Throughout the fall semester, UMPI students have put in countless hours helping local nonprofit BEYOND LIMITS: Awaken Your Potential with its Appalachian Trail Adventure.
“I’ve reached out to a lot of people,” UMPI student Brandy Smith said. “These people were going to be involved with BEYOND LIMITS and lead us to others who want to be involved.”
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Goodbyes are hard. But UMPI’s former president, Linda Schott, has had to say them as she has begun a new chapter in her life. Earlier this year she accepted a new position as president of Southern Oregon University. But although she might be gone, thanks to her, UMPI’s on a whole new path.
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You don’t have to live an active lifestyle to know what it feels like to get hurt. Being on a team or just living sometimes demands everything you can give. But when you’re hurt what’s the best way to getting back to play? Rehabilitation therapy is there for you physically and mentally to help get you back into the game of life.
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It’s getting late and most offices on campus have closed for the night. But not everyone has gone home. Papers are still being graded, classrooms are being cleaned up. The lights that are still on cast shadows of a long day. The work continues and night melts into day, days into semesters. From up high, a message from the chancellor trickles down through the campuses. A projected deficit looms over the system. Faced with cuts, targets are painted on the backs of faculty and staff as well as their programs. In spite of changes beyond their control, they keep on working, they keep on teaching and they keep on taking care of their students while they can.
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Spring break for two UMPI clubs meant it was time to journey beyond the County. After weeks of planning students packed their bags to travel and broaden their horizons.
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Swift action from UMPI’s president and faculty helped soften a blow to the campus’s pocketbook. Thanks to an increase in student enrollment and help from the University of Maine System, UMPI is back on track to a stabilized budget.
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