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Nine college faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Nine of the college’s faculty have received tenure and/or promotion. The faculty members were nominated by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. “UMaine’s world-class faculty are at the heart of […]

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Walker speaks with WVII about increasing enrollment to meet nurse shortage

Mary Walker, director of the University of Maine School of Nursing, was interviewed by WVII (Channel 7) about increasing enrollment to meet the state’s growing nurse shortage. “Maine is experiencing a shortfall in nurses that is going to deepen across the next five years until there are about 3,200 nurses short of what we need […]

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Nursing student, ROTC cadet, field hockey player featured on WABI

Lydia Gavner, a nursing student at the University of Maine, was featured on WABI (Channel 5). Gavner also is a member of the UMaine field hockey team and a cadet in the UMaine Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). “I have a list of priorities. Obviously I can’t play field hockey if I don’t have […]

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UMaine welcomes 115 School of Nursing students, WABI reports

WABI (Channel 5) reported 115 University of Maine School of Nursing students — the largest first-year class in recent history — took an oath of compassionate care during the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and American Association of Colleges of Nursing White Coat Ceremony. With many Maine nurses nearing the retirement age, it’s expected that by […]

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Sun Journal interviews nursing student about volunteer trip to Costa Rica

The Sun Journal spoke with University of Maine nursing student Natalie Bolduc of Dixfield for an article about her volunteer trip to Costa Rica. Bolduc was one of 15 UMaine nursing majors who traveled to the Central American country during spring break to provide health care to those in need, according to the article. “They […]

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UMaine students awarded Eastern Maine Medical Center Scholarships from Medical Staff

Physicians and other medical providers at Eastern Maine Medical Center recently awarded scholarships to three University of Maine students this who aspire to enter health professions in Maine after graduation. “It is a privilege for the Medical Staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center to award scholarships to deserving students at the University of Maine”, says […]

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Media cover disaster simulation held by School of Nursing, UVAC

The Bangor Daily News and WABI (Channel 5) reported on a disaster simulation held at the University of Maine for students in the School of Nursing and University Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC). The event featured a simulated active shooter and about 20 actors with a range of injuries to provide hands-on training for 40 UMaine […]

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School of Nursing, UVAC to hold disaster simulation on campus May 5

An active shooter with multiple victims will be the focus of a disaster simulation May 5 at the University of Maine for students in the School of Nursing and University Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC). The event, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on campus, will feature a simulated active shooter and 20 actors with a range of […]

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