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.

Career Paths They’ve Chosen

Katie Dickinson, ‘14. Business Psychology. Enrollment Analyst. Athenahealth. Belfast, Maine.

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

Emily Dodge ‘14 , Secondary Education. 8th grade science teacher. Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro, Maine.

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

Sarah Lavorgna ‘13 Geology. Environmental Specialist. Triumvirate Environmental. Framingham, Massachusetts.

Jordan Graffam ‘13 Business Economics. Financial Representative. Modern Woodmen of America Insurance. Windham, Maine.

Jediah Scott ‘13 Environmental Planning and Policy. Senior consultant and Co-founder. S/G Consulting. Portland, Maine.

Nicholas Camic ‘13 Biology. Attending dental school. Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Hartford, Connecticut.

Andrew Sherrill ‘13 Outdoor Rec Business Administration. Reservations Agent. Vail / Beaver Creek Resort Properties. Denver, Colorado area.

Ty Hughes ‘13 Environmental Planning and Policy. Environmental Specialist III. Triumvirate Environmental. Boston, Massachusetts.

Sarah Spencer ‘13 Business Economics. Digital and Social Media Manager. Advocacy Management Group, Inc. Sacramento, California.

Kyle Norweg ‘13 International and Global Studies. Sustainability Officer, member of the Graduate and Professional Student Government Assoc. Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana.

Eddie Flaherty ‘13 Outdoor Rec Business Administration. Brand Ambassador / Marketing Communications Dept. 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.

Noah Bissell ‘12 Psychology. Head Brewer/Co-Founder. Bissell Brothers Brewery. Portland, Maine.

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

Paul Friedman ‘12 Business Economics. Co-founder / Videographer, Photographer, Producer. Maine Mountain Media. Rangeley, Maine.

Spencer Mendell ‘12 Outdoor Recreation Business Administration. Co-founder / Videographer, Photographer, Producer. Maine Mountain Media. Rangeley, 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.