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Students and faculty demonstrate the augmented reality work that was done throughout the semester

December 19, 2019

Husson University Students Demonstrated Their Final Augmented Reality App Projects

Poster and App Presentations Were Part of an Integrated Technology Course Devoted to Creating iOS Apps with an Intro to ARKit

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Hart Hall Open House

December 16, 2019

Fifth Anniversary of Husson University’s Open Studio Event

Bi-Annual Showcase Features Student Art, Photography and Graphic Design

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students participate in a toy drive to benefit needy families

December 12, 2019

Husson University Sorority Delta Sigma Delta Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Efforts to Help Needy Families

Toy Drive to Benefit Community Health and Counseling Services in Bangor

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Occupational Therapy students present at the first Evidence Based Practice Sympoium

December 10, 2019

Husson University School of Occupational Therapy’s Third Annual Evidence-Based Practice Symposium

Presentations focus on occupational therapy and their impact on schizophrenia, older adults’ fear of falling, diabetes, end-of-life care, autism, substance abuse and more.

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December 3, 2019

Husson University’s Theater Club Presents “The Guys”

Play is a heart-wrenching story of first responders affected by 9/11.

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Physical Therapy faculty and students work in the Soaring Eagles Healthcare Pro-Bono Clinic

December 2, 2019

100% of Husson University’s Physical Therapy Students Pass National Board Exams on First Try

Husson University’s College of Health and Pharmacy proudly announced today that every single student in their Doctor of Physical Therapy program passed their national board exam on their first try.

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Momentum Aroostook logo

November 18, 2019

Momentum Aroostook Signs Agreement with Husson University

Momentum Aroostook members to receive 10% discount on all Husson non-capped undergraduate and graduate degrees offered at the University’s Presque Isle campus

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November 1, 2019

Gracie Theatre Says Hello to “Farewell Angelina”

Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group with four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and accomplished multi-instrumentalists. They’ll be performing at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre as part of their “Women & Wine Tour” on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Poe Show

October 29, 2019

Buckle your sheet belts for a terrifying ghost story

New England School of Communications to Broadcast Edgar Allan Poe’s “ms found in a bottle”

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Larry Homsted ’64; Karen F. Clements, RN, ’04G; Michelle Osgood Montgomery, DO, ’11; Dewey Martin, ’19 (Honorary Alumnus); Albert W. Allen ’86

October 22, 2019

Husson University Honored Five at 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame Event

On Friday, October 18, 2019, Husson recognized five prominent individuals as part of the University’s prestigious Alumni Hall of Fame awards ceremony. The presentations took place at 5 pm in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center in Peabody Hall on the University’s Bangor, Maine campus and was followed by a reception.

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Womens Philanthropy Scholarship Luncheon

October 17, 2019

Women’s Philanthropy Council at Husson University Supports Scholarships That Help Students Soar

To soar is what happens when one takes flight. Funding scholarships that make a college education more affordable is one way to help students soar academically and is part of the ongoing mission of Women’s Philanthropy Council at Husson University.

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The Hit Men Legendary Rock Group

October 16, 2019

Legendary Musicians, The Hit Men, are at Husson’s Gracie Theatre for Two Nights During Homecoming Weekend

The Hit Men: Legendary Rock Supergroup & Musicians Hall of Fame Honorees, a group comprised of rock and roll legacy performers, will be performing at the Gracie Theatre on October 18 and 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

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If They Had Known show poster

October 15, 2019

The Tragedy of Young People Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs

Documentary Screening of “If They Had Known” and Panel Discussion at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre to focus on saving lives.

