Honors News

Feature Friday: Vanessa Bambe Cyuzuzo ’24

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Vanessa Bambe Cyuzuzo. Vanessa is a first-year civil engineering major and international student from Nyanza, Rwanda. Her favorite thing about Honors […]

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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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Feature Friday: Kora Kukk

Feature Friday: Kora Kukk ’21

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Kora Kukk. Kora is a senior biomedical engineering major with a minor in nanotechnology from Brookfield, Connecticut. Her favorite thing about […]

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Feature Friday: Olivia Kjellander

Feature Friday: Olivia Kjellander ’24

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our feature is on Olivia Kjellander. Olivia is a first-year chemistry major with a minor in film studies from Kingston, Massachusetts! Her favorite thing about […]

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View and vote on the entries for the Honors Talent Show Competition!

Honors Talent Show Competition – View Entries and Vote Here!

The submission period of the Honors Talent Show Competition is officially over. We received 15 fantastic entries from our Honors students featuring a broad variety of talents, including reading original poetry, creating musical covers or recording original songs, slack lining, mimicry, and more! Check out all of the entries below then click here to fill […]

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A collage of photos of the Honors Ambassadors. Clockwise from top: Bailey West, Gabby Sands, Katie Tims, Megan Driscoll, Dominique DiSpirito, Michael Furtado, Kate Follansbee

Introducing the 2020-2021 Honors Ambassadors

The Honors College is proud to introduce our 2020-2021 Honors Ambassadors! The Ambassador program is a new Honors initiative spearheaded by Honors College Associate Dean Melissa Ladenheim. The Ambassadors are current Honors students from a variety of years and majors. They will serve as community builders and resources for prospective and current students through admissions […]

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Awards from the UMaine Student Symposium

CUGR Student Symposium Award Winners Announced

An Honors student and several recent Honors graduates received awards at the 2020 UMaine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Student Symposium! The virtual symposium took place on Friday, October 2nd and 270 students showcased 131 research and creative works. Top Undergraduate Project in Allied Health: Sophia Palangas ’20H, “Assessing Health Related Quality of Life, Language Impairment, […]

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Feature Friday: Michael Furtado ’23

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. Our feature this week is on Michael Furtado. Michael is a second-year mechanical engineering major from Coventry, Rhode Island. Michael appreciates the opportunities for self-growth and reflection […]

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Feature Friday: Katie Trebilcock ’22

The Honors College’s Feature Friday series highlights an Honors student every Friday and shares a little bit about their experiences in Honors and at the University of Maine. This week, our profile is on Katie Trebilcock. Katie is a third-year wildlife ecology major with concentrations in wildlife management and conservation biology as well as a […]

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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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