ROCKLAND — Glenn “Chip” Curry has been named center director at UMA Rockland Center.

Curry has been a long-time UMA Rockland student services coordinator with an extensive background in guiding students through a successful completion of their higher education goals.

Curry has over 25 years experience supporting students and recent college alumni in their pursuit of their educational and career goals. He moved to Maine after earning his master’s degree in higher education leadership from Miami University in Ohio. His background in higher education is quite extensive, and includes working at Unity College and Americorps VISTA Project.

Curry served as the student services coordinator at the UMA Rockland Center since 2013, where he supported students of all ages from pre-college admissions through graduation.

Additionally, Kathryn (Katie) Ebert will join the UMA Rockland Center as a student services cordinator April 11. She is currently a counselor in UMA’s Early College Office. Katie holds a master’s degree in education leadership and policy from Portland State University and comes to UMA Rockland with over ten years experience advising college students.

The UMA Rockland Center is one of eight UMA Centers around Maine offering courses, academic programs, and support for individuals seeking to earn a university degree close to home. Courses are taught by faculty on-site, online, or via videoconferencing, allowing students to pursue their studies while meeting family and work obligations.

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