Author: MacKenzie Riley Young

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    City of Portland’s 1400+ Municipal Employees Now Eligible for Tuition Discount

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, August 2022 — Thomas College is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Portland to extend professional and graduate education offerings to their municipal workforce of […]

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    Making College a Family Affair

    Lisa Magiera MBA-PM ’23 often tells people: “If I had 10 kids, I would send them all to Thomas!” Both of her children currently attend Thomas – and so does […]

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    Achieving Their Education Goals as a Family

    Carrie Barnett MBA ’21 began her journey at Thomas College 15 years ago, but life got busy, and she paused pursuing her master’s degree while she raised her kids and […]

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    Thomas College Hires Chelsea Moeller as new Vice President for Advancement

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, July 2022 — Well-known philanthropy professional Chelsea Moeller has joined Thomas College as the new Vice President for Advancement this month. Moeller is highly regarded in the Greater […]

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    Recent Graduate Spotlight: Tyler Regan ’18, M.S. ’21

    Tyler Regan ’18, M.S. ’21 says that Thomas College was the right fit for him when he came here in 2014 for his undergraduate degree, and it was the right […]

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    Thomas College Program Director Named One of 20 To Watch Globally

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2022 — Thomas College’s Program Director for Centers of Innovation Amanda Nguyen was named one of 20 to Watch by The International Society for Technology in Education […]

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    High School Students Win $10K Scholarships Each for Future Innovators Camp Competition in Portland

    PORTLAND, MAINE, June 2022 – Seven high school students, pitching an idea they called “Yett-e” (self-driving snowplow to help elderly Mainers access necessities), won the Future Innovators Camp pitch competition […]

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    Thomas College Receives Davis Educational Foundation Grant for Information Age Academic Project 

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2022 — Thomas College is proud to announce that it has been awarded a three-year $135,000 grant by the Davis Educational Foundation to support new approaches to […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Jordyn Taylor ’17, MBA ’18

    As a Thomas College student, Jordyn Taylor accelerated academically through her time here by taking advantage of both the undergraduate accelerated three-year program and the on-campus 1-year MBA program. She […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Spring 2022 Honors List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2022 — Thomas College announces students named to its Spring 2022 Honors List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Jose Antonio […]

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    Thomas College Partners with Global Paper Supplier to Provide Discounted Master’s Degrees and Certificates of Advanced Study

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, May 2022 — Thomas College is announcing a partnership with Sappi North America, a global renewable resource company that produces high-quality packaging, specialty, and graphic papers, to provide […]

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    Finding Her Promising Future

    When Miranda (Carroll) Hall ’16, M.B.A. ’17 first decided to attend Thomas College, her career goal was to work for one of the Big Four accounting firms. Five years after […]

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    Graduating Student Spotlight: Sophie O’Clair

    Sophie O’Clair ’22 is not your typical student. In 2021, she graduated with her associate degree from Thomas College before she even graduated from high school. This is because of […]

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    Thomas College to Host Summer Open House, the Maine Event, on June 14

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, May 2022 — Thomas College is hosting a summer open house, the Maine Event, on June 14. Open for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, and their families, […]

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    Graduating Student Spotlight: Luke Witham

    To afford college, Luke Witham ’22 had to do what a lot of Thomas College students do – work while going to school. For this Lawrence High School grad and […]

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    Thomas College Students Win Spring Innovation Challenge & Cash Prize

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2022 — Teams of Thomas College students competed in the President’s Innovation Challenge earlier this week on campus. Students collaborated with Maine employers and used design thinking […]

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    Thomas College raises nearly $800K from 1500 donors in one day effort

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2022 — On Wednesday April 13, Thomas College broke its one-day fundraising records during its seventh annual Day of Giving, generating over $797,000 with the help of […]

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    Thomas College’s Graduate Programs in Education Now Completely Online

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2022 — Thomas College announces its graduate programs in Education will be offered 100 percent online beginning in Fall 2022. The majority of Thomas College’s graduate and […]

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    Thomas College Students Win Top Awards at International Business Competition

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2022 — Thomas College students won top awards once again in this year’s Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) International Business Conference this past weekend. Thomas […]

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    Graduating Student Spotlight: Charlie Hippler

    Charlie Hippler ’22 found his passion for economics, money, and banking here at Thomas – through his classes but also by being involved in the Investment Society and Student Senate […]

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thomas College to host Roux Institute’s Maine Start Summit on April 29, 30 and May 1

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2022 — Calling all Entrepreneurs, Creators, Ideators, Makers and Doers!  Thomas College’s Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation (HAIBI) will be hosting The Roux Institute’s Maine Start […]

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    Thomas College Announces In-Person 128th Commencement Ceremonies and Speakers 

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2022 — Thomas College announces it will host an in-person traditional 128th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 1 p.m. Thomas College will also hold […]

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    President Lachance Receives American Heart Association’s Crystal Heart Award

    Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance recently received American Heart Association’s Crystal Heart Award at the 2022 Go Red for Women Luncheon by the American Heart Association on March 23 […]

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    More than 90 Maine College and High School Students to Gather for Educators Rising Pre-Service Teacher Conference

    Thomas College’s Lunder School of Education and the Center for Innovation in Education presents the Educators Rising Pre-Service Teacher Conference on April 1 at Thomas College in Waterville. This conference […]

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    Thomas College Partners with Redington-Fairview General Hospital to Drive Talent Development in Central Maine

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2022 —Thomas College has recently partnered with Redington-Fairview General Hospital to help diversify the Hospital’s professional development catalogue to advance current employees and cultivate talent in the […]

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    Portland’s Baxter Academy Students Win Thomas Cup 2022

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2022 — More than 100 Maine high school students gathered for an overnight IT and innovation competition, the Thomas Cup, last night, Friday, to this morning, Saturday, […]

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    Thomas College Students Hosting Poetry and Prose Contest For Local Middle and High School Students

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2022 — Thomas College students are hosting the Thomas College Lunder School of Education Poetry and Prose Writing Contest for area middle school and high school students […]

