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Published on November 14, 2022

Husson University ROTC Graduate Receives the Colonel Tanya Wahlberg Nurse Cadet Excellence Award

Only one cadet from all of the 42 ROTC programs in the northeast is selected to receive this award each year.

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Published on November 9, 2022

Husson University Reconceives Online RN-to-BSN Program to Address State’s Nursing Shortage

Nurses who live and work in Maine and take Husson’s RN-to-BSN program online are eligible for a $60 per credit hour discount.

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A name tag with the Husson logo, an American flag and the word 'veteran' on it.

Published on November 9, 2022

Husson University to Honor Veterans for Their Service and Sacrifice

Events at Husson University’s Campus Center to be followed by a complimentary lunch for all Husson veterans.

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Published on November 8, 2022

Magician to Bring His Mystifying Sorcery to the Gracie Theatre

Mike Super, an illusionist who was voted "Entertainer of the Year" on NBC's hit TV show "Phenomenon," will put on a family-friendly show at the Gracie Theatre on Saturday, November 12 at 7 pm.

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Published on November 1, 2022

Career Fair at Husson University Seeks to Connect Employers with Highly Qualified Job Applicants

Students, alumni and the public can meet in-person with over 70 employers on November 2 at Husson University’s Newman Gymnasium.

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Published on October 27, 2022

Family and Friends Weekend at Husson University

Live events, food and sports provide family members with an opportunity to enjoy the Husson experience with their students.

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Published on October 24, 2022

Nature Photography Exhibition at Husson University’s WBRC Gallery

The exhibition features the photos of Ulrike Guthrie and includes intimate visual observations of the natural world

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Published on October 21, 2022

Open House to Give High School Students an Introduction to Husson University

Students, parents and guardians have registered to attend this event and learn more about attending Husson University.

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Students attend a career fair in the Newman Gymnasium

Published on October 20, 2022

Largest Gathering of Law Enforcement and Legal Professionals in Maine to Recruit Husson Students at Campus Career Fair

National and local, law enforcement and legal organizations to participate in 14th Annual School of Legal Studies Career Day

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A blue painting created by artist Amy Wilson

Published on October 18, 2022

“Blue” is the Latest Art Exhibition at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery

An exhibition by Husson’s fall 2022 visiting artist, Amy Wilson, will be on display at the University’s Robert E. White Gallery, adjacent to the University’s Campus Center in Peabody Hall.

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Students walking in Pride March

Published on October 14, 2022

Second Annual Rainbow March at Husson University Celebrates the LGBTQ+ Community and Allies

This march is one of many efforts undertaken during the past year to increase campus awareness and support of diverse communities and is part of the University’s efforts to provide students with the skills they need to engage cross-culturally, in an ever-changing world with a variety of global perspectives.

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Published on October 12, 2022

Husson University’s College of Business Granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation by IACBE

IACBE provides external validation and confirmation of quality in an institution's business-related programs.

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Published on September 30, 2022

Ground Control to Major Tom… “Space Oddity” Landing at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

David Brighton and his amazing band deliver a stunning note-for-note tribute to David Bowie as part of this theatrical concert event.

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Published on September 27, 2022

Husson University and Northern Light Health Celebrate the Latest Class of Pod Graduates

POD graduates are part of the next generation of health care professionals at Northern Light Health working toward improving the patient experience.

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Published on September 22, 2022

Author Who Created Rizzoli & Isles Is Next Husson University Distinguished Business Speaker Series Guest

Gerritsen will talk about the unusual route she took to becoming an internationally bestselling author and the publishing business.

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Published on September 20, 2022

Husson University Honored Worthington Scholarship Recipients at Campus Event

Scholarship recipients are Maine students pursuing higher education.

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a group of people gathers around a RALI trailer

Published on September 12, 2022

Husson University’s School of Pharmacy Hosted the Rx Abuse Leadership (RALI) Trailer on Campus

Tours of the RALI CARES trailer are designed to help visitors see the possible warning signs of hidden drugs in teenagers’ bedrooms.

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Published on September 9, 2022

Successful Comic and Filmmaker Returns to Husson University to Kickoff Gracie Theatre’s 11th Season

Comedian Ray Harrington has been seen on “Conan,” Hulu, ABC, FOX and TBS.

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Husson University Hall of Fame display inside Peabody Hall

Published on September 8, 2022

Six To Be Honored at Husson University’s 2022 Alumni Hall of Fame

Event honors exemplary professionals who have made distinguished contributions to their professions, their communities and Husson University.

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Published on August 31, 2022

Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series To Resume in September

Kicking off the 2022-2023 slate of speakers is Dennis Lewin, one of the nation’s leading experts in professional sports and broadcasting.

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Published on August 24, 2022

Welcome Weekend at Husson University

On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Husson University will be welcoming first-year students back to campus for the beginning of the new academic year. Returning students will move into the residence halls on the following day.

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Published on August 24, 2022

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Husson University Science Laboratories

$2 million in donations and institutional funds made the seven new state-of-the-art laboratories possible.

