News Archives - 2005

Date News Release Title Release Number
December 30, 2005 UMFK ends 2005 with record high enrollment 05208
December 23, 2005 UMFK soccer players receive national honor 05207
December 23, 2005 UMFK alumna and veterinarian assists with animal welfare in post-Katrina Louisiana 05206
December 23, 2005 UMFK receives grant to host French film festival planned for February 17-21 05205
December 23, 2005 Governor Baldacci to visit UMFK and speak at Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner 05204
December 16, 2005 UMFK nursing alumna spends time working in post-Katrina New Orleans hospital 05203
December 16, 2005 UMFK students deliver more than 1,100 toys donated by Valley residents through "Toys for Tots" drive 05202
December 9, 2005 Bengal basketball players garner weekly honors 05201
December 9, 2005 UMFK English professors participate in Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference 05200
December 9, 2005 Belanger awarded MeHeaf scholarship 05199
December 9, 2005 UMS Trustees approve UMFK strategic plan 05198
December 2, 2005 UMFK looking for teams from community to participate in Valley volleyball tournament 05197
December 2, 2005 Blake Gallery to feature work of UMFK students in Paul Gebhardt's art classes 05196
December 2, 2005 UMFK Performing Arts to present Jules Feiffer's comedy Little Murders December 15, 16 and 17 05195
December 2, 2005 UMFK and UMPI students participate in scientific summit 05194
December 2, 2005 UMFK campus/community talent revue this weekend 05193
November 25, 2005 Avian influenza and upcoming flu season focus of November 30 Valley's View 05192
November 25, 2005 Trustees of Maine Higher Education Association to visit UMFK to award local student scholarship 05191
November 25, 2005 UMFK student organizations spearhead Fort Kent area "Toys for Tots" drive 05190
November 18, 2005 UMFK men's and women's basketball teams host Bengals Tip-Off Classic 05189
November 18, 2005 UMFK Bengal soccer players earn Sunrise Conference honors 05188
November 18, 2005 UMFK Acadian Archives exhibit "Maman Disait" opens December 2 05187
November 18, 2005 Performers needed for UMFK talent review 05186
November 18, 2005 State Senator and UMFK professor John Martin travels to Lebanon 05185
November 18, 2005 Upcoming "Festival at Fort Kent" and U.S. Olympic biathlon team trials topic of UMFK community breakfast 05184
November 11, 2005 UMFK Bengal's list newcomers and veterans for 2005-2006 basketball season 05183
November 11, 2005 UMFK music professor speaks at Florida State University 05182
November 11, 2005 UMFK well represented at Aroostook "Right to Read" conference 05181
November 11, 2005 UMFK and UMPI students plan scientific summit 05180
November 11, 2005 Osher Scholarships available for the UMFK spring semester 05179
November 11, 2005 UMFK to partner with Greater Fort Kent Chamber of Commerce for 25th anniversary craft fair 05178
November 4, 2005 UMFK Bengal Tip-Off Classic to be held November 11 through November 13 05177
November 4, 2005 UMFK professor participates in a Harry Potter symposium 05176
November 4, 2005 UMFK campus community mourns the loss of Professor Richard Dinsmore 05175
November 4, 2005 UMFK electronic commerce professor establishes new information assurance lab on campus 05174
October 28, 2005 UMFK performing arts plans fall production 05173
October 28, 2005 Northern sea and coastline photo exhibit coming to UMFK's Blake Library gallery 05172
October 28, 2005 UMFK education students to present first-of-its-kind Folktale Festival 05171
October 28, 2005 UMFK warming up to go "cold turkey" 05170
October 28, 2005 UMFK to celebrate La Semaine du Français 05169
October 28, 2005 UMFK to welcome NEASC accreditation review team 05168
October 21, 2005 UMFK soccer teams split games against UMPI 05167
October 21, 2005 UMFK and Christ Congregational Church plan "Raise Every Voice" concert 05166
October 21, 2005 UMFK education students present annual book fair 05165
October 21, 2005 Valley's View season premiere to focus on November 8 referendum questions 05164
October 21, 2005 UMFK campus community remembers a most passionate supporter and great friend 05163
October 14, 2005 UMFK's step in the right direction 05162
October 14, 2005 UMFK professor Vladimir Suchan places in marathon 05161
October 14, 2005 UMFK professor's music to be featured at two New York premieres 05160
October 14, 2005 Aroostook County author John Corrigan to read from new book at UMFK 05159
October 14, 2005 UMFK President Richard Cost signs statement of support for guard and reserve employees 05158
