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2023 Press Releases

An evergreen tree with blue and white lights is shown with two women standing beside it.

Published on December 11, 2023

Husson Hosting Trent’s Tree in Support of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Known as Trent’s Tree, this is part of a statewide effort to bring attention to mental health and suicide prevention in December.

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Published on December 11, 2023

Student Artwork to be Showcased During Artwalk

Student artwork will be showcased across Husson University’s campus in seven venues during the Husson Artwalk on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

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A visual of Husson's campus is shown with a red line on College Circle, indicating where parking is no longer allowed.

Published on December 8, 2023

A Change is Coming to Husson’s Campus Parking on Monday, Dec. 11

In an effort to enhance safety and improve traffic flow around campus, parking around College Circle at Husson University will be prohibited beginning on Dec. 11, 2023.

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Published on November 30, 2023

Husson University Statement on NCAA Infraction

The NCAA has issued an infraction stemming from self-reported violations by Husson University’s swimming & diving program

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The exterior of The Gracie Theatre is shown in this file photo.

Published on November 27, 2023

A Holiday Mystery Extravaganza is Coming to The Gracie

“Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold,” is an uproariously funny show from the Late Nite Catechism series.

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A Husson University pharmacy student is helped into her white coat by a professor on the state at The Gracie Theatre in Bangor.

Published on November 17, 2023

29 Husson Pharmacy Students Received Their White Coats on Nov. 17

The 2023 White Coat Ceremony was the 15th annual presentation of white coats to Husson pharmacy students.

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Volunteers are shown in the Dickerman Dining Center preparing meals in 2022 for Thanksgiving.

Published on November 17, 2023

Husson University Will Help Feed 140 Older Adults and People with Disabilities on Thanksgiving This Year

Husson University employees will join with two local organizations on Thanksgiving to provide 140 hot holiday meals for older adults and people with disabilities at two living facilities in Bangor.

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President Robert Clark of Husson University is shown addressing a crowd from a podium at the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center during a Veterans Day presentation in 2023.

Published on November 10, 2023

Veterans Honored at Husson University

Husson University held several events this week recognizing veterans in honor of Veterans Day. 

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Two Husson University physical therapy students are shown interacting.

Published on November 8, 2023

Husson’s Pro Bono PT Clinic is Now Accepting New Patients

The clinic is staffed by Husson University Physical Therapy graduate students who provide free treatments under the supervision of licensed physical therapists.

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Husson University's Alfond Hall is seen in this photo.

Published on November 6, 2023

Husson University to Honor Veterans at Events on Nov. 9-10

Husson University will honor veterans at a series of events on Nov. 9 through 10 in honor of Veterans Day.

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A promotional image for illusionist Mike Super is shown.

Published on November 2, 2023

America’s Favorite Mystifier Returns to The Gracie Theatre in Bangor on Nov. 11

Prepare to be amazed: A fan-favorite illusionist and magician returns to The Gracie Theatre November 11 with an all-new show. 

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Alfond Hall is shown at dusk.

Published on October 27, 2023

Campus Update — October 27, 2023

President Robert Clark updates the Husson community on campus operations on Oct. 27, 2023

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Husson University's bell tower is shown in this photo.

Published on October 26, 2023

A Message From President Robert Clark Regarding the Lewiston Tragedy

Husson President Robert Clark responds to the tragedy in Lewiston, offering a message of support for our campus community.

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Students are shown interacting with an organization representative at the 2022 Fall Career Fair at Husson University.

Published on October 25, 2023

More than 70 Organizations Expected for Husson University’s 2023 Fall Career Fair

The annual event brings hiring employers together with eager job-seeking students

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Published on October 24, 2023

Maine Hospital Association Has Partnered with Husson University for Workforce Development

The association joins other notable Maine organizations in choosing Husson as its educational partner

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Husson University students are shown interacting with a business representative at the 2022 Career Fair.

Published on October 23, 2023

Husson’s Career Week Begins Oct. 30

Career Development Week will be held on Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 and will feature a series of interactive events designed to prepare students for their future jobs.

