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Enrollment & Advancement Center • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743
UMFK Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Inductees
May 20, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is proud to announce the UMFK Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Inductees:

  • Ed McKay '82 - Men's Basketball
  • Eric Werntgen '99 - Coach/Administrator (inducted posthumously)
  • Katherine Ferland '16 - Women's Soccer
  • Ben Kluvers '17 - Men's Soccer
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UMFK Hires New Assistant Professor of Computer Science
May 17, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to welcome Dr. Kelly White as an assistant professor of computer science.

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UMFK Nursing Student Honored with Award
May 6, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that nursing student, Irene Neal, was recently honored by Maine Campus Compact (MCC) on April 28, 2022, at its 21st Annual Awards Ceremony. Neal was awarded the Heart and Soul Award which recognizes outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine faculty, students, and community and corporate partners.

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UMFK Professor Awarded Research Grant
April 29, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Professor Duane Belanger has been awarded a Rural Health and Wellbeing Grand Challenge Injury Prevention Seed Grant focusing on safety and wellness of Acadian residents of the upper Saint John River valley.

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UMFK's Acadian Archives to Hold Open House
April 21, 2022

The Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., they will be holding a special, daylong meet-and-greet event. Tailored to community members who have yet to discover the Archives or who have not visited in a long time, this event will be an opportunity to meet the staff, (re)discover the institution’s resources, and learn about activities and events.

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UMFK To Become a Pet-Friendly Campus
April 20, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will be the first University of Maine System school to have a pet-friendly residence hall, effective fall 2022.

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UMFK Scholars' Symposium to Feature Students' Achievements
April 12, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s eleventh annual Scholars’ Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 26th, and Wednesday, April 27th, on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year’s event is “Perspectives: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.”

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UMFK Foundation Announces Spring Gala
April 7, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Foundation is pleased to announce the return of their annual dinner/performance fundraising event, featuring the jazz duo of Stephen Boody and Kori Lovejoy. The Roaring 20’s-themed event will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

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UMFK Announces 2022 Distinguished Service Awardee
March 16, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that John Pelletier of Van Buren, will be awarded the Distinguished Service Award at UMFK’s 140th commencement ceremony on May 7, 2022. This award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in service to UMFK.

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UMFK to Host Bengal Bound Days
March 10, 2022

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host several, in-person Bengal Bound Days in the next six weeks to bring prospective students to campus. This new take on an open house gives far more flexibility to the prospective students and families who wish to attend.

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