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Women of the World

October 3, 2019

Inspiring Performance to Feature Vocalists from Around the Globe

In the spirit of Indigenous People’s Day, the performance celebrates cultural diversity with music from all over the world

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September 26, 2019

Margaret Louise Burckes Scholarship Awarded to Husson University Occupational Therapy Student Hailey Hyer

Husson University announced today that Hailey Hyer of Pomeroy, Washington, a fifth-year student pursuing her Master of Science in occupational therapy, is this year’s recipient of the Margaret Louise Burckes Scholarship. The scholarship presentation took place at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on the campus of Husson University in Bangor, Maine on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

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The RALI trailer

September 17, 2019

Husson University’s School of Pharmacy to Host Rx Abuse Leadership (RALI) of Maine Event

Event to include speakers, a lunch, and a tour of the RALI CARES trailer. Trailer is designed to help visitors see the possible warning signs of hidden opioid misuse in a teenager’s bedroom.

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MAB awards presented to WHSN students and faculty

September 17, 2019

Husson University’s College Radio Station Wins Five Awards from Maine Association of Broadcasters

Student- and faculty-produced work judged to be as good or better than those of experienced professional broadcasters.

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The New England School of Communications Edgar Allen Poe Show

September 16, 2019

Auditions for radio terror!

Husson University’s New England School of Communications Looking to cast Halloween radio Broadcast of Edgar Allan Poe’s “MS FOUND IN A BOTTLE”

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September 5, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Husson University’s New Wellness Learning Center

Students will be able to practice healthcare techniques on lifelike manikins programmed with the full range of bodily functions and patient reactions. Husson University Student Health Services and Counseling Services to share building.

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Students walk to convocation on the campus of Husson University

August 28, 2019

Welcome Weekend at Husson University

On Labor Day weekend, Husson University will be welcoming students back to campus for the beginning of the new academic year.

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August 21, 2019

L.L.Bean Partners with Husson University to Deliver On-Site MBA Education to Employees

L.L.Bean and Husson University announced today that a group of 22 L.L.Bean employees has begun pursuing their Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Husson University through a workforce development initiative. As part of an agreement between the two organizations, L.L.Bean employees will participate in classes taught by Husson University professors at L.L.Bean’s corporate headquarters, beginning in September.

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Brock Bradford

August 19, 2019

Lessons Learned on Basketball Court and in Class Help Husson MBA Achieve Professional Success

Brock Bradford, the president and owner of NETCo, found professional success selling and servicing security equipment to the U.S. nuclear power industry. He credits the life and business lessons he learned on the basketball court and in class at Husson University with helping him reach his professional goals.

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ACUE attendees

August 7, 2019

For Second Consecutive Year, Husson University Joins Prestigious National Initiative to Strengthen Teaching and Learning

Husson faculty will learn evidence-based techniques to promote student success

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New Student Orientation in the Darling Atrium

August 1, 2019

Husson University Welcomes Incoming Class and their Families to New Student Orientation

One of the more important milestones in the lives young adults is the transition from high school to college student. To help students understand the campus community resources available to help them make this transition and academic life at Husson, the University will be holding a New Student Orientation (NSO) on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 1 College Circle in Bangor, Maine.

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July 9, 2019

Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce Signs MBA Incentive Agreement with Husson University

All Employees Working for Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce Members to Receive 10 Percent Discount on Husson University MBAs

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June 27, 2019

Husson University is the First Private College to Participate in Maine National Guard Tuition Assistance

National Guard members can now receive financial assistance to attend Husson University. Benefit amount is equivalent to in-state tuition at state’s public university.

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June 25, 2019

Bangor Savings, Husson partner to bolster workforce, business students

Bank Foundation gift of $500K for new College of Business building

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Attendees eat lobster at the annual Celebrate Husson event

June 17, 2019

Celebrate Husson! to Include Golf, a Lobster Bake, and the Music of Dean Martin. Now “That’s Amore!”

Members of the community, including Husson University alumni, are invited to participate in Celebrate Husson! on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, 2019. The two-day event will feature fun for all ages with activities for both children and adults.

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May 29, 2019

Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce Signs MBA Incentive Agreement with Husson University

The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce and Husson University announced today that they have signed an agreement to provide all of the employees of the Chamber’s member organizations, who enroll in any of the University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, with a 10 percent tuition discount.

