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UMFK’s Alumni Association to host local talent

By UMFK News on Jan. 26, 2015, at 10:17 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Alumni Association will host its fourth annual talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 7, at 7 p.m. in the …
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UMFK breaks another enrollment record

By UMFK News on Jan. 23, 2015, at 8:17 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — While the rest of Maine’s public universities may be facing declining enrollment, new numbers the University of Maine at Fort Kent just released on Tuesday, January 20, show this small campus nestled in the crown of Maine is continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate. The …
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UMFK makes national Top 50 list for most affordable online colleges

By UMFK News on Jan. 23, 2015, at 7:54 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — A ranking service, CollegeChoice.net, recently released their list for the Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor’s Degrees, and the University of Maine at Fort Kent is in the top 50 nationally. UMFK ranked 45th in the nation, and was one of only two Maine universities to …
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U.S. News designates UMFK as a “Best College for Veterans”

By UMFK News on Jan. 23, 2015, at 7:52 a.m.
In its 2015 rankings for United States colleges, the U.S. News and World Report points out the University of Maine at Fort Kent as the 12th top ranked school in the north region of the United States. Only 311 schools qualified for consideration nationwide. According to the report, UMFK is …
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It’s a Rock-tober music event to support the UMFK Foundation

By UMFK News on Oct. 10, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: University of Maine at Fort Kent, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7800; umfk.edu The Valley’s rock ‘n’ roll band, Boomer-ang, will play at the University of Maine Fort Kent Foundation sponsored fall performance on Sunday, October …
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UMFK Board of Visitors to discover benefits of new lab on November ballot

By UMFK News on Oct. 10, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: University of Maine at Fort Kent, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors’ Business Breakfast Series will present an informational session by John Rebar, executive director …
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Dr. Scott Brickman appointed Trustee Professorship

By UMFK News on Sept. 29, 2014, at 10:07 a.m.
University of Maine System Chancellor, Dr. James H. Page, has appointed UMFK Professor of Music and Education Dr. Scott T. Brickman to Trustee Professorship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Dr. Brickman will oversee the recording of a compact disc of his original contemporary classical music. Parma Recordings of North Hampton, …
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DaPonte String Quartet to perform at UMFK October 1

By UMFK News on Sept. 26, 2014, at 10:24 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: UMFK , 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host the award-winning DaPonte String Quartet for a performance on Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. in …
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California girls serve surprising successes to UMFK volleyball team

By UMFK News on Sept. 17, 2014, at 2:34 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s volleyball team has a new coach, it is fielding a roster of many new players, and all of the team members are playing far from home, but these apparent deficits are actually surprising benefits that have already helped the team win a …
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UMFK partners with Fort Kent Chamber for a weekend of Homecoming & Scarecrow Festival activities September 19-21

By UMFK News on Sept. 15, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will combine forces for their respective Homecoming and Scarecrow Festival celebrations for the weekend of September 19, 20, and 21 in Fort Kent. The three, fun-filled days will feature many events, including soccer and …
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UMFK Honored as a National College of Distinction

By UMFK News on Aug. 19, 2014, at 9:26 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been selected as a national College of Distinction for the 2014 – 2015 academic year. UMFK is one of a select group of 200 colleges in the country to earn this prestigious designation based on its educational excellence in each of Four …
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Lulu Pelletier art exhibit on display at the UMFK Blake Library Gallery

By UMFK News on Aug. 18, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will host exhibit “Eye to Eye” by Artist Lulu Pelletier. The exhibit will be on display through Friday, September 26, 2014. The exhibit, “Eye to Eye,” is a collection of portraits depicting animals and people in a realistic style. Pelletier …
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UMFK Blake Library to feature “Acadian Literary Creations”

By UMFK News on Aug. 11, 2014, at 1:54 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: UMFK Blake Library, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library will host “Acadian Literary Creations” on Monday, August 11 …
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Songs Beyond Borders: A musical gathering between Maine and New Brunswick on August 18

By UMFK News on Aug. 06, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 506-850-7830; umfk.edu The State of Maine and the Province of New Brunswick are proud to present the Songwriters Circle Songs Without Borders. Performing together for the first time, …
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“La Sagouine” to be held on the UMFK campus August 23

By UMFK News on Aug. 06, 2014, at 9:23 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: UMFK Fox Auditorium, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-8631; umfk.edu The Acadian Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent will present the performance of “La Sagouine” by Viola Léger on Saturday, August 23 …
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“Eclectic Miscellany” featured at the UMFK Blake Library Gallery

By UMFK News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 1:28 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will host exhibit “Eclectic Miscellany” by Artist Michelle Richardson. The exhibit will be on display from through Thursday, August 14, 2014. According to Richardson, “The exhibit will consist of a variety of mediums and subjects to which I wryly apply …
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UMFK’s Anthony Gauvin presented at Community Development Society annual conference in Iowa

By UMFK News on July 31, 2014, at 12:40 p.m.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate Professor of Electronic Commerce, Anthony Gauvin, recently attended and presented at the 2014 Community Development Society (CDS) International Annual Conference and Meeting in Dubuque, Iowa. Gauvin’s presentation was entitled Leveraging “free”; creating an Electronic Communication Portfolio for a U.S. based non-profit organization. Professor …
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UMFK to host Summer Fun Run Aug. 2

By UMFK News on July 21, 2014, at 1:47 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a Summer Fun Run 5K race on Saturday August 2, 2014. The race will be open to all age groups and race time is set for 9am. Race-day registration will begin at 8am at the UMFK Sports Center and the first …
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UMFK’s Rural U receives Davis Educational Foundation grant

By UMFK News on July 18, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been awarded a $132,500 grant by the Davis Educational Foundation for the 2014-2017 academic years. The support will allow the organization to expand and further develop the Rural U Early College and Dual Enrollment program. The three year …
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Acadian Kitchen Party July 18 in Fort Kent

By UMFK News on July 16, 2014, at 12:51 p.m.
Friday, July 18, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fort Kent Senior Center, 20 Pine Street, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host its second Acadian Kitchen Party …