Registration for fall 2020 classes is open at the Hutchinson Center


Belfast, Maine — Registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for over 300 undergraduate and graduate courses offered in fall 2020. All will be offered remotely.

The offerings include a new course, History of Pandemics in America (HTY 199), taught by lecturer and UMaine alumnus Patrick Callaway, Ph.D.. The course examines the role of epidemic disease in American history, using case studies to explore the personal and collective understandings of disease, responses to epidemics, the influences of race and class on the lived experience during epidemics, and the political, social and economic consequences of public health crisis.

A limited number of need-based Hutchinson Center scholarships are available for new and continuing students. The deadline for scholarship applications is August 20. More information about scholarships is online.

The Hutchinson Center will be open by appointment to students needing access to Wi-Fi and/or computers. To make an appointment, please call the Hutchinson Center at 207.338.8000. Face coverings are required.

For more information about classes, scholarships, or starting or continuing your college journey, contact Hutchinson Center interim director Kim Wilson-Raymond at kim.raymond@maine.edu; 207.338.8034. For questions about degree programs or to make an appointment with an academic advisor, contact Tiffany Peterson at tiffany.peterson@maine.edu; 207.581.3151. Or visit hutchinsoncenter.umaine.eduhttps://hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu.

About the Hutchinson Center:
The Hutchinson Center is an outreach center for the University of Maine in Orono, that serves as an educational and cultural center for the midcoast area. It is named for University of Maine President Emeritus Frederick E. Hutchinson. The mission of the Hutchinson Center is to broaden access to University of Maine academic and non-degree programs and services, lifelong learning opportunities, and professional and career development experiences using innovative approaches that increase synergy among University of Maine System entities, University of Maine departments and divisions, and that engage a wider Maine community.
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