Alumni

Health and Nutrition Camp Featured

The Strong Mind-Strong Body summer camp organized by UMaine graduate and former Black Bear football player Roosevelt Boone was featured in the Bangor Daily News. The camp, which was held last week, was open free of charge to youths ages 10-17 whose parents met Department of Health and Human Services guidelines. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Former UMaine Basketball Player Featured in Story

The Peninsula Daily News of Washington state featured former UMaine basketball player Bracey Barker, who is going to play and coach basketball for a team in Luxembourg this fall. Barker, who played in Europe following her 2007 graduation from UMaine, had recently been living with her husband in the North Olympic Peninsula region of Washington […]

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Health and Nutrition Camp in News Report

Bangor television Channel 2 (WLBZ) has a report about the Strong Mind — Strong Body summer camp, which is being held this summer at UMaine. Roosevelt Boone, a former Black Bear football player, is the camp’s program director. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Richard Higgins ’79 wins prestigious award

Richard Higgins, a 1979 UMaine graduate and retired Boeing executive, has won Tau Beta Pi’s 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award.  That engineering honor society will formally recognize Higgins with the award at its October convention in Indianapolis.  According to the Tau Beta Pi news release, the award honors Higgins’ “lifetime achievements and commitment to engineering education.”   […]

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Newspaper Story on Alumnus in Bike Race

The Bangor Daily News has a story about former UMaine track star Dereck Treadwell who won on Saturday the Newton’s Revenge bicycle race up the Mount Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire. Treadwell graduated from UMaine in 1998, gaining All-America status in 1996 when he finished 11th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA championships. […]

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UMaine Graduate in Story on Trail Huts

A UMaine graduate was quoted in a Kennebec Journal story about the trail and hut system built by the nonprofit agency Maine Huts and Trails. Chris Nilon, the hutmaster at a hut in Flagstaff Lake, said he graduated from UMaine with a degree in parks and recreation and tourism. He had been working at national […]

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Coverage of Health and Wellness Camp

The Strong Minds-Strong Bodies Inc.’s  Wellness and Nutrition Summer Youth Camp founded by former UMaine football player Roosevelt Boone was featured recently on WABI (Channel 5) and also mentioned in the Bangor Daily News. A brief in the BDN announced the camp is providing free meals for eligible children through the Summer Food Service Program […]

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UMaine Alumnus in Lecture Story

The Lewiston Sun Journal reported on a talk that UMaine graduate Andrew DeRoche, a Maine native who now teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder, gave last month in Bethel. The lecture, part of the 2011 Bethel Historical Series, focused on Bethel native Margaret Joy Tibbetts, who was U.S. ambassador to Norway. DeRoche earned a […]

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Graduate Elected To AMA Board

A news release from the American Medical Association noted UMaine graduate Georgia Tuttle, the mayor of the City of Lebanon, N.H., and a practicing dermatologist, has been elected to the AMA’s national Board of Trustees. Tuttle earned a bachelor’s degree from UMaine in 1976 and attended the Tufts University School of Medicine. Contact: Jessica Bloch, […]

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Report Has Blodgett Going to Rhode Island

The Portland Press Herald reported Monday Cindy Blodgett, the former UMaine basketball star player who coached the Black Bears for four years, has been hired as an assistant coach at the University of Rhode Island. Joanne P. McCallie, a Brunswick native who coached Blodgett at UMaine and was in Maine this weekend to visit family […]

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