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Fred Newman, the holder of 86 patents and author of over 15 papers dealing with various technical issues in the oil industry, will receive and honorary degree from Husson on Sunday, May 8, 2016 during the University's annual commencement exercises at the Cross Insurance Center.

Husson University to Confer Three Honorary Degrees at Commencement

By Eric B. Gordon on May 05, 2016, at 9:07 p.m.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-941-7129; husson.edu/commencement BANGOR, MAINE – At its 117th Annual Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Husson University will confer honorary …
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U.S. Senator Angus King will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2016 at Husson University’s 117th Annual Commencement Exercises on May 8, 2016.

Senator Angus King to Deliver Husson University Commencement Address

By Eric B. Gordon on May 04, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-941-7129; husson.edu/commencement BANGOR, MAINE – May 4, 2015 – Attorney, business executive, Governor and United States Senator: few individuals can cite as many career accomplishments as Senator Angus King. …
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Fundraising Auction at Belfast Area High School

By Kristen Waterman on Nov. 25, 2015, at 4:31 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Belfast Area High School , 98 Waldo Ave, Belfast, Maine Please come support Project Graduation and bid on some amazing items perfect for gift giving. Items include an African safari, trip to Disney, a Biplane ride with Owls Head Transportation …
Clockwise from top left: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton; Republican candidate John Kasich; and Fresno State University graduates in 2012.

How presidential candidates plan to deal with America’s student loan debt problem

By Moneytips.com, on Oct. 06, 2015, at 11:48 a.m.
Given the incredible rise in college costs and a collective outstanding student debt in the US approaching $1.3 trillion, 2016 Presidential candidates are beginning to address this issue in hopes of gaining elusive millennial votes. Millennials have been particularly hard hit by student loans on top of a recession and …
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Alexander Davis Graduates West Point

By Hailey Davis on June 12, 2015, at 12:53 p.m.
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Alexander Jeffry Davis, son Rev. and Mrs. Jeffry Davis of Liberty, Maine, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 23. Davis graduated from Mount View High School in 2011. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in International History and Foreign Language …
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Alexander Davis graduates West Point

By Hailey Davis on June 11, 2015, at 8:52 a.m.
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Cadet Alexander Jeffry Davis, son of Rev. and Mrs. Jeffry Davis of Liberty, Maine, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 23. Davis graduated from Mount View High School in 2011. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in International History and Foreign …
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Tristan Gardner

Hampden Academy honor parts for Class of 2015

on June 10, 2015, at 3:44 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — Hampden Academy will hold its graduation exercises at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 14. Tickets are required for admittance to graduation. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. The class marshal is Gary Gallagher. The following students will speak at graduation: Tristan Gardner will give the valedictory address. Tristan …
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PVAEC Adult Education holds Graduation Ceremony

By Hilda Roberts on June 08, 2015, at 4:05 p.m.
Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative held its 2015 Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 4 at Center Theatre in Dover-Foxcroft. 20 graduates were in attendance, and the theatre was packed with family and friends of the graduates in the audience. Guests were treated to the musical stylings of Jason Curran and …
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Claire Petersen

Hermon High School Class of 2015 honor parts

on June 03, 2015, at 11:32 a.m.
Principal Brian M. Walsh is pleased to announce the honor parts for the Hermon High School graduating Class of 2015. Commencement ceremonies will take place on Saturday, June 13, at 11:00a.m. at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Claire Elizabeth Petersen, daughter of Gail Tudor and Dan Petersen of Hermon, has …
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Lauren Martin

Old Town High School announces honor parts

on June 03, 2015, at 11:14 a.m.
Old Town High School Principal Scott Gordon announces the honor parts for the Class of 2015. Graduation will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12th in the MacKenzie Gymnasium. Scholarships and Awards Night will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11th in the MacKenzie Gymnasium. Lauren …
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Valedictorian- Ashley Hersey

Easton Jr./Sr. High School announces Class of 2015 honor parts

By eastonschools on June 03, 2015, at 7:40 a.m.
The principal of Easton Junior Senior High School, Cameron Adams, is pleased to announce the honor parts for the graduation ceremonies of the Class of 2015. The graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015. Valedictorian Ashley Hersey is the daughter of Jack Hersey and Deborah Hersey. Ashley …
Colby College President David Greene, left, and actor/filmmaker Robert Redford march out with the graduating seniors at the school's commencement on Sunday, May, 24, 2015.

