Sara Morris to deliver Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College at the University of Maine will present the TIAA 2017–18 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture with Sara Morris on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Morris will present “Accounting for Happiness: The Rewards of Unlikely Career Choices, and the Lasting Value of Kindness,” at 3:30 p.m. in Neville Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Morris earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maine in 1986 with highest honors and highest distinction. She began her career as a CPA in Boston with Deloitte & Touche, and has held senior leadership positions with high-growth financial services companies for more than 23 years.

Morris currently is a managing director with Stone Coast Fund Services. Located in Portland, Maine, Stone Coast is an award-winning hedge fund administration company servicing more than $53 billion in assets, 80 hedge fund managers across the country, and investors around the world.

The Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture series is a collaboration between TIAA and the Honors College, and is co-sponsored this year by the Maine Business School. Each year, the lecture highlights the accomplishments of a UMaine Honors graduate. The event serves as an opportunity to recognize the individual’s accomplishments, vision and connection with the Honors College and UMaine.