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Tom Stevens as Dean Martin

May 21, 2019

The Music of Dean Martin Lives Again at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

The timeless music of Rat Pack legend Dean Martin will be brought to life for one night only at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The show "An Evening with Dean Martin & Friends" features renowned Vegas performer and impressionist Tom Stevens.

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Participants interact in the Phase II Training at Husson University

May 19, 2019

Teaching How to Take Suspects into Custody: Law Enforcement Training at Husson University

The G. Peirce Webber Campus Center in Peabody Hall on the campus of Husson University in Bangor, Maine will be the site for Mechanics of Arrest, Restraint and Control (MARC) training for aspiring law enforcement professionals on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. This session is part of the Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training offered by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and is specifically designed for individuals interested in working as reserve law enforcement officers.

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Olivia Willams, Valedictorian

May 9, 2019

Husson University’s 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Show that Hard Work Pays Off

Becoming a Husson University valedictorian or salutatorian is no easy task. It requires hard work, grit, perseverance and a willingness to consistently seek a standard of excellence. This year’s valedictorian and salutatorian are shining examples of college students can remake themselves and how Husson University transforms students’ lives.

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Graduate students being hooded during commencement exercises

May 7, 2019

Hooding Ceremony Honors Graduate Students at Husson University

A ceremony recognizing the next generation of professionals who completed their master’s and doctoral degree studies at Husson University will take place at the Newman Gymnasium in Bangor at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. Twelve-hundred people are expected to attend a ceremony celebrating the 364 graduate degrees earned by students this year. This includes 78 doctoral degrees and 286 master’s degrees.

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New graduates attend the nurses pinning ceremony

May 7, 2019

Husson University Pinning Ceremony Welcomes New Nurses into the Profession

Husson University’s School of Nursing announced today that they will be holding a pinning ceremony honoring the graduates of their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. The ceremony will take place on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Husson’s Newman Gymnasium in Bangor.

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May 3, 2019

Husson University to Honor Retirees During Sixth Annual Tree Planting Ceremony

Husson University announced today that it would be honoring recent retirees with a tree planting ceremony on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3 p.m. on its Bangor campus. The tree will be planted in recognition of three individuals with more than 10 years of service who helped make this remarkable institution of higher learning a success.

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Diplomas are ready to be handed out at commencement exercises

April 30, 2019

Dedicated Educator and Insurance CEO to Receive Honorary Degrees from Husson

As part of its 120th Annual Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Husson University will confer honorary doctorates on two leaders who have distinguished themselves in education and financial services.

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Leslie Ross, bassoonist

April 24, 2019

Trio to Perform Experimental and Electronic Music at Husson University

Husson University’s College of Science and Humanities will be sponsoring a performance of experimental and electronic music on Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. in Peabody Hall’s Kominsky Auditorium on the university’s Bangor campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Image of commencement exercises from the Cross insurance Center

April 23, 2019

United States Senator Susan M. Collins to Deliver Husson University’s Commencement Address

United States Senator Susan M. Collins will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2019 at Husson University’s 120th Annual Commencement Exercises at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. The graduation ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

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I Love you, You're Perfect, Now Change Movie Poster

April 22, 2019

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Explores the Lighter Side of Relationships

The New England School of Communications at Husson University, and its entertainment production degree program announced today that they’ll be performing the hit Broadway musical, I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, in the Gracie Black Box Theatre at Husson University, on April 26 - 28.

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A student clears trash from campus on Earth Day

April 19, 2019

Smithsonian Senior Scientist Emeritus to Deliver Husson University's Inaugural Sustainability Lecture

Husson University announced today that the world renowned ecologist, paleobiologist, and conservationist Dr. Jeremy Jackson will be speaking at the Gracie Theatre on Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. as part of the educational institution’s Earth Day celebrations. The event is free and open to the public. This is the inaugural lecture in what will be an annual sustainability lecture series.  

