Honors students complete Tutorial Alternative

Each year, Honors students partake in a variety of off-campus learning opportunities, ranging from internships, to traveling abroad, and research.  The Honors College gives these students an opportunity to fulfill certain graduation requirements through an Honors Tutorial Alternative course. This year, 18 students completed the course, sharing their experience through submission of photographs and reflective essays, as well as classroom presentations. Below is a list of all student participants from the Fall 2015 semester:



Natalie Altvater (Chemical Engineering) – Co-op  at  Woodland Pulp LLC . mill. Baileyville, ME.

Alyssa Cramb (Animal & Veterinary Science) – New England Equine Medical and Surgical Center in Dover, NH. Montana Equine Medical and Surgical Center in Three Forks, Montana.

Brady Davis (Business Management) – L.L. Bean. Freeport, ME.

Tayelor Gosselin (Wildlife Ecology) – Brookhaven National Laboratory. Long Island in Upton, NY.

Rebecca Grant (Wildlife Ecology, Animal & Veterinary Science) – Avian Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Freedom, ME.

Alexa Grissinger (Animal & Vet Science, Equine Studies) –Great South Vets. Auckland, New Zealand.

Arden McSwain (Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Mathematics) – Flat Iron Constructors. San Francisco, California.

Matt Sullivan (Zoology) – New England Wildlife Center. South Weymouth, MA.

Monique Theriault (Microbiology) – Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory. Mount Desert Island, ME.

John Woodill Jr. (Mechanical Engineering, Robotics) – TRUMPF Phototonics. Cranbury, NJ.


Study Abroad:

Emily Anderson (Ecology and Environmental Science) – Center for Ecological Learning and Living. Iceland.

Claire Fouchereaux  (History, French) – l’Université de Montréal. Montréal, Canada.

Emily Duran-Frontera (Food Science & Human Nutrition) – Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Interamerican University of Puerto Rico). Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

Katrina Lapham (Communication Sciences and Disorders) – University of Bangor. Bangor, Wales.

Julia Mackin-McLaughlin (Marine Science, Studio Art) –  School of Marine Science. Xiamen, China.

Megan Morey (Communication Sciences & Disorders) – University of Stirling. Stirling, Scotland.



Sarah Ford (Nursing) – UMaine Nursing International, International Student Learning. San Jose, Costa Rica.

Hallie Marshall (Wildlife Ecology) – Umaine course EES 475 – Tropical Ecology. Travel to Tahuayo Lodge and Amazon Research Center. Amazon River, Peru.