Your first job, your latest promotion, starting your own business, going on for an advanced degree — it all starts at the University of Maine at Farmington. UMF is where opportunities begin and where success is born.

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    Dana Bullen '88, Secondary Education. President and General Manager, Sunday River Resort. Newry, Maine. Also serves on UMF Board of Visitors.
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    Jennifer Dorman '93, Special Education Teacher. 2015 Maine Teacher of the Year. Skowhegan Area Middle School. Skowhegan, Maine.
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    Noah Bissell ' 12 Psychology, Head Brewer/Co-Founder; Seth Vigue '00 Special Education/Psychology, Brewing, Sales & Distribution. Bissell Brothers Brewery. Portland, Maine.
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    Julie Churchill '86, Geology. Director of Innovation and Assistance at the Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection. Augusta, Maine.
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    Holly Doe '94, Elementary Education. Technology Integrator and NH's only recipient of the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Also earned a National Science Foundation award. Earned a M.S.Ed., Lesley University, an Adult Space Camp graduate and certification at the Google Teacher Academy in London. (Both her parents are also UMF graduates.)
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    Dr. Shannon Carr '94, Biology. Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OB-GYN) at the Women's Center at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine. Earned M.D. at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
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    Chris Bond '13 Computer Science. Application Developer. Arkatechture, a business intelligence / data warehouse consulting company. Portland, Maine.
    Rachel Labreque '06, Early Childhood Education / Psychology. Co-founder of Teachly, a NY-based company that creates educational apps driven by cognitive science research. Received the prestigious 2014 Apple Design Award at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. Currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Cognitive Studies in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
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    Shannon Shanning '00, Public Health and Special Education. Special Education teacher at the Bruce M. Whittier Middle School in Poland, Maine. Named the 2013 Maine Teacher of the Year -- the first special education teacher to ever receive the award.
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    Kevin Brooks '04 English. Lead Developer. Image Conscious Studios. Boston, Mass. Principal. Kevin Brooks Web Design & Development. Portland, Maine.
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    Emily Dodge ‘14 Secondary Education. 8th grade science teacher. Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro, Maine.
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    Samantha Burk ‘12 Geology. Mineralogist. CS Mining in Milford, Utah.
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    Erica Emery '06, Secondary Education. Owner & Founder of Rustic Roots Farm / CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a sustainable organic farm in Farmington, Maine.
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    Gerald Cayer '85 Community Health Education. Executive Vice President for the Franklin Community Health Network and Franklin Memorial Hospital. Earned Master's degree in Public Health and Public Health Administration from Boston University. Also serves on UMF Board of Visitors.
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    Katie Dickinson, '14. Business Psychology. Enrollment Analyst. Athenahealth. Belfast, Maine.
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    Kristie Clark '91, Elementary Education. English Language Learner (ELL) Director for Lewiston, Maine, Public Schools. The 2010 recipient of the prestigious Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award for excellence in teaching.
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    Jesse Michaud '06 Rehabilitation Services. Occupational Therapist. The 2011 recipient of the Maine Occupational Therapy Practitioner Award.
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    Eddie Flaherty ‘13 Outdoor Rec Business Administration (ORBA). Brand Ambassador / Marketing Communications Dept. (and Bootmobile operator). L.L. Bean. Freeport, Maine.
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    Haley Smith-Rose '14 Visual & Performing Arts - Arts Administration. Executive Sales Assistant. Mountain Wireless Broadcasting. Waterville, Maine.
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    Sarah Pine '09, Community Health Education. Operations Manager for Maine Huts & Trails. Based in Kingfield, Maine.
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    Tracy Weston '97, Environmental Science. Project Manager, Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection's Uncontrolled Hazardous Substance Sites program. Also earned a Master's degree in Public Policy from UMaine.
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    Luke Shorty '03, Mathematics. Executive Director of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, the renowned science and mathematics magnet high school Limestone, Maine. Also earned a Master's degree in Mathematics at Montana State University.
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    Emily Harris '13 Special Education K-8. Adventure Therapist. Second Nature Wilderness Therapy. St. George, Utah.
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    Janet Ventrella '04 Elementary Education. 5th grade teacher. Livermore (ME) Elementary School. Named 2013 Maine History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehman Institute of America.
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    Adam Chabot '11 Creative Writing. English teacher / J.V. hockey coach. Kents Hill School. Kents Hill, Maine.
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    Travis Magnusson '06 Community Health Education. Physical Education teacher and soccer coach at Buckfield Junior-Senior High School, varsity boy's basketball coach at Dirigo High School in Dixfield, Maine. Named his high school division's 2012 "Coach of the Year" by the Maine Assoc. of Basketball Coaches.
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    Chris McKee '92, Business Economics. Vice President of Corporate Programs for promotional-products giant Geiger, based in Lewiston, Maine.
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    Paul Hunt '82, Environmental Manager for the Portland Water District. Was recently honored with the Dexter Brackett Award from the New England Water Works Assoc. His wife, Pat ('82) is a UMF graduate and is a faculty member at the University of Southern Maine and their daughter, Therese, is a 2013 UMF Community Health Education graduate.
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    The Reverend Nathaniel Phillips '00, Psychology. Ministers to members of the Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Earned Master's degree in Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary.
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    Lynn Lavorgna-Landry '92, Community Health Education. Business health and wellness manager at MaineGeneral Health (MGH) in Augusta, Maine.
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    Isaac Ball '02, Community Health Education. Physician Assistant. Also a graduate of University of New England Physician Assistant Program.
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    Stephen Brooks '92, Business Economics. Co-owner of Brooks Trap Mill in Thomaston, Maine, a business that manufactures, distributes and sells some 50,000 new lobster traps from New Brunswick, Canada to New Jersey.