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A student uses the augmented reality ipad app on stage of a local theater

April 17, 2019

Husson University to Demonstrate New Augmented Reality App for Theatrical Set Designers

App for iPhone and iPad created through interdepartmental experiential learning initiative by students from the College of Business and the New England School of Communications

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Research and Scholarship Day

April 17, 2019

A Decade of Student and Faculty Academic Exploration to be Celebrated During Husson University’s 10th Annual Research and Scholarship Day

Husson University will be celebrating students’ and faculty members’ research during its 10th Annual Research and Scholarship Day on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in the Gracie Theatre and the adjacent Darling Atrium. During the event, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members from all of the university’s colleges and schools will share the results of their many capstone research projects, graduate theses and other activities devoted to understanding our world.

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Students perform at Culture Night on the campus of Husson University

April 11, 2019

2019 Husson University Culture Night Featured International Students, Food, Fashion, Music and Dance

Husson students from a variety of countries and international traditions shared expressions of their cultures on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gracie Theatre as part of the University’s 2019 Culture Night. More than 300 Husson University students attend this exciting and colorful talent showcase. It’s widely considered one of Husson’s most popular student events.

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"Maine Calling" Host, Jennifer Rooks

April 9, 2019

Live from Husson University’s Gracie Theatre in Bangor, It’s Maine Public Radio’s “Maine Calling”

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University will be the site of a live broadcast of Maine Public Radio’s Maine Calling program on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 1 – 2 p.m. Anyone interested in watching the broadcast is welcome to attend. The broadcast is free and open to the public.

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Promotional Poster for If They Had Known

April 8, 2019

The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs

Documentary Screening of “If They Had Known” and Panel Discussion at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre to focus on saving lives

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Students attend class at Husson University

April 4, 2019

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce and Husson University Sign MBA Incentive Agreement

All Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Members’ Employees to Receive 10 Percent Discount on Husson University MBAs

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Students participate in wheelchair basketball

March 29, 2019

Husson University Students and Alumni to Compete in Wheelchair Basketball

Husson University’s Organization of Physical Therapy Students (OPTS) is hosting the 21st Annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at Newman Gymnasium at One College Circle in Bangor, Maine on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 12 – 4 p.m.

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Art that will be on display at the Hart Open Studio

March 29, 2019

The Best of Husson University Student Art, Photography, and Graphic Design to be on Display at Hart Open Studio Event

Husson University announced today that it will be showcasing the creative talents of students on May 7, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on their Bangor campus. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Black Violin

March 28, 2019

Amazing Duo to Share Groundbreaking Music at the Gracie Theatre

International sensation Black Violin brings fusion of classical music and modern hip-hop to Maine Performance is part of Black Violin’s Impossible Tour

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Students attend Fresh Check Day at the Husson University Campus Center

March 26, 2019

Fresh Check Day at Husson University Focuses on Suicide Prevention

Husson will be holding its second annual Fresh Check Day at the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center in Peabody Hall on the University’s Bangor campus on March 27, 2019 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Initially created by the Jordan Porco Foundation, Fresh Check Day is an event designed to promote positive mental health and suicide prevention.

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Sam Thomas, Audit Staff Accountant, Baker Newman Noyes

March 26, 2019

Big Data Career Opportunities to be the Focus of Data Analytics Panel Discussion at Husson University

Husson University will be sponsoring a panel discussion about “Careers in Data Analytics” with four leaders from leading area organizations at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business at 64 Kagan Drive in Bangor on March 27, 2019 from noon - 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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College of Business Fair 2019

March 26, 2019

Employers Seeking to Hire Husson Students will be at Healthcare/Non-Profit/Social Services Career Fair

Husson University will be holding a career fair from 1 – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center located in Peabody Hall on the educational institution’s Bangor campus. This is an outstanding opportunity for students and other individuals interested in internships or employment opportunities in the healthcare, non-profit sector and social services to network and meet hiring professionals in their chosen fields. All Husson University students, regardless of their major are encouraged to participate.