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    Thomas College Professor Publishes New Book on Alternative Education

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, February 2022 — About 20 percent of U.S. parents are homeschooling their children right now. Prior to the pandemic, the rate was three percent. For many parents, this […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Alex Lawson ’18

    Congratulations to Alex Lawson who recently landed a new job as an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Investigator for Capital One. The criminal justice alumnus’s role as investigator is to identify and […]

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: How Thomas College is Celebrating College Access for National TRIO Day

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, February 2022 — Students from Thomas College will participate in the 2022 National TRIO Day of Service on Saturday, February 26, to express appreciation to the community for […]

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    Thomas College’s Seventh Annual Thomas Cup to Be Held In-Person for Maine High School Students

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, February 2022 — This year the Thomas Cup, which is a competition held annually that engages Maine high school students in various technology and innovation challenges, will be […]

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    Thomas College to Host Diversity Week

    Thomas College’s President’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is excited to be hosting a Diversity Week for its community. Events will be held on February 22-26 and is […]

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    Terrier STAR: Kristina Lilley

    Kristina Lilley, Assistant Director of Graduate Recruiting, is known for her hard work and commitment to the College and her friendliness. Kristina, an employee of the College for seven months, […]

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    Student Makes College History in Track & Field Competition

    Julia Reny ’23, a Cony High School graduate, became the first in school history to compete in an indoor pentathlon recently. Julia is succeeding in track and field at Thomas […]

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    Registration Open for Thomas College’s Dirty Dog Mud Run

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2022 — Registration is now open for Thomas College’s annual Dirty Dog Mud Run, open to the public. This year’s run will take place on campus in […]

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    David Pease Appointed to Thomas College Board of Trustees

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2022 — Thomas College announces that David Pease has joined its Board of Trustees. Pease is the Senior Vice President and Director of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Fall 2021 Honors List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2022 — Thomas College announces students named to its Fall 2021 Honors List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Victoria Rose […]

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    Terrier STAR: Dr. Alicia Wilcox

    Dr. Alicia Wilcox, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, is known for her engaging teaching style and passion for educating our students. Alicia, an employee of the College for more than […]

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    Alumni Profile: Pam Stephenson ‘91

    Alumna Pam Stephenson, Class of 1991, attended Thomas College as a first-generation college student. Since graduating from Thomas with a degree in Accounting Information Systems and building her career over […]

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    UPDATE: New Pre-Winter Break Protocols

    To the Thomas College Community, As the COVID transmission rate in Maine continues to climb, the College is immediately putting into place additional risk mitigation measures to help keep everyone—faculty, […]

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    Thomas College Students Win Innovation Challenge & Cash Prize

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 2021 — Teams of Thomas College students competed in the President’s Innovation Challenge earlier this week on campus. Students collaborated with Maine employers and used design thinking […]

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    International Club Fall Fashion Show a Huge Success

    The day after the International Club Fall Fashion Show, all anyone could talk about was the Fashion Show. More than 200 people attended the event hosted in the Auditorium, and […]

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    Terrier STAR: Bryan Vick

    Bryan Vick, maintenance worker, is known for his positive attitude and hard work, Bryan, an employee of the College for more than two years, is known for his positive attitude […]

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    Bringing the Community Together

    Elementary Education major Lexi Raymond ’21 is working to bring the community together while student teaching at Atwood Primary in Oakland. All students in the Lunder School of Education at […]

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    Terrier STAR: Amanda Nguyen

    Amanda Nguyen, Program Director for the Centers of Innovation, is known for her hard work and dedication to our students. Amanda, an employee of the College for almost two years, […]

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    Thomas College alumnus’s leadership journey brought him around the world and straight to the top

    Dwaine Drummond M.S. ’02 grew up like any regular Maine kid. He was hard working, enjoyed being outside, and he loved to be active. As a high school standout in […]

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    Thomas College to Host 5th Annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend in November

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 2021 – Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators! The 5th Annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend will be hosted virtually by The Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 1 to 4:45 p.m., as well as on Saturday, […]

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    Terrier STAR: Mark Marsolais

    Mark Marsolais, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, is known for his upbeat and spunky personality, and for his commitment to current and future Thomas students. Mark, an employee of the […]

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    Terrier STAR: Kerry Smart

    Kerry Smart, Development Officer for Athletics, is known for her positivity and for her commitment to helping others. Kerry, an employee of the College for more than a decade, is […]

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    Graduate Student Accelerators Career with Credential Program

    As a graduate student, Maddie Stevens MBA-HR ’21 took advantage of the resources provided by the Harold Alfond® Institute for Innovation to earn her Society of Human Resource Management-Certified Professional […]

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    Thomas College to Mandate COVID Vaccination for Students, Faculty and Staff

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, August 2021 — Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance announced today the College’s updated COVID vaccination policy. The College is immediately modifying its vaccination policy and is mandating […]

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    Thomas College Announces New Academic Major in Esports

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, August 2021 — Esports, a billion-dollar industry, is becoming as popular as the National Football League. The League of Legends World Championship Finals in 2019 attracted more than […]

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    Thomas College Not Mandating Vaccine This Fall

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, July 2021 — On Wednesday, Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance announced details for what the College community can expect for the fall 2021 semester. There is no […]

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    IMPORTANT UPDATE: Fall 2021 Return to Campus Safely Plan

    Posted: July 21, 2021 at 1:03 p.m. To the Thomas College community, The health and safety of the entire Thomas College community has guided our decision-making process throughout the many […]

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    Psychology Major Interning with Maine State Prison

    This summer, Thomas College students like Kyleigh Murchison ‘22 are staying busy with jobs and internships to gain crucial career skills. Kyleigh, who is conducting an internship with the Maine […]

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thomas College Students Win Greenlight Maine College Edition Competition

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2021 — Thomas College students Jake Warn, of Winslow, Maine, and Dylan Veilleux, of Waterville, Maine, won first and second place in the finals of Greenlight Maine […]

