Mike Doss, President and CEO of Graphic Packaging International (GPI), recently made a generous donation to the UMPPF, followed by a visit to campus with his leadership team to meet with UMPPF students, faculty, and to learn about the research in pulp and paper being done at UMaine.
Due to the uptick in COVID 19 cases locally, campus rules and corporate travel restrictions, the annual Paper Science & Chemical Engineering Scholarship and Awards Ceremony will once again be virtual, on Wednesday, October 13th starting at 5pm.
Launched in 2016, the international contest recognizes, celebrates and promotes noteworthy innovations being developed in the global forest sector by students, researchers and engineers age 30 years and younger.
Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Chelsea Pelletier, in her third year of a Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Maine, taking this semester off to complete her second term of co-op at Westrock's mill in West Point, Virginia. We asked her a few questions about her experiences at UMaine.
The Paper Science & Engineering Foundation at Miami University has been partnering with the Paper program at the university since 1960. The program started in 1957, and in its various forms over the years has graduated over 1500 students skilled to enter the paper industry. The Foundation is among more than a dozen educational institutions and organizations that are members of Two Sides.
The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation has received the 2020 Education at Work for Maine Award from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) in recognition of their role in revitalizing Maine's forest products industry.
Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Eliza Hosford, a senior in the program. Miss Hosford is from Bucksport, Maine and graduated in 2016 from Bucksport High School as valedictorian. We asked her a few questions about her experiences at UMaine.
The foundation's annual Spring Advisory Board Meeting and Pulp and Paper Celebration Banquet is coming up on Thursday, March 26. Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Claire Hammontree, a junior in the program and we asked her a few questions about her experiences at N.C. State.
A total of 208 students are enrolled in the N.C. State Paper Science and Engineering program, and Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Michael McKenzie, a junior in the program and we asked him a few questions about his experiences at N.C. State.
Paper science and engineering students from North Carolina State University saw more than just pulp and paper mills on this year's Paper International Experience (PIE) trip to Domtar's Personal Care operations in Toledo, Spain.
Close to 200 students are enrolled in the N.C. State Paper Science and Engineering program, and Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Brandon Long, a senior in the program and we asked him a few questions about his experiences at N.C. State.
Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery and representatives from 28 paper industry partners met with faculty and students Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the facility on the Parkview Campus for the unveiling of a pilot-scale multi-ply paper manufacturing machine.
By Steve Roush, Vice President, Publisher and Editor
Approximately 200 industry professionals, executives, members of academia, future leaders and members of their family, and friends of the program gathered for the 59th Annual Paper Science and Engineering Foundation Meeting and Student Recognition Banquet held on the campus of Miami University last week.