Send us your news!

Your University of Maine classmates and the Alumni Association would love to hear your news—big, small, new or old! Consider calling or emailing your class correspondent to chat about what’s going on in your personal, professional, or postgraduate life, or submit your update through the form below.

Submissions will be sent to your respective correspondent for consideration for inclusion in the twice-annual class column, published in MAINE Alumni Magazine.

Not sure what you should share? Here’s a sampling of real class notes:

Bud ’54 and Shirley Kirk Ayer ’54 did not return to Maine for Christmas this past year and missed the snow but enjoyed having family to visit.

Nicole Ellis ’10, who taught fifth grade in New Hampshire, took time off from teaching to be home with her children but recently returned to teach gift and sixth grade math and science in Edgecomb, ME.

Don Cookson ’59 is staying busy compiling the Class of 1959 newsletter and attending executive meetings to plan a 65th Reunion for 2024.

Neil Ashton ’66 retired from banking 20 years ago but recently began working for the State of Maine fixing unemployment problems.

Mckenzie Green Cameron ’17 recently married her husband Craig Cameron and the two welcomed a baby girl, Taytum, into the world.

Alan Everett ’75, former owner of Hemenway Hill Dairy in Williamsburg, MA switched to owning a small beef herd and is working for fun for a neighboring dairy.

Jennifer Johnston ’03 is continuing her excellence in leadership teaching and coaching for Everett High School in Lansing, MI.

Nick Richard ’07 was promoted to building and plumbing inspector for the city of Lewiston.

Black Bear Updates

Share your news with the Black Bear community. The Black Bear Updates form allows you to share upcoming events, career updates, births, marriages, or other information you would like to share with your classmates. Your news may appear in the biannual class notes section of MAINE Alumni Magazine, or on your individual class page on the UMAA website.

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