Leadership Aroostook’s Second Graduating Class Creates Operational Plans to Move the County Forward

Fourteen professionals from 10 different prominent County businesses recently completed Leadership Aroostook, a professional development initiative created by the Aroostook Partnership in conjunction with Husson University’s College of Business’s Institute for Strategic Leadership and Workforce Development. The program consists of nine in-person monthly training sessions, readings, online written discussions between sessions, and a culminating team project. - July 17, 2023

Husson University’s July Summer Camps Offer Students the Opportunity to Explore Healthcare and Pharmacy

Two different science-oriented camps being held at Husson University this July will give high school students the opportunity to explore careers in pharmacy and healthcare. Sponsored by Husson University’s College of Health and Pharmacy, these camps are an outstanding way for students to... - July 13, 2023

St. George's University Announces New Admissions Partnership with Husson University

Husson University students who complete four years of pre-medical or pre-veterinary coursework and meet all requirements for admission are fast-tracked for admission into the four-year programs at the St. George's Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Students accepted into the School of Medicine’s 4+4 program also receive a $10,000 scholarship over four years. Agreements like this one, smooth the transition of Husson students from undergraduate to graduate degree studies. - June 26, 2023

Husson University Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidates to Host Cancer Survivor Wellness Workshops

Husson University’s School of Physical Therapy announced today that they will be hosting two separate Cancer Survivor Wellness Workshops. The first workshop will take place on May 22 at Husson University from 5:30 pm. – 7:30 p.m. in the Libra Lecture Hall of the O’Donnell Commons building. The second workshop will occur on June 10 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Edmunds Conference Center at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. To attend, contact Dr. Slike at Husson University. - May 19, 2023

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Student at Husson University Wins ACA’s Essay Competition Grand Prize

Each year, the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) “Tomorrow’s Counselors” essay competition recognizes graduate counseling students who demonstrate “exceptional insight and understanding about the counseling profession and the work of professional counselors…” This year’s grand prize winner was Husson University’s Beth M. Sharp. She is pursuing a Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling through the University’s School of Education. - May 18, 2023

Husson University to Hold 124th Annual Commencement Exercises at the Cross Insurance Center

Husson University will be holding its 124th Annual Commencement Exercises at 10:30 a.m. in the arena of the Cross Insurance Center on Saturday, May 6, 2023 in Bangor, Maine. Saturday’s ceremony will recognize individuals who have completed their degrees from Husson University’s College... - May 05, 2023

Husson University’s School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management Honored at 2023 Governor's Conference on Tourism

Husson’s School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management was honored at the 2023 Maine Tourism Awards on March 28, 2023. The School received an award for Leadership and Growth. The award presentation was part of the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism. According to a video on the Conference’s website, the Leadership and Growth Award was given to the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management because of its “contributions to the growth of Maine’s tourism industry workforce.” - April 23, 2023

For the Second Consecutive Year, the Public is Invited to Sign Up for Physical Therapy Checkups at Husson University’s Pro Bono Clinic

For the second consecutive year, Husson University’s SOARing Eagles Healthcare clinic at 79 Marshall Road in Bangor is offering free physical therapy checkups to members of the public. The checkups are available on April 10 and April 11, 2023 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Anyone interested in... - April 09, 2023

Presentations on Pathogens and Excessive Concert Sound Are Just Two of Contributions Husson University is Making to the Maine Science Festival

The Maine Science Festival is featuring the insight and expertise of Husson University students and faculty as part of six different presentations and activities at the Cross Insurance Center on Thursday, March 23 and Saturday, March 25, 2023. The University hopes that the students who visit their presentations find a connection with one or more of the topics and continue on to higher education so they can work in a STEM-related career in Maine. - March 25, 2023

Karan Casey, One of Ireland’s Most Celebrated Singers, to Perform at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

Singer-songwriter Karan Casey will be performing many of the songs that made her one of Ireland’s most accomplished folk musicians on Sat., March 4, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre as part of her current American tour. Her concert will include songs from her February 2023 album, “Nine Apples of Gold.” Audience members will also be able to enjoy many of Casey’s favorite Irish folk songs, gleaned from her 25-year musical repertoire. - March 04, 2023

