Student Success

UMA Rising Scholars from UC Centers Savor the Experience

For many adult learners, pursuing a degree presents new levels of understanding and professional possibilities. Some adult learners describe the experience as life-changing. Each fall faculty and staff nominate exceptionally motivated and accomplished students to […]

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Attn UMS Faculty: Register for Faculty Institute

Keynote | Program | Register Innovator Dr. Lodge McCammon is Featured Keynote Speaker at 2016 University College Faculty Institute Each day in face-to-face classrooms across the world, educators spend most of their time delivering content […]

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Jean Henderson Empowers UC Students to Succeed

Each day when Jean Henderson arrives at the University College (UC) Center at Houlton, she embraces the opportunity to help new and current students reach their best potential through access to higher education. Whatever stage […]

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Emma-Marie Banks, Maine Public Policy Scholar

University College Student Chosen as Maine Public Policy Scholar from UMA, Will Study Maine’s High School Equivalency Test Augusta and Parsonsfield, Maine — Do students seeking their high school equivalency certificate who are from rural […]

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Melissa Ward Eyes Career Helping Others

Melissa Ward was led to her professional focus as the result of personal circumstances.  As the mother of an autistic child, she was impressed with the caregivers who assisted her family.  While considering her career goals, Melissa […]

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Turning Tragedy into Purpose

Derrick Bowman’s Journey to University College Assisted by Osher New Beginnings Scholarship Brunswick, Maine – Derrick Bowman experienced a tragic loss that forever changed him. It now propels him forward as the recipient of an Osher […]

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Student Success Story: Derrick Bowman

Congratulations to the 2015 Rising Scholars!

Rising Scholars are UMA students who are nominated by faculty members for both academic achievement and promise. UMA President Wyke and Provost Szakas recognized new and returning Rising Scholars during UMA’s September 18th Convovation. View […]

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