Alumni

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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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Peaco to join UMaine Alumni Association as president and CEO

The University of Maine Alumni Association Board of Directors has selected Thomas G. Peaco as the organization’s next president and CEO, effective July 5. He will succeed John N. Diamond, who is retiring after leading the 110,000-member association for the past seven years. A longtime Rockland resident and community leader, Peaco currently serves as president […]

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Three of UMaine’s best advocates honored at Stillwater Society Dinner

Three of UMaine’s best advocates honored at Stillwater Society Dinner

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine celebrated three of its top advocates at the Stillwater Society Dinner May 21. The annual event in Orono honors UMaine’s most generous philanthropists. Currently, there are 1,541 members in the society, including 270 new members inducted and 197 members who advanced in their membership level at the event.  […]

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WABI reports on UMaine alumnus who volunteered in Ukraine

WABI (Channel 5 in Bangor) interviewed Ryan Warner, a 2011 graduate of the University of Maine and 2016 graduate of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA), about his experience providing volunteer medical aid in Ukraine. “Inside of Ukraine right now, it feels a little bit like World War III. … I mean, we […]

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BDN reports on UMaine alumni playing in Stanley Cup playoffs

The Bangor Daily News reported that three former University of Maine hockey players will be involved in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoff. On Monday, goalie Jeremy Swayman’s Boston Bruins open the playoffs at Carolina and center Devin Shore’s Edmonton Oilers will be hosting the Los Angeles Kings. On Tuesday, left winger Ryan Lomberg’s […]

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UMaine Alumni Association announces 2022 Alumni Achievement Award Winners

The University of Maine Alumni Association has announced its 2022 Alumni Achievement Award winners. Award recipients include a medical products engineer who ramped up production during the pandemic and a former Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.  The full list of honorees is on the Alumni Association website.  Award recipients will be recognized […]

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