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2021 Press Releases

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May 20, 2021

Husson University Takes Important Next Step in Protecting Students’ Health

Husson University announced today that it will be taking an important new step in protecting the health of their campus community by requiring all students returning to campus in the fall to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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retirees plant a tree on the campus of Husson University

May 12, 2021

Husson University to Honor Retirees During Eighth Annual Tree Planting Ceremony

Husson University announced today that it will be honoring recent retirees with a tree planting ceremony on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 2 p.m. on its Bangor campus. The tree will be planted in recognition of six individuals whose efforts helped make this remarkable institution of higher learning a success.

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May 5, 2021

Husson University Names Their 2021 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Husson University announced today that three Maine residents have been named this year’s valedictorians. Christine E. Bratcher, Natalie C. Rickards and Ariana K. Wortman all completed their degrees with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA).

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The cast outside of The Gracie Theater

April 22, 2021

World Premiere of Darkness Flows Thicker than Blood at the Gracie Black Box Theatre

Husson University Theatre (HUT), the educational institution’s official student theatre club, will be performing “Darkness Flows Thicker than Blood,” an original work written by budding playwright and Husson junior, Sommer Thompson.

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April 22, 2021

Safe Driving Fair Shows Husson Students the Problems with Driving Under the Influence

In an effort to address this important public health issue, Husson is holding a Safe Driving Fair on Friday, April 23, 2021, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. in Parking Lot #8A on the University’s Bangor Campus. COVID-19 protocols designed to protect the health of the Husson campus community will limit participation in this event to University students, faculty, and staff. Members of the public will not be able to attend. Event to include interactive education, a drunk-driving simulation, and more

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A student uses an extended reality headset to view a program created through VR software

April 21, 2021

New Degree at Husson University will Prepare Students for Careers as Extended Reality Professionals

New Bachelor of Science in extended reality (XR) degree to produce specialized virtual and augmented reality professionals who are ready to meet the demands of research and entertainment organizations, educational institutions, and industry.

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April 14, 2021

“Tom” Sawyer to Receive Honorary Degree from Husson University

Husson University pays special tribute to Waldron “Tom” Sawyer, Jr., by awarding him an honorary doctorate of business administration. Sawyer first joined the Husson Board of Trustees in 1987 and has been an active contributor to the success of the University ever since. In addition to recognizing Sawyer’s dedication to entrepreneurship and philanthropy, this honorary degree pays tribute to Sawyer’s 34 years of service to the University.

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Husson University commencement at the Winkin Sports Complex

March 17, 2021

Winkin Sports Complex to Host 2021 Husson University Commencement

Husson University will be holding traditional Commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

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March 11, 2021

Husson University Assistant Professor Explains the Science of COVID-19 Vaccines at the 2021 Maine Science Festival

One-hour online forum is part of an event celebrating science in Maine

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A student uses a Stadi Cam during the Overdrive event

March 5, 2021

New England School of Communications Shifted into “OVERDRIVE” to Benefit the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter

On Friday, February 6, 2021, the students of the New England School of Communications (NESCom) presented “OVERDRIVE: Full Saturation Benefit Show,” a curriculum-focused concert event.

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Students participate the fourth annual Walk for Warmth

March 1, 2021

The Fourth Annual Walk for Warmth 5K

Proceeds to help purchase home heating oil for needy families this winter

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Students learning online with tablets

January 22, 2021

Husson University Makes Commitment to Online Education in Northern Maine

With COVID-19 hastening the adoption and acceptance of online educational offerings among members of the public, Husson University announced today that it is moving forward with a strategic initiative designed to extend its online educational outreach. As part of this initiative, the University will be working to strengthen its educational offerings in Northern Maine, Southern Maine and with students who reside out of state.

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participants in the vaccination training program administer a mock vaccination

January 7, 2021

Building a Vaccination Army

Husson University course is helping to train the pharmacy community in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.

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