Awards and Recognition

A photo of the two Killam fellows. Left: Abigail Muscat, Right: Sarah Marcotte

Marcotte, Muscat awarded Killam Fellowships to study in Canada

Congratulations to Honors students Sarah Marcotte (right) and Abigail Muscat (left) for receiving Killam Fellowships to study in Canada during the Spring 2021 semester! Sarah is a third-year biology major who will be studying at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia; while Abigail is a third-year marine sciences major who will be studying at the […]

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Time Magazine Cover Illustration by Jill Pelto, July 20 2020

Artwork by Jill Pelto ’15H Featured as Time Magazine Cover

Jill Pelto, a 2015 Honors graduate, recently had her artwork featured on the cover of TIME magazine for their July 20, 2020 issue, titled “One Last Chance.” Jill, who studied Studio Art and Earth & Climate Sciences, weaves climate change data into her art. TIME also published an article about Jill and her recent accomplishments […]

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Photo of Abigail Muscat

Honors Student Muscat ’22 Named NOAA Scholar

Congratulation to rising third-year Honors student Abigail Muscat for being named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholar! All Hollings Scholars are awarded a two-year academic scholarship, complete a 10-week paid summer internship opportunity, and receive funding to participate in two national science conferences. Click here to read the recent […]

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Maine Talent Showcase Finalists Announced!

2 Honors Students Among Maine Talent Showcase Finalists

Two Honors students have been named as finalists in the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent show hosted by the Collins Center for the Arts (CCA)! The CCA received more than 100 entries for this competition. Now, the showcase has narrowed to ten finalists and the public will be able to vote for the winners! […]

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2020 Honors College Service Award - Lauren Ryan

Lauren Ryan ’20H Receives 2020 Honors College Service Award

The Honors College staff is proud to announce Lauren Ryan ’20H as the recipient of the 2020 Honors College Service Award. The award recognizes a graduating senior in the Honors College for their outstanding commitment and contributions to the University of Maine Honors community. During her time at the University of Maine, Lauren studied biomedical […]

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Peace Scholarship Announcement - Tom Adams

Tom Adams, Rising Honors Senior, receives George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship

Congratulations to rising senior Honors and secondary education major, Tom Adams, for receiving the 2020-2021 George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship! The scholarship brings one Maine college student abroad each year to study at the beautiful University College Cork in Cork City, Ireland. While abroad, Tom plans to “pursue his passion for music and soak up […]

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Congratulations to all of our Spring 2020 Honors scholarship recipients!

The Honors College Announces Spring 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Honors College is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s spring scholarships! Normally we would recognize these winners at the annual Honors Celebration, but this year’s event was unfortunately cancelled due to the global pandemic, so we hope to recognize them here. Thank you to the generous donors who make these scholarship opportunities […]

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Honors Medallion

2 Honors Students Among Fall 2020 McGillicuddy Fellows

UMaine Honors students Hailey Cedor and Katherine Reardon are two of the Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center undergraduate fellows. UMaine students Nolan Altvater and Nola Prevost were also awarded fellowships. Fellows receive $4,000 a semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities […]

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