Academics & Enrollment

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STEM research and career symposium

The public is invited to attend a free research and career symposium July 12, 5–7 p.m at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, featuring a keynote address by Kristina Cammen, a marine mammal science professor in UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences.  The 11 students from seven area high schools who are enrolled in the UMaine […]

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Early College at the Hutchinson Center

The University of Maine Early College Program encourages high school students to earn university credit by attending live courses at the Hutchinson Center, the Orono campus and online. Courses are offered tuition-free in a range of disciplines. including mathematics, sciences, the arts, humanities and social sciences. This summer, the Early College Program is pleased to […]

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Natascia La Verde: Outstanding Graduating Student

Natascia La Verde, of Belfast, Maine, has been named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Division of Lifelong Learning. La Verde is a university studies major whose interdisciplinary program predominantly focuses on history, social sciences, psychology, communication and cultural diversity. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society. La Verde’s research focuses on […]

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Bachelor of University Studies

The Bachelor of University Studies (B.U.S.) is UMaine’s degree completion program for busy adults. Perhaps many adults who have some higher-education experience but no bachelor’s degree find that life circumstances or interests make traditional on-campus study difficult. Often family, job, and other responsibilities do not allow for full-time study. For these students, the B.U.S. program […]

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Nontraditional Student Graduating

Finish your college degree at UMaine Hutchinson Center- Enrolling NOW!

Belfast, Maine — Maine adults who want to return to college are invited to learn about the first steps to take toward completing their degrees. The Hutchinson Center provides one-on-one academic advising and student support services on-site in Belfast. Scholarships are available and dedicated to Maine adults who began their college education years ago, but […]

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M.Ed. Literacy Information session at UMaine Hutchinson Center on March 22

Belfast, ME–The Hutchinson Center will hold an information session about a new cohort being formed for the University of Maine’s fall 2018 graduate early literacy program.  The session will be held Thursday, March 22, 4:30–5:30 p.m.; snow date is March 29. Susan Bennett-Amistead, UMaine associate professor of literacy, will provide information and answer questions. Bennett-Armistead […]

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Hutchinson Center offers Educational Leadership graduate course beginning May 16

Belfast, Maine — The University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer an educational leadership graduate course, Leadership and Decision-making in Schools, beginning May 16. Leadership and Decision-Making in Schools ( EAD 562 ) provides an introduction to and the application of group dynamics, group leadership and group decision making  in the many contexts encountered by […]

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UMaine Hutchinson Center to begin a new graduate literacy cohort with literacy courses this summer

Belfast, Maine — The University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer early literacy graduate courses this summer to lead off a new literacy cohort beginning fall 2018. Literacy and Language Development (ERL 534) will examine how oral and written language are acquired; sociocultural linguistic variations, connections between language acquisition and print awareness, and classroom practices […]

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Free College Planning Workshops at UMaine Hutchinson Center

Belfast. The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting FREE workshops entitled, Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 & over at the Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., on December 5, 12, and 19.  Contact Amy Smith at 338-8000 to schedule an appointment. MEOC is free and is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The […]

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