17 rules to live by, as delivered by celebrities and politicians to Maine graduates

By Seth Koenig on June 01, 2015, at 3:17 p.m.
Each May, all around the country, college graduates are given words of encouragement from accomplished speakers hoping to motivate the next generation. Some of the biggest names in politics, Hollywood, literature and music have taken part in those springtime rites of passage here in Maine to inspire the leaders of …
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Influential activist in Bar Harbor for commencement address

By rob levin on May 29, 2015, at 4 p.m.
Internationally renowned social activist Naomi Klein, whom The New Yorker called “the most visible and influential figure on the American left,” will be in Maine to give the keynote address at College of the Atlantic’s (COA) 2015 commencement on June 6. Klein, a New York Times bestselling author and contributing …
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Olivia Blom

Graduation ceremonies set for Portland schools

on May 29, 2015, at 2:54 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Graduation ceremonies are set for the first week of June for Deering, Portland and Casco Bay High Schools. The schools also have released the names of valedictorians, salutatorians and other top graduates. The dates, times and locations of the graduation ceremonies are as follows: Deering High School Graduation: …
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Alexa Gray

Brewer High School Class of 2015 honor parts announced

on May 29, 2015, at 12:53 p.m.
Principal David W. Wall is pleased to announce the honor parts for the Brewer High School Class of 2015. The commencement ceremony will take place at 2 PM on Sunday, June 7th at the University of Maine’s Collins Center of the Arts. Alexa Gray, daughter of Melissa Gray of Brewer …
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Underwater explorer Barry Clifford is MCI commencement speaker

on May 27, 2015, at 11:01 a.m.
PITTSFIELD, Maine — Maine Central Institute has announced that underwater explorer Barry Clifford will be this year’s commencement speaker. MCI alumnus Barry Clifford (Class of 1965) is one of the world’s foremost underwater explorers, famous for finding the pirate ship Whydah. The Whydah is the first authenticated pirate shipwreck ever discovered. Lost …
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Nokomis Regional High commencement on June 5

By Melissa Leali on May 27, 2015, at 9:10 a.m.
NEWPORT, Maine — Nokomis Regional High Principal Mary Nadeau has announced that the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2015 will be held Friday, June 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Nokomis gymnasium. The guest speaker for Graduation will be COL Mark Brooks of Hartland and a 1987 graduate …
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The Bangor High School Class of 1980 35 Year Mixer

By Kathryn Mcleod on May 20, 2015, at 2:33 p.m.
Friday, July 24, 2015 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Season’s, 427 Main Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: bhs1980.org/ The Bangor High School Class of 1980 35 Year Mixer is scheduled for Friday, July 24, 2015, at the Season’s Black Bear Room, 427 Main Street Bangor, Maine 04401 (formerly …
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UMFK’s 133rd Commencement Ceremony held on May 9

By UMFK News on May 11, 2015, at 5:10 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 133rd commencement exercises held at UMFK on May 9. University President Wilson G. Hess presided over the ceremony that conferred 164 bachelor degrees and 41 associate degrees. In addition to awarding the diplomas to the Class …
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Graduates make their way to their seats Saturday for graduation ceremonies at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine 2015 graduate is great-great-granddaughter of man in first commencement

By Judy Harrison on May 09, 2015, at 4:56 p.m.
ORONO | Johanna Haskell can trace her family’s legacy at the University of Maine back five generations to the first graduating class in 1872. The 30-year-old cosmetologist and mother of three was one of 1,687 undergraduate and graduate students the university expected to participate in two commencement ceremonies Saturday …