Student Life

UMaine graduate student featured on WGME, BDN for swimming fundraiser

Alyssa Simonds, graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was featured on WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) and in the Bangor Daily News for her ambitious goal to swim 31 lakes in the 31 days of August as part of a fundraiser for LifeLight of Maine. Simonds has already swam 100 lakes […]

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Media boosts Maine Outing Club fundraiser for cabin renovation by Maine Cabin Masters

The Bangor Daily News, Daily Bulldog, Sun Journal and CentralMaine.com reported that the Maine Outing Club’s cabin in Carrabassett Valley near Sugarloaf Mountain has been selected for renovation by the Magnolia Network’s “Maine Cabin Masters.” The University of Maine club is fundraising for the $20,000 needed to complete the renovation before Sept. 1. To donate, […]

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Undiscovered Maine students take on a consulting project

Undergraduates in the Undiscovered Maine student research project took up a new task this spring semester: consulting with a Montessori school in Franklin County.  This project perfectly demonstrated the mission of Undiscovered Maine, which is to provide valuable educational opportunities for students to learn web and social media strategies as well as organizational, management and […]

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Mary Christie Institute features UMaine Black Bear Exchange

In an article about student food insecurity, the Mary Christie Institute highlighted the University of Maine Black Bear Exchange, a community food pantry and clothing swap that remains accessible during summer break, as their primary population is off-campus students. Lisa Morin, the program coordinator, says she hasn’t noticed the usual decrease in students using the […]

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3 MBS students turn internships into employment

An internship is an important way for students to explore possible career paths. And it’s always exciting when students turn their summer internship into full-time employment. Three Maine Business School students from the class of 2022 — Allison Treat, Cameron Houde and Gabby Benson — did just that. Their internship profiles, including why they decided […]

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BDN boosts UMaine Trio Upward Bound for charity collecting events

The Bangor Daily News shared that the University of Maine’s TRIO Upward Bound Program, which provides opportunities for students to succeed in precollege performance and to prepare them for higher education pursuits, is collecting items for the Black Bear Exchange at UMaine, the Caring Community Cupboard in Old Town, and the Bangor Humane Society. On […]

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