Alumni

BDN shares ‘Broadway Rocks’ concert at Collins Center

The Bangor Daily News shared that Broadway star and University of Maine alum Merritt David Janes is returning to his alma mater to present the show “Broadway Rocks” at 8 p.m. on Sept. 24 for the Collins Center for the Arts Gala. Janes co-created the show with his classmates while studying at UMaine.

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UMaine alum, Broadway star brings ‘Broadway Rocks’ to Collins Center

Broadway star and University of Maine alum Merritt David Janes is returning to his alma mater to present the show “Broadway Rocks” at 8 p.m. Sept. 24 for the Collins Center for the Arts Gala. Janes co-created the show with his classmates while studying at UMaine. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in vocal and […]

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UMaine community will welcome Senior Alumni Reunion participants, Sept. 8–10

This week, the University of Maine Alumni Association will host over 200 alumni and friends on campus at Senior Alumni Reunion events. Senior alums are those celebrating 50 years or more since graduation.  The three-day event features an All-Alumni Dinner on Thursday evening at the Black Bear Inn, followed by the annual Senior Alumni Luncheon […]

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BDN notes UMaine alumnus being named state’s history teacher of the year

The Bangor Daily News reported that University of Maine alumnus Geoffrey Wingard has been named Maine’s 2022 State History Teacher of the Year. Wingard, who teaches at Bangor High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a master’s degree in history from UMaine. The Maine Department of Education also highlighted Wingard’s accolade.

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Mainebiz features UMaine construction engineering graduate Stickney

In an article about Maine women working in construction, Mainebiz interviewed Kayla Stickney, project resident engineer at the Maine Department of Transportation who graduated with a degree in construction management technology from the University of Maine. “I am still one of the only women in the room, if not the only one. I have met […]

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Andrew Schanck: Alumnus continues his UMaine work in cutting-edge bridge technology 

Andrew Schanck from Pittsfield, Maine received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and his Ph.D in civil engineering from the University of Maine. He says he chose UMaine because of its renowned engineering program and stayed to pursue research as a graduate student in bridge engineering and advanced numerical modeling. He started working at UMaine’s world-class […]

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Jord Thomas: MaineMBA at any age

Why would a 57-year-old who lives in Escondido, California decide to earn his MBA from the University of Maine?  A sense of community, history and flexibility.   Jord Thomas had hit a wall promotion-wise at his job. He works as a production operations supervisor at a recovery firm serving major banks and vehicle manufacturers. He […]

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