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Published on August 18, 2022

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University’s 11th Season to Feature 12 Shows

This year’s unique and diverse selection of entertaining performances will be both exciting and memorable.

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Published on August 15, 2022

Husson University Online Offers Tuition Discount to First-Time Students

All first-time students who enroll in an online program at Husson University will receive a $500 discount on their initial class.

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Published on August 12, 2022

Homecoming Excitement Comes to Husson University Early This Year

Live events and sports to take place the second week of the semester.

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Published on August 2, 2022

Marketing and Professional Communications Degrees Now Offered by Husson University Online

These degrees will benefit anyone interested in expanding brand awareness or adding value to their organization.

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Published on July 21, 2022

Husson University Online Now Offers Animal Assisted Therapy and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificates

These certificate programs enhance degrees in psychology or business by providing additional specialized, career-focused knowledge.

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Published on July 6, 2022

Husson University’s School of Physical Therapy To Provide Arthritis Self-Management Workshop

Open to the public, the workshop will provide information about managing arthritis and rheumatic disease symptoms.

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Published on July 5, 2022

Husson University Launches New Four-Year Degree in Conservation Law

This program is geared toward students interested in law-related careers that help protect the great outdoors.

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two girls learning how to take someone's blood

Published on June 29, 2022

Husson University Pharmacy Camp To Give Students a Taste of Professional and University Life

The camp is an outstanding opportunity for students to learn more about what it’s like to attend college and work as a professional pharmacist.

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Published on June 17, 2022

Husson University Receives $2.2 Million Grant From the Harold Alfond Foundation

Grant will support programs and outreach from Husson’s new School of Technology and Innovation.

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Published on June 7, 2022

Celebrate Husson! To Feature Baseball, Barbecue, Cornhole and More

The event will recognize the important contributions of alumni, employees, students, parents, donors and friends of Husson University.

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Published on May 27, 2022

Community Leader John Rohman Receives Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award From Husson University

Rohman has been recognized for his many contributions to the success of WBRC, Husson University, the Greater Bangor community and our state.

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Published on May 18, 2022

Paul Husson, Son of University’s Founder, Passes Away

Paul Husson, a long-time friend and colleague at Husson University and son of Chesley Husson, the university's founder, has passed away.

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Published on May 11, 2022

Husson University Honors Retirees During Ninth Annual Tree Planting Ceremony

Husson University hosted a tree planting ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, on its Bangor campus to honor recent retirees.

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Published on May 6, 2022

Husson University to Resume Live Commencement Exercises at the Cross Insurance Center

Husson University will host the 2022 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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Published on May 5, 2022

Husson University Pinning Ceremony Welcomes New Nurses Into the Profession

The Husson University School of Nursing will host a pinning ceremony to honor graduates of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs on Friday, May 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Husson's Newman Gymnasium in Bangor.

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student standing with Husson staff and faculty during hooding ceremony

Published on May 5, 2022

Hooding Ceremony To Celebrate Husson Graduate Students’ Achievements

Husson University is set to award 338 graduate degrees and certificates during its graduate hooding ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2022

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Published on May 4, 2022

DAISY Awards Recognize Nursing Student and Faculty Excellence at Husson University

The Husson University School of Nursing will host the 2022 DAISY Awards for Faculty and Students event on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 2 - 3:15 p.m. in Peabody Hall’s Kominsky Auditorium on Husson University’s campus in Bangor.

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Published on April 29, 2022

Husson University Names Their 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Husson University has named eight valedictorians and four salutatorians for its class of 2022 and will honor these individuals during its 123rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

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Published on April 27, 2022

TAKE3 Embraces the Full Spectrum of Musical Entertainment

Their repertoire includes rock, country, classical and more.

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Published on April 26, 2022

The Scariest Thing isn’t What’s Outside the House, It’s What’s Inside!

Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university’s student theatre club, to present the popular thriller, “The Birds,” at the Gracie’s Black Box Theatre.

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Published on April 21, 2022

Earth Week at Husson University Features a Campus Clean-Up, Seedling Plantings, a Farmers Market and More

Husson University is hosting a series of events and activities this week in recognition of Earth Day, which takes place on Friday, April 22.

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Published on April 21, 2022

2022 Husson University Culture Night to Present Music, Dance and Poetry from Different Countries and Ethnic Traditions

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Husson students from a variety of international countries and ethnic traditions will resume sharing expressions of their cultures as part of the University’s 2022 Culture Night.

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Published on April 20, 2022

Husson University’s College of Business to Hold Award Ceremonies

The Husson University College of Business will hold two award ceremonies to recognize the accomplishments of students and faculty on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 on the Main Stage at the Gracie Theatre.

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Published on April 20, 2022

Husson University’s 12th Annual Research and Scholarship Day Showcases Faculty and Student Research

Husson University will be celebrating students’ and faculty members’ research during its 12th Annual Research and Scholarship Day on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Gracie Theatre and the adjacent Darling Atrium.

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Published on April 18, 2022

Earth Week at Husson University Kicks off with Nature Photography Exhibition

The exhibition features the photos of Ulrike Guthrie .

