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UMM Announces Award Recipients to be Honored at Commencement on May 18

UMM Announces Award Recipients to be Honored at Commencement on May 18

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will award degrees to more than 80 students at its 102nd commencement, Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at the Frederic A. Reynolds Center. The University will also honor several distinguished guests during the ceremony.

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Published on 10-May-13 08:50


"Celebrate UMM" to Highlight Student Research and Service

MACHIAS, Maine – On Thursday, May 9, the University of Maine at Machias will present “Celebrate UMM,” the annual exposition showcasing student research and service projects. The event will run from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the second floor of Torrey Hall. All members of the campus and surrounding communities are invited to help the University celebrate the students’ accomplishments.

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Published on 08-May-13 12:03


Retired Journalist Jim Thompson to Speak at UMM Commencement

Retired Journalist Jim Thompson to Speak at UMM Commencement

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias has announced that Jim Thompson, a retired journalist and communications professional, will deliver the keynote address at UMM’s 102nd commencement ceremony, to be held Saturday, May 18. During the ceremony, Thompson will be presented with UMM’s Distinguished Service Award.

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Published on 02-May-13 09:36


Giant Map of Europe Coming to Machias on May 1

Giant Map of Europe Coming to Machias on May 1

MACHIAS, Maine – Local youth and community members will have the opportunity to discover the rich natural resources, mountain chains, rivers, and oceans of the European continent when a larger-than-life map of Europe rolls into Machias on May 1.

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Published on 01-May-13 08:10


UMM to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus on June 1

UMM to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus on June 1

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will join a growing list of more than 300 U.S. colleges and universities when it becomes a tobacco-free campus in June. UMM President Cynthia Huggins announced the new policy on Earth Day.

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Published on 25-Apr-13 09:27


UMM to Hold Preview Day for Prospective Students on April 26

UMM to Hold Preview Day for Prospective Students on April 26

MACHIAS, Maine – A Preview Day for prospective students and their families is planned for Friday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the University of Maine at Machias.

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Published on 24-Apr-13 08:36


Uncle Bob is Coming to UMM on April 26 & 27

Uncle Bob is Coming to UMM on April 26 & 27

MACHIAS, Maine – Local actor/director Scott Sortman, a 2004 graduate of the University of Maine at Machias, will bring Austin Pendleton’s play Uncle Bob to UMM on April 26 and 27.

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Published on 17-Apr-13 16:39


Sixth Annual Rainbow Ball Alternative Prom to be Held April 19-21

Sixth Annual Rainbow Ball Alternative Prom to be Held April 19-21

MACHIAS, Maine – More than 100 youth and their supporters are expected to attend the 6th Annual Rainbow Ball Weekend, held April 19–21 at the University of Maine at Machias. The weekend of events will include educational workshops, a highlighter party, a talent show hosted by drag queens, an admissions campus preview, and the Rainbow Ball prom.

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Published on 17-Apr-13 12:19


UMM’s Early College Program a Huge Boost for Local Students

UMM’s Early College Program a Huge Boost for Local Students

MACHIAS, Maine – Although she always knew she wanted to attend college, Shaylyn Holland, 19, of Machias was worried about making the transition from a traditional high school to more demanding, more independent college courses. To ease that gap, Holland took an English composition course at the University of Maine at Machias while she was still a junior in high school.?

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Published on 11-Apr-13 15:48


UMM Students Pitch New Sign Concepts to Maine Island Trail Association

New Green Fee Funds Sustainability Projects on UMM Campus

MACHIAS, Maine – A new student fee at the University of Maine at Machias is giving campus sustainability projects some extra momentum. Last year, the UMM Student Senate voted to implement a “green fee” to provide start-up funds for sustainability projects proposed by members of the campus community.

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Published on 10-Apr-13 09:37


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