Honors Ambassadors to Host Minecraft Server Launch Event

Do you love playing Minecraft with friends? Join the Honors Ambassadors for the launch of the Honors College Minecraft Server on Friday, January 15th at 7 PM EST! The server will be accessible to Honors students that fill out the sign-up form at for the spring semester. We look forward to building a community […]

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Honors Ambassadors to Host Personal Care Item Drive on November 24

Food insecurity is all too common in Maine, even on our university campuses. Those experiencing food insecurity may experience difficulty securing other necessary resources, like personal care products. The Honors College Student Ambassadors want to address this need. The ambassadors are hosting a personal care item drive on Giving Tuesday, November 24, 2020 outside of […]

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Announcing the Honors Talent Show Competition Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Honors College Talent Show Competition

The votes have been tallied up — and the winners of the 2020 Honors College Talent Show competition have been chosen! Of our fifteen fantastic participants, these are the five whose entries received the most votes from the UMaine community: 1st place: Allison Ogle 2nd place: Tamra Benson 3rd place: Evelyn Zumwalt 4th place: Vinh-Nhan […]

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Honors students enjoying the ropes course at UMaine.

Honors Students Hit the Ropes with Maine Bound

As a part of our Honors Outdoor Program Series (HOPS), planned in collaboration with Maine Bound Adventure Center, many of our Honors students recently got to use the campus high ropes course. The ropes course is the perfect outdoor adventure, full of fun challenges, obstacles, and even a zip line! Students each had a turn […]

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Announcing the Honors Talent Show

Announcing the Honors Talent Show Competition

Do you sing, play an instrument, dance, or write poetry?  Are you a magician or actor in your spare time? If you have a talent you want to share, enter the Honors Talent Show competition! The top 5 entries will receive a gift card prize! Submission Process Please note: this competition is open only to current […]

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2020 Rezendes Ethics Essay Recognition - Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4:30pm EST on Zoom

Rezendes Ethics Essay Recognition Online Event to be held May 8

The Honors College at the University of Maine will host an online recognition event at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8 for the 2020 John M. Rezendes Annual Ethics Essay Competition. The competition invites undergraduate students to submit an 8- to 10-page essay that focuses on ethics, broadly construed. This year’s theme was “ethics and food […]

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First-year Honors students Rebecca Collins and Elaine Thomas hold their copies of the book Educated in the Orono Public Library

Associate Dean and Honors Students Lead OPL Discussion on Educated

On the evening of Tuesday, January 28, 2020, Honors College Associate Dean, Melissa Ladenheim, along with two first-year Honors students, Rebecca Collins and Elaine Thomas, led a discussion on Educated by Tara Westover, which was this past year’s Honors Read. The Honors Read is a text chosen each year by a group of Honors students […]

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Programs at the 1935 Society Tea in 2019

Honors College Hosts Inaugural 1935 Society Tea

On Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, the Honors College and Honors College Board of Advocates hosted the inaugural 1935 Society Tea. The 1935 Society is a special group of Honors supporters who are recognized for their engagement with the Honors community and philanthropic support to the College. The tea was held as a part of the […]

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