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This is a headshot of Dajuan Eubanks.

Published on October 20, 2023

Boston Celtics Vice President Is the Next Speaker in Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series

Dajuan Eubanks is a vice president with the Boston Celtics and the president of the Maine Celtics

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The Wildey Communication Center, which houses NESCOM on Husson University's campus, is shown in this file photo.

Published on October 19, 2023

NESCOM Building Temporarily Closed Following Water Main Break

A water main break on campus Wednesday flooded the NESCOM building

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This image shows the show poster for Material Girls, the first show to take the stage at The Gracie for the 2023-24 season.

Published on October 18, 2023

Material Girls Set to Rock The Gracie on Oct. 27

The high-energy show will feature the music of Adele, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Cher and more.

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Published on October 17, 2023

Husson Awarded More Than $2 Million to Improve Retention and Graduation Rates for Low-Income Students

The competitive federal grant will fund the creation of the Supporting Students through Advising, Programming, and Technology Initiative

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President Robert Clark of Husson University is shown in a cap and gown speaking at a podium at Commencement 2023.

Published on October 16, 2023

Husson University President Robert Clark announces his retirement

Clark will remain President & CEO of the university until December of 2024

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Students speak with law enforcement professionals at Husson University during a career fair in 2022.

Published on October 10, 2023

Law Enforcement Agencies Look to Husson to Fill Vacancies Across the State and Nation

Career-ready students from Husson University’s School of Legal Studies ready to wow legal and law enforcement organizations during 14th Annual Legal Studies Career Day

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Dean Marie Hansen is shown seated on stage at The Gracie Theatre in Bangor, Maine, alongside Maine businessman Sean Riley.

Published on October 5, 2023

Distinguished Business Speaker Series Kicks Off With Talk About Caring for Employees and Social Responsibility

Sean Riley, president and CEO of Maine Course Hospitality Group, spoke during the first installment in the series sponsored by MMG Insurance Company.

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Published on October 3, 2023

Harold Alfond Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Husson University School of Technology and Innovation

The grant will help support the school’s academic programs, student scholarships and prospective student outreach efforts.

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Sean Riley, president and CEO of Maine Course Hospitality Group, poses for a headshot. Riley wears a blue checkered suit with a white shirt and blue and white handkerchief. He poses in front of a grey backdrop.

Published on September 28, 2023

Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series to Feature Sean Riley, President and CEO of Maine Course Hospitality Group

The hospitality industry veteran will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at noon in Husson University’s Gracie Theatre.

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List of Gracie Theatre shows for the 2023-2024 season.

Published on September 21, 2023

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University’s 12th Season to Feature 10 Shows, Including Fan Favorites From Past Seasons

This season’s theme - “Fan Faves!” - brings several shows from past seasons back to the stage, with performances ranging from music and drama to comedy and magic.

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A packed crowd of students and Baldwin, the Husson University mascot, cheer during homecoming 2022.

Published on September 15, 2023

Husson to Celebrate 125th Anniversary at Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend 2023 kicks off Husson University’s year-long 125th anniversary celebration. This year, the celebration for alumni, friends and current students runs from Friday, September 22 through Saturday, September 23.

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A Husson University student uses a tablet in the iEX Center at Harold Alfond Hall in Bangor.

Published on August 22, 2023

Pixotope Education Program Expands to the U.S. with the Addition of Husson University

Global program brings cutting-edge, Hollywood-tested, tools to Maine's only extended reality Bachelor of Science degree program.

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Photo of the Leadership Aroostook Beta Class Graduates. They are lined up in front of a projector with an image of a potato field and text that says, "Thank You." They are wearing Black Leadership Aroostok T-Shirts.

Published on July 13, 2023

Leadership Aroostook’s Second Graduating Class Creates Operational Plans to Move the County Forward

Professional development created in conjunction with Husson University’s College of Business benefits aspiring managers, county employers and the community

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A pharmacy camp student stands over a lab station and injects a syringe of liquid into a beaker.