Look where UMF grads are or have recently been working.

  • L.L. Bean
  • Aptuitiv Web Development
  • York Hospital
  • Ethos, Inc.
  • Williams Elementary School
  • U.S. Ski Team
  • Thornton Academy
  • Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection
  • Bessemer Trust
  • Maine LabPack Inc.
  • Donetal Inc.
  • Sunday River
  • Merck Pharmaceuticals
  • Maine Huts & Trails
  • Ekered Youth Alternatives
  • Maine School of Science & Mathematics
  • U.S. Dept. of Defense
  • Bissell Brothers Brewery
  • Maine Municipal Association
  • FISC Loan Servicing Assoc.
  • Salomon Sports / USA
  • Medi-Tech Marketing
  • IBM
  • Saddleback
  • Mt. Blue High School
  • Androscoggin Head Start
  • Maine Nutrition Network
  • American Express Financial Advisors
  • UNUM
  • Erskine Academy H.S.
  • Vail Ski Resorts
  • Peace Corps
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Community Credit Union
  • Forum Financial Group
  • Apple
  • Bruce M. Whittier Middle School
  • Maine Authors Publishing
  • Red Bull
  • Katahdin Analytical Services Lab
  • Maine’s Women’s Lobby
  • Hartford Insurance
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Maine Dept. of Conservation
  • Texas Instruments
  • Midcoast Child Development Services
  • WEX (formerly Wright Express)
  • Mead Paper
  • Charlotte Hornets (NBA)
  • Maine Dept. of Human Services
  • Sugarloaf
  • Montello Elementary School
  • Mountain Valley H.S.
  • Brown Brothers and Harriman
  • Winter Park Ski Resort
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Gorham H.S.
  • AthenaHealth
  • Maine Cancer Registry
  • Cascade Brook Middle School
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Kennebec / Somerset Crisis Response
  • Buckfield Jr-Sr. High School
  • Page One Web Solutions
  • Catholic Charities of Maine
  • Völkl / Tecnica Sport America
  • Brown & Burger Associates
  • Barclaycard / US
  • Florida Studio Theatre
  • Skowhegan Area Middle School
  • Rustic Roots Farm
  • Maine Mountain Media