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    UPDATE: COVID-19 Vaccination

    Posted: June 16, 2021 at 3:27 p.m. To the Thomas College community, Since the beginning of the pandemic, Thomas College has regularly and transparently updated and refined our COVID-19 protocols […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Spring 2021 Honors List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2021 — Thomas College announces students named to its Spring 2021 Honors List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Sydney J […]

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    Alumni spotlight: Jordan Gibson ’17

    As a high school senior living in Georgia, Jordan Gibson was one of the most heavily recruited baseball players in his area. He had received a variety of scholarship offers […]

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    Graduating Student Spotlight: Meghan Welsh

    Graduating senior Meghan Welsh ’21 has spent a lot of time as a student here making a difference in our community –from her work as the President of the Rotaract […]

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    Collaborative Learning Experience Brings Pre-Service Teachers and Practicing Alumna Together

    Students in Dr. Pamela Thompson’s ED 320 Elementary Mathematics Methods class were able to apply their knowledge this semester by collaborating with local teacher and alumna Meghan Stover ’20 MS […]

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    Duncan McDougal ‘21 Earns Role in Competitive Banking Program

    As Duncan McDougal began his senior year, he knew that it was time to plan for his life after Thomas. At the College’s Career Fair, he learned about a highly […]

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thomas College to Begin Construction on New Athletic Facility This Year, Open in Fall 2022

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2021 — Thomas College announces it will begin construction on a new athletic facility on its campus in Waterville later this year with plans to open in […]

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    Meet Our Terrier Student-Athletes

    Meet some of Thomas College’s Terrier student-athletes. Their stories reflect what they have learned from their athletic experiences, from overcoming adversity to building leadership and more. Your support on the […]

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    UPDATE: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility for our Community

    Posted: April 7, 2021 To the Thomas College Community, The state of Maine recently announced that beginning today, April 7, 2021, all Maine people age sixteen (16) and older will be […]

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    Thomas College Announces In-Person 127th Commencement Ceremonies and Speakers

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, April 2021 — Thomas College announces it will host an in-person traditional 127th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1 p.m. Both 2021 and 2020 graduates […]

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    How Thomas College Alumni Are Impacting Their Communities

    Mackenzie Perry ’17 began her journey with Make-A-Wish Maine as an events and marketing intern during her second year at Thomas College. She fell in love with the Make-A-Wish mission […]

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    Catching up with Jean Croce ’94

    By Larry Davis ’70, ’74, M.S. ’78  In late 1970, I was managing a new pub in Waterville called You Know Whose Pub when a young couple, Jean Poirier and Billy Croce, […]

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    Leaving a Legacy of Service: the Life of Dr. Nelson Madore

    When beloved, retired professor Dr. Nelson Madore passed away Christmas Eve, the Thomas community began sharing memories and messages of gratitude for his wisdom, guidance, and friendship. Alumni, faculty, and […]

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    Thomas College Women Advance into Law

    We spoke with three Thomas College women who began nurturing a passion for law at Thomas and are making strides both professionally and towards improving the world. Emma Mora ’21 […]

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    Campus Activities Board Gets Creative to Make Fond Memories

    Making things fun during a pandemic on a college campus is an enormous task, but Thomas College student leaders made it possible. Many staff and students made social life events […]

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    Mike Akanji ’15, M.B.A. ’17 Finds Professional Passion at Tree Street Youth

    In 2015, Mike Akanji received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Thomas College. After four years excelling as a student-athlete, he considered pursuing a career in the FBI, but ultimately decided to stay in school, […]

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    Student Sydney Abbott ’21 Pairs Passion and Knowledge for Social Justice Internship

    When Sydney Abbott, a Psychology major, enrolled at Thomas College, she faced uphill challenges making ends meet. With the College’s help, she tapped into additional scholarship support and created a personal financial […]

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    Terrier STAR: Dr. Steve Kahl

    Dr. Steve Kahl, Professor of Science, is known for his creativity and innovation and for being an incredible student advocate. An employee of the College for more than five years, […]

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    Encouraging Creativity in the Classroom

    Master’s in Education student and music educator Josh Bickford MS Ed ’21 has been inspired within his ED 550 Teacher as Researcher course here: “I have grown a lot as […]

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    Thomas College Takes Top Honors at International Collegiate Business Skills Championships

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2021 —A team of students from Thomas College were named the Society for Advancement of Management International Collegiate Business Skills Champions in the Open Division at the […]

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    IMPORTANT UPDATE: 2021 Commencement

    To the Thomas College Community, One year ago today the College announced that it was suspending in-person classes and closing our campus in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  An unprecedented year of […]

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    Career Navigators Help Fellow Students Prepare for Their Future

    The Career Navigator program was launched in the fall semester of 2020 at Thomas College. This is one of several new innovations launched within Professional and Career Development. Career Navigators […]

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    UPDATE: Spring Break Information

    Posted 3/3/2021 To the Thomas College Community, As a reminder, Thomas College’s spring break is scheduled for next week, March 8 to March 12.  Like our prior breaks, the College […]

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    Terrier STAR: Mike Duguay

    Mike Duguay, Executive Director of the Harold Alfond® Institute for Business Innovation (HAIBI) at Thomas College is known for his positive attitude and his dedication to helping students’ entrepreneurial dreams […]

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    Life After Thomas Volunteers Share Tips on How to Be Successful – Remotely

    In February, alumni volunteers Judy Richard ‘84, Bob Dion ‘84, and Katie Meserve ‘13, M.B.A. ‘13 gathered virtually with Thomas College students to share their insights on what it is […]

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    INFORMATION: Spring Break Updates

    To the Thomas College Community, Thomas College’s spring break is scheduled the week of March 8 to March 12. As with our previous breaks—Thanksgiving and winter break—the College will be […]

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    Update on 2021 Commencement

    To the Thomas College Community, I am very happy to announce our plans to celebrate our hard working and dedicated Thomas College graduates with an on-campus commencement ceremony this spring!   Thomas College’s […]

