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Jamie Ballinger promoted to Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs

November 9, 2020 – The Maine Business School has promoted Jamie Ballinger to Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs.  Since her hire in 2018, Ballinger has overseen enrollment management, recruitment, and operations for the Graduate School of Business. Under her leadership, the MaineMBA has risen to become a Top 50 ranked online MBA program and enrollments […]

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UMaine Business Students Consult Maine Artisan Dairy Sector

For business students, there are few things better than putting your knowledge to the test in a real-world business setting. This spring, 10 seniors and two juniors at the Maine Business School (MBS) participated in the Sustainable Business Practices Fellowship. This program connected them with farmers in the Maine Cheese Guild. Sustainable Business Practices Fellowship […]

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MBS alum’s software benefits remote business

Now, perhaps more than ever before, businesses with employees working remotely are saying TGIF.   Friday, a software startup founded by University of Maine alumnus Luke Thomas ‘13, aims to improve communication at work by creating habits that enable regular communication and information to flow.   “Sharing information inside a team or across a company […]

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2020 MBS Awards

Each year, the Maine Business School recognizes outstanding student and faculty achievement with annual awards. The award winners for the 2019-2020 academic year are: Student Awards Erin Niehoff Academic Achievement in Accounting Bethany Ashley Faculty Award in Accounting Sámuel Varga Academic Achievement in Finance Nishchay Arya Faculty Award in Finance Beate Naglestad Academic Achievement in Management James Huff Faculty Award […]

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CEO Magazine Ranks MaineMBA #26 Globally

In its 2020 global rankings released Monday, CEO Magazine named the University of Maine Graduate School of Business a Tier I program, and its MaineMBA #26 in online degrees. The MaineMBA’s 2020 ranking is two places higher than last year. “We are particularly proud of these rankings, comparing us to the best business schools in the world,” […]

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New online undergraduate business management degree

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine will offer its Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Management degree fully online beginning in fall 2020. The Maine Business School and UMaineOnline collaborated to develop this program. It’s the first online undergraduate business degree from Maine’s flagship university. “We are excited to offer our BSBA […]

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University of Maine wins CFA Society Maine 2020 Research Challenge

A team of three University of Maine undergraduate business and MBA students took top prize at the CFA Society Maine 2020 Research Challenge in Portland last week.  Nargiz Ali Zada, Samuel Varga, and Nikki Yutuc presented their research and analysis on WEX, Inc. to a panel of judges comprised of CFA Maine members. “The research […]

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UMaine chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma to celebrate 107th anniversary

Students in the University of Maine chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma will join the Founders Week celebration of the international business honor society with an information table in the atrium of D. P. Corbett Business Building on Feb. 19. Throughout its 107-year history, Beta Gamma Sigma has established more than 600 collegiate chapters in over […]

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MaineMBA ranked Top 50 program

Orono, Maine — In its 2020 rankings released on Wednesday, U.S. News & World Report ranked the MaineMBA No. 47 in online master of business administration programs. “We are excited that our online MBA has broken into the top 50 best programs, as this is an incredible affirmation of the high-quality MBA that we deliver,” […]

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Casey ’19 joins Red Sox marketing team

MBS grad converts internship to full-time role with ball club When long-time Boston sports fan Joelle Casey ’19 learned of a career fair at Fenway Park last spring, she knew it was the perfect opportunity. “I knew the internship would allow a lot of doors to open for me within the sports world,” says Casey, […]

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