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Friday, September 30, 2022
David Brighton and his amazing band deliver a stunning note-for-note tribute to David Bowie as part of this theatrical concert event  BANGOR, MAINE – September 30, 2022 – “Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience,” blasts off in Bangor for a “one-night only” concert event on Saturday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage of Husson University’s Gracie Theatre. The concert and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, September 29, 2022
POD graduates are part of the next generation of health care professionals at Northern Light Health working toward improving the patient experience.  BANGOR, MAINE – September 27, 2022 – For the past five years, Husson University has been helping to educate Northern Light Health employees through their Professional and Organizational Development (POD) program. On August 23, 2022, Husson ...read more
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Good Samaritan Agency's 25th Annual Rubber Duck Race! Race Day Information   WHAT:    The 25th Annual Bangor Rubber Duck Race is an exciting family and community event. Once again this year, the event will be held virtually! WHEN:    Friday, October 28, 2022. Children from our childcare center will be picking random ducks from kiddie pools.  HOW:    You can participate by sponsoring one or more ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Gerritsen will talk about the unusual route she took to becoming an internationally bestselling author and the publishing business.BANGOR, MAINE – September 22, 2022 – The seventh installment of Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series will feature international bestselling author Tess Gerritsen. Known as a master of mystery and medical suspense novels, Gerritsen will talk about ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Scholarship recipients are Maine students pursuing higher education  BANGOR, MAINE – September 20, 2022 – On September 14, Husson hosted an event in the Beardsley Meeting House honoring Worthington Scholarship Foundation scholarship recipients attending the university. The Foundation awarded $6.4 million dollars to over 400 2022 graduates from partner public high schools in 11 Maine counties ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
BANGOR, ME – Maine-Stay 2022 is poised to be the state’s biggest tourism and hospitality marketing conference. The inaugural conference was announced earlier this month and will be taking place on October 19th and 20th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Maine-Stay 2022 will offer tourism and hospitality business owners, leaders, and decision-makers new insights and fresh data, and will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Tours of the RALI CARES trailer are designed to help visitors see the possible warning signs of hidden drugs in teenagers’ bedrooms.  BANGOR, MAINE – September 13, 2022 – According to the Maine Data Drug Hub, in 2021, there were 631 fatal overdoses and 4,448 non-fatal overdoses in our state.[1]Nationally, 32% of 12th graders, 19% of 10th graders, and 10% of 8th graders said they used illicit ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 29, 2022
$2 million in donations and institutional funds made the seven new state-of-the-art laboratories possible   BANGOR, MAINE – August 29, 2022 – Husson University celebrated the official opening of seven new modern science laboratories with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Tours of the new facility, refreshments and science demonstrations were available at the conclusion of ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
WHO:  On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Husson University will be welcoming first-year students back to campus for the beginning of the new academic year. Returning students will move into the residence halls on the following day. (Sunday, August 28, 2022)  WHAT: A variety of activities will be taking place on Saturday, August 27, 2022 and Sunday, August 28, 2022.  Saturday, August 27, 2022 8 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Friday, August 19, 2022
This year’s unique and diverse selection of entertaining performances will be both exciting and memorable.  BANGOR, MAINE – August 19, 2021 –The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is proud to welcome patrons back with a spectacular line-up of performers for its 11th season.This year’s entertainment offerings include comedy, music, drama and magic.  “This will be the biggest and best season in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 15, 2022
All first-time students who enroll in an online program at Husson University will receive a $500 discount on their initial class.  BANGOR, MAINE – August 15,2022 – Degrees from colleges and universities have a significant impact on individuals’ earnings. In 2021, full-time workers between the ages of 22 and 27, who completed a bachelor’s degree, earned a median annual wage of $52,000 per year ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Live events and sports to take place the second week of the semesterBANGOR, MAINE – August 11, 2022 – Homecoming Weekend is an excitement-filled event for alumni, friends and current students. This year, the celebration at Husson University runs from Friday, September 9 through Saturday, September 10, 2022. The featured football game will pit Husson University against rival Plymouth ...read more
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Wednesday, August 03, 2022