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    Thomas College Surpasses Guarantee the Future Goal, Topping $30 Million Raised

    Thomas College President Laurie Lachance M.B.A. ’92 is proud to announce, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, the successful completion of the College’s Guarantee the Future Campaign. After announcing […]

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    Updates to Coronavirus Testing Data Dashboard

    Published February 8, 2021 To the Thomas College Community, I am writing to apologize for any perceived lack of transparency around the incidence of COVID-19 in the Thomas College Community […]

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    High School Students Win Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships at Thomas Cup 2021

    This past weekend, we held our 6th annual and first-ever virtual Thomas Cup 2021 event! More than 200 high school students participated in several challenges – innovation, robotics, cyber defense, […]

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    Career Navigators: Helping Students Prepare for Their Future

    The Career Navigator program was launched in the fall semester of 2020 at Thomas College. This is one of several new innovations launched within Professional and Career Development. Career Navigators […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Ashlea Gerbino ’18

    This academic school year definitely has proved to be challenging for Thomas grad Ashlea Gerbino, but she knows this is what she’s meant to do. As a third grade teacher […]

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    Terrier STAR: Matt Breslin

    Matt Breslin, Director of Physical Plant, is known for his leadership and commitment to the Thomas community, particularly in keeping everyone safe during the time of COVID. An employee of […]

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    UPDATE: COVID-19 Cases on Campus

    Published: January 29, 2021 To the Thomas College Community, Last evening, Thomas College was informed by the Maine CDC that our community has officially been declared as having an “outbreak” […]

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    The Passing of Colleague and Friend Steve Loder

    To the Thomas College Community, It is with profound sadness that I must share that our beloved colleague and friend, Steve Loder, passed away yesterday, January 25, 2021. Steve “the […]

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr – Reflections and Thoughts

    In a day of remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a wide array of feelings and emotions surround us as we deal with multiple layers of pandemics impacting our […]

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    Reflecting on the Gifts of Education – 75 Years Later

    After Margaret (Donahue) Jabar ’45 graduated from Waterville High School, she decided to enroll at Thomas College – known then as Thomas Business College and located on Main Street in Waterville, three floors above the F.W. Woolworth […]

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    Alumni Profile: Michele Pelletier M.S. ‘99

    Michele Pelletier grew up in Augusta, ME, graduating from Cony High School, 7th in a class of 350. In field hockey, she helped take her team to two state championships. From her education at […]

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    Spotlight on Jobs for Maine’s Graduates

    Thomas College has been a proud partner of the Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) program, a nonprofit that helps students transition from middle and high school to post-secondary education and careers. Thanks to the generous support of the […]

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    Returning to Campus Safely

    When Thomas College shifted to a remote learning environment in March, the College’s leadership knew that when the time came to welcome students, faculty, and staff back to campus, it would require […]

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    Alumni Athlete Profile: Tom Blake ’15

    Tom Blake chose to attend Thomas College because it offered him a chance to grow personally. His time at Thomas as a student-athlete led him to his career. Now, he tries to give the […]

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    MacKenzie Oberholzer ’21 on Seeing the Bright Side

    Even though the pandemic took away her chance to compete, MacKenzie Oberholzer was able to make the most of her senior field hockey season. MacKenzie began the unusual season without […]

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    New Athletic Director Chris Parsons ’98 on Providing a Unique Fall Season – Safely

    When Chris Parsons accepted Thomas College’s Director of Athletics position in July, he knew he faced a tall task in helping to lead the department. He had already spent the prior five months serving in an interim capacity, which included the difficult, early days of the […]

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    Forging Ahead to Guarantee the Future

    Thomas College’s Campaign Launches with Historic Harold Alfond Foundation Gift In 2017, Thomas College leadership, volunteers, and staff set out on a path to raise funds for several key initiatives in its Guarantee […]

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    Task Force Takes on Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice

    Last June, in an open letter to the Thomas College community, President Laurie Lachance urged Terriers to “find their voice” in response to “the familiar, painful feeling of injustice” brought […]

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    Alumni Profile: Mark Breton ’94

    For some businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a catastrophe; for alumnus Mark Breton, it has provided an opportunity to meet public demand, which helped double his business.  When Mark graduated from Thomas College with a degree in business administration, he knew that he loved numbers – and a challenge. After graduation, he capitalized […]

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    Alumni Profile: Scott Danner ’82

    Scott Danner has always been a hard worker. While he was in business school at Thomas College almost 40 years ago, he spent summers getting his hands dirty picking sweet corn in the fields of Maine.  Upon graduating, Scott realized he could combine […]

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    Student Profile: Lauren Poirier ’20

    When Thomas College switched to remote learning in response to the pandemic, finance major Lauren Poirier headed home to Gorham, ME, and was hired at Residential Mortgage Services (RMS) in South Portland as a paid accounting intern. By the […]

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    Thomas College and Central Maine Growth Council to Host Top Gun Central Maine Virtually

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2021 — The Harold Alfond® Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College and Central Maine Growth Council are delighted to once again announce that they will be […]

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    Choosing Hope in These Challenging Times

    To the Thomas College Community, It is a difficult time for our nation.  Over the last year we have seen a deadly virus completely upend our way of life—impacting our […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Fall 2020 Dean’s List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2021 — Thomas College announces students named to its Fall 2020 Dean’s List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Victoria Rose […]

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    Terrier STAR: Cameron Creamer

    Cameron Creamer ’15, MBA ’16 is known for his dedication to the Thomas community and creative problem solving as the Senior Assistant Athletic Director of Communications. Cameron, a two-and-a-half-year employee […]

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    High School Students Have Chance to Be First in World to Compete in Microsoft’s New Minecraft Game Mode – Creative Clash

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 2020 — Thomas College has re-imagined the 6th Annual Thomas Cup to be held in a virtual space and to meet the needs identified by high school students […]

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    Remembering Former Trustee Dick Stowell