Husson University Creates New Institute for Strategic Leadership and Workforce Development

Husson University announced today that it has launched a new institute dedicated to strategic leadership and workforce development training and education. This institute will offer “students, professionals and organizations with a pathway to enhance leadership capabilities.” The... - February 20, 2023

One-Man Show, “Rhapsody in Black,” Celebrates Black History Month at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

The first line you’ll hear when LeLand Gantt brings his inspirational life story to the Gracie Theatre on Friday, February 24, 2023 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. is, “I just want to start a conversation.” The play is directed by Estelle Parsons, the woman who played Roseanne’s mother on the award-winning sitcom “Roseanne.” According to Gantt, “This show reaffirms humanity. It deals with survival, racism, identity, and the psycho-emotional effects of growing up as a young Black man in America.” - February 17, 2023

NESCom at Husson University Cuts Ribbon on New Full-Service Student-Run Marketing Agency

Hiring an advertising and marketing agency that can help organizations with their strategies and materials is often difficult for small businesses, start-ups and non-profits due to the costs involved. Addressing this challenge is a new student-run agency at Husson University that’s designed... - February 06, 2023

The ‘70s and ‘80s Live Again at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre

The Classic Rock Orchestra will be performing on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre. This eleven-piece orchestra will be performing legendary and nostalgic anthems from the ‘70s and ‘80s including a variety of rock anthems from such notable artists as Fleetwood Mac, Journey, The Beatles, Heart, Pat Benatar, and many more. The show is conceived by the creative team who brought “Piano Men - The Music of Elton and Billy” to the stage. - January 21, 2023

Husson University Board of Trustees Elect a New Chair and Vice Chair

Husson University announced today that its board of trustees elected Dan Hutchins of Naples, Fla., Class of 1983, a retired accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to be their new chair. In addition, the trustees elected Phil Harriman, Class of 1977, the founding partner of Lebel & Harriman, LLP, to be their new vice chair. Harriman is from Yarmouth, Maine. Guidance and oversight from these experienced leaders will help drive the University’s continued success in a competitive marketplace. - December 07, 2022

Holiday Music Blossoms at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre with Cellophane Flowers

The Gracie Theatre celebrates the music of the holiday season on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 3 p.m. with the band, Cellophane Flowers. The afternoon concert, “Christmas Chronicles,” is a fusion of Beatles hits and holiday favorites. This multimedia event combines seasonal vignettes, popular holiday music, and rock ‘n roll. The combination of HD projected images and vintage outfits promises to deliver a visually-stunning, Victorian-era styled holiday event that’s perfect for the entire family. - December 04, 2022

Husson University Theatre to Present the Holiday Classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” as a Live Radio Play

Husson University Theatre, the university’s official student theatre club, will perform Joe Landry’s “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” on December 2-4, 2022 in The Gracie’s Black Box Theatre. This feel-good holiday classic will be performed in front of a live audience in a setting similar to a 1930s-style radio broadcast. An ensemble of talented students will help to bring the timeless characters in this classic story to life. Learn more at the HussonUniversityTheatre1 Facebook page. - December 02, 2022

Husson University, the Caleb Group and Harbor Management to Provide 35% More Thanksgiving Dinners to the Elderly and the Disabled This Year

Husson University is partnering with the Caleb Group and Harbor Management to prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals to Bangor area seniors and disabled community members. The increased cost of food for those on a fixed income who need a hot, delicious holiday meal is making this effort more imperative. The Husson University’s Dining Services team will prepare nearly 150 Thanksgiving meals. That’s an increase of over 35% in the total number of meals prepared, compared to last year. - November 21, 2022

Husson University ROTC Graduate Receives the Colonel Tanya Wahlberg Nurse Cadet Excellence Award

Husson University announced today that Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduate, Madison Morano, Class of ‘22, a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army received the prestigious Colonel Tanya Wahlberg Nurse Cadet Excellence Award. Named in honor of a former second brigade professor of... - November 17, 2022

