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John Mahon and Students

John Mahon named 2017 Distinguished Maine Professor

An internationally recognized professor of management and one of the world’s foremost experts on corporate social responsibility has been named the 2017 Distinguished Maine Professor by the University of Maine Alumni Association. University of Maine Professor of Management John Mahon, the John M. Murphy Chair of International Business Policy and Strategy in the Maine Business […]

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Delegated

MBA student Nastasya (Stacy) Tsultsumova ’18 joined the Maine Business School last fall fresh from the annual G(irls) 20 Summit in Beijing where she represented her native Russia. “For me, it was a life changing experience and a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet amazing and accomplished women from around the world who are […]

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Real World Context

MBS student Jesse MacDonald ’18 put his business training to good use last summer during an internship with Mechanics Savings Bank in Auburn. Using what he learned from his management information systems (MIS) classes and his marketing classes, he assisted the bank with a variety of projects. “The internship helped me put what I learned […]

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Internship Enrichment

MBS senior Sierra Santomango ’17 was able to get a leg up on a prospective career in finance thanks to an investment research internship at Guidance Point Retirement Services in Bangor. During her year-long internship which began in March 2015 when she was a first-year MBS student, Santomango had a number of duties including monitoring […]

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Interconnected

MBS student Steve Doman stayed busy with activities, projects and learning experiences right up until he graduated in December ’16 with a degree in marketing with a concentration in international business and an undergraduate certification in Innovation Engineering. The Portland, Maine native spent the fall 2015 semester in Torino, Italy participating in an internship in […]

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Managed Advisor

Nearly three years after graduating from MBS with a degree in accounting, Tyler Gates ’14 has entered the investment world. He is a financial advisor and manager at the Edward Jones office in Woburn, Massachusetts. Gates joined the company in August 2015 and has been in charge of the Woburn office since May 2016. A […]

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Accounting Forensics

Kristin Orr ’11 is using her MBS accounting degree to detect, deter and fight financial crimes as a Corporate Security Investigator at TD Bank in Glastonbury, Conn. “I am passionate about helping those who have been victimized and about bringing fraudsters to justice,” says Orr who earned a master’s degree in forensic accounting after graduating […]

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Financial Fitness

Ten years after earning a marketing degree from MBS, Jess Foss Elsner ’06 is running her own business in Portland, Maine. She is co-owner of Foss Fitness ME where she is fulfilling a long-held dream to make a positive impact on the world by helping people become healthy and fit. “Health and fitness is fundamental […]

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Collaborative CoVort

Collaborative CoVort: Entrepreneurship professor opens co-working space in Bangor MBS Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Jason Harkins has established Bangor’s newest co-working space: CoVort. CoVort (covort.org) is an open, 2,000-square-foot office environment at 49 Main Street in Bangor that provides all the amenities of an office to members by the day, week or month. Members can access […]

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Returning for More

As director of marketing and development at the Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln, Maine, MBS alumna Kristie Libby is working to help meet the growing challenges in healthcare. “In healthcare today, there has been a shift from treating the patient following an illness to preventing the illness altogether,” she says. “Facilities are seeing fewer patients […]

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