Stories about University of Maine at Fort Kent

 
Wilson Hess, president of the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

UMFK president stripped of honorific title by Pacific island school

By Mario Moretto on Dec. 17, 2014, at 5:32 a.m.
The Fort Kent Lions have produced a two-year calendar featuring 24 Lions posing in various stages of tasteful undress. The club hopes to raise $70,000 to support LifeFlight of Maine, the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund and the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

Fort Kent Lions bare it all — for the greater good — in 24-month calendar

By Julia Bayly on Nov. 16, 2013, at 12:59 p.m.
The interior of the new Lunder Pavilion at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville. Colby was ranked No. 22 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the best National Liberal Arts Colleges.

US News and World Report ranks Maine schools among top colleges

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 13, 2013, at 2:52 p.m.

University of Maine System ‘rainy day’ money well short of $177 million, most already assigned to campus projects, officials say

By Nick McCrea on April 27, 2013, at 6:41 p.m.

UMFK opens career path doors for high school students from Hancock County to St. John Valley

By Julia Bayly on Nov. 20, 2012, at 3:15 p.m.

Early tally shows enrollment increase at UMFK

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 19, 2012, at 3:07 p.m.
Prospective students and their parents tour the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick in March 2009.

Maine universities, colleges make the grade as top schools

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 14, 2012, at 6:55 p.m.

UMFK, John Bapst agreement increases opportunities to learn computer programming

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 29, 2012, at 7:10 p.m.
Prospective students and their parents tour the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick in March 2009.

7 Maine colleges listed among best in the region by The Princeton Review

By Alex Barber on Aug. 21, 2012, at 7:27 p.m.
A white-tailed deer is fitted with a global positioning system/satellite collar as part of a University of Maine at Fort Kent and Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife study. Photo courtesy of the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

UMFK collaring white-tailed deer for study

on Aug. 06, 2012, at 12:34 p.m.

Charter schools to be focus of meetings in Presque Isle, Machias

The Associated Press on March 20, 2012, at 5:22 a.m.

Bradley man with extensive criminal history accused of racial threat

By Julia Bayly on Dec. 08, 2011, at 7:45 p.m.
Holly and Dennis Violette (seated) sign documents donating a 25-volume set of scrapbooks, compiled by Marcella Belanger Violette, to the University of Maine at Fort Kent'’s Acadian Archives/Archives Acadiennes. Looking on are (standing left) Lise Pelletier, director of the archives, and Wilson G. Hess, UMFK president.

80 years of history donated by Violette family to UMFK Acadian Archives

on Nov. 28, 2011, at 8:39 p.m.

Project Canopy trees to help green up town, university in Fort Kent

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 29, 2011, at 6:52 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage took a few moments to meet the students like Chelsea Minson of Winterville, who are participating in the Pleasant Street Academy at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The pilot program allows high school juniors to take university courses toward both a university degree and their high school core requirements.

State has high hopes for UMFK’s Pleasant Street Academy pilot program

By Julia Bayly on Sept. 03, 2011, at 3:39 p.m.

LePage meets with Aroostook County students

By Julia Bayly on Aug. 25, 2011, at 11:55 a.m.

UMFK named best northeastern college for seventh year

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 12, 2011, at 5:06 p.m.
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Graduates taking part in the 129th Commencement ceremony at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Saturday, May 7, 2011,  listen as President Wilson G. Hess begins the ceremony in the UMFK Sports Center. Approximately 1,200 people attended the afternoon ceremony. Dr. Douglas Brinkley delivered the keynote address.

UMFK graduates encouraged to be proud of their state, education

By Jen Lynds on May 08, 2011, at 10:26 a.m.

College commencement exercises planned across the state this weekend

on May 04, 2011, at 5:14 p.m.

NSF grant to fund study of biomass production in St. John Valley

By By Julia Bayly, Special to the BDN on April 16, 2011, at 3:12 p.m.