Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Merchant, ‘16

This Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Amanda Merchant from Addison, Maine, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 2016 with a major in Psychology & Community Studies.  She is currently working in Beals, Maine as a Community Integration Counselor for Aroostook Mental Health Center.   Tell us a little bit about […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Pontbriand, ‘79

This Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Daniel Pontbriand from Auburn, Maine, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 1976 with a major in Recreation Management. He is currently living in Grafton, New Hampshire and is a Retired National Park Service Ranger.   Tell us a little bit about what you are […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Joe Overlock, ‘06

This Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Joe Overlock from Warren, Maine, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 2006 with a major in Biology.  He is currently working as a Fisheries Management Supervisor for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.   Tell us a little bit about what you […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Blackburn, ’13

This Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Jesse Blackburn from Cherryfield, Maine, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 2013 with a major in Psychology and Community Studies.  He is currently working as an Academic Counselor with Bowdoin College’s Upward Bound program in Brunswick, Maine. Tell us a little bit about what […]

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UMM To Hold 106th Commencement

University of Maine at Machias to Hold 106th Annual Commencement MACHIAS, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias will hold its 106th Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13 in the Reynolds Center gymnasium. Eighty nine students will be graduating with degrees or program certificates. The keynote speaker will be Charles Harrington, director […]

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Leadership Team named for UMM as part of partnership with UMaine

A leadership team has been named for the University of Maine at Machias as part of the new partnership with the University of Maine, effective July 1.

   Dr. Kay Kimball will serve as executive dean/chief academic and operations officer. Dr. Dan Qualls will serve as director of academic support services and community outreach.

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Alumni Spotlight: Wolf Luman, ’13

The Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Wolf Luman of Bellows Falls, Vermont, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 2013 with a double major in English and Interdisciplinary Fine Art. He is currently an artist and consultant with Ouroboros Studios. Tell us a little bit about what you are doing now: […]

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Rainbow Ball Weekend set for April 7-9 at UMM

MACHIAS, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias will be hosting the 10th Annual Rainbow Ball Weekend from April 7-9, a major education and socialization weekend for LGBTQ middle/high school and college students. Nearly 250 visitors and presenters will be staying and visiting on campus for three days of enrichment. It will the event’s […]

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UMM To Launch Medical Doctor Mentoring Program for Students

MACHIAS, ME – The University of Maine at Machias is now part of a medical mentoring service that will take place on rural UMaine campuses and will be run by UMM Alumnae Kelsi Bean and a Maine physician. UMM is hosting an introductory meeting for the program and is inviting all interested students and community […]

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Four UMM Faculty Provided Tenure

University of Maine at Machias President Sue Huseman has announced that the University of Maine System unanimously granted tenure to four UMM faculty members at their meeting earlier this week. Those approved are Dr. Uriah Anderson, Dr. Heather Ball, Dr. Karen Beeftink, and Dr. Tora Johnson. Beeftink and Anderson were also awarded promotion to the […]

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