Husson University Honored Veterans for Their Service and Sacrifice

Husson University honored veterans on Nov. 10, 2022 in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center. The event began at 11 a.m. with a presentation that recognized the service and sacrifice members of the armed forces and their families have made to protect this country. According to Danielle Leighton, Husson’s Veterans Administration certifying official, “This holiday is an opportunity for all of us to show our gratitude for veterans’ service and give these heroes the respect they deserve.” - November 14, 2022

Career Fair at Husson University Connected Employers with Highly Qualified Job Applicants

Career Services at Husson University hosted a career fair on Wednesday, November 2 in the Newman Gymnasium at 1 College Circle in Bangor from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Over 70 different organizations, from a diverse assortment of industries, spoke with job applicants about new career opportunities. Area employers love hiring Husson students because they’ve got a terrific work ethic and they’re ready to start making positive contributions to their organizations as soon as they walk through the door. - November 11, 2022

"Super" Magician to Bring His Mystifying Sorcery to the Gracie Theatre

Illusionist Mike Super, the only magician in history to win a live magic competition on primetime network television in the United States, will be appearing at the Gracie Theatre on Saturday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by PepsiCo, this family-friendly show is part of The Gracie’s Bangor Savings Bank season. In addition to being named “Entertainer of the Year” and “Best Performing Artist of the Year,” Super was voted “America's Favorite Mystifier” on NBC's hit television show “Phenomenon.” - November 11, 2022

Husson University Reconceives Online RN-to-BSN Program to Address State’s Nursing Shortage

Husson University announced today that a reconceptualized version of its popular Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) program is now available online. The updated program is now suitable for both students and working nurses. “With Husson’s online RN-to-BSN... - November 11, 2022

Nature Photography Exhibition at Husson University’s WBRC Gallery

Husson University is hosting an exhibition of photos taken by artist Ulrike Guthrie, the former president of the Bangor Art Society, at the University’s WBRC Gallery at the Gracie Theatre until December 16, 2022. The exhibition, entitled “CLOSE: A Photography Installation,”... - October 27, 2022

Open House Gave High School Students an Introduction to Husson University

Husson University held an Open House for interested high school students and their family members on Saturday, October 22, 2022. This was an outstanding opportunity to learn more about Husson’s academic programs, faculty, facilities, life in the residence halls and campus life. Those in attendance got to sample all that Husson has to offer. Students and family members who couldn’t attend this past Open House are welcome to attend future Open Houses on November 12, 2022 and April 29, 2023. - October 26, 2022

Largest Gathering of Law Enforcement and Legal Professionals in Maine Recruited Husson Students at Campus Career Fair

The School of Legal Studies in Husson University's College of Business held its 14th Annual Career Day on Friday, October 21, 2022 at the Newman Gymnasium in Bangor. The event attracts organizations representing local, state, and federal career opportunities from a variety of criminal justice and legal fields. The event provides students with a chance to learn more about potential employment and internship opportunities in criminal justice, forensic science, law and paralegal studies. - October 25, 2022

"Blue" is the Latest Art Exhibition at Husson University’s Robert E. White Gallery

An exhibition by Husson’s fall 2022 visiting artist, Amy Wilson, will be on display at the University’s Robert E. White Gallery, adjacent to the University’s Campus Center in Peabody Hall. Peabody Hall is located at 54 College Circle in Bangor. The exhibition runs from today until December 16, 2022. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for viewing and reflection. Wilson is currently the director of visual and performing arts at the New Hampton School. - October 20, 2022

Husson University’s College of Business Granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation by IACBE

Husson University’s College of Business was recently granted a reaffirmation of specialized business accreditation for several of its business-related degree programs by the Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). To earn... - October 13, 2022

Husson University and Northern Light Health Celebrate the Latest Class of POD Graduates

For the past five years, Husson University has been helping to educate Northern Light Health employees through their Professional and Organizational Development (POD) program. On 8/23/2022, Husson celebrated a new class of POD graduates as part of a Zoom educational event. POD program participants consist of two groups. One is comprised of current leaders, while the other consists of employees interested in becoming leaders. Each group’s curriculum is designed to maximize their experience. - September 27, 2022

