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2016 Press Releases

Doug Wellington

December 28, 2016

Husson University Creates Stock Index That Tracks Companies Impacting Maine’s Economy

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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Husson University Campus

December 22, 2016

Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season from Husson University.

Season's Greetings!

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Laura Gurney, Assistant Professor of WebMedia

December 20, 2016

Hermon High School Students to Visit Husson to Participate in Hour of Code Learning Event

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

December 20, 2016

Husson University to Host the Next Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” Event

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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Black and White Photo by Alyssa Thurlow

December 9, 2016

Student Creativity to be Showcased at Husson University’s 6th Hart Open Studio Event

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

December 5, 2016

CÓIG Brings Celtic Christmas Music to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

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

December 5, 2016

Husson University Theatre Presents Tennessee Williams' “The Glass Menagerie”

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

December 1, 2016

Husson University is Providing Workforce Development Programs by Partnering with Maine Employers

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

November 23, 2016

WHSN Broadcast Takes First Place at the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

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

November 15, 2016

Folk-Rock Duo Aztec Two-Step Celebrates 45th Anniversary at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

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

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Lieutenant General Michael Williamson ‘83

November 8, 2016

3 Days of Honoring Veterans at Husson University

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

November 3, 2016

Husson University is Providing Workforce Development Programs by Partnering with Maine Employers

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

October 28, 2016

Get Into the Halloween Spirit this Friday!

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

October 25, 2016

Joan Osborne in Concert at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

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

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Dysart's Travel Stop

October 13, 2016

Dysart’s Employees Pursue Education at Husson University

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

October 12, 2016

Husson University's College of Science and Humanities to Celebrate New Name at Unveiling Ceremony

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

October 3, 2016

Husson University presents a free concert: Teaching the Eye to Hear: Musical Reflections on Henri Matisse’s Jazz

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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Townhouse rendering - color

September 22, 2016

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Townhouse Residence Halls at Husson University

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

September 19, 2016

Husson University’s WHSN 89.3 FM Nominated for the National Association of Broadcaster’s Noncommercial Station of the Year Award

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

September 12, 2016

Hilarity and Harmony at Husson Homecoming

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

September 7, 2016

Eaton Peabody and Husson University Launch the Smart Business Seminar Series

First Seminar to Focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plans

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Alumni help students move in to Carlise Hall during Welcome Weekend

August 26, 2016

Largest Class in Husson University’s History to Move In this Weekend

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

August 24, 2016

100% of Husson University’s Family and Community Nurse Practitioner Students Pass National Board Exams on First Try

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

August 18, 2016

Husson University Southern Maine to Offer a Certificate Course in the Art and Science of Leadership

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

August 1, 2016

Husson University’s School of Science and Humanities Now a College

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

July 13, 2016

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University Announces Its Fifth Season

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

June 30, 2016

Study Finds Prescription-Monitoring Program Underutilized in Maine

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

June 20, 2016

Celebrate Husson! to Feature Dean Ford and The Keepsakes

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

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Sarah Carey Robinson

June 17, 2016

Bar Harbor Trust Executive Named Vice President of Advancement at Husson University

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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May 23, 2016

$1 Million Anonymous Gift Will Support Virtual Reality Learning Space at Husson University

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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A snapshot of the training session(s).

May 18, 2016

Maine Criminal Justice Academy Phase II 2016

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

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Picture of a POMCO device.

May 17, 2016

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

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

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Husson University Campus

May 10, 2016

Husson University on Track to Enroll Largest Undergraduate Class in History

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

May 6, 2016

Husson University to Confer Three Honorary Degrees at Commencement

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

May 4, 2016

Senator Angus King to Deliver Husson University Commencement Address

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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May 3, 2016

The Gracie Theatre to Host an Advance Screening of “The Endless Ends”

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

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Student art piece

May 2, 2016

Husson University Art Exhibitions Showcase Student Creativity

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

May 1, 2016

Husson University Journalism Students Collect Maine WWII Veterans’ Interviews for the Library of Congress

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

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April 27, 2016

Family and Friends to Help Celebrate Husson University Icon Clara Swan’s 104th Birthday

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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April 20, 2016

Student and Faculty Scholarship to be Celebrated During Husson University’s Seventh Annual Research and Scholarship Day

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."

April 19, 2016

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

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

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Students learning in classroom.

March 25, 2016

Students Practice Law Enforcement Oral Board Interviews as Part of Husson University’s Criminal Justice Program

Students practice law enforcement oral board interviews at Husson University.

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Shot of some of the performers.

March 18, 2016

Insights Into Traditional and Contemporary Persian Culture to be Part of Upcoming Performances at The Gracie

Number of Perisan Culture events coming to the Gracie.

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Students participating in wheelchair basketball event.

March 18, 2016

Husson University Physical Therapy Students to Hold Wheelchair Basketball Fundraising Event

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

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Child looking through microscope.

March 16, 2016

Husson University Faculty and Alumni Volunteer to Inspire Youngsters at the Maine Science Festival

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

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Forbidden Hollywood Poster

March 15, 2016

The Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the Movies

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

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Employers at their booth

March 9, 2016

Employers Seek Talent at Husson University’s Second Annual Career Fair in Westbrook

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

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Picture of venue

March 4, 2016

Local Students Excelling in Spelling

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

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students looking at test tube

February 19, 2016

Continued Growth at Husson University: Six New Programs to Roll Out in Fall 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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picture of students helping a local resident with taxes

February 15, 2016

Husson University Accounting Students Help Fellow Students and Bangor Area Residents File Taxes

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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picture of cast

February 9, 2016

The Gracie to Feature Chamber Music Theatre Performance Celebrating African-American Women

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

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screenshot of produced show

January 12, 2016

Student-Produced TV Series Showcases Important Contributions of Central Maine Non-Profit Organizations

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

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the gracie theatre

January 8, 2016

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University to Host the 2016 Maine Short Film Festival

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

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