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UMFK’S HOBBINS SELECTED TO PARTAKE IN TWO-YEAR GEOSPATIAL EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY GRANT PROGRAM

By UMFK News on March 31, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies Dave Hobbins has been selected as one of only 18 faculty, nationwide, to participate in an Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training (iGETT) grant. The grant is awarded by the National Council for Geographic Education with funding from …
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Drawing done by Krystal Paradis, a University of Maine at Fort Kent art student.

“Drawing is a Language” exhibit by UMFK art students

By UMFK News on March 19, 2014, at 4:29 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will feature, “Drawing is a Language,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano’s Art 351 Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through Thursday, April 10. Drawing is a Language represents student artwork executed in various dry media within …

Dr. Mark Richard to present at the UMFK Presidential

By UMFK News on March 07, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Lise Pelletier; 207-834-7536; umfk.edu Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, March 20 at …
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Dr. Mark Richard to present at the UMFK Presidential Lecture Series

By UMFK News on March 07, 2014, at 2:59 p.m.
Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at the Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. in Fox Auditorium to discuss his book Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States. The presentation …

UMFK to host its annual “Sucrerie” on March 20

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 2:26 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Nowland Hall , 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Susan Tardie; 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at …
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UMFK to host its annual “Sucrerie” on March 20

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 2:22 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall. The “maple sugar recreation” has drawn more than 300 community members to campus in years past. The event features a traditional maple taffy pull on …
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UMFK’S FORBES EARNS SPOT ON BOSTON BREAKERS’ WOMEN’S SOCCER RESERVE TEAM

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 9:41 a.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent senior, Kimika Forbes, goalkeeper on the USCAA National Champion Lady Bengals soccer team, has earned a spot on the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Boston Breakers reserve team. Forbes, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, attended the team’s tryouts at this past weekend in …
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UMFK FOUNDATION’S ANNUAL DINNER/PERFORMANCE FEATURING DAVID MAXWELL IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 12

By UMFK News on March 05, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will present its annual dinner/performance fundraising event on Saturday, April 12, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. This year’s musical entertainment will be provided by jazz, blues, and improvisational pianist, David Maxwell, of Boston. The annual dinner/performance is the Foundation’s primary fundraising event …

Eight Strings and a Whistle to perform on March 16 at UMFK

By UMFK News on Feb. 26, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Theresa Biggs; 207-834-7850; umfk.edu/valleyvision/release/default.cfm?release=14018 The University of Maine at Fort Student Activities is pleased to announce a performance by Eight Strings and a Whistle on Sunday afternoon, March …

UMFK to host Fiddlers’ Jamboree on Sunday, March 2

By UMFK News on Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 25 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Susan Tardie; 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area’s largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual …
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UMFK to host Fiddlers’ Jamboree on Sunday, March 2

By UMFK News on Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area’s largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers’ Jamboree, which will be held on Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium. The doors will open to the public …
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UMFK writing contest…looking for submissions

By UMFK News on Feb. 12, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Presidential Lecture Series committee will host a writing contest entitled, Where I’m From. The committee will accept submissions from UMFK students, staff, faculty, and alumni, or community members. Poets and songwriters and memoirists have waxed endlessly on this theme. Now it is your …
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Chantel Bernier, TRIO Student of Semester

By UMFK News on Feb. 11, 2014, at 10:19 a.m.
The Student Support Services TRIO program at the University of Maine at Fort Kent understands the hard work, effort and determination students put into their academic goals, but also into their communities. With that in mind, the fall 2013 TRIO Student of the Semester has been awarded to Chantel Bernier …
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The Production of Biomass Fuels in the St. John Valley is subject of Presentation

By UMFK News on Feb. 10, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.
The Center for Rural Sustainable Development at the University of Maine at Fort Kent will present guest speaker, Kalvin Ernst, on the Production of Bio-Mass Fuel in the St. John Valley. Ernst’s presentation will be held on Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in the Nadeau Teleconference Room on the …

Life in Belleisle in Old Acadie presentation by Ghislain Savoie

By UMFK News on Jan. 27, 2014, at 1:42 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Lise Pelletier; (207) 834-7536; umfk.edu The Acadian Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a presentation by Ghislain Savoie on the …
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Life in Belleisle in Old Acadie presentation by Ghislain Savoie

By UMFK News on Jan. 27, 2014, at 1:39 p.m.
The Acadian Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a presentation by Ghislain Savoie on the 2004-2005 archaeological digs that he coordinated in Belleisle in the Port Royal Colony. The presentation will be held on Thursday, February 6 at 7 p.m. in the Nadeau Hall …

3rd Annual Alumni Association Talent Show Fundraiser held at UMFK on February 1

By UMFK News on Jan. 27, 2014, at 1:36 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Susan Tardie; (207) 834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Alumni Association will host a talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 7 p.m. …
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3rd Annual Alumni Association Talent Show Fundraiser held at UMFK on February 1

By UMFK News on Jan. 27, 2014, at 1:32 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Alumni Association will host a talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door on the evening of the performance at $5 per person. The proceeds will benefit the …

UMFK Environmental Studies Speaker Series features Peter Butzloff

By UMFK News on Jan. 23, 2014, at 1:21 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: Dave Hobbins; 207-834-7614; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Dr. Peter Butzloff on Friday, February …
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Acadian Archives acadiennes to host documentary film and workshop

By UMFK News on Jan. 17, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Acadian Archives acadiennes will host a free public showing of the documentary “Waking Up French: Réveil” on Thursday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fox Auditorium. The film is the epic story of New England’s largest minority, why they came, and what …
 
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