    When former Thomas College Trustee Dick Stowell passed away in October, the sad occasion was a reminder to the College community about his enormous impact on seeing Thomas through tough […]

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    Chuck Hays M.B.A. ‘02 Leads MaineGeneral Through Pandemic

    As President and CEO of MaineGeneral in Augusta, Chuck Hays has had a year to remember. We   caught up with him to ask a few quick questions about how […]

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    Staff Pool Personal Support to Match Donations for Athletic Facility

    If Thomas students, faculty, or staff need a smile, they know they can turn to colleague Kerry Smart or coaches Andrea Thebarge and Deb Biche-Labbe. The coworkers and friends each […]

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    Online Graduate Program Allows Alumnus to Return Home

    When Thomas College changed its graduate programming to include an option to complete its Master’s in Criminology degree completely online, Jason Webster ’16 MS ’21, who currently resides in Vermont, […]

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    Student Spotlight: Miranda Trexler ’21

    Miranda Trexler ’21 is a first-generation college-goer at Thomas who is remaining remarkably resilient in the face of the many challenges of this year, and a series of challenges beyond […]

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    Richie Benoit ’13 Takes Thomas Support and Pays it Forward

    Richie Benoit ’13 says that “Thomas College made me who I am.” As a Thomas student, Richie and his then-girlfriend (now wife) had their first child. Richie suddenly was faced […]

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    Recent Alfond Foundation Gift Includes Support for JMG College Success Program

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 2020 — Thomas College announced October 14 that the Harold Alfond Foundation’s generous $13.5 million gift will include funding to continue the Jobs for Maine’s Graduates College […]

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    Thomas College Announces Thomas Cup Sponsors and $10,000 Scholarship Prize

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 2020 — The sixth annual Thomas Cup hosted by Thomas College for high school students announces its sponsors: Central Maine Power, Unum, AT&T, and WEX. Additional, in-kind […]

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    Terrier STARs: Dr. Richard Biffle and Professor Judy Hansen-Childers

    Last June, in an open letter to the Thomas College community, President Laurie Lachance urged Terriers to “find their voice” in response to “the familiar, painful feeling of injustice” brought […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Greatest 2020 Holiday Gift – A Negative COVID Test!

    Published: November 19, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, As the end of our fall semester draws near in an “anything-but-typical” year, I find myself again proudly reflecting on all […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Confirmed Case of COVID-19 on the Thomas College Campus

    Published: November 19, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Thanks to our combined sacrifices, diligence, and compassion for each other, the Thomas College community has been able to create a […]

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    Thomas College Launches New Innovative Technology Initiatives and Partnerships to Catalyze Growth in Maine

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, November 2020 — As Thomas College looks ahead to 2021, the College finds itself at the nexus of business, technology, and innovation with the announcement of new, innovative […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Thomas College

    Published: November 9, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Today, the College learned of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in our community. This individual is in isolation off-campus and […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Important Updates on Thanksgiving and Winter Break

    Published: November 9, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, As we look toward our Thanksgiving and winter holiday breaks, I want to reaffirm my commitment to students, families, faculty and […]

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    First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Thomas College

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, November 2020 — Thomas College reports its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in its community.  A critical component of the Thomas College Return to Campus Safely Plan is a rigorous testing program that was designed to respond quickly […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Thomas College

    Published: November 6, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Since we began the school year, our goal has always been to create an environment where we can safely learn, live, […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Important Updates on COVID-19 Testing Policy

    Published: November 3, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Despite being in one of the safest regions of the safest state in the country, the Maine CDC recently reported the […]

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    WEX and Thomas College Partner to Build Pipeline of Talent for Maine Economy

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 28, 2020 — Thomas College and WEX, a leading financial technology service provider headquartered in Maine, are pleased to announce a unique partnership to build early career […]

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    Thomas College’s Sixth Annual Thomas Cup to Be Held Virtually for Maine High School Students

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 2020 — This year the Thomas Cup, which is a competition held annually that engages high school students in various technology and innovation challenges, will be held […]

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    Terrier STAR: Abby Dooley

    Abby Dooley MBA ‘18 is known for going above and beyond her duties as Senior Admissions Counselor and for her positive, can-do attitude. Abby, an employee of the College for […]

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    Adapting in the time of a pandemic

    Courtney Moulton ’16 started as a Media and Graphic Design Supervisor for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) in 2019. Little did she know her time in […]

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    Registration Now Open For Thomas College’s Fourth Annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 2020 – Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators! The Fourth Annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend hosted by Thomas College on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 12:45 […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Important Update about Fall Commencement

    Published: October 15, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, In May, the College announced that for the safety of our community, we had to cancel our on-campus 2020 Commencement Ceremony. […]

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    Press Release: Thomas College Announces $13.5 Million Grant from Harold Alfond Foundation, Launches Campaign

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, October 14, 2020 — Thomas College announced today that it has received a $13.5 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation and that with the gift, the College […]

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    Thomas College Announces Historic $13.5 Million Harold Alfond Foundation Gift, Launching Guarantee the Future Campaign

    On Wednesday, October 14, Thomas College announced that it has received a $13.5 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation and that with the gift, the College is launching its […]

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    Thomas College Among Recipients in Historic Funding From Harold Alfond Foundation

    The Harold Alfond Foundation has announced more than $500 million dollars of new grant investments in Maine people and institutions to help grow the state’s workforce and economy and support […]

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    Terrier STAR: Amanda Kelly

    Amanda Kelly is known both for working quickly and efficiently and for her warm and pleasant nature as she interacts with students, staff and faculty along the way. Amanda, custodian […]

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    Grad’s resilient nature yields success

    When Johnny Swan ’17 graduated from Thomas with a distinguished 3.9 GPA and his Bachelor’s in Sports Management, he successfully negotiated his transition into some impressive experiences working for a […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Commitment to and Plan for a Safe Return to Campus

    Published: September 1, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, It is a very exciting time at Thomas College!  After months of preparation and planning, our campus is once again buzzing […]

