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Doug Wellington
Husson University Creates Stock Index That Tracks Companies Impacting Maine’s Economy Published on December 28, 2016

Heard of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the NASDAQ Composite, and the S&P 500? Well make room investors, there’s a new index in town.

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Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season from Husson University. Published on December 22, 2016

Season's Greetings!

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Laura Gurney, Assistant Professor of WebMedia
Hermon High School Students to Visit Husson to Participate in Hour of Code Learning Event Published on December 20, 2016

Hermon High School students will be visiting Husson University on Thursday, December 8 to talk about technology career options and learn how to code as part of an international program called “Hour of Code.” This program is designed to give students hands-on experience in computer programming.

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Dyke Center for Family Business
Husson University to Host the Next Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” Event Published on December 20, 2016

Husson University will be hosting the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce's December “Business After Hours” networking event at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on Thursday, December 8 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is open to all Chamber members.

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Student Creativity to be Showcased at Husson University’s 6th Hart Open Studio Event Published on December 9, 2016

Student work from Husson University drawing, painting, pastel, photography, and graphic design courses will be on display. The event is a collaboration between Husson University’s College of Science and Humanities and the New England School of Communication. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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CÓIG
CÓIG Brings Celtic Christmas Music to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on December 5, 2016

CÓIG, one of Atlantic Canada's premiere traditional musical groups, is an ensemble of East Coast performers who were once a series of onstage solo acts. Today, their combined talents are enthralling audiences throughout North America as an electrifying Celtic music super group.

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The Glass Menagerie
Husson University Theatre Presents Tennessee Williams' “The Glass Menagerie” Published on December 5, 2016

Husson University’s student theatre group will be performing Tennessee Williams' classic play “The Glass Menagerie” in the Gracie Theatre’s black box performance space on December 2 – 4.

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Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business
Husson University is Providing Workforce Development Programs by Partnering with Maine Employers Published on December 1, 2016

Husson University will be sponsoring a career panel discussion with four area marketing and communication experts at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on November 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

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The Poe Show at the Gracie Theatre
WHSN Broadcast Takes First Place at the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards Published on November 23, 2016

NESCom’s 2015 Live Broadcast of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Premature Burial” Named Best Radio Talk/Entertainment Show in National Competition

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Aztec Two-Step
Folk-Rock Duo Aztec Two-Step Celebrates 45th Anniversary at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on November 15, 2016

Original songs from their 45-year musical career and classic hits to be featured

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Lieutenant General Michael Williamson ‘83
3 Days of Honoring Veterans at Husson University Published on November 8, 2016

Events include a Roll Call, a video screening featuring local vets, and a panel discussion. On November 11, Veterans Day, the events will culminate with an Appreciation Dinner.

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Rachel Chamberlin - UNUM
Husson University is Providing Workforce Development Programs by Partnering with Maine Employers Published on November 3, 2016

Husson University announced today that it has entered into a series of partnership agreements with some of Maine’s premier employers to help the organizations further develop and enhance their workforce.

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The Poe Show
Get Into the Halloween Spirit this Friday! Published on October 28, 2016

Husson University to Broadcast a Live Radio Drama: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar”

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Joan Osborne
Joan Osborne in Concert at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on October 25, 2016

Osborne best known for her song “(What If God Was) One of Us”

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Dysart's Travel Stop
Dysart’s Employees Pursue Education at Husson University Published on October 13, 2016

Dysart's, one of Central Maine’s leading restaurant, truck stop, travel stop, motor oil, and heating and energy providers, has selected Husson University to help 65 of their 350 employees improve their business software skills as part of an employee education program. Their fourth class will take place at Husson University’s Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on October 14, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., and will be continuing each Friday through the end of the year.

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College of Science and Humanities
Husson University's College of Science and Humanities to Celebrate New Name at Unveiling Ceremony Published on October 12, 2016

On August 1, Husson University’s School of Science and Humanities officially changed its name to the College of Science and Humanities. This new name more accurately reflects the breadth and depth of academic programs available to students as well as the bulk of the university’s general education and professional school prerequisite courses provided by the college. Completion of these prerequisite courses is required of all students at Husson University.

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The Matisse Jazz Project
Husson University presents a free concert: Teaching the Eye to Hear: Musical Reflections on Henri Matisse’s Jazz Published on October 3, 2016

The Matisse Jazz Project, a free multi-media concert event will be presented at the Gracie Theatre on the campus of Husson University, Thursday, October 13. The concert is part of Bangor’s Artober calendar with two performances at 1:00 pm. and 7:00 pm.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Townhouse Residence Halls at Husson University Published on September 22, 2016

Husson University announced today that it will be celebrating the groundbreaking of three new townhouse residence halls on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. on its Bangor, Maine campus. Participating in the groundbreaking ceremony will be University President Robert A. Clark, Ph.D., Dean of Student Life Carl G. Stiles, Ed.D., and Student Trustee Paul Forand. Additional individuals may be added to the program in the coming days.