Author Who Created "Rizzoli & Isles" is Next Husson University Distinguished Business Speaker Series Guest

Tess Gerritsen, acclaimed author and filmmaker, will be speaking at Husson University's Gracie Theatre on September 28, 2022 about the unusual route she took to becoming an internationally bestselling author and the publishing business. She is probably best known for her series of novels featuring homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles. These books inspired the TNT television series "Rizzoli & Isles" starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. - September 26, 2022

Husson University Honored Worthington Scholarship Recipients at Campus Event

On September 14, Husson honored Worthington Scholarship Foundation scholarship recipients attending the university. The Foundation awarded $6.4 million dollars to over 400 2022 graduates from partner public high schools in 11 Maine counties including Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford,... - September 22, 2022

Husson University’s School of Pharmacy Hosted the Rx Abuse Leadership (RALI) Trailer on Campus

Despite recent decreases in teen drug use nationwide, there’s still more to do. In order to help educate and combat overdose and addiction issues locally, Husson partnered with the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) of Maine and Code 3 to increase public awareness of opioid misuse. The University brought a trailer with an educational exhibit set up like a teenager’s bedroom to their Bangor, Maine campus. The trailer is designed to help visitors spot possible warning signs of hidden drugs. - September 14, 2022

Six to be Honored at Husson University’s 2022 Alumni Hall of Fame

Husson University President Robert A. Clark, PhD, CFA, said, “All of the individuals being honored at this year’s Alumni Hall of Fame have made distinguished contributions to their professions, their communities and the University.” - September 09, 2022

Husson University’s Distinguished Business Speaker Series to Resume in September

Dennis Lewin, the speaker for Husson University's next Distinguished Business Speaker Series event, is feeling under the weather. His illness has forced him to cancel his presentation scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business at 11 a.m.  They are hoping to reschedule his presentation for the 2023-2024 academic year. Additional information about the rescheduled date will be sent to you when it becomes available. Thank you for your understanding. - September 02, 2022

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Husson University Science Laboratories

Husson University celebrated the official opening of seven new modern science laboratories with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 25, 2022 on their campus in Bangor, Maine. Approximately one-third of Husson’s current population is enrolled in health-related programs that would utilize these new laboratory facilities. This includes students enrolled in the University’s new pre-med degree program. At Husson, students get to use the same kind of equipment found in professional medical facilities. - August 26, 2022

Welcome Weekend 2022 at Husson University

This weekend, Husson University will be welcoming students back to their Bangor campus at 1 College Circle in Bangor, Maine for the beginning of the new academic year. First-year students will be moving into the residence halls on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sophomores, juniors and seniors will move in on Sunday, August 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Welcome Weekend consists of two days of activities, events and fun at the beginning of the new school year. - August 25, 2022

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University’s 11th Season to Feature 12 Shows

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is ready to begin its 11th season. This year’s offerings include comedy, music, drama and magic. “This will be the biggest and best season in the Gracie Theatre’s history,” said Jeri Misler, managing artistic director. “Besides offering more shows than ever before, this year’s season includes the most diverse selection of entertainment we’ve ever offered.” - August 19, 2022

Husson University Online Offers Tuition Discount to First-Time Students

Husson University Online is encouraging everyone to earn a degree in an effort to help increase their earnings and job security. As an incentive, any student who enrolls in an online program at the University by September 1, 2022, will receive $500 off their first course. This applies to both... - August 17, 2022

Homecoming Excitement Comes to Husson University Early This Year

Homecoming at Husson University is an excitement-filled event for alumni, friends and current students. This year, the celebration runs from Sept. 9 through Sept. 10, 2022. The football game will pit Husson University against rival Plymouth State. Dr. Robert Clark, President of Husson University said, “This is a terrific opportunity for graduates to reconnect with friends they haven’t seen in years." - August 16, 2022

Marketing and Professional Communications Degrees Now Offered by Husson University Online