October 14, 2005 UMFK Board of Visitors to meet October 21 05157
October 7, 2005 UMFK plans two upcoming open houses 05155
October 7, 2005 Naturalist from Baxter State Park to speak at UMFK 05154
October 7, 2005 UMFK professor of E-commerce earns MBA degree 05153
October 7, 2005 Acadian Archives exhibit "Acadian Beginnings: Samuel de Champlain and St. Croix Island, 1604" opens October 14 05152
September 30, 2005 UMFK's Blake Library Art Gallery exhibit celebrates Down Syndrome awareness month 05151
September 30, 2005 Five new coaches join UMFK Bengal Athletics 05150
September 30, 2005 Three new faces join UMFK campus community 05149
September 30, 2005 UMFK coffeehouse raises money for Louisiana hurricane victims 05148
September 30, 2005 UMFK's President Cost to participate in trade mission to France, October 22-29 05147
September 30, 2005 Question six on November 8 ballot includes $290,000 for UMFK building repairs and upgrades 05146
September 30, 2005 UMFK enrollment up 12.3 percent 05145
September 26, 2005 UMFK Bengals have a successful weekend 05144
September 23, 2005 UMFK to host seminar on patents and intellectual property October 3 05143
September 23, 2005 UMFK professor and Acadian historian participates in unveiling of artwork depicting Acadian milestones between 1881 and 2001 05142
September 23, 2005 UMFK to present Constitution program and faculty-led discussion September 28 05137
September 16, 2005 French Connection inspires UMFK's plans for September 23 Katrina fundraiser 05141
September 16, 2005 Public comment sought as UMFK prepares to undergo re-accreditation review 05140
September 16, 2005 Author and Valley native Cathie Pelletier to read from new book at UMFK 05139
September 16, 2005 Future of healthcare in the St. John Valley, topic of September 30 UMFK business breakfast 05138
September 16, 2005 Future of healthcare in the St. John Valley, topic of September 30 UMFK business breakfast 05138
September 9, 2005 UMFK offering annual OSHA training 05136
September 9, 2005 UMFK Bengal Athletics to host Alumni weekend events 05135
September 9, 2005 Fort Kent and UMFK ready for Scarecrow Festival and Come to Campus Days this coming weekend 05134
September 9, 2005 UMFK campus community pulling together to provide assistance to victims of Hurricane Katrina 05133
September 2, 2005 UMFK Alumni Association to present honors at Alumni and Friends Banquet 05132
September 2, 2005 UMFK to host September 7 comedy night featuring Chris "Boom Boom" Johnson 05131
September 2, 2005 UMFK to celebrate campus diversity with food at September 18 brunch 05130
September 2, 2005 Three faculty; five staff join UMFK campus community 05129
August 26, 2005 UMFK Bengals host soccer tourney 05128
August 26, 2005 UMFK to host 5k run as part of Scarecrow and Come to Campus Days festivities 05127
August 26, 2005 UMFK to offers honor seminar on war 05126
August 26, 2005 UMFK to offer search and rescue course this fall 05125
August 26, 2005 Aroostook County-based band Rock Dox to perform at UMFK 05124
August 24, 2005 UMFK named a "2006 Best College in the Northeastern Region" by The Princeton Review 05123
August 23, 2005 UMFK to hold press conference tomorrow to announce accolade by national education service organization 05122
August 19, 2005 UMFK announces soccer schedules 05121
August 19, 2005 Come to Campus Days and Scarecrow Festival looking for parade entrants 05120
August 19, 2005 UMFK partners with Scarecrow Festival to plan a weekend full of activity September 16-18 05119
August 19, 2005 UMFK plans unique parent orientation 05118
August 12, 2005 Blake Gallery to feature "Seven Directions" The Art of Joan Lee 05117
August 12, 2005 UMFK's Ellen Cost presents financial aid session to prospective medical students at Duke University 05116
August 12, 2005 UMFK to welcome "Many Faces" at orientation 05115
August 12, 2005 Chad Marquis to be honored at UMFK's outstanding future alumni 05114
August 12, 2005 UMFK, NMMC and others partner with Chamber to present a "September to Remember" 05113
July 29, 2005 UMFK professor Scott Brickman helping to mold future generation of music students 05112
July 29, 2005 UMFK team tops in statewide wellness program 05111
July 29, 2005 Webster-Ashburton Treaty celebration to bring together officials from two nations, three forts 05110
July 29, 2005 UMFK to honor Burnette Bowker and Kevin St. Jarre as outstanding alumni 05109
July 22, 2005 Osher Scholarships available for the UMFK fall semester 05108
July 22, 2005 UMFK planning "Come to Campus Days" festivities 05107
July 22, 2005 More than two dozen children to participate in UMFK French immersion summer program 05106
