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UMFK students honored at academic banquet

By UMFK News on May 18, 2015, at 3:52 p.m.
Awards and scholarships were presented to deserving University of Maine at Fort Kent students at the senior class banquet and awards convocation held on Friday, May 8 in the UMFK Sports Center. The annual event, held the evening prior to commencement, is designed to honor graduating students for outstanding achievement …
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UMFK’s 133rd Commencement Ceremony held on May 9

By UMFK News on May 11, 2015, at 5:10 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 133rd commencement exercises held at UMFK on May 9. University President Wilson G. Hess presided over the ceremony that conferred 164 bachelor degrees and 41 associate degrees. In addition to awarding the diplomas to the Class …
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Celebrated leader in nursing to speak at UMFK commencement

By UMFK News on April 14, 2015, at 8:59 a.m.
Noted educator of nurses, national health leader, and recipient of the Florence Nightingale Award, Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s 133rd Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the UMFK Sports Center. Hassmiller will receive an honorary doctorate …
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UMFK to host “Earth Day – Every Day”

By UMFK News on April 13, 2015, at 2:43 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Earth Day – Every Day,” as a kick-off of Earth Day, which occurs on Friday, April 17 at the Sports Center from 12:30 to 2:10 p.m. Approximately 55 first graders from the Fort Kent Elementary School will attend sessions …
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Second informational session on master’s degree in counseling held at UMFK

By UMFK News on April 07, 2015, at 9:14 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent, in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine, will host a second informational session for individuals interested in earning a Master of Science in Counseling degree. The session occurs on Friday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Grindle conference room located in …
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Boogaloo Swamis to perform on the UMFK campus April 11

By UMFK News on April 02, 2015, at 9:29 a.m.
The Boston-based award-winning Boogaloo Swamis will perform on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. at the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Fox Auditorium. Admission to the performance is $12 per person. People may purchase the tickets, in advance at the UMFK Development Office located on Pleasant Street, or …
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UMFK Athletic Hall of Fame honors Doc Johnson

By UMFK News on April 02, 2015, at 8:07 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent presented the Floyd “Red” Powell Award on March 21 to Dr. R. Paul Johnson, a former hockey player and lifelong surgeon who was the “doctor on call” in a time before athletic trainers were on the sports field. In remarks to the people …
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Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor Mike James will present on the UMFK campus

By UMFK News on April 02, 2015, at 7:39 a.m.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Conference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7588; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent Arts and Science’s English program selected Poet Mike James as the fifth Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor. …
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Seminar on Soils: The Living Skin of the Earth

By UMFK News on April 01, 2015, at 9:57 a.m.
Friday, April 17, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: UMFK Nowland Hall Conference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7614; umfk.edu Most people think of the stuff that makes up the surface of the Earth as just dirt, but it is much more. The University …
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UMFK Behavioral and Social Science Program develops advisory council

By UMFK News on March 25, 2015, at 7:41 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent announced on March 24 it has formed a new advisory council for its behavioral and social science programs in order to enhance the connections between the university and organizations in the region that provide health services. The goal of the advisory council is …
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UMFK to host its annual “Sucrerie” on March 19

By UMFK News on March 13, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: UMFK Nowland Hall, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu When an event celebrates the first signs of spring with Acadian music, traditional local foods, live entertainment and the unique experience of eating maple taffy that …
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UMFK faculty and staff exhibit at Blake Library

By UMFK News on March 12, 2015, at 9:53 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library will host an exhibit of art, “Eclectic Collection of UMFK,” that university faculty and staff created. The work will be on display through the month of March. “Eclectic Collection of UMFK” is a mix of photographs, paintings, writings, three-dimensional work, textile …
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UMFK Foundation Dinner features Boogaloo Swamis on April 11

By UMFK News on March 11, 2015, at 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: UMFK , 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7800; umfk.edu In what many people see as the classiest sign of spring and the best destination to bring a date in the state of Maine, the University of …
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St. John Valley Senior College to Spring “Kick-Off” Open House

By UMFK News on March 09, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.
Friday, March 20, 2015 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Fort Kent Senior Center, 20 Pine Street, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-3536; sjvsc.org The St. John Valley Senior College program will hold an open house to Kick-Off their Spring 2015 course line up on Friday, March 20, at …
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UMFK Board of Visitors’ Breakfast Series to focus on changes in UMS

By UMFK News on Feb. 19, 2015, at 9:14 a.m.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Conference Room, 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 the University Maine System Chancellor …
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UMFK Environmental Studies Speaker Series featuring Dr. Chunzeng Wang

By UMFK News on Feb. 13, 2015, at 8:36 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Conference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-7557; umfk.edu The Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation, “High-precision Land-cover-land-use GIS Mapping for Land Potential Assessment Based on High-resolution Aerial, CIR, and LiDAR …
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“Artist Talk” on exhibition “Buckwheat”

By UMFK News on Feb. 09, 2015, at 10:03 a.m.
The Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent welcomes the public to attend an “Artist Talk” that Therese L. Provenzano, visual artist and faculty member of UMFK, will give on Thursday, February 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, February 24 from 6 to …
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Informational session on master’s degree in counseling held at UMFK

By UMFK News on Feb. 03, 2015, at 8:20 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: UMFK Nadeau Hall Alumni Conference Room, 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine For more information: 207-834-8627; umfk.edu The University of Maine at Fort Kent, in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine, will host an informational session for individuals interested …
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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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