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Students work in a lab on campus at Husson University

Published on December 14, 2020

Husson University and Fitchburg State University Give Students the Opportunity to Complete Two Degrees in Less Time

Agreement Creates Accelerated Program Track that Saves Students Time and Money

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Dr. Brien Walton

Published on December 11, 2020

White House Council and HUD Invite Husson University Assistant Professor to Speak at Opportunity Zone Webinar Series

Dr. Brien Walton is the director of the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business and an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Husson University’s College of Business.

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COIG, one of Atlantic Canada's premiere Celtic musical groups

Published on December 8, 2020

Gracie Theatre to Bring CÓIG’s 2020 Celtic Christmas Concert to Bangor-Area Homes for the Holidays

Area residents can help support struggling college students through Husson University’s Food Insecurity and Emergency Fund when they purchase concert tickets

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Robert Northington performs field work in a stream

Published on November 18, 2020

Corporations and Government Need More Environmental Science Graduates

Husson University STEM Career Webinar Focused on Career Opportunities in Growing Environmental Science

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The Gracie Theatre Zoo Story Poster

Published on November 10, 2020

It’s Going to be a Zoo at the Gracie Theatre

Students, faculty and staff to be treated to a thought-provoking performance of Edward Albee’s classic 1959 play “The Zoo Story.”

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Students ad staff perform in a 2019 Edgar Allan Poe presentation

Published on October 28, 2020

Thump-thump. Thump-Thump.

New England School of Communications to Broadcast Edgar Allan Poe’s “The tell-tale heart”

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Joseph and Suzanne Cyr and Edward and Mary Ellen Darling

Published on October 14, 2020

Husson University Honorary Degrees to Go to Partners in Business and Life

In response to the current pandemic, Husson University made the difficult decision to move their traditional Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 to an online Zoom format. The ceremony, which typically includes over 800 students and over 6,000 family members and guests, is ordinarily held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine each May.

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The Eagle statue on the campus of Husson University

Published on June 3, 2020

A Message From President Clark Responding To The Recent Acts Of Racial Violence

A message from president Clark responding to the recent acts of racial violence

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The bell tower on the campus of husson University

Published on May 15, 2020

Husson University Names their 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorian

Husson University announced today that Janell A. Reece, Nicole Ann Tapparo and Paige Alexis Timko are this year’s valedictorians. All three completed their degrees with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA).

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Commencement Video

Published on May 13, 2020

Husson University Commencement Video to Recognize Largest Graduating Class in History

In an effort to assist the Class of 2020 and their families in celebrating students’ academic achievements, Husson University announced today that it emailed a link to students on May 12, 2020 that connected them to a commencement video posted on their website. Produced by Husson University’s New England School of Communications, the video is designed to complement, rather than replace, the University’s 121st Annual Commencement Exercises.

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Husson University students receiving their nursing pin

Published on May 13, 2020

Husson University Holds Virtual Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Husson University’s School of Nursing held a virtual pinning ceremony on May 8 that honored graduates from their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. The online stream of the pre-recorded video ceremony began at 1 p.m. EST that day and was available to all Husson School of Nursing graduates and their families though a link located on the University’s website. A recorded version of the ceremony is available at

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The Husson University College of Business seal

Published on May 6, 2020

Husson University’s College of Business Collaborates with the New England School of Communications to Present an Innovative Live Stream Awards Ceremony

Every year, Husson University’s College of Business holds an annual awards ceremony in April that recognizes the many accomplishments and contributions made by the faculty and students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Business worked with the New England School of Communications (NESCom) to find a way that the students could receive recognition. The broadcast utilized state of the art facilities at NESCom.

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Students walk towards the Darling Learning Center

Published on May 1, 2020

Husson University Planning for Fall Reopening

Provided local, state and federal health authorities deem it to be safe, Husson University will be resuming on-campus classes and reopening residence halls this fall

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Husson University Southern Maine Campus

Published on March 7, 2020

Husson University Announces Major Commitment to Online Education

Recognizing the significant opportunities represented by its online educational offerings, Husson University announced today that it will be moving forward with a strategic initiative to extend its online educational outreach. This move represents a transition in its focus, as the University seeks to strengthen its educational offerings for Southern Maine and with students who reside out of state.

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campus aerial image

Published on March 2, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Husson officials are actively monitoring the situation and will make every effort, working in conjunction with federal, state, and local health authorities, to provide information and implement policies intended to ensure the continued health and safety of our community.

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Nun dressed in a habit raises her arms

Published on February 20, 2020

The Original Late Nite Catechism to Bring Sidesplitting Laughter to the Gracie Theatre

The Gracie Theatre to bring the first play in the Late Nite Catechism series to Bangor on Saturday, February 29, 2020 with two performances at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Published on February 18, 2020

Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce and Husson University Sign MBA Incentive Agreement

All Employees Working for the Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce and their Members to Receive 10% Discount on Husson University MBAs

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Wicked Divas

Published on February 13, 2020

“Wicked Divas” to Bewitch the Audience at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

An evening of classic show tunes performed by the stars of Broadway’s “Wicked”

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LoveBetter artwork

Published on February 10, 2020

Art Exhibition Addresses Toxic Relationship Behaviors

Unhealthy Expressions Represented through Valentine’s Day Gifts at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery

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Classical pianist Fei Fei

Published on January 27, 2020

Make Way. It’s Fei-Fei!

Accomplished classical pianist coming to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre. Area youth welcome to attend this piano concert free of charge

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The New College of Business Building

Published on January 17, 2020

Husson University Raises Nearly $38 Million and Concludes Its First-Ever Comprehensive Campaign

Fundraising efforts have created more scholarships, grown Husson’s endowment and funded the construction of a new building for Maine’s largest College of Business

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String quartet Well-Strung

Published on January 9, 2020

Chiseled Men’s Singing String Quartet at The Gracie Theatre is Well-Strung

Two members of the quartet were contestants on the CBS show “The Amazing Race”

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