July 22, 2005 Seniors from ten states participate in UMFK Elderhostel 05105
July 22, 2005 163rd Anniversary of Webster-Ashburton Treaty to be celebrated at Fort Kent Historic Site and UMFK 05104
July 15, 2005 UMFK hosts Inland Search and Rescue Planning Course 05103
June 27, 2005 UMFK announces new admission incentive program partnership with St. John Valley high schools 05102
June 24, 2005 UMFK to offer week-long courses entitled French Review I & II 05101
June 24, 2005 UMFK host site for internet use workshop 05100
June 24, 2005 UMFK to offer French immersion program for young children 05099
June 17, 2005 UMFK professor presents work at storytelling symposium in Nova Scotia 05098
June 17, 2005 Blake Gallery to feature works of UMFK students in Therese Provenzano's art classes 05097
June 17, 2005 UMFK to announce new admission incentive for St. John Valley high school students at press conference 05096
June 13, 2005 UMS Trustees approve UMFK mission statement and purchase of residential property for Fort Kent campus 05095
June 10, 2005 From truck driver to steering the future direction of higher education in Maine 05094
June 3, 2005 UMFK Alumni Association to hold annual meeting June 16 05093
June 3, 2005 Work on UMFK self study nearly complete; preparations for NEASC visit in November underway 05092
May 27, 2005 UMFK students named to Dean's List 05091
May 27, 2005 UMFK to offer printmaking class during Summer Session 05090
May 27, 2005 UMFK professor attends conference in Florida 05089
May 27, 2005 UMFK Professor Steve Selva awarded Trustee Professorship 05088
May 27, 2005 Rachel Albert tapped as interim UMFK vice president 05087
May 27, 2005 UMFK alerting current students and recent alumni of opportunity to save money on college loans 05086
May 20, 2005 UMFK Bengal basketball players receive honors 05085
May 20, 2005 UMFK well-represented at Montreal conference 05084
May 20, 2005 Valley's View May 26 season finale to focus on accreditation 05083
May 13, 2005 UMFK campus community honors a combined 470 years of dedicated service 05082
May 13, 2005 UMFK interns work toward a smoke free campus 05081
May 13, 2005 UMFK to host Inland Search and Rescue Planning Course 05080
May 13, 2005 UMFK to offer French immersion program for high school students 05079
May 13, 2005 UMFK set to receive nearly $1.1 million in grant funding over four years from U.S. Department of Education 05078
May 7, 2005 Record number of students receive degrees at 123rd UMFK commencement 05077
May 6, 2005 UMFK students honored at academic banquet 05076
May 6, 2005 22 UMFK student nurses honored at pinning ceremony 05075
May 6, 2005 Seven inducted in UMFK Nursing Honor Society 05074
April 29, 2005 Elliott to join Kindred in ranks of UMFK professor emeriti 05073
April 29, 2005 Three UMFK soccer stand-outs invited to play in Aruba this summer with USA Athletes International 05072
April 29, 2005 UMFK to honor faculty and staff for dedicated years of service 05071
April 29, 2005 Record number of students to receive degrees at UMFK commencement May 7 05070
April 22, 2005 UMFK to present spring concert May 1 05069
April 22, 2005 21 UMFK student nurses to be honored at pinning ceremony 05068
April 22, 2005 High gas prices and deadly flu virus to be discussed on April 28 Valley's View 05067
April 22, 2005 UMFK Bengal Athletes receive recognition 05066
April 22, 2005 Community volunteer leader Nancy Thibodeau to receive UMFK distinguished service award 05065
April 22, 2005 UMFK to host financial workshop May 4 05064
April 22, 2005 UMFK education students produce plays complete with handmade puppets and staging 05062
April 15, 2005 UMFK and NMMC join forces to benefit "Feed the County" April food drive in Fort Kent 05063
April 15, 2005 UMFK students, faculty and staff to celebrate Earth Day April 22 with many events 05061
April 15, 2005 UMFK to host honors symposium April 27 05060
April 15, 2005 Chief Justice of Canada's Supreme Court to speak at UMFK commencement and receive honorary degree 05059
April 15, 2005 Six to be inducted in UMFK Nursing Honor Society at April 28 ceremony 05057
April 15, 2005 UMFK's Lilia Kakaradova attends and speaks at "Woman in Research" workshop 05056
April 13, 2005 EPA environmental scientist to speak at UMFK 05058
April 8, 2005 "Fields of Blue" exhibit on display at Acadian Archives through May 27 05055
April 8, 2005 UMFK approved as host site for Inland Search and Rescue planning course 05054
April 8, 2005 UMFK to offer "Painting the Maine Landscape" course 05053
April 8, 2005 UMFK to host HIV/AIDS and substance abuse workshop 05052
