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March 2019 Alumni Update

Ryan Mastrangelo, UMF director of marketing & communications.

Letter from Leadership

Director of Marketing & Communications Ryan Mastrangelo reports on the launch of a new “virtual viewbook” to introduce UMF to prospective students and their parents.

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Jared Cash, vice president of enrollment and external affairs

At UMF, Persistence Pays

Jared Cash, vice president of enrollment and external affairs, explains how UMF’s new $1.25 million scholarship program rewards student progress.

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UMF's Biomass Central Heat Plant

Cashing In the Chips

It burns 4,000 tons of wood chips a year, circulates 9,000 gallons of heated water around campus every nine minutes, and has cut the University’s annual heating costs by more than 70 percent. Take a peek inside the University’s Biomass Central Heat Plant.

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Kimberlee Bennett, the 2019 Maine Principals' Association Assistant Principal of the Year

There When Students And Families Need Her Most

Kimberlee Bennett ’97 is Maine’s 2019 Assistant Principal of the Year.

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Jennifer McKenney

Finding Talent, Right at Home

Seven alumni, including Jennifer McKenney ’18 (above), return to recruit interns and employees at UMF’s annual Career Fair.

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Giants Stairs, Harpswell, Maine

A Look Through Isaiah’s Eyes: March 2019

UMF student Isaiah Wilson-McFarlane ’20 trains his lens on the beauty and science of downeast Maine.

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Beaver Bookshelf Logo

Since Beavers are a literary bunch, we thought it only right to shine a light on titles by alumni authors. Please browse the Beaver Bookshelf at your leisure.
We’ll add titles as you share them with us. That’s no fiction.

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Great Wall of China

UMF Alumni and Community Trip to China

Experience China’s rich culture and history on a guided tour with Carole Lee, associate professor of science education, and Linda Beck, associate dean of experiential & global education and professor of political science.

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January 2020 UMF Alumni Trip to Costa Rica

UMF Alumni and Community Trip to Costa Rica

Experience Costa Rica’s biodiversity and ecosystems on a January 2020 guided tour with Jeffrey Thomson, professor of creative writing.

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2019 Beaver Golf Classic

10th Annual Beaver Golf Classic

Join B.A.S.S.A. (Beaver Alum Supporting Student Athletes) and members of the UMF Community at Fox Ridge Golf Club on Saturday, June 8, for the all-skill-level tournament that supports UMF Athletics.

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Switzer Hughes

Alumni Weddings

Send us your wedding photos — like this one of Michelle Switzer ’14 and Elijah Hughes — 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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