From the Classroom

Lisa Liberatore Nonprofit Fundraising

Students learn to leverage their networks for philanthropy

Students in Lisa Liberatore’s Intro to Business (MGT 101) and Principles of Management and Organization (MGT 325) classes learned big lessons on how to make a difference in their communities. Students spent the fall 2022 semester working in teams to raise awareness and funding for nonprofit organizations. The Old Town Animal Orphanage was the nonprofit […]

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MBS students completed a Research Learning Experience with Northern Light Health

The Business of Healthcare

Maine Business School students are tackling real-world problems in the healthcare industry for the first time. Through a partnership with Northern Light Health, ten students spent the fall 2022 semester working closely with human resource professionals to offer solutions around recruitment and engagement. This special topics class originated from a conversation between MBS internship coordinator […]

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Lisa Liberatore

Business Students Connect with the Community Through Philanthropy

Lisa Liberatore and her family strongly believe in philanthropy and community building. An adjunct professor, entrepreneur, author, and investor, Liberatore teaches her son the importance of fundraising and volunteering. Together, she and Dorian have made a difference through their volunteerism throughout the Greater Bangor region. If her elementary school kid could find success and fulfillment […]

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MBS alums who work for Cintas

Explore Careers Casually

The Maine Business School began offering a lunch and learn series called Explore Careers Casually during the spring 2022 semester. These small group sessions intend to connect BSBA students with employers to learn about the various career paths available in a variety of industries.  “Students often limit their career opportunities due to a lack of […]

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Excel Certification

Infusing Analytics with Excel Certification

The world of successful business practice has shifted to include analytics in all facets of operations. To remain a leader in this space, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business faculty work to infuse relevant experiences with analytics throughout the curriculum. The Excel Certification is one way to accomplish this initiative. In 2020, […]

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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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Innovation program students in class at the Foster Center

Innovation and Business Combine at UMaine

The University of Maine’s Innovation program has a new home: The Maine Business School. Innovation and business go hand in hand. After 12 years without specific college affiliation, Innovation (formerly Innovation Engineering) has joined the Maine Business School as one of the college’s minors and graduate certificate offerings.   “Innovation is a key business capability in […]

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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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Jazlyn Dumas, MBS class of 2021, was awarded a UMaine Artificial Intelligence Fellowship

Jazlyn Dumas is awarded AI Fellowship

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research has awarded two MBS students a UMaine Artificial Intelligence Fellowship. Jazlyn Dumas, a marketing major, and Jonathan Libby, a finance major, were awarded $1,200 for their research. Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, the Center for Undergraduate Research […]

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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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