The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Patrick Lacroix as the Director of the Acadian Archives acadiennes. Dr. Lacroix began his new role on October 4, 2021.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent High school students who successfully complete the Law Enforcement program at Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) in Ellsworth, Maine and who enroll at UMFK will now be starting their pursuit of a college degree with nine college credits already earned. This is possible due to a new articulation agreement between UMFK and HCTC.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman music was performed at an international music festival. On June 29, Trio Spillaert (piano, violin, ‘cello) premiered Brickman’s Dievs (2020) as part of the Osmose Festival in Brussels Belgium. Additionally, his Lament for solo alto flute was recorded by flautist Iwona Glinka and released on the Phasma label (Phasma music 031) on July 23, 2021.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been named among the top tier of all north region colleges for the eleventh consecutive year, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings. UMFK first achieved top-tier college status in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 rankings.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association recently honored Norman Martin in recognition of his lifelong dedication to the community at the annual Alumni Association brunch in Nadeau Hall on September 19, 2021.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Douglas Cyr of Fort Kent has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in service to UMFK.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce a new articulation agreement with the St. John Valley Technology Center. High school students who successfully complete the Advanced Technologies program at the St. John Valley Technology Center in Frenchville, Maine and who enroll at UMFK will now be starting their pursuit of a college degree with up to 6 college credits already earned.
If you are a high school student in Maine, you can now earn the first semester of every major academic area offered at UMFK for free while still in high school, and you can do so while exploring a career as well. Rural U Workforce is a collection of six early college career exploration pathways: each made up of twelve or more credits that can be taken online while in high school. One additional pathway in forestry is not completely online and requires that high students complete forestry-related programs at their regional career and technical school.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Eloi and Laurie Pelletier Memorial Scholarship through their generous gift of $250,000.