MaineMBA

Jord Thomas (center) at the MBA graduation ceremony in May 2022

MaineMBA at any age: Jord Thomas

Why would a 57-year-old who lives in Escondido, California, decide to earn his MBA from the University of Maine? A sense of community, history, and flexibility. Jord Thomas, ‘G22, had hit a wall promotion-wise at his job. He works as a production operations supervisor at a recovery firm serving major banks and vehicle manufacturers. He earned […]

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Corey Sampson, MaineMBA student

Corey Sampson is earning his MaineMBA at sea

When we say you can earn your MaineMBA from anywhere, we really mean it. Corey Sampson from Durham, Maine, is a perfect example. A 2011 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and a licensed marine engineer, Corey has spent his career traveling the globe working for offshore drilling contractors. Taking classes from an oil rig in […]

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2022 MaineMBA Alumni Award Winners

2022 MaineMBA Alumni Award Winners

Pictured from left: Michael Kuhn, Ryan Curry, Chris Treister, Josh Rosen The Graduate School of Business at the University of Maine held its inaugural MaineMBA Alumni Awards event on Thursday, January 20, 2022. This virtual event recording welcomed speakers and honorees from across the state.  “The inaugural MaineMBA Alumni Awards event was an important landmark […]

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MBA and Maine Law class

MBA and Maine Law: Leaders in Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dr. Jason Harkins, Associate Dean of the Maine Business School and the Graduate School of Business, is leading the way for interdisciplinary collaboration with his work with the Maine Law School. Over the past year and a half, Dr. Harkins has worked closely with Professor Andrew Kaufman, Professor of Practice and Coordinator of the Business […]

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Solomon, Class of 2021

Internship Stories: Solly Iluyomade at Bangor Savings Bank

Solomon “Solly” Iluyomade is a MaineMBA student from London, England. He is spending the summer as a Product Management and Digital Banking intern at Bangor Savings Bank. He’s putting his finance and business analytics skills to work at the bank’s waterfront Bangor location. A 2021 graduate of the Maine Business School, and former UMaine basketball […]

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Dr. Norm O'Reilly

Norm O’Reilly: New Dean of the Graduate School of Business

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, a professor and former assistant dean at the University of Guelph, joins the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business as dean on July 1, 2021. Dr. O’Reilly is a leading scholar in the business of sports. As a professor and CPA, he teaches courses in sport management and accounting. You can […]

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Nicole Gogan, MaineMBA Alumna

MaineMBA Alum Becomes a Business Owner

Nicole Gogan, ’11G, always knew two things:  she wanted to have an advanced degree and her own business. She graduated from the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business with her MBA, became an adjunct faculty member, and now runs her own business. Why did you choose to earn your MBA? Going back to grad […]

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MaineMBA Internship Program Participants

3 MaineMBA Students Participate in Summer Internships

This summer, the MaineMBA has three students participating in the Maine Center Graduate Internship Program. Offered by the University of Maine Graduate & Professional Center, this program provides graduate and professional students in the Maine Center’s four focus disciplines with paid work experience, a peer network, and professional development to prepare them for future career […]

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Fortune Magazine Ranking for Online MBA

MaineMBA Ranked Top 100 by Fortune Magazine

The MaineMBA program at the University of Maine has been ranked #54 by Fortune in their first-ever look at the nation’s Best Online MBA degrees. This invitation-only ranking gauges the quality of online MBA programs based on four components: Program Score, Fortune 1000 score, Brand Score, and Prestige Score. “The MaineMBA program, through the UMaine […]

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CFA State Title Winners

UMaine Student CFA Institute Research Challenge Team to Compete for National Title

The University of Maine’s state championship CFA Institute Research Challenge team has been chosen to advance to the national competition as Sub-Regional Champions. Canisius College in New York and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania joins UMaine in the Eastern U.S. division. The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that offers students […]

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