University of Maine Foundation


Donors celebrating 55th UMaine Class Reunion to name engineering building

Skowhegan natives E. James “Jim” Ferland and Eileen P. Ferland are the formerly anonymous donors whose $10 million investment will help construct the Engineering Education and Design Center at the University of Maine. The new facility will be named in honor of the couple. The announcement was made by University of Maine Foundation president and […]

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Engineering Education and Design Center

Pfeiffer Foundation makes $1.5 million gift to new UMaine engineering building

A $1.5 million gift has been received from the Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation to help construct the University of Maine Engineering Education and Design Center (EEDC), according to University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills. The gift brings the total amount raised in support of the new facility to $66 million. “We appreciate […]

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Ferrini-Mundy, students speak with media about tuition-free education

University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, and UMaine students Courtney Hatton and Bentley Simpson, were recent guests on the George Hale and Ric Tyler Show on 103.9 WVOM, The Voice of Maine. Ferrini-Mundy, Hatton and Simpson also were interviewed by WVII (Channel 7), and The Maine Edge also spoke […]

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Media report on inauguration of Ferrini-Mundy, UMaine’s 21st president

The Bangor Daily News, News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported Joan Ferrini-Mundy was inaugurated as the 21st president of the University of Maine in a March 29 ceremony at the Collins Center for the Arts. Ferrini-Mundy also leads the University of Maine at Machias (UMM), a regional campus of UMaine. […]

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Jordan Gardner: Global Perspective for Humanities Explorations Fund award winner learning through travel

Jordan Gardner, of Farmingdale, Maine, caught the travel bug during the spring 2018 semester when he journeyed to Cusco, Peru. Through the ISA (International Studies Abroad) Cusco: Language, Literature, and Culture program, Gardner studied archeology, cultural anthropology and the history of the Incas at the ISA Study Center through a partnership with Universidad de Salamanca. […]

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Call for nominations for 2019 Geddes W. Simpson Distinguished Lecturer

The Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Series Selection Committee is calling for nominations for the 18th Geddes W. Simpson Lecture, which will be held fall 2019. The Geddes W. Simpson Lecture invites speakers of prominence who have provided significant insight into the area where science and history intersect. The Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Series Fund was […]

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First field hockey endowment established at University of Maine Foundation

Longtime friends of University of Maine Athletics, Susan G. Randall ’89 and Tony Randall, have established the first endowment for UMaine’s field hockey team, benefitting one of the university’s most successful athletic programs for years to come. “Sue and Tony have been great supporters of UMaine Athletics for many years,” University of Maine Director of […]

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Maine 4-H Foundation purchases Greenland Point Center in Princeton

With the help of numerous donations, Maine 4-H Foundation has purchased the 64-acre Greenland Point Center in Princeton, Maine. The center, located on a peninsula in Long Lake in Washington County, was a children’s camp for many years. With some facility upgrades and new educational and recreational equipment, the property is expected to open next […]

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