The Graduating Non-Traditional Student Achievement Award recognizes graduating non-traditional students who have shown a passion for learning, a commitment for their academic program, and contributed significantly to the university community while managing the multiple life roles of a non-traditional student. Students are nominated by friends, faculty, or staff in late spring semester. Winners are chosen by Student Affairs staff and awarded in late April or May.
2012 : Kelly Gagne, Lucas Rumler, and Lori Watson
2011: Jason Canniff
2010: Kathleen O’Connell, Lee Malvin, Christine Paluga and Erinn Rossignoll
2009 : Darith James, Meghan McPhee, and Valerie J. Mitchell.
NEW IN 2013
Non-Traditional Student Community Award :
Recognizing Faculty and Staff
CNTSP and the Non traditional Student Association ( NSA) recognizes faculty and staff for their extraordinary support and encouragement of non-traditional students
AnneMarie Reed, Associate Director , Campus Activities and Student Engagement, CASE
Tina Passman Associate Professor, Classical languages & Literature, Interim Director of Peace Studies, Cooperating faculty for Community Inclusion and Disabilities Studies
Ann Smith , Instructor and Director of Disability Support Services
Eva Wagner ,Educational Coordinator , University of Maine Museum of Art
Jane Wellman-Little , Phyllis Brazee, The Senior Alumni
Sandra Caron, Kathy Ingraham, and Ginger Hwalek.
This award recognizes UMaine faculty and staff members who have shown sensitivity to the diverse learning styles and the multifaceted lives of non-traditional undergraduate students. Through student interactions and program design, they recognize the rich contributions that non-traditional students make. They have provided support, assistance and advocacy for the non-traditional students at the University of Maine. Faculty and staff are nominated by students in late spring semester. Winners are chosen by CNTSP staff and active members of the Non-traditional Students Association who have not submitted a nomination.