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University of Maine at Machias will hold events in recognition of National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in September

In September, the University of Maine at Machias will host multiple events designed to increase awareness and support for individuals and families affected by suicide and suicidal ideation.   The lawn bordering College Hill will be the site of an outdoor Suicide Memorial/Awareness Display featuring pinwheels representing lives lost annually to suicide in Maine. College Hill […]

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UMaine, UMaine Machias alumni among Maine Teacher of the Year finalists

Edith Berger, the 2023 Lincoln County Teacher of the Year and a two-time University of Maine alumna, and Colleen Maker,  2023 Washington County Teacher of the Year and University of Maine at Machias alumna, have been named finalists for 2024 Maine Teacher of the Year. To read more about Edith and Colleen, please visit UMaine […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Lothrop

Home Town: Lakeville, MA Graduation Year: 2000 Degree: Recreation Management Job Position: Program Coordinator, Town of Sharon, MA Council on Aging Please tell us a little bit about what you are doing now. I work for the Town of Sharon, which is about 22 miles southwest of Boston. I am the Program Coordinator for the […]

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Nurturing Artistic Potential – UMaine Machias Creative Arts

Each summer the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce produces a free magazine showcasing the many wonderful and unique aspects of the St. Croix Valley.  This year, Chamber Director Kara Mitchell connected with Professor Bernie Vinzani to share more about the UMaine Machias Creative Arts program. (page 55)

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Jeni Nganzobo receives her honor cord from UMaine and UMaine Machias President Ferrini-Mundy

’23 Graduate Jeni Nganzobo Prepares for a Career in Medicine

Jeni Nganzobo is taking a gap year while she prepares to take her MCAT (Medical College Admission Test). A 2023 graduate with a degree in Intergrative Biology and a Pre-Professional concentration, Jeni is applying her skills learned at UMaine Machias through a sponsored gap year program for Maine healthcare students at Northern Light Health. The […]

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Four retiring professors honored

Thursday afternoon our campus community gathered to honor four retirees, who will be greatly missed, in a ceremony at Merrill Library. Thank you to Professor Dr. Lois-Ann Kuntz, Associate Professor James Moreria, Professor Dr. Lori Schnieders, and Professor Dr. Stuart Swain for your many years here at UMM! Your dedication to your students and the […]

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