Awards and Recognition

Tijerina Awarded Killam Fellowship to Study in Canada

Congratulations to Honors student Santiago Tijerina for receiving a Killam Fellowship to study in Canada during the Fall 2021 semester! Santiago is a second-year international affairs major with a focus in economics and minors in French and management. He will study at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, where he plans to take courses […]

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Four Honors Students Among 2021 UMaine Student Symposium Award Winners

On April 16, 2021, 569 students showcased 338 research and creative works at the 2021 University of Maine Student Symposium (UMSS). Four Honors students were recognized among the ten undergraduate award winners. Top Award in Business: Jazlyn Dumas ’21, “The Importance of a Checkmark: An Investigation into the Perceptions of Social Media Verification and its […]

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Five Honors Students Among Summer 2021 CUGR and MSGC Fellowship Recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced its 2021 Summer Research and Creative Activities fellowship and Undergraduate Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Research Experience recipients. Each fellowship provides a $3,700 award per student for costs associated with the project. Five Honors students are among the 16 awardees: Maxwell Burtis ’22, Mechanical […]

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Paetow ’22 and Tillotson ’22 Awarded McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellowship

Two Honors students, Sabrina Paetow and Stephanie Tillotson, are among the four recently-announced McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate research fellows. Their fellowships will start this fall and extend into Spring 2022. Each fellow receives $4,000 each per semester for two semesters to complete the research or creative project of their choosing. They serve as humanities ambassadors […]

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Graduating Honors Seniors Receive Departmental and College-Wide Awards

Numerous graduating Honors students have been selected for Class of 2021 departmental awards in recent announcements from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Human Development, the Maine Business School, and the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Cole Butler, Outstanding Graduating […]

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Five Honors Students Among 2021 Outstanding Graduating Students

The Honors College staff wanted to take a moment to recognize the five Honors students among the Outstanding Graduating Students for the Class of 2021! Biochemistry major Bailey West of Stockton Springs, Maine is the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and the Outstanding Graduating Student in both the Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences, […]

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Dominique DiSpirito Named 2021 Truman Scholar

Congratulations to third-year Honors student and political science major Dominique DiSpirito, who was recently named a 2021 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation! The award recognizes students for their academic and leadership accomplishments and prospects of becoming leaders in public service. Recipients of the prestigious award receive up to $30,000 for graduate […]

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Delaney Burns ’22 Awarded McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellowship

UMaine Honors student Delaney Burns is among the four recently-appointed Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate fellows. Fellows receive $4,000 per semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities ambassadors to peers, the campus, and beyond. Delaney Burns is a fourth-year student from Gorham, Maine, […]

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