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Summer Theatre Richard III Auditions
June 3, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Summer Theatre, now entering its twelfth season, is pleased to announce open auditions for its summer 2019 production of “Richard III” by William Shakespeare. 

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UMFK's 137th Commencement Ceremony held on May 11
May 23, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 137th commencement exercises held at UMFK’s Sports Center on May 11th. University President Dr. John N. Short presided over the ceremony.

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UMFK nursing students honored at pinning ceremonies
May 22, 2019

On Friday, May 10, 2019, one hundred thirty-four University of Maine at Fort Kent nursing students graduated from the program, with thirty-six of them attending the 35th annual UMFK Nurse Pinning Ceremony at the Fox Auditorium on the UMFK campus.  In addition to UMFK’s nurse pinning ceremony, thirty-Five UMFK nursing students who were enrolled in the Partners in Nursing Education Program received their nursing pins at a ceremony that was held on May 9th at the Jewett Hall Auditorium on the University of Maine at Augusta campus.

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UMFK Announces Annual Awards and Scholarships
May 17, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce their annual awards and scholarships that were recently presented to both undergraduate students and those who graduated this spring. These awards and scholarships are presented to deserving students for their contributions to campus and their academic achievements.

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UMFK to Host Popular Fiction Author, Paul Doiron
May 15, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to host Paul Doiron, author of the famous “Mike Bowditch” mystery series, at 7pm on June 5, 2019.  Doiron, New York Times bestselling author will be a guest of the Acadian Archives acadiennes where he will be meeting fans and reading from his latest book “Almost Midnight.”

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Pleasant Street Academy Gets a New Look
May 15, 2019

The Pleasant St. Academy Early College High School program, a collaboration between the University of Maine at Fort Kent and MSAD #27, is undergoing some significant changes.  Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year the program will be renamed Valley U.  In addition, course requirements for the program have been restructured.

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"Visual Voices" Exhibit Supports UMFK's Educational Model for Creative Learning and upcoming Scholars' Symposium
April 25, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring the work of students in Thérèse L. Provenzano’s Art 200 Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class and Art 320 Studio Projects. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, May 6th.

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UMFK Names Two Distinguished Service Award Honorees
April 24, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Melford Pelletier and Reynold Raymond will both be awarded Distinguished Service Awards at UMFK’s 137th commencement ceremony on May 11, 2019. This award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in service to UMFK.

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Fulbright Scholar to Speak on changes in Bilingualism
April 18, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Dr. Anabella Niculescu-Gorpin will be giving the presentation, “Bilingualism and English-Induced Language Change,” in Nadeau Hall at 4:30 pm on Monday, April 29, 2019. This event is free to the public.

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UMFK Professor of Music Returns from European Tour
April 16, 2019

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman, recently returned from Europe, where he had his orchestral composition Restoration recorded by the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jiri Petrdlik on February 28. The recording was made possible by a University of Maine System Trustee Professorship Grant, of which, Brickman was UMFK’s recipient of for the Academic Year 2018-19. The recording will be archived and prepared for a future commercial release by Parma Recordings.

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