Program Highlights

Mike Kuhn and Greg Stremlaw

Mike Kuhn and Greg Stremlaw join the MBS Advisory Board

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business welcome two distinguished alums as new members of the MBS Advisory Board: Mike Kuhn and Greg Stremlaw. Mike Kuhn Mike Kuhn graduated from the University of Maine with a BSBA in Management in 2012 and MBA in 2014. “I graduated early as an undergraduate,” Kuhn says. […]

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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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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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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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Gary Thorne joins the MBS Advisory Board

Gary Thorne Joins the MBS Advisory Board

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business welcome Gary Thorne to the MBS Advisory Board. Gary F. Thorne, JD, LLM, is a graduate of the University of Maine ’70, University of Maine School of Law ’73, and Georgetown University ’76.  “It is an honor to be asked to serve on the Advisory Board,” […]

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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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Alfond Stadium at UMaine

New Sport Management Major

The Maine Business School is adding its first new major since 1965. Students may now earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a major in Sport Management. This new program brings the total number of majors in the MBS to five, including Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. “The BSBA in Sport Management […]

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MaineMBA Internship Program Participants

3 MaineMBA Students Participate in Summer Internships

This summer, the MaineMBA has three students participating in the Maine Center Graduate Internship Program. Offered by the University of Maine Graduate & Professional Center, this program provides graduate and professional students in the Maine Center’s four focus disciplines with paid work experience, a peer network, and professional development to prepare them for future career […]

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Paddle and woodallion 2020-2021

New Challenges Make Way for New Traditions

It’s hard to find the positives when it comes to COVID-19, especially in education. But the global pandemic has created a new tradition in the Maine Business School. One that we plan to embrace for the foreseeable future. Each year, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business recognize students, faculty, and staff during […]

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