Recent UMF graduates are already blazing their own path: starting their own businesses, working for large organizations, teaching in schools, attending law school and more. Their pathways are as individual as they are. They’re doing things that might surprise you — achieving things that will inspire you.

  • Haley Smith-Rose-B
    Haley Smith-Rose ‘14 Visual & Performing Arts - Arts Administration. Executive Sales Assistant. Mountain wireless Broadcasting. Waterville, Maine.
  • Chris Bond #1
    Chris Bond ‘13 Computer Science. Application Developer. Arkatechture, a business intelligence / data warehouse consulting company. Portland, Maine.
  • Emily Harris
    Emily Harris ‘13 Special Education K-8. Adventure Therapist. Second Nature Wilderness Therapy. St. George, Utah.
  • Eddie Flaherty1-SS
    Eddie Flaherty ‘13 Outdoor Rec Business Administration (ORBA). L.L. Bean Bootmobile Driver. L.L. Bean, Freeport, Maine.
  • Noelle Dubay
    Noelle Dubay ‘13 English and Creative Writing. Graduate student (Ph.D. program). Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Kelly Green1-SS
    Kelly Greene ‘12 Outdoor Rec. Business Administration. Group Exercise Coordinator / Fitness Specialist for Elevation Corporate Health, a corporate wellness company outside Boulder, Colorado. Completed M.A. in Applied Exercise Physiology at Columbia University.
  • Katherine Gagne1-SS
    Katherine Gagne ‘12 Elementary Education. Training Coordinator recently promoted to Quality Coordinator for Strategic Maintenance Solutions, Inc., in Gorham, Maine.
  • Samantha Burk2-SS
    Samantha Burk ‘12 Geology. Mineralogist for CS Mining in Milford, Utah.
  • Denise Robinson4-SS
    Denise Robinson ‘12 Community Health Education. Nutrition Program Coordinator for the Greater Somerset Public Health Collaborative. Also pursuing a Master's degree in Public Health at the University of New England.
  • Sarah McKeown1-SS
    Sarah McKeown ‘12 Secondary Education – Mathematics. Calculus Teacher and Dorm Parent at Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield, Maine.
  • Adam Chabot
    Adam Chabot ‘11 Creative Writing. English teacher / J.V. hockey coach. Kents Hill School. Kents Hill, Maine.

Here are Examples of the Paths They’ve Chosen

Haley Smith-Rose ‘14 Visual & Performing Arts – Arts Administration. Executive Sales Assistant. Mountain wireless Broadcasting. Waterville, Maine.

Emily Harris 13 Special Education K-8. Adventure Therapist. Second Nature Wilderness Therapy. St. George, Utah.

Eddie Flaherty ‘13 Outdoor Rec Business Administration (ORBA). L.L. Bean Bootmobile Driver. L.L. Bean, Freeport, Maine.

Noelle Dubay 13 English and Creative Writing. Graduate student (Ph.D. program). Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, Maryland.

Chris Bond 13 Computer Science. Application Developer. Arkatechture, a business intelligence / data warehouse consulting company. Portland, Maine.

Gillian Demers ‘12 Political Science. Paralegal for the Law Firm of Susan J. Szwed in Portland, Maine.

Breann Thomas ‘12 Elementary Education. Second Grade Teacher, Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn, Maine.

Kelly Shufefl ‘12 Rehabilitation Services. Teacher / Employment Specialist / Job Coach for CarolinaLIFE with the University of South Carolina. She is also pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Special Education, specializing in Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders at the University of South Carolina.

Rebekah Hawes ‘12 Psychology. CIS Case Manager, Tri-County Mental Health Services/ Farmington, Maine.

Deven Madore ‘12 Biology. Pursuing M.S. degree in Occupational Therapy at Husson University’s College of Health and Education.

Kelly Greene ‘12 Outdoor Rec. Business Administration. Group Exercise Coordinator / Fitness Specialist for Elevation Corporate Health, a corporate wellness company outside Boulder, Colorado. Completed M.A. in Applied Exercise Physiology at Columbia University.

Annah Mueller ‘12 Art. Graphic Designer, recently promoted to Marketing Coordinator for RWK Services of Cleveland, Ohio, a green facilities service provider for high rise office buildings and other large facilities. Her work helps sustainability-minded clients earn credits for LEED certification.

Samantha Burk ‘12 Geology. Mineralogist for CS Mining in Milford, Utah.

Melani St. Pierre ‘12 Chemistry. Pursuing a PharmD at Wingate University’s School of Pharmacy, Wingate North Carolina.

Morgan Cousins ‘12 Individualized Studies. Pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Vermont’s College of Arts & Sciences.

Esther Carr ‘12 Rehabilitation Services. Rehabilitation Counselor with the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired, part of the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services within the Maine Dept of Labor in Portland, Maine. Also pursuing an M.Ed in Vision Studies at UMass-Boston’s College of Education and Human Development.

Lisa Patton Southern ‘12 Early Childhood Education. Team Lead for the U.S. Marine Corps Community Services preschool in program in Yuma, Arizona. She is responsible for creating weekly lesson plans, providing developmentally appropriate activities, supervising support staff, developing and maintaining academic portfolios and other documentation per Marine Corps Order. She recently joined a non-profit organization here in Arizona, First Things First which provides training and educational programs serving children Birth through five and their families.