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WHSN-FM Studio Microphone
Husson University’s WHSN 89.3 FM Nominated for the National Association of Broadcaster’s Noncommercial Station of the Year Award Published on September 19, 2016

WHSN 89.3 FM is one of five stations nominated for a Marconi Award as the Noncommercial Station of the Year by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). WHSN is a part of Husson University's New England School of Communications and has helped launch the careers of countless radio professionals over the course of its 30+ years on the air.

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The Company Men
Hilarity and Harmony at Husson Homecoming Published on September 12, 2016

The Gracie Theatre to Feature Comedy by Caroline Rhea and a Musical Performance by The Company Men During Husson’s Homecoming Weekend

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Dyke Center for Family Business
Eaton Peabody and Husson University Launch the Smart Business Seminar Series Published on September 7, 2016

First Seminar to Focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plans

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Alumni help students move in to Carlise Hall during Welcome Weekend
Largest Class in Husson University’s History to Move In this Weekend Published on August 26, 2016

This weekend, Husson University will welcome first-year students along with returning sophomores, juniors, and seniors to their Bangor campus. The more than 600 first-year students will be the largest entering class in Husson University’s history.

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Nursing Students
100% of Husson University’s Family and Community Nurse Practitioner Students Pass National Board Exams on First Try Published on August 24, 2016

Husson University’s College of Health and Education proudly announced today that every single graduate student in the Master of Science in Nursing/Family and Community Nurse Practitioner program (MSN-FCNP) passed their national board exams on their first try.

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Husson University Southern Maine campus
Husson University Southern Maine to Offer a Certificate Course in the Art and Science of Leadership Published on August 18, 2016

The Westbrook-based Southern Maine campus of Husson University announced today that they would begin offering a 15-week course in the art and science of leadership. Those who successfully complete the course will be eligible to receive a Certificate in Leadership.

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Beardsley Meeting House
Husson University’s School of Science and Humanities Now a College Published on August 1, 2016

With the approval of the Board of Trustees, Husson University’s School of Science and Humanities will now be known as the College of Science and Humanities. This new name more accurately reflects the breadth and depth of academic programs available to students.

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The Manhattan Transfer with Take 6
The Gracie Theatre at Husson University Announces Its Fifth Season Published on July 13, 2016

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is proud to announce the spectacular entertainment lineup for its fifth season.

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Pharmacist counting medication
Study Finds Prescription-Monitoring Program Underutilized in Maine Published on June 30, 2016

Opioids prescribed to 22 percent of Mainers in 2014 -- enough to supply every man, woman and child in the state with a 16-day supply. Husson University researcher: “The pharmacist is the 'last line of defense' for patient safety.”

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Dean Ford and the Keepsakes
Celebrate Husson! to Feature Dean Ford and The Keepsakes Published on June 20, 2016

Outdoor Festival Free and Open to the Entire Greater Bangor Community Music, Food and Fun for Everyone

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Sarah Carey Robinson
Bar Harbor Trust Executive Named Vice President of Advancement at Husson University Published on June 17, 2016

Husson University has named Sarah Cary Robinson as their new vice president of advancement. Prior to joining the University, Robinson was a vice president and trust officer at Bar Harbor Trust Services where she specialized in consulting with non-profits about charitable gift planning.

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$1 Million Anonymous Gift Will Support Virtual Reality Learning Space at Husson University Published on May 23, 2016

Husson University announced today that it received a $1 million gift from a source who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift will be used to create a new interdisciplinary learning space for students enrolled at Husson’s New England School of Communications (NESCom) and College of Business.

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Maine Criminal Justice Academy Phase II 2016 Published on May 18, 2016

The Mechanics of Arrests to be Taught as Part of Law Enforcement Training at Husson University

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Husson University First College in the Country to Pilot and Rollout POM Devices to Prevent Sexual Assaults Published on May 17, 2016

Husson University First College in the Country to Pilot and Rollout POM Devices to Prevent Sexual Assaults

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Husson University on Track to Enroll Largest Undergraduate Class in History Published on May 10, 2016

After tabulating the most recent data associated with applications and deposits received as of the first week of May, Husson University announced today that the university is on track to enroll the largest class in their 118-year history.