These degrees will benefit anyone interested in expanding brand awareness or adding value to their organization. BANGOR, MAINE – August 3,2022 – Helping brands and organizations grow and innovate takes a specialized skill set grounded in communications. In an effort to help busy professionals obtain the skill sets they need to succeed, Husson University Online announced today that they have ...read more
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Friday, July 22, 2022
BANGOR, MAINE – July 22,2022 – Husson University Online announced today that it has launched two new career-focused certificate programs that provide specialized knowledge beneficial to those working in psychology and business.   Students can now earn a certificate in animal assisted therapy from Husson University Online. “Interactions between humans and animals have proven to have a number of ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 06, 2022
This program is geared toward students interested in law-related careers that help protect the great outdoors.BANGOR, MAINE – July 6, 2022 – Husson University announced today that it is launching a new comprehensive four-year degree program in conservation law. This will provide students with the education they need to become state game wardens, park rangers, forest rangers, members of the Maine ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Education
Wednesday, July 06, 2022
Open to the public, the workshop will provideinformation about managing arthritis and rheumatic disease symptoms  BANGOR, MAINE – July 6, 2022 – Husson’s School of Physical Therapy announced today that it will be hosting a free arthritis self-management workshop on July 16, 2022 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the University’s Research and Education Center at 79 Marshall Road in Bangor, Maine.  “This is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Education, Community
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
The camp is an outstanding opportunity for students to learn more about what it’s like to attend college and work as a professional pharmacist. BANGOR, MAINE – June 29, 2022 – From July 18 – 20, Husson University will be hosting their 2022 Pharmacy Summer Camp on their Bangor campus. The three-day camp gives high school students an opportunity to experience what it means to be a professional ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, June 17, 2022
Grant will support programs and outreach from Husson’s new School of Technology and Innovation  BANGOR, MAINE – June 17, 2022 – Husson University announced today that it recently received a generous $2.2 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation. The grant will accelerate the implementation of programs and outreach associated with the new School of Technology and Innovation. This school is ...read more
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Wednesday, June 08, 2022
The event will recognize the important contributions of alumni, employees, students, parents, donors and friends of the University  BANGOR, MAINE – June 8, 2022 – Members of the Husson University community, including alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, donors and friends, are invited to participate in Celebrate Husson! from Sunday, June 12 through Friday, June 17, 2022. The six days of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, June 07, 2022
Rohman recognized for his many contributions to the success of WBRC, Husson University, the Greater Bangor community, and Maine    BANGOR, MAINE – June 7, 2022 – At Husson’s recent graduate student hooding ceremony, the University presented the Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award to John Rohman, the former chief executive officer of WBRC, mayor of Bangor and current chair of the University’s Board of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, May 26, 2022
BANGOR, MAINE – May 26, 2022 – Husson University announced today that long-time colleague and friend, Paul Husson passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The University extends its heartfelt condolences to everyone who worked with Paul professionally as well as his family.  Paul was completely devoted to Husson University, the educational institution founded by his father Chesley. He spent nearly ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Friday, April 29, 2022
BANGOR, MAINE – April 29, 2022 – Husson University announced today that eight New England residents have been named as this year’s valedictorians. They are Kylie Donovan, Rachel Helmke, Emily Michaud, Julia O'Leary, Alyssa Prest, Alyssa Patterson, Elena Speronis and Jacob Nevells.“Our eight valedictorians and four salutatorians all achieved academic distinction by committing themselves to their ...read more
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Their repertoire includes rock, country, classical and more.  BANGOR, MAINE – April 27, 2022 – TAKE3, the genre-smashing musical trio, brings their unexpected and unique compositions to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 7 p.m. The generous support of the John Kilgore Fund is making this concert possible.  “What I love about TAKE3, besides their rock-star ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university’s student theatre club, to present the popular thriller, “The Birds,” at the Gracie’s Black Box Theatre  BANGOR, MAINE – April 27, 2022 – Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university’s official student theatre club, will perform Conor McPherson’s “The Birds” in a special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service from Friday, April 29, 2022 through ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Passing this rigorous examination is a requirement for counselor licensure in many states. The percentage of students who pass this exam on their first attempt is a key indicator of educational program quality. BANGOR, MAINE – March 22, 2022 – Husson University announced today that 100% of their clinical mental health counseling students recently passed their National Counselor Examinations (NCEs) ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Proceeds to help ensure the homeless are protected from the elements  BANGOR, MAINE – March 16, 2021 – Husson University Student Government will be sponsoring their fifth annual Walk for Warmth on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The fun run/walk will take place on the University’s campus at 1 College Circle in Bangor.  