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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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UMFK Names Robert M. Dixon as Vice-President for Academic Affairs

By UMFK News on Jan. 15, 2014, at 12 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has named Dr. Robert M. Dixon of Atlanta, Georgia, as interim vice-president for academic affairs. Dr. Dixon began his appointment on January 6. Dr. Dixon has more than four decades of experience in management, research, and teaching. He has served as a provost, …
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Attend a FAFSA In-Person Help Session on January 26

By UMFK News on Jan. 15, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will help this fall’s college and university-bound students and their parents answer a much more complex question: “How do I complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)?” UMFK’s Director of Financial Aid, Lisa Lipe, will be on site for St. John …
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Call out for musicians and entertainers for UMFK Annual Fiddlers’ Jamboree

By UMFK News on Jan. 15, 2014, at 11:56 a.m.
Organizers of the 2014 UMFK Fiddlers’ Jamboree have put out a call to area musicians and entertainers to participate in the largest jam session and house party, which has been held annually on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus for more than a decade. The jamboree, which has …
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UMFK to host regional round for National Spelling Bee

By UMFK News on Jan. 15, 2014, at 11:49 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for 6, 7, and 8 grade students on Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium. The 2014 competition is sponsored by Maine School Administrative District #27, under the supervision …
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UMFK and St. John Valley Community Photography Club Exhibit at Blake Library

By UMFK News on Jan. 07, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
An exhibit of photographic works by ten members of the UMFK and St. John Valley Community Photography Club is on display in the Blake Library Gallery through the end of January. The exhibition is an insider’s look at each individual’s experience as a photographer. More than 95 photos are on …
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UMFK’S Anthony Gauvin to Serve on USDA Small Business Panel

By UMFK News on Dec. 16, 2013, at 3:16 p.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate Professor of Electronic Commerce, Anthony Gauvin, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Rural and Community Development (CRD) panel. Gauvin was notified of his selection to the panel in a letter from Dr. …
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UMFK’s Community Education Department unveils RURAL U portfolio of Early College Education programs

By UMFK News on Dec. 10, 2013, at 3:07 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Community Education Department today unveiled a major re-branding of its signature early college education programs whose emphasis is to build college aspirations among Maine’s high school students living in rural areas of the state. The three, previously separate and distinct programs, Early College, …

Student artists display work in UMFK’s Blake Library Gallery

By UMFK News on Dec. 10, 2013, at 1:21 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Blake Library Gallery will feature, “Forty-five and Counting,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano’s Art 200 Fundamentals of Art class. The exhibition will be on display through Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Art 200 is a visual arts course students can take to …
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Student artists display work in UMFK’s Blake Library Gallery

By UMFK News on Dec. 10, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Blake Library Gallery will feature, “Forty-five and Counting,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano’s Art 200 Fundamentals of Art class. The exhibition will be on display through Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Art 200 is a visual arts course students can take to …

MUSICAL GROUP RAPTURE TO HOLD CD SIGNING IN CARIBOU ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

By UMFK News on Dec. 06, 2013, at 10:54 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Brambleberry Market , Caribou, Maine For more information: Benita Ouellette; 207-834-7554 Rapture, a local spiritual musical group, will be at Brambleberry Market, located on the Down Town Mall, 25 Sweden Street in Caribou, on Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. …
 
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