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Ben Smith, MBS Class of 2017, Accounting and Business Information Systems

Alumni Profile: Ben Smith

Ben Smith graduated in 2017 with a degree in Accounting. He also completed a concentration in Business Information Systems (formerly Management Information Systems). Two internships at Unum as an undergrad paved his way for post-graduation employment. Ben has put his BIS education to work and was recently promoted to IT Delivery Manager. Tell us about […]

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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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Fortune Magazine Ranking for Online MBA

MaineMBA Ranked Top 100 by Fortune Magazine

The MaineMBA program at the University of Maine has been ranked #54 by Fortune in their first-ever look at the nation’s Best Online MBA degrees. This invitation-only ranking gauges the quality of online MBA programs based on four components: Program Score, Fortune 1000 score, Brand Score, and Prestige Score. “The MaineMBA program, through the UMaine […]

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Award paddle

2021 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 2021 awards: Student Awards Academic Achievement This award is given […]

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CFA State Title Winners

UMaine Student CFA Institute Research Challenge Team to Compete for National Title

The University of Maine’s state championship CFA Institute Research Challenge team has been chosen to advance to the national competition as Sub-Regional Champions. Canisius College in New York and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania joins UMaine in the Eastern U.S. division. The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that offers students […]

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Sally Helgesen: How Women Rise

Inspired Innovators: Sally Helgesen and How Women Rise

The University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center and the Maine Business School will be hosting a virtual webinar featuring Sally Helgesen on April 12 from 1-3 pm. The event titled How Women Rise: Changing the habits that can hold you back from reaching your full potential is free to attend, but you must register […]

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Beta Gamma Sigma 2021 Inductees

Announcing the 2021 Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business are pleased to announce that 79 students have been invited to join the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society this year. Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma is the business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools. These are the top 5% of business school programs around […]

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Xander Karris scanning the DPC Atrium

Hestia Media Captures DPC in 3D

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a real challenge: how do you give a virtual tour of your campus or building that captures the imagination? The Maine Business School partnered with Hestia Media, LLC, to try to give visitors a sense of place online. You can now take a 3D virtual tour of the Donald P. […]

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International student Abdelrahman Elbrolosy pictured in DPC.

International Student Profile: Abdelrahman Elbrolosy

Abdelrahman Elbrolosy, MBS Class of 2021, was born and raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A double major in Finance and Management, he’s the current president of the International Student Association.  “Abdelrahman is a very bright, curious, knowledgeable, and hard-working student,” says Dr. Sebastian Lobe, one of the student’s professors. “He shows his talent in the […]

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Josh Rosen MaineMBA/JD

Carving a Path: MaineMBA student Josh Rosen

Josh Rosen is a UMaine super alum. He earned his undergraduate degree in Earth & Climate Sciences in May 2013 and is currently working on a dual degree: an MBA with an anticipated graduation date of May 2021 and a JD from Maine Law to be finished in 2022.   Rosen grew up in Enfield, […]

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