Athletics

Homecoming, ‘Rumors’ included in BDN roundup of weekend events

Events at the University of Maine were mentioned in a Bangor Daily News roundup of things to do in eastern Maine the weekend of Oct. 26–27. The article mentioned the School of Performing Arts production of “Rumors,” a classic farce by Neil Simon, as well as Homecoming. The BDN cited the football game with tailgating, […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 25–27

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2019 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25–27. Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with tours of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at 1 p.m. and Emera Astronomy Center at 2 p.m. The Maine Heritage Lecture, “Protecting Wabanaki Basketmaking Traditions Threatened by an Invasive […]

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I-95 previews UMaine Homecoming events

Bangor’s Classic Rock Station I-95 (95.7 FM) advanced University of Maine Homecoming events slated Oct. 25–27, including the UMaine football game vs. William & Mary and the annual UMaine Alumni Association Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace. More information about Homecoming is online.

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WABI reports UMaine Athletics, Bangor Savings Bank announce partnership

WABI (Channel 5) reported University of Maine Athletics and Bangor Savings Bank announced a five-year partnership. A celebration was held at Bangor Savings Bank’s Hamlin Way location, and the bank is now the lead sponsor of UMaine sports, according to WABI. “I think there are lots of ways for students to be engaged with Bangor […]

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March Against Domestic Violence on Oct. 2 on the Mall

The University of Maine’s sixth annual March Against Domestic Violence will begin at noon Wednesday, Oct. 2 on the Mall in front of Fogler Library. The Maine Business School (MBS) Corps sponsors the march. Partners are Title IX Student Services, Student Life, UMaine Athletics, UMaine Army ROTC, Rising Tide Center, Partners for Peace, and other […]

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Special ticket pricing for faculty, staff for Sept. 14 football game

University of Maine Athletics and the Maine Education Association want to thank UMaine faculty and staff members by providing discounted ticket pricing for the 7 p.m. Sept. 14 football game against Towson University. The Black Bears are coming off the best season in program history in which they captured the Colonial Athletic Association title before […]

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Media report Faison joins Black Bears as deputy director of athletics

A number of media outlets reported that Brian Faison had joined the University of Maine as deputy director of athletics. Faison, who retired about a year ago from his post as director of athletics at the University of North Dakota, told the Grand Forks Herald that retirement didn’t sit well with him. “I was incredibly […]

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Faison named UMaine deputy director of athletics

Brian Faison has been named University of Maine deputy director of athletics, effective Sept. 6. Faison brings over 40 years of collegiate athletics experience, particularly in fundraising, marketing, media relations and administration. Faison, who has been involved in all areas of senior management, spent 10 years as the director of athletics at the University of […]

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WABI covers ‘Meet the Black Bears’ 

WABI (Channel 5) covered the University of Maine’s annual “Meet the Black Bears” free youth clinic event at 6 p.m. Aug. 21. The event was held in the New Balance Field House, where children of all ages had the chance to meet UMaine football players and coaches, WABI reported. An outdoor showing of the movie […]

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Location change for ‘Meet the Bears’ Aug. 21

Meet the Black Bears will be moved inside to the New Balance Field House. Start time for the event is still 6 p.m. The community movie night has been postponed to Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Alfond Stadium. To learn more about the event and its sponsors, visit GoBlackBears.com.

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