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December 2018 Alumni Update

F. Celeste Branham

Letter from Leadership

F. Celeste Branham, the recently retired Vice President of Student and Community Services, reflects on her nearly 40-year career in higher education and the ‘fascinating, sometimes challenging creatures — our students — whom I have cherished most.’

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Patricia Davidson

An Enduring Gift for Future Educators

With her $25,000 bequest, the late Patricia Davidson endows a scholarship at UMF to support future teachers from her adopted home community.

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Once Again, We’re Among the Best

UMF garners accolades for academic excellence, quality of teaching, and value.

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Katie Zinn, founder and executive director of Access Unbound

Empowering Independence

As founder and executive director of Access Unbound, Katie Zinn ’06 helps provide people with disabilities the resources needed to access adaptive skiing at Vail Ski Resort.

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Smalls Falls in Winter

A Look Through Isaiah’s Eyes

UMF student Isaiah Wilson-McFarlane ’20 captures uncommon views of our region’s beauty.

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Paige Carter '19

Video: Meet Paige Carter ’19

This holiday season, UMF special education major Paige Carter ’19 is grateful for the support of 2015 Maine Teacher of the Year Jennifer Dorman ’93, Women’s Basketball Head Coach Jamie Beaudoin ’97, and all alumni who have helped make her success possible.

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Chompers on the Chairlift at UMF Ski Day

UMF Ski Day at Sugarloaf

Join UMF Alumni for deeply discounted skiing, riding, dining, and lodging on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019!

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Emma Deans wedding photo

Alumni Weddings

Send us your wedding photos — like this one of
Emma Deans ’11 and Kyle Joyce — and we’ll share the details of your celebration with the UMF community.

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

The UMF Community remembers these alumni, faculty, and friends who have passed since Jan. 1, 2018.

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