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    Latest Update from Laurie G. Lachance – Safety Plan & COVID Dashboard

    Published: September 1, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Nothing has brought me more joy than to see the campus vibrant and active once again as our community reunites–enjoying living, working, and learning together. […]

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    Terrier STAR: Cheryl Daggett

    Cheryl Daggett is known for her cheery demeanor and caring nature. As our healthcare provider for students, Cheryl was crucial in the College’s efforts and response to the pandemic this […]

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    Thomas College Awarded $1.3 Million TRIO Student Support Services Grant

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, August 2020 — Thomas College announces it has been awarded its second TRIO Student Support Services grant. This grant will support the success, retention, and graduation of first-generation […]

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    Alumna Takes Leap into New Teaching Role for the Times

    When Val Buteau ’14 graduated cum laude from Thomas with her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, she was sure of two things: that she loved teaching and that she wanted […]

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    Thomas College Announces Members Named to its Presidential Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Social Justice

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, August 2020 — Thomas College announces members named to its Presidential Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Social Justice, which was created in June. The creation of the […]

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    Success in Secondary Ed: Jocelyn L’Italien ’20

    Jocelyn L’Italien will be starting her first year teaching at Mt. Abram Regional High School in the fall. As a recent graduate, she is feeling very prepared thanks to the […]

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    Latest Update from Chris Parsons – Notice of NAC Cancellation of Fall 2020 Athletic Competitions & Championships

    To the Thomas College Community, As the start to the fall semester draws closer and the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic persists, many College athletic organizations around the country have […]

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    Catching up with Jim Evans

    When Jim Evans joined the Men’s Soccer program in 1986, he was stepping into his first head coaching job after spending ten years as an assistant. Although his seven seasons on the Terriers’ sideline came […]

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    Staff Profile: Mike Duguay, Executive Director of the Harold Alfond® Institute for Business Innovation

    Mike Duguay has a long history of economic development and nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in central Maine. That’s why he joined Thomas College as Executive Director of Harold Alfond® Institute for Business Innovation here in […]

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    Faculty Profile: Jamie Campbell

    Jamie Campbell loves helping students find their passion and success while at Thomas College and well after they graduate.   “I get excited when reminiscing on the successes of Thomas College over the past […]

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    Q+A With Mark Carrier ’83, Partner at Ouellette and Associates

    Mark Carrier graduated in 1983 and stays connected to Thomas College in a variety of ways, including working with four other alumni in the accounting firm Ouellette and Associates in […]

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    Working and Giving Back at Home

    Brandi (Newby) Meisner ’02, M.B.A. ’05 is proud to call Skowhegan, ME, her home. After growing up there, she knew that someday after graduating from Thomas College and living in Boston, she would return. “In a […]

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    On the Rise in Waterville

    Ben Hubert ’13, M.B.A. ’14 is no stranger to hard work and in his late twenties, finds himself as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of F3 Manufacturing […]

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    Leveraging a Network and Learning to Lead

    Molly Woodward ’13 first moved to central Maine ten years ago to attend Thomas College. She moved from the small town of Burlington, ME, and in Waterville, she found a […]

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    Like Father, Like Son: Alum Jeff Gosselin ’93, M.B.A. ’99 and son Ben ’23

    Alumnus Jeff Gosselin was ecstatic when his son Ben chose to carry on the tradition of studying finance and playing sports at Thomas College, like he did years ago.   After only one semester at the College, Ben […]

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    Student-Athlete Leader Cassie Contigiani ’19, M.B.A. ’20

    Being a student-athlete at Thomas College has enriched Cassandra (Cassie) Contigiani’s experience, creating unique experiences for leadership and service. “It has opened several doors of opportunity for me and for my life after college,” she […]

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    Student Evan Arsenault ’21 Touts Internship as Invaluable Experience

    Last summer, business administration student Evan Arsenault gained real-world experience through his internship as a human resources intern for Trividia Manufacturing Solutions in Lancaster, NH. Trividia manufactures over-the-counter health care products and provides them to more than […]

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    Latest Update from President Laurie G. Lachance – Return to Campus

    Published: June 25, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, Background In early March, Thomas College created a COVID-19 Response Team to help advise, plan, and guide the College through what […]

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    Davis Educational Foundation Grant Helps Thomas Mobilize for Online, Hybrid Delivery

    Thanks to the Davis Educational Foundation’s fast-thinking approach to supporting higher education through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thomas College received a $25,000 Presidential Grant Award this month to […]

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    Antonio Martinez

    Published: June 22, 2020 To the Thomas College community: I am heartbroken to share news of the passing of a beloved member of our Thomas College family, Antonio Martinez, Class […]

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    Alumni on the Move: Owen Becker ’13

    At the end of last year, Owen Becker accepted a position as Director of Operations at Siege Technologies, LLC – a company concentrated exclusively on advanced research and development in […]

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    Thomas College Announces Creation of Presidential Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Social Justice and Names Co-Chairs

    WATERVILLE, ME, June 2020 — Thomas College President Laurie Lachance announced today the creation of a Presidential Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Social Justice. This is in response to […]

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    A Statement From the President: Announcing the Creation of a Presidential Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Social Justice

    Dear Thomas College community:  Two weeks ago, I wrote to you about the importance and necessity of finding our voice and addressing systemic racism in our society. I promised that in finding our voice, the […]

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    Thomas College to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Commencement

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2020 – Thomas College will celebrate more than 250 graduates virtually with an Online Commencement ceremony on June 20 at 11 a.m. Graduates will celebrate with their […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Spring 2020 Dean’s List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2020 — Thomas College announces students named to its Spring 2020 Dean’s List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Kerri L […]

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    Thomas College’s Thomas Esports Competitor Jasmine Kermode Receives Gravity Gaming’s National Esports Scholarship

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2020 — Thomas College student and Thomas Esports competitor, Jasmine Kermode, of Rockville, Connecticut, recently received Gravity Gaming’s National Esports Scholarship. In an effort to increase technology […]