Members of the Greater Bangor and Husson community are ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Husson University faculty members share their knowledge at the 2022 Maine Science Festival  BANGOR, MAINE – March 10, 2022 – There is growing interest in immersive reality experiences by students and adults. According to the 2022 GroupM Annual Survey on Consumer Attitudes Toward Technology, nearly 1 in 3 consumers own an augmented reality/virtual reality device, and 15 percent will buy such a ...read more
Categories: Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 24, 2022
BANGOR, MAINE – February 25, 2022 – Students and higher education faculty members who become Fulbright Scholars hold a special place of distinction in academic circles. Becoming a Fulbright Scholar is one of the highest honors accorded to students, professional college educators and researchers. Many of the individuals who earn these awards become leaders in government, science, the arts, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, February 14, 2022
Author shares his personal journey as part of Black History Month at Husson University BANGOR, MAINE – February 14, 2022 – As part of Husson’s annual celebration of Black History Month, the University will be hosting a presentation by Yarmouth resident Abdi Nor Iftin in Peabody Hall’s Kominsky Auditorium at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.“This presentation will inspire students to reflect ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, November 19, 2021
BANGOR, MAINE – November 19, 2021 – The second installment of Husson University’s Distinguished Speaker Series featured L.L.Bean President and CEO Stephen Smith. His presentation took place on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Husson’s Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business.“Steve’s work experience has included everything from positions at one of the nation’s premier ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
National and local law enforcement and legal organizations to participate in 13th Annual School of Legal Studies Career Day    BANGOR, MAINE – October 6, 2021 – The School of Legal Studies in Husson University's College of Business will be holding its 13th Annual Career Day on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Newman Gymnasium, 1 College Circle in Bangor. “The overwhelming ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
New esports teams to compete against other colleges and universities  BANGOR, MAINE – September 28, 2021 – On Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 6 p.m. Husson will be holding an information session, in Peabody Hall’s Kominsky Auditorium on their Bangor campus, for any students interested in learning more about the University’s first intercollegiate esports team. Any full-time student in good academic ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
BANGOR, MAINE – September 22, 2021 – With 99% of University employees and 93% of all students either partially or fully vaccinated, Husson University is looking forward to returning to live Homecoming events this year. Homecoming Weekend is traditionally an excitement-filled celebration that features fun for current students, their families and alumni. This year, the celebration runs from ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
Students from Maine’s largest College of Business will now be able to learn in a new facility designed to enhance their education through experiential learning.  BANGOR, MAINE – September 1, 2021 – Husson University marked the official opening of Harold Alfond Hall, the new home of their College of Business, on August 26, 2021 at 1 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the building. ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Monday, July 12, 2021
Certificate is ideal for individuals who want to become park rangers, fish and game wardens or environmental protection and enforcement professionals BANGOR, MAINE – July 7, 2021 – Husson University announced today that it is launching a new certificate program in conservation law enforcement. Live on-campus classes for this new certificate program will begin on August 30 as part of the upcoming ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Organizations to work together to help promote awareness of speakers professional networking and mentoring opportunities  BANGOR, MAINE – June 22, 2021 – Husson University announced today that it is partnering with the Financial Planning Association of Northern New England (FPA NNE) to help support students pursing their Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation by elevating awareness of ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 22, 2021
New Bachelor of Science in extended reality (XR) degree to produce specialized virtual and augmented reality professionals who are ready to meet the demands of research and entertainment organizations, educational institutions, and industry.BANGOR, MAINE – April 22, 2021 – Husson University announced today that its Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new degree program for students ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Education, Press Release

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