchinson Center. She has stayed at the University of Maine throughout her college career, receiving her BA in History in 2010, her MA in History in 2013, and is currently working on her Doctorate in American History. She values the broad perspective that comes with an education in history and enjoys working with students to help them reach their full potential in whatever path they choose. Previously, Amy worked with youth at risk during her career as an Employment Specialist at Goodwill Workforce Solutions. Transferring her employment experience to the academic realm, she has worked in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Advising Center since its inception in 2012. Her academic advising philosophy is based on her own personal experience as a student at UMaine, centering around her personal commitment to value each individual student and to foster a safe and guided environment in which students participate in their own decision-making process.
Amy.Smith@umit.maine.edu / 207.581.1958