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    Thomas College Students Win National Business Awards

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, June 2020 ­ —A group of Thomas College students competed and placed virtually against top national colleges in the Society for Advancement of Management National (SAM) Conference recently. […]

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    Catching up with Kristy Dube ’99: 2020 Penobscot County Teacher of the Year

    When Kristy Dube ’99 was told she was selected as Teacher of the Year for Penobscot County, at first, she thought she had heard wrong, followed by the emotion of […]

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    Thomas College Announces New Online Graduate Degree Programs

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, May 2020 — Thomas College is excited to announce – for the first time ever – its graduate programs in Cybersecurity, Criminology and Business Administration will be now […]

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    Finding Her Own Path

    Emily Reed ’21 recently completed her first year at Thomas College and she’s happy to have found a community here. She began her college journey at Thomas College through Early […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Dear Class of 2020 Graduates, As our final week of classes nears its end, I want to congratulate you on your incredible achievements and determination as you bring to a […]

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thomas College Charts Course to Return Students to Campus This Fall

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, May 6, 2020 – Thomas College provided additional details today on its comprehensive plans to bring its students back to campus for the fall semester in late August.      “We’ve been […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: May 6, 2020 To the Thomas College Community, As part of our ongoing effort to keep the Thomas College community up to date on our plans for the fall, […]

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    Business Student Thanks Donors for Helping Her Dream Come True

    Paige Costa ’20, M.B.A. ’21’s dream job is to be a business owner one day. She’ll complete her entrepreneurship and small business management this May and will be in the […]

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    TRIO Student Stays Focus on Goals

    Mai Alicea ’21 has almost completed her first year at Thomas College studying psychology in our accelerated degree program, and she’s already experienced so much here. “Thomas College has provided […]

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    Student Leader: Mathison Deering ‘22

    In 2018, Mathison Deering ’22 joined his classmates early for the Early Start program, an early-start program for entering students. The next year, he helped new students in the program […]

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    Alumni Courtney (Rustemeyer) ’13 and Scott Dumas ’13 Adapt in Careers, Family During COVID-19

    Courtney, a controller at ALCOM, and Scott Dumas, a Waterville Police officer, met at Thomas College – and now have thriving careers and a wonderful family thanks to their time […]

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    Helping Students Adapt to College Life

    Student Shannon Kostovick ’21 enjoys helping incoming students adapt to live at college for the first time. As an Early Start tutor, she helps students in the Early Start program, […]

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    An Early Start to Support

    Annie Dennis ’21 is finishing up her first year at Thomas College. Looking back, she is so happy about how her journey at Thomas College began. Annie joined a group […]

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    Important  Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: April 17, 2020 To the Thomas College community, present and future,  I hope that this message finds you safe, healthy, and finding ways to embrace our new normal.  I write […]

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    Staying Connected

    Ryan Hablitz ’20 is fulfilling his student teaching duties remotely for the rest of the semester, and he’s able to do so thanks to his educator training at Thomas. Ryan […]

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    A Community That Lasts Beyond Graduation

    When schools began shutting down because of a global pandemic, Steve Beane ’13 found himself thinking that we would all need each other during this time. So, he decided to […]

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    Being Prepared for the Unexpected

    Meghan Stover ’20 is in her last semester of time at Thomas College, which as an education major means a semester of full-time student teaching. Although the semester as student […]

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    Learning Doesn’t Just Happen in the Classroom

    Thomas College alumna and Madison Junior High School social studies teacher Savanna Kandiko ’17 is thankful to have the support of her colleagues as they work through this new world […]

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    Alumni Profile – Cory Worcester ‘09

    During these difficult times, one way we like to stay uplifted is to check in and catch up with our alumni. Today, we want to share what alumnus Cory Worcester […]

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    Terrier STAR: Judi Veilleux

    In these trying times, we are so grateful to have a Thomas College family as we do. We give each other strength and light during this time. One of those […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 27, 2020 To the Thomas College community, The last week has seen a flurry of activity from our Thomas College faculty and staff as we ready ourselves for […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 18, 2020 To the Thomas College community, I am both proud and grateful that, through the partnership of students, families, faculty, and staff, we have achieved the goal […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 17, 2020 Dear Thomas College Community, I want to begin by thanking each and every member of the Thomas College community—students, parents, families, faculty, and staff—for your patience, […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 15, 2020 Dear Thomas College Community, My deepest appreciation goes out to everyone in the College community for their patience and understanding while we finalize policy and implementation […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 13, 2020 Dear Thomas College Community, As circumstances and information concerning the COVID-19 virus cause the ground to continue to move and shift beneath our feet, I remain […]

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    Important Update from President Laurie G. Lachance

    Published: March 12, 2020 Dear Thomas College Community, Throughout the 126-year history of Thomas College, our community has had to face many challenging moments that test our resolve and character.  […]

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    UPDATE: Thomas College COVID-19 Information – Lisa Desautels-Poliquin

    Published: March 10, 2020 Dear Thomas College Community, In our ongoing effort to keep students, faculty, and staff as informed as possible on circumstances surrounding the Cornoavirus (COVID-19), we wanted […]

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    Thomas College Announces Sponsors for Its Annual Dirty Dog Mud Run Event

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2020 – Thomas College is set to host its annual Dirty Dog Mud Run on April 19 in Waterville. This family friend mud run is a 5K, […]

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    Terrier STAR: Anita Benoit

    Anita Benoit is often the first face people see when visiting our beautiful campus and we are grateful for that because her warmth and welcoming spirit are a huge comfort […]

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    Finance Major Lauren Poirier ‘20 on her Personal Growth at Thomas College

    Lauren Poirier ‘20 was not an outgoing person during high school – but says her time at Thomas College has changed that. Lauren says being in clubs and meeting different […]

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    Thomas College Welcomes Two New Dynamic Board of Trustee Members

    WATERVILLE, ME, February 2020 — Thomas College is proud to welcome two new dynamic board members to its Board of Trustees. Both alumni of the College, Holly Ferguson is a […]

