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April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

University of Maine at Machias, AMHC’s Sexual Assault Services and NextStep Domestic Violence Project will hold events in April to raise awareness and prevention about sexual assault. According to the Rape Assault Incest National Network (RAINN), an American is sexually assaulted every 68 seconds. One out of every six women has been the victim of […]

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Register for Accepted Student Day!

Attending an Accepted Student Day is one of the best ways for students and their families to explore the academic programs UMaine Machias has to offer. This program is applicable for first-year or transfer students wanting to learn more about the various majors and opportunities at the University of Maine at Machias. Hosted at the […]

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Eastport Health Care opens pediatric clinic on UMaine Machias campus

Eastport Health Care Inc., now has two locations in Machias with a new pediatric clinic located on the first floor of Sennett Hall at the University of Maine at Machias. EHC UMM Pediatrics opened Feb. 28 with hundreds of new patients, newborn to age 18, and a clinical support staff led by Alfred Wakeman, a […]

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UMaine Opens admission for Machias Nursing Pathway 

The University of Maine is launching a Nursing Pathway program at its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias, in fall 2022. The Machias Nursing Pathway will help more students pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing and will build nursing workforce capacity in response to a critical statewide shortage.  The pathway is the first step […]

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National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month events at UMaine Machias

University of Maine at Machias will hold events in recognition of National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in September. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that the rate of suicide in Maine, like the nation as a whole, has been increasing since 2006. On an average, 257 Maine citizens die […]

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UMM announces 2021 alumni awards

The University of Maine at Machias has recognized two alumni for outstanding professional achievement and service to the community.  Krystyn Ransom of Enosburg Falls, Vermont is the 2021 Young Alumna Award recipient and Pablo Roberto Jarrin Yepez of Ibarra, Ecuador is this year’s Distinguished Alumnus. Both are UMM Class of 2015 graduates. Ransom earned bachelor’s […]

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Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian announced

Carol Smith of Jonesport is the 2021 University of Maine at Machias valedictorian and Alisha Burtt of Sturbridge, Massachusetts is this year’s salutatorian. Smith is a secondary education major with a concentration in social studies and a minor in history. She honed her teaching skills as a tutor in the UMM study center, and as […]

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UMM announces 2021 Ivy Orator and Senior Watch Awards

Three graduating seniors at the University of Maine at Machias are being honored for their contributions to the campus community. Lexi Daggett of New Vineyard was elected Ivy Orator by UMM Class of 2021 graduates. The Ivy Orator traditionally delivers a lighthearted, humorous speech at Honors Convocation to reflect on the college experience.   Daggett is […]

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