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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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Spring 2022 Honors and Awards Recipients

Each year the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honors 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 2022 awards: Student Honors and Awards Academic AchievementThis award […]

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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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Nick and Garrett Bernardo

From Undergrads to Entrepreneurs

When Nick and Garrett Bernardo (Class of 2014 and 2015, respectively) rented an apartment in New Jersey to play summer baseball, they had no idea it would start a business venture. The brothers sublet an apartment from Scott Klimchak, a Rutgers University lacrosse player. The trio became best friends and co-owners of NOVUS, a clothing […]

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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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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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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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2022 MaineMBA Alumni Award Winners

2022 MaineMBA Alumni Award Winners

Pictured from left: Michael Kuhn, Ryan Curry, Chris Treister, Josh Rosen The Graduate School of Business at the University of Maine held its inaugural MaineMBA Alumni Awards event on Thursday, January 20, 2022. This virtual event recording welcomed speakers and honorees from across the state.  “The inaugural MaineMBA Alumni Awards event was an important landmark […]

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Amy Falkin, MBS alumni, Senior Systems Analyst at Chick-fil-A

Alumni Profile: Amy Falkin

Amy Falkin, Class of 2018, grew up visiting Maine every summer with her family. This Georgia native focused on Business Information Systems during her career at the Maine Business School and is now working as a Senior Systems Analyst for Chick-fil-A, Inc. back in her home state. Why did you decide to attend the University […]

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Maggie Somers, Intern at Portland Rising

Internship Story: Maggie Somers at Portland Rising

Maggie Somers is a December 2021 graduate from Bridgton, Maine. The marketing and media studies double major spent her summer as an intern at Portland Rising through the Innovate for Maine Fellows Program. Why did you choose to intern at Portland Rising? I applied for the Innovate for Maine program because I love Maine, and […]

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