Belfast — Registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for more than 300 undergraduate and graduate courses offered in spring 2019, both live and via distance education (online, ITV and videoconferencing), January 22 - May 11.
Need-based Hutchinson Center scholarships are available to new and continuing students. The deadline for scholarship applications is January 10.
“Whether you are completing a bachelor’s degree or advancing your career through graduate studies, UMaine Online and the Hutchinson Center are premier sources for education in Midcoast Maine” said the Hutchinson Center, in a news release.
Visit umaine.edu/online to learn more about the variety of courses and programs offered online year-round.
At the Hutchinson Center, students registering for spring courses can contact Nancy Bergerson, newly appointed coordinator of student services and community education. Bergerson brings several years of experience working with students and the Midcoast community in supporting educational opportunities.
As a UMaine graduate with a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, she appreciates the challenges and sacrifices students make in pursuit of higher education, whether it be a class or a degree program, according to the release.
About the University of Maine: The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service.
UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 67 countries, according to the release. It currently enrolls 11,240 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars.
The University of Maine offers 35 doctoral programs and master's degrees in 85 fields; more than 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S.
The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.
For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.