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Lucas Ronco at his summer internship at Renewal by Andersen

Internship Story: Lucas Ronco at Renewal by Andersen

As a rising senior studying Marketing and Sport Management, Lucas Ronco wanted to put his skills to the test with a summer internship. “I went to the UMaine Career Fair at the rec center, and while looking for internships, I ended up finding a full-time position for Proximity Marketing at the Renewal table,” he says. […]

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MBS Golf Tournament

Inaugural MBS Golf Tournament

The inaugural MBS Golf Tournament, held at the Penobscot Valley Country Club on May 2, proved a resounding success, with eighteen teams participating in the scramble. Spearheaded by nineteen students enrolled in Dr. Nick Swim‘s capstone class for the Sport Management major, the event showcased their prowess in event planning and execution. “The class considered […]

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Boston Bear Treks Spring 2024

Bear Treks Boston: Unum, Salesforce, and Omni Parker House

Forty-six undergraduate students embarked on our Spring 2024 Boston Bear Treks trip in March. This immersive experience took them behind the scenes of employers like Unum, Salesforce, and the Omni Parker House, providing invaluable insights into various industries and career paths. Alongside visits to corporate offices, students honed their networking skills at the Boston Executive […]

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Spring 2024 Honors and Awards

2024 Honors and Awards

Each year the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honor students and faculty for their achievements. Each honoree receives a certificate, blue cords to wear at graduation, and a locally-crafted paddle to commemorate their award. We’re elated to announce the honorees of our Spring 2024 awards: Academic Achievement Awards This award is given […]

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CSRI student group

MBS Students Make Waves at the CSRI Case Competition

This March, three outstanding undergraduate students from the Maine Business School participated in the prestigious College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Case Competition at the University of South Carolina. Grace Harmatys, Lucas Ronco, and Cooper Williams, representing UMaine’s Sport Management major, showcased their academic prowess and practical skills in addressing pertinent issues within collegiate athletics. Dr. […]

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MaineMBA Award Winners

Third Annual MaineMBA Alumni Awards & Business Forum

The third annual MaineMBA Alumni Awards & Business Forum honored six alumni and featured two guest speakers. Michael Bourque, president and CEO of MEMIC, and Amanda Rector, Maine State Economist, spoke about turbulence and resilience.  “This year’s event was our best yet, with six award winners recognized and attending the event at the Maine Center […]

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Dr. Xinhui "Gabe" Huang

Welcoming Xinhui “Gabe” Huang to MBS

Xinhui “Gabe” Huang joined MBS in January as an Assistant Professor in Finance. Dr. Huang earned his Ph.D. at Texas A&M International University. His teaching areas include intro to finance, financial management, and corporate finance. What inspired you to become a professor? My master’s study advisor, Dr. Pavlo Tsebro, has been a shining example for […]

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Trevor Morrison studying abroad in Germany

Trevor Morrison: Studying Abroad in Germany

Trevor Morrison, a senior from Hancock, Maine, spent the fall 2023 semester studying abroad at the University of Mannheim in Germany. A recipient of the Gilman Scholarship, Trevor stepped out of his comfort zone and learned much about himself during his semester abroad. What is the Gilman Scholarship? The Gilman Scholarship is a grant program […]

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Adria LaRose, Esquire

Welcoming Adria LaRose to MBS

Adria LaRose, Esq., joined the Maine Business School faculty in the fall of 2023. Originally from Missouri, Adria spent many years in San Francisco before moving to Maine.  What inspired you to become a professor?  I discovered I really enjoyed teaching! As a practicing attorney, one of my favorite parts of my job was counseling […]

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Grace Harmatys at her short-term internship at Blaze Partners

Benefits of a Short-Term Internship

For students who can’t fit an entire semester- or summer-long internship into their lives, a short-term—or micro—internship can be a fulfilling experience. Like many students, Grace Harmatys, a senior management student from Livermore, Maine, relies on her summer job to help pay for school. “I’ve been hesitant to get a summer internship,” she says. “But […]

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