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Honorary Degree Recipients
Husson University to Confer Three Honorary Degrees at Commencement Published on May 6, 2016

At its 117th Annual Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Husson University will confer honorary doctorates on three persons who have distinguished themselves in government, energy technology and business education.

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Senator Angus King
Senator Angus King to Deliver Husson University Commencement Address Published on May 4, 2016

Attorney, business executive, Governor and United States Senator: few individuals can cite as many career accomplishments as Senator Angus King. On Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 2 p.m. ET, Senator King will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2016 at Husson University’s 117th Annual Commencement Exercises at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

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The Gracie Theatre to Host an Advance Screening of “The Endless Ends” Published on May 3, 2016

This Drama is the First Original NESCom Production Not Based on a Story by a Noted Author

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Student art piece
Husson University Art Exhibitions Showcase Student Creativity Published on May 2, 2016

Husson University announced today that it will be hosting two exhibitions of student artwork at the beginning of May. The works displayed at these exhibitions are some the finest examples of student creativity.

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Galen Cole
Husson University Journalism Students Collect Maine WWII Veterans’ Interviews for the Library of Congress Published on May 1, 2016

Videos to Become Part of Library of Congress Collection for Future WWII Historical Research

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Family and Friends to Help Celebrate Husson University Icon Clara Swan’s 104th Birthday Published on April 27, 2016

Family and friends will be visiting Husson University’s campus on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at approximately 11:30 a.m.to help celebrate the 104th birthday of University icon Clara Swan as part of a “cake and punch” reception at the Beardsley Meeting House that will run until 2 p.m.

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Student and Faculty Scholarship to be Celebrated During Husson University’s Seventh Annual Research and Scholarship Day Published on April 20, 2016

Elof Eriksson, M.D., Ph.D., the Joseph E. Murray Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Harvard Medical School will Deliver the Keynote Lecture

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Quote that reads: "If you kill me I won't be able to play anymore.  But as long as I'm alive, I will do it.  They will have to kill us first."
Documentary About Mali Musicians Fighting for the Right to Sing to Air at Husson’s Gracie Theatre Published on April 19, 2016

Documentary About Mali Musicians Fighting for the Right to Sing to Air at Husson’s Gracie Theatre

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Students Practice Law Enforcement Oral Board Interviews as Part of Husson University’s Criminal Justice Program Published on March 25, 2016

Students practice law enforcement oral board interviews at Husson University.

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Insights Into Traditional and Contemporary Persian Culture to be Part of Upcoming Performances at The Gracie Published on March 18, 2016

Number of Perisan Culture events coming to the Gracie.

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Students participating in wheelchair basketball event.
Husson University Physical Therapy Students to Hold Wheelchair Basketball Fundraising Event Published on March 18, 2016

Wheelchair basketball fundraising event to be put on by Husson University Physical Therapy students.

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Child looking through microscope.
Husson University Faculty and Alumni Volunteer to Inspire Youngsters at the Maine Science Festival Published on March 16, 2016

Alumni and Faculty to inspire youngsters at the Maine Science Festival.

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Forbidden Hollywood Poster
The Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the Movies Published on March 15, 2016

The Gracie Theatre to present FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD on March 26, at 7:30 PM.

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Employers at their booth
Employers Seek Talent at Husson University’s Second Annual Career Fair in Westbrook Published on March 9, 2016

Second annual career fair in Westbrook brings employers to seek talent among Husson students.

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Local Students Excelling in Spelling Published on March 4, 2016

The Penobscot County Spelling Bee is at the Gracie Theatre this Saturday

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Continued Growth at Husson University: Six New Programs to Roll Out in Fall 2016 Published on February 19, 2016

Husson University Accounting students put their education to use in order to help fellow students and Bangor locals file their taxes.

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Husson University Accounting Students Help Fellow Students and Bangor Area Residents File Taxes Published on February 15, 2016

Husson University Accounting students put their education to use in order to help fellow students and Bangor locals file their taxes.

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The Gracie to Feature Chamber Music Theatre Performance Celebrating African-American Women Published on February 9, 2016

"Ain't I a Woman!" to be hosted by the Gracie Theatre.

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Student-Produced TV Series Showcases Important Contributions of Central Maine Non-Profit Organizations Published on January 12, 2016

The Maine Report, a NESCom public affairs program, also provides valuable on-air experience to journalism students

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The Gracie Theatre at Husson University to Host the 2016 Maine Short Film Festival Published on January 8, 2016

2016 Maine Short Film Festival to be held at Husson University's Gracie Theatre.

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