April 1, 2005 UMFK student nurses plan April 12 blood drive 05050
April 1, 2005 UMFK signs on to "Operation Community Support" to aid military personnel and their families 05049
April 1, 2005 UMFK admissions office to host "accepted student day" 05048
April 1, 2005 UMFK father and son student duo make fraternity history by pledging together 05047
March 25, 2005 UMFK Associate Professor of Nursing Jenny Radsma earns Ph.D. 05046
March 25, 2005 UMFK students author own children's books 05045
March 25, 2005 Director of North Maine Woods to speak at UMFK 05044
March 25, 2005 UMFK vice president for academics tapped to fill top academic post at Pennsylvania's Keystone College 05043
March 25, 2005 March 31 Valley's View to focus on wellness 05042
March 18, 2005 Northern Maine Drama Festival rescheduled for Monday, March 21 at UMFK 05041
March 18, 2005 UMFK professor presents paper at The College Music Society Northeast Conference 05040
March 18, 2005 This year's UMFK "Sucrerie" to feature horse-drawn sleigh rides on campus quad 05039
March 11, 2005 UMFK host site for IPC Nordic World Championship closing gala 05038
March 4, 2005 UMFK to host annual "Sucrerie" on March 24 05037
March 4, 2005 UMFK Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes to host "Fields of Blue" exhibit 05036
February 25, 2005 UMFK to begin search for new head men's soccer coach 05035
February 25, 2005 UMFK to host Northern Maine Drama Festival Saturday, March 12 05034
February 25, 2005 UMFK campus ready for "March Madness" 05033
February 18, 2005 Valley's View to look ahead to Fort Kent's "March Madness" February 24 05032
February 11, 2005 UMFK Performing Arts presentation of The Vagina Monologues rescheduled to February 18; proceeds to benefit Erin Sperry Fund 05031
February 11, 2005 UMFK's Blake Gallery to feature local writer 05030
February 11, 2005 UMFK receives a collection of vintage forestry books 05029
February 4, 2005 Thibodeau to present details on upcoming IPC World Championships at UMFK community breakfast 05028
February 4, 2005 Two American Cancer Society interns begin work on UMFK campus 05027
February 4, 2005 UMFK's Bengal freshman forward leading in rebounds 05026
February 4, 2005 UMFK to host informational breakfast on upcoming IPC World Championships 05024
January 31, 2005 UMFK announces partnership with IPC Nordic World Championship organizers 05025
January 28, 2005 UMFK English Professors present work at Arts and Humanities Conference 05023
January 28, 2005 Sunrise Conference honors two UMFK Bengal Basketball Players 05022
January 28, 2005 University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library displays Black History Month Exhibit 05021
January 28, 2005 UMFK joins other UMS libraries in launching "Gateway to Digital Collections" 05020
January 28, 2005 Delegation of education officials from Ukraine to visit UMFK campus community February 8 05019
January 21, 2005 January 27 "Valley's View" to feature discussion on Tsunami 05018
January 21, 2005 UMFK officials and organizers of 2005 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships to hold joint press conference January 31 05017
January 21, 2005 Area musicians respond and Mardi Gras Fiddler's Jamboree is on for February 6 05016
January 21, 2005 UMFK Performing Arts to present The Vagina Monologues as part of V-Day celebration 05015
January 21, 2005 UMFK to present domestic violence awareness show "That Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady" 05014
January 21, 2005 "College Goal Sunday" at UMFK to precede "Super Bowl Sunday" by one week 05012
January 14, 2005 UMFK Performing Arts to revive Butley for Performances at UMFK and UMPI 05011
January 14, 2005 Musicians needed if annual Fort Kent Mardi Gras Fiddler's Jamboree will happen this year 05010
January 14, 2005 UMFK to host Winter Driving Workshop 05009
January 14, 2005 Wilderness First Aid offered at UMFK 05008
January 14, 2005 UMFK working with area school districts to form "St. John Valley Early College Partnership" 05007
January 14, 2005 UMFK to hold auditions for spring performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown 05006
January 14, 2005 UMFK students named to Dean's List 05005
January 13, 2005 UMFK to host first session of CERT training 05013
January 7, 2005 UMFK preparing to welcome new students with orientation geared toward enjoying winter 05004
January 7, 2005 UMFK's Kindred and Provenzano artwork displayed in Maine State Capitol 05003
January 7, 2005 UMFK's oldest living Valley alumna turns 100 05002
January 7, 2005 UMFK campus officials working to implement UMS campus consortium 05001