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Here's Your Chance to Learn About Alice Zwicker--One of the Unsung Heroes of Maine!



Join Author Walter M. MacDougall on March 7 at 1 pm when he will present a slide show and lecture on the life and service of Alice Zwicker. Alice grew up in Brownville, Maine and served as an army nurse in the Philippines at the opening of World War II. Captured by the Japanese, she was a prisoner for three years. She returned home as a hero where she fought against the tuberculosis she had contracted as a prisoner and emerged a victor due to her indomitable spirit and faith.


Our lecturer, Walter Macdougall, graduated from the University of Maine with a BA in philosophy and English literature. He earned an MA in teaching science and a DEd. Walter taught science in public school and at the University of Maine, where he was a graduate faculty member and taught a graduate course in educational philosophy. After retirement, he taught in Honors College at the University of Maine. He has written a number of books including Angel of Bataan.


The UMASC Winter Lecture Series is free and open to all, so feel free to invite friends and family members! But you must register in order to attend.

All lectures will be presented via Zoom.


When you select this series, you may attend as many lectures as you please.

Each week, prior to the lecture, you will receive an email with your Zoom invitation.

Lectures are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm, plus one additional lecture on Thursday, March 2, at 1:00 pm. Click here to see more information about each lecture and the presenters Thursday, Mar. 2 Journey to Newfoundland (part 2) with Cheryl & Louis Fontaine Tuesday, Mar. 7 Maine’s Angel of Bataan with Walter MacDougall


How to register for classes:

Click on the following link to the Winter Lecture Series page.

Click on the blue “Add to Cart” button.

Next, click on the blue “View Cart” button.

Ignore the part about adding membership and go to the bottom of the page. Then, click on the blue “Proceed to Checkout” button.

Fill in the required information.

You will notice a box under “Additional Information.” Write the name of your senior college here (if you are a senior college member).

Click on “Place Order.”

You are registered! You will receive an email confirming your registration. Just ignore the page that comes up requesting payment.

For more information, call the UMASC office: 207-621-3551 or email: office@umasc.org. Emails often receive the quickest response because they are instantly distributed to the staff at home.


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