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Olivia Willams, Valedictorian
Husson University’s 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Show that Hard Work Pays Off Published on May 9, 2019

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
Hooding Ceremony Honors Graduate Students at Husson University Published on May 7, 2019

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
Husson University Pinning Ceremony Welcomes New Nurses into the Profession Published on May 7, 2019

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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Husson University to Honor Retirees During Sixth Annual Tree Planting Ceremony Published on May 3, 2019

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
Dedicated Educator and Insurance CEO to Receive Honorary Degrees from Husson Published on April 30, 2019

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
Trio to Perform Experimental and Electronic Music at Husson University Published on April 24, 2019

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
United States Senator Susan M. Collins to Deliver Husson University’s Commencement Address Published on April 23, 2019

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
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Explores the Lighter Side of Relationships Published on April 22, 2019

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
Smithsonian Senior Scientist Emeritus to Deliver Husson University's Inaugural Sustainability Lecture Published on April 19, 2019

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
Husson University to Demonstrate New Augmented Reality App for Theatrical Set Designers Published on April 17, 2019

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
A Decade of Student and Faculty Academic Exploration to be Celebrated During Husson University’s 10th Annual Research and Scholarship Day Published on April 17, 2019

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
2019 Husson University Culture Night Featured International Students, Food, Fashion, Music and Dance Published on April 11, 2019

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
Live from Husson University’s Gracie Theatre in Bangor, It’s Maine Public Radio’s “Maine Calling” Published on April 9, 2019

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
The Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs Published on April 8, 2019

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
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce and Husson University Sign MBA Incentive Agreement Published on April 4, 2019

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
Husson University Students and Alumni to Compete in Wheelchair Basketball Published on March 29, 2019

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
The Best of Husson University Student Art, Photography, and Graphic Design to be on Display at Hart Open Studio Event Published on March 29, 2019

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
Amazing Duo to Share Groundbreaking Music at the Gracie Theatre Published on March 28, 2019

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
Fresh Check Day at Husson University Focuses on Suicide Prevention Published on March 26, 2019

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
Big Data Career Opportunities to be the Focus of Data Analytics Panel Discussion at Husson University Published on March 26, 2019

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
Employers Seeking to Hire Husson Students will be at Healthcare/Non-Profit/Social Services Career Fair Published on March 26, 2019

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
Etiquette Dinner at Husson University to Assist in Students’ Professional Development Published on March 20, 2019

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
Relive the Rock and Roll Magic of Fleetwood Mac with “Rumours” at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on March 15, 2019

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
With Guts, Sound, Lotion and UFOs, Husson University is Supporting the 2019 Maine Science Festival Published on March 12, 2019

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
Husson Students Speak to Employers about Eco-Friendly Careers at University’s First Green Jobs Fair Published on March 7, 2019

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
Healthcare Management Experts to Share Insights and Experience with Husson Students Looking for Success Published on February 26, 2019

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
A Feast for the Eyes and Ears at Husson University Published on February 21, 2019

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
Husson University Professor Greg Winston to Conduct Research in Northern Ireland as a Fulbright Scholar Published on February 18, 2019

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
Husson and the Largest Community College in Maine Partner to Help Students Published on January 31, 2019

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
‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3 Brings Laughs to the Gracie Theatre Just in Time for Valentine’s Day Published on January 23, 2019

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
Brewer-based Company Constructs and Ships an Entire Building Across the Pacific to Aid in Saipan Relief Efforts Published on January 18, 2019

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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Husson Criminal Justice/Psychology Student Puts Herself Through College and Gets Accepted to Law School Published on January 15, 2019

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

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