Student Profiles

Nick Johnson CUGR

Nick Johnson’s Research on China

How does China’s economy shape our local and national landscape? That’s the question that Nick Johnson, Class of 2022, aimed to answer through a fellowship from UMaine’s Center for Undergraduate Research. In his International Business class with Dr. Stefano Tijerina, class discussions about China-owned ND Paper in Old Town, Maine, piqued his interest in this topic. […]

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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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Grace Graham, audit intern at BerryDunn

Internship Story: Grace Graham at BerryDunn

Grace Graham’s internship experience at BerryDunn is an excellent example of how a hard-working student can secure a job post-graduation. The accounting, finance, and financial economics major made a fantastic impression during her summer audit internship. She is excited to join the accounting firm as an employee in the spring of 2022. What interested you […]

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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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Xander Karris scanning the DPC Atrium

Hestia Media Captures DPC in 3D

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a real challenge: how do you give a virtual tour of your campus or building that captures the imagination? The Maine Business School partnered with Hestia Media, LLC, to try to give visitors a sense of place online. You can now take a 3D virtual tour of the Donald P. […]

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International student Abdelrahman Elbrolosy pictured in DPC.

International Student Profile: Abdelrahman Elbrolosy

Abdelrahman Elbrolosy, MBS Class of 2021, was born and raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A double major in Finance and Management, he’s the current president of the International Student Association.  “Abdelrahman is a very bright, curious, knowledgeable, and hard-working student,” says Dr. Sebastian Lobe, one of the student’s professors. “He shows his talent in the […]

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Josh Rosen MaineMBA/JD

Carving a Path: MaineMBA student Josh Rosen

Josh Rosen is a UMaine super alum. He earned his undergraduate degree in Earth & Climate Sciences in May 2013 and is currently working on a dual degree: an MBA with an anticipated graduation date of May 2021 and a JD from Maine Law to be finished in 2022.   Rosen grew up in Enfield, […]

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2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge Students

UMaine wins CFA Society Maine 2021 Research Challenge

The University of Maine brought home the CFA Institute Research Challenge state title for the second year in a row. MaineMBA students Robert Harvey and Daniel Thomas and undergraduate student Nicole Pelletier were led by MBS team advisor, Dr. Pankaj Agrrawal. “This was an outcome of steady, consistent, and devoted work by the team captained […]

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Photo of Nargiz Ali Zada, MaineMBA international student

Student Profile: Nargiz Ali Zada

Meet Nargiz Ali Zada, an international student earning her MaineMBA. Find out what drew Nargiz to UMaine from Azerbaijan and why earning an MBA is important to her. Tell us a little bit about where you are from… I am from Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. Baku is an ancient, beautiful city on the […]

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The Roy brothers are all earning their MaineMBA.

Three Brothers, One MBA Program

Billy, Jonathan, and Daniel Roy grew up in Frenchville, Maine. They all earned their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Maine and are now all enrolled in the MaineMBA program. “Honestly, the three of us never planned to work on our MBA’s simultaneously,” Billy says. Jon, who works at the University of Maine Advanced Structures […]

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