University of Maine Foundation

Ferrini-Mundy talks with WABI about gift from Old Town couple

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine System vice chancellor for research and innovation and University of Maine president, spoke with WABI about a $100,000 gift from Joe and Sue Cyr. The gift, which was announced on the Maine Day of Giving, will be used to support UMaine’s MBA program, a campus biomedical lab and the Collins […]

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Mills speaks with WVII about Maine Day of Giving

Jeff Mills, president of the University of Maine Foundation, spoke with WVII about the annual Maine Day of Giving. This year Maine Day of Giving donations to the Foundation will be designated for scholarships and the Student Life Emergency Fund.

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Joe and Sue Cyr

UMaine Foundation announces $100,000 Maine Day of Giving gift

University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery Mills announced a $100,000 gift to kick off the annual Maine Day of Giving event led by the Foundation. Donors Joe and Sue Cyr of Old Town have provided $50,000 to name a biomedical engineering prep lab in the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center, $40,000 to support the […]

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Abby Despres

Giving supports student leaders in Cohen Institute

The William S. Cohen Institute for Leadership & Public Service at the University of Maine has received over $110,000 in gifts since the start of the fiscal year from alumni, parents and friends of UMaine. “These investments in the Cohen Institute ensure that we will continue to be able to develop innovative opportunities for the […]

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Media preview UMaine athletic facility upgrades

The Bangor Daily News, News Center Maine and WABI (Channel 5) previewed planned upgrades to the athletic facilities at the University of Maine, including improvements to the Harold Alfond Sports Stadium and a new soccer field. The upgrades will be completed with a $90 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation, part of the Foundation’s […]

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Soccer field

UMaine pursues transformative $110M athletic facilities plan 

The University of Maine has unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan. The initiative honors Harold Alfond’s legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity programs at Maine’s only Division I athletic program, and improving the overall UMaine student experience. In October, the Harold Alfond […]

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WABI reports arts award to UMaine Foundation, Hudson Museum

WABI (Channel 5) reported that the University of Maine Foundation received a $5,000 award from the Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Arts Expansion Fund to support the development and promotion of a virtual Wabanaki Winter Market and Wabanaki Artist Directory. The Hudson Museum will host the virtual event on Dec. 12. The Wabanaki Artist Directory is […]

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