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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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Business Information Systems and Security Management BISSM Major

New Major: Business Information Systems and Security Management

The Maine Business School is now offering a new major in Business Information Systems and Security Management (BISSM). This new major prepares students for a fast-growing industry where students are in demand, and employees can earn a six-figure median salary. Recent estimates suggest that jobs for information security analysts will grow by 33% from 2020 […]

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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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Charles Day

Charles Day joins the Maine Business School Accounting faculty

The Maine Business School added a new Lecturer in Accounting to the faculty at the start of the 2022-2023 academic year. Charles Day, CPA, has lived, taught, and worked in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Canada, and the United States. We’re thrilled he has joined us in Maine. “Charles brings a unique background in […]

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Kyle Lee, BNN

BNN’s immersive experience highlights workplace culture for business students

Kyle Lee is the kind of student who doesn’t let an opportunity pass him by. When his accounting professor David Barrett, and MBS internship coordinator Taylor Ashley shared information about an externship held by Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), he applied. The Culture & Career Summit is a hands-on, immersive experience. BNN invites 20 students to […]

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Susan Myrden

Susan Myrden named UMaine’s NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative

Dr. Susan Myrden, Associate Professor of Marketing, has been appointed the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for the University of Maine. She is the first woman to hold this position at UMaine.  In this role, Dr. Myrden serves as a liaison between the institution and the athletics department. She also represents the institution in the America […]

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2022 Winter Recognition

2022 Winter Recognition Award Winners

Each fall, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honor students for their achievements at our Winter Recognition event. Each honoree receives a certificate, blue cords to wear at graduation, and a locally-crafted paddle. Academic Achievement AwardsThis award is given to one student in each of our four majors and our MBA program […]

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Bear Treks at MEMIC

Bear Treks takes students to IDEXX and MEMIC

In October, 41 Maine Business School undergraduate and graduate students participated in a day-long career exploration adventure called Bear Treks. Created in 2019 thanks to funding from Pasquale Maiorino Esq., ’69, Bear Treks takes students on a field trip to businesses where they learn about internship and job opportunities and practice their networking skills. This […]

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Nick Sinacola

Balancing business classes and baseball

Nick Sinacola, a baseball pitcher from North Attleboro, Massachusetts, found at home at the University of Maine and the Maine Business School. The 2021 America East Pitcher of the Year had a banner season as a junior. In July 2021, Sinacola made history when the San Francisco Giants signed him in the 7th round pick […]

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Peggy Keiper

Margaret Keiper joins the Maine Business School

The Maine Business School is excited to welcome Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Keiper as Associate Professor of Sport Management. She also fills the role of MBS Area Coordinator for our Sport Management major. Dr. Keiper comes to UMaine from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was the Director of their Sport and Recreation Business Program and […]

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