Husson University Online has launched two new marketing/communications degrees. The first is an online Bachelor of Science in marketing degree. This degree teaches students about graphic design, website design and development, writing, photography, market research, video production and more. The second is an online Bachelor of Science in professional communications degree. With this, students will gain the skills they need to convey information and ideas creatively, persuasively and ethically. - August 04, 2022

Husson University Online Now Offers Animal Assisted Therapy and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificates

Students can now earn a certificate in animal assisted therapy from Husson University Online. This program can teach students how to facilitate effective human–animal interactions - a skill that can enhance the health of patients with anxiety. Husson University Online is also launching a new certificate program in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). After completing this program, students will be able to identify and implement the components that make DEI advantageous for organizations. - July 25, 2022

Husson University’s School of Physical Therapy to Provide Arthritis Self-Management Workshop

Husson’s School of Physical Therapy announced today that it will be hosting a free arthritis self-management workshop on July 16, 2022 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the University’s Research and Education Center at 79 Marshall Road in Bangor, Maine. “This is an outstanding... - July 07, 2022

Husson University Pharmacy Camp to Give Students a Taste of Professional and University Life

A pharmacy summer camp will run from July 18 – 20, 2022 at Husson University’s Bangor campus. The three-day camp gives high school students an opportunity to experience what it means to be a professional pharmacist. Educational modules focused on laboratory skills, compounding, patient counseling, hospital pharmacies, and pharmacy-related careers will be offered in a hands-on learning environment. - July 06, 2022

Husson University Launches New Four-Year Degree in Conservation Law

Husson University announced today that it is launching a new comprehensive four-year degree program in conservation law. This will provide students with the education they need to become state game wardens, park rangers, forest rangers, members of the Maine Marine Patrol, Maine Forest Service,... - July 06, 2022

Husson University Receives $2.2 Million Grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation

Husson University announced today that it recently received a generous $2.2 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation. The grant will accelerate the implementation of programs and outreach associated with the new School of Technology and Innovation. This school is part of Husson... - June 19, 2022

Celebrate Husson! to Feature Baseball, Barbecue, Cornhole and More

Members of the Husson University community, including alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, donors and friends, are invited to participate in Celebrate Husson! from Sunday, June 12 through Friday, June 17, 2022. The six days of festivities will feature recognition, remembrance and reconnection events along with professional career services. To register for all or part of Celebrate Husson! visit https://www.husson.edu/alumni/alumni-events/celebratehusson. - June 10, 2022

Son of Husson University’s Founder Passes Away

Paul Husson passed away on May 5, 2022. Completely devoted to Husson University, the educational institution founded by his father Chesley, Paul spent most of his professional career helping students achieve academic success at the University. Gifts to the Paul and Judith Husson International Scholarship Fund, c/o Husson University will honor his memory. For more information, contact Lisa Frazell, executive director of development at Husson University. Her email is FrazellL@husson.edu. - June 01, 2022

Community Leader John Rohman Receives Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award from Husson University

Husson University presented the Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award to John Rohman, the former chief executive officer of WBRC, mayor of Bangor and current chair of the University’s Board of Trustees. This award is presented annually to an individual who shares the qualities of Husson’s founder, Chesley H. Husson, Sr. It recognizes outstanding service to both the University and the greater community. - May 31, 2022

Wheelchair Basketball Players Take to the Court at Husson University

Husson University’s Organization of Physical Therapy Students (OPTS) are hosting the 22nd Annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at Newman Gymnasium at 1 College Circle in Bangor, Maine on 3/20/2022 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Any Husson student, faculty member, staff member or graduate is welcome to put together a five-person team and participate. Wheelchair basketball provides physical therapy and occupational therapy students with a greater appreciation of the challenges confronting the disabled. - March 18, 2022

Husson University Fulbright Alumni Discuss Experiences and Opportunities at Gracie Black Box Theatre Reception

On Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Gracie Black Box Theatre, Husson University will be hosting a joint reception with the Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association. During the event, three Husson Fulbright recipients will be making presentations about the Fulbright program. Welcoming participants to the event will be Fulbright Scholar and Husson University President Robert A. Clark, PhD, CFA. - February 26, 2022

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