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Dr. Pank Agrrawal, Salgo Professor

New Salgo Professor

The Maine Business School has a new Salgo Professor: Dr. Pankaj Agrrawal. Nicolas M. Salgo bequeathed a gift to the University of Maine in December 1967 to enhance the reputation and visibility of the then-College of Business Administration. The Professorship of Business Administration was born from that gift. The individuals selected for this professorship are […]

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Isaiah Bedsoe Mainely SEO

Internship Story: Isaiah Bedsole at Mainely SEO

While Isaiah Bedsole loved learning about marine science, he felt the tug toward marketing during his career at UMaine. He dove into completing a marketing minor in the Maine Business School and became enthralled with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). His summer internship with Mainely SEO through the Innovate for Maine program gave him applicable skills […]

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Nico Soucy

Internship Story: Nico Soucy for WOW Payments

During the summer of 2021, Nico Soucy got a little bit closer to his dream of living and working in New York City. The Finance and Financial Economics double major from Sabattus, Maine, landed a summer internship in the Big Apple with WOW Payments. Their offices are located in the heart of New York’s Financial […]

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Bound for Business team

First Bound for Business Trip a Success

This fall, six first-year business students embarked on an unforgettable adventure that was two years in the making. When Dr. Faye Gilbert joined the Maine Business School as dean in 2019, she quickly realized that outdoor recreation is one of the leading revenue generators in the state of Maine. She was introduced to Christopher Bartram, […]

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Welcoming new faculty to the Donald P. Corbett Business Building at UMaine

Welcoming 9 New Business Faculty

On this first week of fall 2021, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business are now home to over 1,600 students at the BSBA and MBA levels of study. “We are grateful that we are also welcoming new faculty to our ranks to reach these students and foster their growth and progress to […]

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Cameron Houde at Cross Insurance

Internship Stories: Cameron Houde at Cross Insurance

Cameron Houde, a management and marketing double major from Dayton, Maine, spent the summer as part of the Cross Insurance Emerging Risk Management Trainee Program. Based in Portland, Maine, this paid 10-week summer program is open to full-time students entering their junior or senior year. Why did you choose to intern at Cross Insurance? I […]

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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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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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Dr. Norm O'Reilly

Norm O’Reilly: New Dean of the Graduate School of Business

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, a professor and former assistant dean at the University of Guelph, joins the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business as dean on July 1, 2021. Dr. O’Reilly is a leading scholar in the business of sports. As a professor and CPA, he teaches courses in sport management and accounting. You can […]

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Nicole Gogan, MaineMBA Alumna

MaineMBA Alum Becomes a Business Owner

Nicole Gogan, ’11G, always knew two things:  she wanted to have an advanced degree and her own business. She graduated from the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business with her MBA, became an adjunct faculty member, and now runs her own business. Why did you choose to earn your MBA? Going back to grad […]

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