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2022 Winter Recognition

2022 Winter Recognition Award Winners

Each fall, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honor students for their achievements at our Winter Recognition event. Each honoree receives a certificate, blue cords to wear at graduation, and a locally-crafted paddle. Academic Achievement AwardsThis award is given to one student in each of our four majors and our MBA program […]

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Nick Sinacola

Balancing business classes and baseball

Nick Sinacola, a baseball pitcher from North Attleboro, Massachusetts, found at home at the University of Maine and the Maine Business School. The 2021 America East Pitcher of the Year had a banner season as a junior. In July 2021, Sinacola made history when the San Francisco Giants signed him in the 7th round pick […]

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Peggy Keiper

Margaret Keiper joins the Maine Business School

The Maine Business School is excited to welcome Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Keiper as Associate Professor of Sport Management. She also fills the role of MBS Area Coordinator for our Sport Management major. Dr. Keiper comes to UMaine from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was the Director of their Sport and Recreation Business Program and […]

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Accounting Firm Night at the Buchanan Alumni House

MBS alumni and students connect at Accounting Firm Night

More than 20 representatives from eight accounting firms across the state joined the Maine Business School’s 2022 Accounting Firm Night in September. Seven of those representatives are graduates of the Maine Business School: Spencer Hathaway, ’13; Connor Smart, ’16; and Ian Lichtenberg, ’18 from Baker Newman Noyes; Ryan King, ’14 and Katherine Orne, ’20 from […]

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2022-2023 MBS Ambassadors

Meet our 2022-2023 MBS Ambassadors

Our MBS Ambassadors are a group of outgoing students representing the Maine Business School. They help with our recruitment and professional development events by speaking to potential students, current students, alumni, and friends. Our Ambassadors also represent the student body by taking part in our Dean’s Council and meeting with our MBS Advisory Board. They […]

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Dr. Jason Entsminger

Jason Entsminger joins the Maine Business School

Jason Entsminger has been named assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and assistant Extension professor and small business specialist at the University of Maine, effective September 15. Entsminger comes to UMaine from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD), hosted at Pennsylvania State University. NERCRD is one of four such centers established by USDA […]

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Erika Neumann joins MBS as Assistant Dean of Business

Erika Neumann joins MBS as Assistant Dean of Business

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business welcome Erika Gabrielsen Neumann as Assistant Dean of Business. “We are excited to have Erika join us in Portland as our Assistant Dean,” says Dr. Norm O’Reilly, Dean of the Graduate School of Business. “Erika has spent her career developing a robust network from Maine to […]

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Anna and Zachary, summer interns at Sherwin-Williams

MBS Students Win Internship Prize

Anna Toman and Zachary Beaton, seniors in the Maine Business School, took their summer internship by storm. The Management and Sales Interns at Sherwin-Williams took home first prize during the company’s summer intern presentation competition. The annual event was held at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Six groups of summer interns across the Eastern Division […]

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Tholia Hallett, Tyler Tech Intern

Internship Story: Tholia Hallett at Tyler Tech

Tholia Hallett has always enjoyed working with numbers. The Accounting and Finance student from Falmouth, Maine, knew she wanted to study business. Her summer internship at Tyler Tech gave her a peek at what her future career could look like. Why did you choose to intern at Tyler Technologies? Tyler Tech is a great company […]

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Tyler Oliver, MEMIC intern

Internship Story: Tyler Oliver at MEMIC

Tyler Oliver proves that it’s essential for students to check their email. Thanks to the MBS Career Connector e-newsletter, the finance and marketing double major landed a summer internship at MEMIC. The MBS internship coordinator sends this weekly email newsletter highlighting open internship opportunities in Maine and beyond. Why did you choose to intern at […]

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