WABI (Channel 5) previewed the upcoming Clean Sweep Sale at the University of Maine. Lisa Morin, coordinator of the Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism, and UMaine student Robbie Bickford spoke about preparing for Friday and Saturday’s sale. Items were donated by the university or students who moved out of the dorms at the end of the semester. Proceeds will benefit programs and services offered by the Black Bear Exchange and the Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism.
The University of Maine will hold its annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday, May 24 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, May 25 in York Commons on Square Road of the UMaine campus.
Furniture, electronics, appliances, housewares, cleaning supplies, books, bedding and clothing will be among the items for sale. Items were donated by the university or students who moved out of the dorms at the end of the semester.
Proceeds will support programs and services offered by the Black Bear Exchange and student service projects coordinated by the Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism.
Contact the Bodwell Center at 207.581.3091 for more information.
The latest edition of The Weekly contained an article on the recreational use of the University of Maine bike paths in the spring. The edition also included an article about therapy dogs visiting Fogler Library to ease stress during finals week.
The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5) and WLBZ (Channel 2) were among several news organizations to cover the University of Maine’s 211th commencement. 1,665 students graduated Saturday and more than 12,000 people attended the ceremonies.
The Bangor Daily News reported Tyler Walsh, the eldest son of legendary University of Maine hockey coach Shawn Walsh, graduated from UMaine on Saturday.
The Bangor Daily News spoke with Nicole Langlois, a University of Maine swimmer, about her battle with breast cancer. Langlois will graduate Saturday with a degree in kinesiology.
The Bangor Daily News included information on the University of Maine’s 211th commencement ceremonies in an article on college graduations across the state.
The New Hampshire Union Leader reported University of Maine student Molly Mendola was given the Union Leader Hero Award after helping save struggling swimmers at a beach last summer. The award honors New Hampshire residents who risked their lives in the previous year to save someone else.
The Maine Edge reported on the recent visits of therapy dogs to Fogler Library. The dogs were brought in to ease students’ stress during finals week.
The latest issue of the Penobscot Times included articles on the commencement ceremonies that will be held May 11 at the University of Maine. The articles included tips for attending the ceremonies, such as parking and seating, as well as scheduled speakers and award winners. The issue of the weekly newspaper also included a front-page photo taken during the third annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event on Maine Day in the Steam Plant Lot on campus. About 70 members of the UMaine community shaved their heads to raise money for children with cancer. UMaine Circle K, a Kiwanis-affiliated college service organization, held the event.