Published on July 12, 2023

Husson University’s July Summer Camps Offer Students the Opportunity to Explore Healthcare and Pharmacy

Open to high school students, these camps provide students with an opportunity to explore potential career paths and meet others who share similar interests.

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Image is of St. George's University Campus. The campus buildings are tan with orange roofs. The campus is located right on the shore of Grenada in the West Indies. The water is a beautiful aqua blue and there are 8 boats near the shore.

Published on June 22, 2023

St. George's University Announces New Admissions Partnership with Husson University

St. George's University has launched a new partnership with Husson University.

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Image of MMG Insurance headquarters. The image features the brick MMG building, a green lawn, and a bright blue sky with small white clouds.

Published on June 21, 2023

MMG Insurance and Husson University Sign Agreement

MMG employees now qualify for tuition discounts on certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees

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A Physical Therapist looks at a patient's arm and others observe.

Published on May 17, 2023

Husson University Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidates to Host Cancer Survivor Wellness Workshops

Open to the public, the workshops in Bangor and Presque Isle will provide information about managing pain, fatigue, chemo-induced conditions and mental health.

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Beth Sharp stands at a podium and smiles at the camera.

Published on May 15, 2023

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student at Husson University Wins ACA’s Essay Competition Grand Prize

Essay addressed the need for multicultural counseling excellence.

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Pharmacy student works in a lab

Published on May 9, 2023

Husson University’s School of Pharmacy Ranked among the Top 20 Pharmacy Schools by Becker’s Hospital Review

Ranking is based on colleges’ and universities’ NAPLEX passage rates from 2020 – 2022 according to data from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.

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Published on May 5, 2023

Hooding Ceremony to Celebrate Husson Graduate Students’ Achievements

Nearly 300 master’s degrees and doctoral degrees to be awarded.

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Nurses smiling after receiving their pins during the School of Nursing pinning ceremony.

Published on May 4, 2023

New Nurses are Welcomed into the Profession at Husson University Pinning Ceremony

The Husson University School of Nursing will host a pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs on Friday, May 5, at 2 pm in Newman Gymnasium

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Students posing together at a graduation ceremony.

Published on May 3, 2023

Husson University to Hold 124th Annual Commencement Exercises at the Cross Insurance Center

Commencement ceremony to recognize the awarding of over 850 professional certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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Exterior of Newman Gymnasium entrance

Published on April 26, 2023

Husson University’s Food, Resource and Hygiene Product Pantry Fights Food Insecurity and Other Issues Affecting Students

On Thursday, April 27, 2023, Husson University will be sponsoring a food, resource and hygiene product pantry in the D. Bruce MacGregor Sports Hall of Fame Room in the William P. Newman Athletic Facility, also known as the Newman Gymnasium building. The event is free and open to anyone in the Husson University campus community who needs assistance.

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Two students playing pool

Published on April 22, 2023

Eagle Fest and Spring Week Carnival Give Husson Students a Chance to Unwind Before Final Exams

Students will be able to enjoy good food, fun inflatables, a mechanical bull, a dunk tank, a kahuna slide, laser tag and lots more.

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Aerial view of a prior Research and Scholarship Day

Published on April 19, 2023

13th Annual Research and Scholarship Day Showcases Faculty and Student Research at Husson University

Husson University's 13th annual Research and Scholarship Day will also feature Lain Drummond, Ph.D, MDI Biological Laboratory professor and director of the Kathryn W. Davis Center for Regenerative Biology and Aging, as this year's plenary speaker.

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Published on April 18, 2023

Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series to Feature Matthew McHatten, President and CEO of MMG Insurance

This Aroostook County executive will be the final 2022-2023 Distinguished Business Speaker. A new slate of speakers for 2023-2024 will be announced in the fall.

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Clue actors standing in a semi-circle on stage.

Published on April 12, 2023

Was it Professor Plum in the Library with a Candlestick?

Husson University’s student theatre company to present the comedy/mystery “Clue,” based on the classic Parker Brothers board game.

