The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Summer Theatre will perform Moliere's "The Learned Ladies” at the Fox Auditorium on the UMFK campus from Thursday, July 31, 2014 through Sunday, August 3, 2014. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on July 31, August 1, and August 2. A matinee performance will be offered at 2 p.m. on August 3.
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.
e 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 Monnday, July 28 through Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Dr. Robert Dixon, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 364 students were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2014 semester.
Students attaining the honor must be degree candidates, enrolled as a full-time student or a part-time student, and must maintain a 3.20 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the semester with no grades below a “C.”
UMFK is situated at the center of Acadian history and culture in rural northern Maine. The regional baccalaureate university within the University of Maine System serves more than 1,200 students, mostly from Maine but with a considerable number of international students and Canadian students.
The community of Fort Kent has a population of 4,097 and is situated in the St. John River Valley. The people of the valley are largely descended from the French-Acadians and French-Canadians.
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 to be held on Friday, July 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.