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    Thomas College President (and former State Economist) Laurie Lachance to Tour the State Discussing the Future of Maine’s Workforce – Talent on Tap

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, February 2020 — Thomas College President (and former Maine State Economist) Laurie G. Lachance will be touring the state in March for informal conversations with educators on how […]

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    Becoming a Leader

    During Asmita Bamma ’20’s almost four years at Thomas College, she has gained confidence and leadership skills thanks to leadership roles in clubs she’s a part of – and she’s […]

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    Entering into the Field of Cybersecurity

    Danielle Welch ’14, M.S. ’20 has been working in physical security for the banking industry for a long time until this past June 2019, she transitioned into the IT field. […]

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    Terrier STAR: Adam Rodrigue

    Adam Rodrigue combines hard work with a great attitude. Everyone wants to have someone like Adam as a colleague. Adam, a utility worker and a two-year employee of the College, […]

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    Alumni Spotlight: Joakim Sternas ’16

    Thomas College graduate Joakim Sternas ’16 has not wasted any time climbing the ladder of success since his time at Thomas. Joakim moved back to Stockholm, Sweden after graduating and […]

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    Alumni After Hours: Boston Bruins Hockey Game

    Calling all alumni! Join us on February 27th for an evening out in the great city of Boston for a Bruins game. We’ll start our fun-filled evening by gather at […]

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    How to Stay Safe from Cyber Threats at Home and Work; Speaker Series Presented by Thomas College and WEX on March 12

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2020 – In today’s climate of cyber-hackers intercepting online payments, accessing home security cameras, penetrating company firewalls and obtaining sensitive personal and client information, it’s critical to […]

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    An Accelerated Student-Athlete

    Being a student-athlete is no small feat. Adding on finishing a bachelor’s degree in one less year and you’ve got Trevor Reed ‘22, who is ready for the challenge. Although […]

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    Thomas College Announces Students Named to Fall 2019 Dean’s List

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2020 — Thomas College announces its students named to its Fall 2019 Dean’s List. Students named to the list are the following: President’s List (3.80-4.0 GPA) Kerri […]

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    Giving Back to His Community

    Noah Patnaude ’22 is majoring in psychology at Thomas College because he wants to help people. While Noah is studying full-time and working two jobs, he’s already gaining experience in […]

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    Thomas College to Offer Professional Development Courses Online and in Waterville and Augusta Locations

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, January 2020 — A new year means new opportunities for businesses to improve and succeed. Professional development programming at Thomas College will help develop companies’ employees – and, […]

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    Finding Success in the IT Field

    As an IT Support Technician at Thomas College, no two days are the same for Taylan Thomas ’19. His job largely consists of assisting staff, faculty and students with various […]

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    Local Fifth Graders Engage in STEAM activities with Thomas College Students

    Thomas College is innovating in terms of real-world experience for our students while making strong connections to the community. Thomas College hosted the 5th-grade class from Albert Hall Elementary school […]

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    Terrier STAR: Zahayra Razo

    Zahayra Razo ’15, M.S. ’18 – ­ affectionally known as “Z” – leads the TRIO Student Support Services program where she provides mainly personal and academic support students who are […]

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    Teacher Sisters: The Cotters

    Sisters Amanda ’16 and Alexandra ’17 Cotter teach fifth grade in classrooms down the hall from each other at Williams Elementary School in Oakland.   Their students refer to them as Miss Cotter 1 […]

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    Five Things to Know About Ed

    Ed Cervone is new to the Thomas College team; over the summer, he jumped into his role as Executive Director of the Center for Innovation in Education and VP of […]

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    Catching Up with Philomena McPhee-Brown ’69, M.S. ’01

    Retired professor and alumna Philomena McPhee-Brown – known fondly among her colleagues as “Phil” or “McPhee” among students – had a lasting impact on the Thomas College Education program and its […]

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    Prepared For The Future

    Lilly Friars ’21, a Secondary Education Social Studies student, already feels prepared for her future classroom because of her courses in innovative course topics in technology.  “I’ve never thought of gaming as a teaching tool but gaining insight […]

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    Finding His Voice at Thomas College

    Gabe Crosby, Elementary Education student, describes the Lunder School of Education at Thomas College as forward-thinking.   “Thomas is preparing us for the direction that education is headed in. Professors are integrating new findings and giving […]

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    Meet Sierra Rhoda

    Sierra Rhoda ’21 plans to earn her Elementary Education degree in three years and her Master’s in Education in her fourth year.  “The benefit for me is shaving off an […]

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    The Educators Behind Future Teachers at Thomas College

    In September, the Thomas College community celebrated both the great strides it has made in education programming and the dedication of the Peter and Paula Lunder School of Education. Education faculty are already thinking about what comes next in the School’s evolution.   Dr. Wally Alexander has served at the College […]

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    A Team Trip of a Lifetime

    The Field Hockey team had the opportunity this fall to spend their preseason in Europe, traveling to Holland and Germany to play three games against high-caliber club teams. The team explored historic […]

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    Veteran Student Ethan Blake ’19 Cites Professor’s Influence as Key to Success

    Class of 2019 student Ethan Blake enrolled at Thomas College after serving as a full-time active duty member of the Marine Corps. Although his first semester in college left him […]

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    Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Jasmine Turner ’16

    Congratulations to Jasmine Turner ’16 who recently accepted a position with Summit Utilities in the Business Development Department, all thanks to connections she made while at Thomas. As a student […]

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    Maine’s Strategic Economic Development Business Breakfast Hosted by Thomas College and Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce on January 9 in Waterville

    WATERVILLE, Maine, December 2019 – Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Heather Johnson will speak about moving Maine forward and creating a sustainable economy for all at Thomas College and […]

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    Piscataquis Community High School Students Win Thomas Cup on Saturday

    WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 2019 — High school students from across the state competed in a five-part STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics) competition on Saturday, December 7, at Thomas […]