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Governor Janet Mills posing and smiling with Husson students and faculty.

Published on April 10, 2023

Husson University’s School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management Honored at 2023 Governor's Conference on Tourism

The school was recognized for “Leadership and Growth” at the 2023 Maine Tourism Awards ceremony.

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Two physical therapists performing a physical therapy session.

Published on April 5, 2023

Public Invited to Sign Up for 2nd Annual Free Physical Therapy Checkups at Husson University’s Pro Bono Clinic

These checkups are ideal for anyone experiencing pain, suffering from a chronic disease that affects their mobility or who has concerns about their strength and flexibility.

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Black and white image of Jon Michael Ogletree.

Published on March 31, 2023

Jon Michael Ogletree to Perform “100 Years of Music” at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Besides being an accomplished musician, Ogletree has the distinction of being the shortest professional pianist in the world.

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Students on tour of campus.

Published on March 23, 2023

Accepted Student Day to Give High School Students a Taste of Attending Husson University

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

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Tom Rush playing an acoustic guitar while sitting on a stool.

Published on March 23, 2023

Concert at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre to Feature Gifted Folk Musician Tom Rush

Rush is credited with shaping the folk music revival of the 1960s and the musical genre’s renaissance in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Husson Maine Science Festival Team posing for a picture.

Published on March 22, 2023

Presentations on Pathogens and Excessive Concert Sound Are Just Two of Contributions Husson University is Making to the Maine Science Festival

Husson University students and faculty members are sharing their knowledge and expertise at the upcoming event in order to support science education in Maine.

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Students holding up motivational signs during the Walk for Warmth.

Published on March 17, 2023

The Sixth Annual Walk for Warmth 5K

Proceeds to help ensure the homeless are protected from the elements.

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People playing basketball in wheelchairs.

Published on March 16, 2023

Wheelchair Basketball Players Take to the Court at Husson University

This event is designed to be both fun and educational while allowing students to build an understanding and appreciation of the mobility challenges affecting the disabled community.

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Three smiling pharmacy students standing next to each other behind a table that has a book on it.

Published on March 9, 2023

Research by Husson Pharmacy Faculty and PCHC Colleague Describes Second-Year Pharmacy Residency Growth

Despite increasing the number of programs, the growth of different categories has been uneven

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Published on March 7, 2023

$2 Million in Gifts from John M. Webber to Benefit Business Students and Library at Husson University

$1 million will support scholarships for deserving accounting or finance students. The other million will enhance the collections of the Sawyer Library.

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Karan Casey standing in front of a wall with graffiti on it.

Published on March 2, 2023

Karan Casey, One of Ireland’s Most Celebrated Singers, to Perform at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Irish love songs, ballads and songs of social justice to be featured along with music from her latest album. This performance is part of her 2023 North American tour.

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Photo of LeLand Gantt.

Published on February 16, 2023

One-Man Show, “Rhapsody in Black,” celebrates Black History Month at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Performance explores issues of racism as it reaffirms the importance of humanity.

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Alfond Hall on the Husson University Campus in Bangor.

Published on February 16, 2023

Husson University Creates New Institute for Strategic Leadership and Workforce Development

Institute to provide students, professionals and organizations with opportunities to enhance their leadership capabilities.

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Photo of Berlinda Wongli, pharmacist and Husson University Graduate standing in a pharmacy setting,

Published on February 10, 2023

88% of Husson University School of Pharmacy Graduates Pass National Licensure Examination on First Attempt

Results are 10% higher than the national average first-time passage rate

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Published on February 2, 2023

NESCom at Husson University Cuts Ribbon on New Full-Service Student-Run Marketing Agency

The One Circle Agency will deliver pro bono advertising, branding and marketing assistance to local Maine businesses.

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The Classic Rock Orchestra performs on stage.

Published on January 17, 2023

The ‘70s and ‘80s Live Again at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Enjoy the songs you sing in your car at the top of your lungs when you think no one is watching!

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