The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation was incorporated in 1952 by 12 UMaine graduates financially supporting and preparing well-educated engineering students for careers in the pulp and paper and allied industries.
The Western Michigan University Paper Technology Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation founded by industry leaders in 1958. The mission of the corporation has been and continues to be to support the Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering at Western Michigan University.
Metsä Group has made donations of EUR 160,000 to Aalto University, LUT University, Tampere University, Åbo Akademi, University of Jyväskylä and University of Eastern Finland. Depending on the university, the donations will be allocated to the fields of technology, natural sciences or agriculture and forestry.
Finch Paper in Glens Falls is no exception to employers struggling to find workers nationwide. The manufacturer came up with a plan to remedy its labor shortage by offering tuition reimbursement for SUNY Adirondack students who work at their plant for two shifts a week for a semester.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point bachelor's degree programs in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering have both been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
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.