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dance club performance informational poster

Published on April 8, 2022

Husson University Dance Club Presents “A Night to Remember”

Twenty-four choreographed routines will feature members of Husson’s Dance Club, University dance classes and the Dance Team.

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Published on April 5, 2022

Making It Easier for More People to Eat Right

Tony Shurman, president and CEO of Jasper Wyman & Son, will speak to Husson students, faculty and members of the public about his company’s mission to help people eat healthier.

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Published on April 4, 2022

Husson University and Project>Login to Host Discussion and Hands-on Demonstration of Virtual Reality Metaverse

This Tuesday, participants will be hooked together to a common virtual world through virtual reality headsets.

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physical therapy workers performing physical therapy exams

Published on April 4, 2022

Husson University’s Pro Bono Clinic Offers Annual Physical Therapy Checkups to the Public

The checkups are an opportunity to identify potential problem areas before they become more significant.

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Published on March 24, 2022

Saundra Pelletier, CEO of Evofem Biosciences, to Receive Honorary Degree from Husson University

Husson University will pay tribute to Saundra Pelletier, chief executive officer, president and executive director of Evofem Biosciences, with an honorary degree during its 2022 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

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Timothy Dentry speaking to a crowd

Published on March 23, 2022

Leading a Healthcare Organization during the Pandemic

Timothy J. Dentry, president and CEO of Northern Light Health spoke to students, faculty and members of the public about the challenges posed by COVID-19 and his devotion to improving healthcare delivery worldwide

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Published on March 22, 2022

100% of Husson University Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students Pass the National Counselor Examination on their First Attempt

Passing this rigorous examination is a requirement for counselor licensure in many states. The percentage of students who pass this exam on their first attempt is a key indicator of educational program quality.

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Johnny Zatylny, Queen Flash singer and Freddie Mercury impressionist

Published on March 22, 2022

A Night at the Gracie to Make Queen Fans Go Radio Ga Ga

Johnny Zatylny is considered one of the world’s top three Freddie Mercury impressionists. He and his tribute band, “Queen Flash” are coming to the Gracie.

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Published on March 21, 2022

“Greenland Ice Sheet Imagined” is a New Art Exhibition at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery

The exhibition features stark landscapes inspired by scientific papers and photos devoted to global warming.

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Published on March 17, 2022

Wheelchair Basketball Players Take to the Court at Husson University

Event designed to help Husson students understand and appreciate the mobility challenges affecting the disabled community

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Published on March 15, 2022

The Fifth Annual Walk for Warmth 5K

Proceeds to help ensure the homeless are protected from the elements

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Published on March 10, 2022

Students Gain a New Appreciation for the Science Behind Extended Reality and Audio Engineering

Husson University faculty members share their knowledge at the 2022 Maine Science Festival.

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Published on February 28, 2022

Husson University’s Fighting Eagles Boxing Club Offers Wellness Classes for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

The Husson University Fighting Eagles Boxing Club, for the fifth consecutive year, is offering boxing-centered wellness classes that will allow people with Parkinson's disease to participate in non-contact boxing activities.

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Published on February 24, 2022

Husson University Fulbright Alumni Discuss Experiences and Opportunities at Gracie Black Box Theatre Reception

Husson University, alongside the Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association, will host a reception on Saturday, February 26 from 6 to 7 p.m., during which three Husson Fulbright Scholars will discuss their experiences.

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two people practicing occupational therapy

Published on February 21, 2022

Two Maine Higher Education Institutions’ Joint Simulation Exercise Designed to Improve Patient Care

Husson University occupational therapist (OT) students and Kennebec Valley Community College occupational therapy assistant (OTA) students to participate in joint patient care simulations.

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The four members of Le Vent du Nord standing next to eachother

Published on February 16, 2022

Acclaimed Progressive Acadian Folk Band, Le Vent du Nord, Coming to the Gracie Theatre

Quebec’s leading francophone folk performers are returning to Bangor

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Abdi Nor Iftin

Published on February 14, 2022

Fleeing from War-Torn Somalia

Author shares his personal journey as part of Black History Month at Husson University

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Jill Eikenberry poses behind Michael Tucker

Published on February 4, 2022

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with “Love Letters” and the Stars of “L.A. Law” at the Gracie Theatre

Popular “L.A. Law” stars and real-life couple Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker will usher in Valentine’s Day with a performance of the Pulitzer Prize nominated A.R. Gurney play, “Love Letters,” on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre.

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Published on January 28, 2022

Alumni Appreciation Week at Husson University to Feature Axe Throwing, Trivia Contests and Bowling

Online, off-campus and on-campus events to show alumni how important they are and how much they’re valued by the university

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Published on January 26, 2022

Corporate Escape and Maine Grapes

Bettina Doulton, the owner/operator of Cellardoor Winery, to talk about changing careers and running a vineyard at Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series

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Published on January 24, 2022

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Complementing the free matinee performance will be a Q & A session about the musical’s themes, art about the Underground Railroad, video, and students’ written compositions.

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Published on January 18, 2022

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Husson University Esports Facility

Husson University will host a ribbon cutting for the official opening of the Esports Center on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 2 pm in rooms 122 and 123 of the Darling Learning Center.

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