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Etiquette Dinner at Husson University

March 20, 2019

Etiquette Dinner at Husson University to Assist in Students’ Professional Development

Husson University will be hosting an etiquette dinner on March 25, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, at 64 Kagan Road in Bangor. The event is designed to teach Husson students some of the finer points of good table manners. Mastering these skills will help the students make positive impressions when interviewing or attending business meetings at formal banquets and restaurants.

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Rumours

March 15, 2019

Relive the Rock and Roll Magic of Fleetwood Mac with “Rumours” at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is bringing the music of one of the world’s most beloved bands of all time to Bangor. Rumours – The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show will take the stage for two nights on March 22 and 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening. The show is part of The Gracie’s Bangor Savings Bank 2018 – 2019 season with show sponsorship provided by the Dead River Company.

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Eric Ferguson, MM, an assistant professor with the University’s New England School of Communications presents at the Maine Science Festival

March 12, 2019

With Guts, Sound, Lotion and UFOs, Husson University is Supporting the 2019 Maine Science Festival

Students and faculty are providing learning experiences in biology, pharmacy and the physics of sound at the Festival. The Gracie Theatre will also host a presentation on UFOs.

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Student at Green Jobs Fair

March 7, 2019

Husson Students Speak to Employers about Eco-Friendly Careers at University’s First Green Jobs Fair

Husson University held its inaugural Green Jobs Fair on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center located in Peabody Hall on the educational institution’s Bangor campus. Organized by AmeriCorps, the job fair provided students and other individuals, interested in internships or employment, with the opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of environmentally friendly organizations.

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Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business

February 26, 2019

Healthcare Management Experts to Share Insights and Experience with Husson Students Looking for Success

Husson University will be sponsoring a healthcare management career panel discussion with four alumni leaders from area healthcare organizations at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business at 64 Kagan Drive in Bangor on February 27, 2019 from 1 - 2 p.m.

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Art work by Maine artist Anne Alexander

February 21, 2019

A Feast for the Eyes and Ears at Husson University

Husson announced today that sculptures created by the celebrated South Windham, Maine artist Anne Alexander, will be on display from now until May 12, 2019 at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery in Peabody Hall on its Bangor, Maine campus. Those interested in seeing this exhibition and learning more about the artist should make it a point to visit the gallery on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for an “Evening of Art and Music.” The event will kick off at 4:00 p.m. with an artist talk by Alexander where she’ll share her thoughts about her work.

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Dr. Greg Winston

February 18, 2019

Husson University Professor Greg Winston to Conduct Research in Northern Ireland as a Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Greg Winston, a professor in Husson’s College of Science and Humanities and the University’s faculty athletic representative, was recently named a 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholar. Becoming a Fulbright Scholar is one of the highest honors accorded to professional college educators and researchers.

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Signing Ceremony between Husson University and Southern Maine Community College

January 31, 2019

Husson and the Largest Community College in Maine Partner to Help Students

Husson University and Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), the largest community college in Maine, entered into a series of agreements today that will create a smooth process for the transfer of credits from SMCC to Husson. The signing ceremony, representing the culmination of the agreement process, took place at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019, in Fuller Board Room on the second floor of the Beardsley Meeting House on Husson University’s Bangor campus.

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Sister Mary Christina - Late Night Catechism

January 23, 2019

‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 Brings Laughs to the Gracie Theatre Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

In this hilarious one-woman show, “Sister” offers up hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and the last rites, including her own wacky version of The Newlywed Game. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, this show is part of the Gracie’s successful seventh season.

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SnapSpace container being loaded onto an airplane

January 18, 2019

Brewer-based Company Constructs and Ships an Entire Building Across the Pacific to Aid in Saipan Relief Efforts

Unique approach to using shipping containers provides company with government and commercial contracts, generating approximately 75 new full-time, part-time and subcontractor employment opportunities.

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January 15, 2019

Husson Criminal Justice/Psychology Student Puts Herself Through College and Gets Accepted to Law School

Student appreciates the help she received from Husson Financial Aid when her parents were unable to pay for college

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