FullColorAugustaBangorUMA 2013 Commencement

On Saturday, May 11th
10:00 AM
Augusta Civic Center

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University of Maine at Augusta will hold its 45th Commencement Exercises. on Saturday, May 11th. More than 600 graduates from UMA’s Augusta and Bangor campuses, online program, and University College Centers, will receive associate and baccalaureate degrees.

More details for those planning to attend the 2013 Commencement can be found here:

Commencement Speaker, Paul Doiron is the editor in chief of "Down East: The Magazine of Maine," Down East Books, and DownEast.com. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Doiron is a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly-fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine. He is the author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, including The Poacher's Son, which won several awards.

Meredith Jones, who will receive an honorary degree, serves as the President and CEO of the Maine Community Foundation, a statewide public foundation with approximately $230 million in assets. Before joining the Maine Community Foundation, Jones was Director of Education and Training for the Maine Health Care Association. She has also worked as a member of former Governor Angus King’s transition team, and as staff to the Maine legislature’s Committee on Public Utilities.