Funeral for longtime FM employee John Davis, March 24

A funeral mass on March 24 will celebrate the life of John Davis of Old Town, a longtime and well-known Facilities Management employee.  Davis had a 38-year career at UMaine, working as a custodian assigned to the Memorial Gym and Field House. He was a champion weightlifter, earning him the nickname Big John. He is […]

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WABI features Bangor Boys and Girls Club’s tour of UMaine

WABI-TV (Channel 5 in Bangor) shared that the Boys and Girls Club in Bangor received a donation from US Cellular that allowed them to take a tour of the behind-the-scenes technology used at a UMaine hockey game. WLOX-TV (Channel 13 in Biloxi, Mississippi), KWCH-TV (Channel 12 in Wichita, Kansas) and WBRC-TV (Channel 6 in Birmingham, Alabama) shared […]

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‘The Maine Question’ explores work and evolution of athletic training

Athletic trainers help both athletes and non-athletes recover from injuries and  get back in the game, and their services are in high demand. Job opportunities in athletic training have been growing rapidly in recent years, and so too have the places in which athletic trainers work.  The University of Maine has long offered a bachelor’s […]

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Media feature Killy, new UMaine athletic director

The Portland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News, News Center Maine and WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) wrote a feature about Jude Killy, the new University of Maine athletic director. Killy told the BDN that the position is the “opportunity of a lifetime.” Killy will start his new post in Orono on Jan. 30, joining the […]

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Media report on new UMaine athletic director

The Associated Press, News Center Maine, the Bangor Daily News, the Portland Press Herald, WGME-TV (Channel 13 in Portland), WABI-TV (Channel 5 in Bangor) and 92.9 The Ticket reported that the University of Maine has officially announced that Jude Killy will become the Black Bears’ new director of athletics. Killy comes from Miami University, where […]

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Students sit in the Harold Alfond Sports Arena during a game.

Killy named UMaine director of athletics

Orono, Maine – Jude Killy, deputy director of athletics and chief of staff at Miami University, has been named University of Maine director of athletics, effective Jan. 30. Killy has been a member of the Miami University community since 2008. He has been deputy director of athletics and chief of staff since 2018, overseeing the […]

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Nick Sinacola: Balancing business classes and baseball

Nick Sinacola, a baseball pitcher from North Attleboro, Massachusetts, found at home at the University of Maine and the Maine Business School. The 2021 America East Pitcher of the Year had a banner season as a junior. In July 2021, Sinacola made history when the San Francisco Giants signed him in the 7th round pick […]

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University of Maine partners with Sodexo to focus on the student dining experience, campus retail opportunities, modernizing venues

The University of Maine will become the final public university in the state to partner with Sodexo for campus dining services, increasing healthy local food options for UMaine students, national purchasing power, and economic opportunities for Maine growers and producers. Pending the outcome of negotiations with Sodexo, UMaine Dining’s 21 nonrepresented management and supervisory employees […]

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