In what has become one of the premier events of the year, with hundreds of friends, teammates, professional colleagues, politicians, and dignitaries joining enthusiastic members of the St. John Valley community, the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its eighth annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony on Saturday, March 21 in the University's Sports Center.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors' Business Breakfast Series will present an informational session by the University Maine System Chancellor Dr. James H. Page on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 a.m. in the Nadeau Hall Conference Room on the UMFK campus.
The Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation, “High-precision Land-cover-land-use GIS Mapping for Land Potential Assessment Based on High-resolution Aerial, CIR, and LiDAR Data in Agricultural Northern Maine,” by Chunzeng Wang, Ph.D., on Friday, February 27 at 11 a.m. in the Nadeau Hall conference room. The event is free and open to the public.
More than 250 people came out in the freezing weather to see the amazing talent of the students and faculty of the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus and from the community last Saturday at the fourth annual UMFK Alumni Association Talent Show fundraiser.
The Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent welcomes the public to attend an “Artist Talk” that Therese L. Provenzano, visual artist and faculty member of UMFK, will give on Thursday, February 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, February 24 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Coming from the deep local talent of the St. John Valley and including acts from across the state and Canada, musicians and the University of Maine at Fort Kent are preparing for the region's largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers' Jamboree on Sunday, February 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK's Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent, in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine, will host an informational session for individuals interested in earning a Master of Science in Counseling degree on Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Nadeau Hall Alumni Conference Room.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Office of Community Education will host the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for middle school students on Friday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium.
An exhibit of photographic works by sixteen members of the University of Maine at Fort Kent and St. John Valley Community Photography Club is on display in the UMFK Blake Library Gallery through the month of February.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Alumni Association will host its fourth annual talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 7, at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium, and the line-up is showing that the Valley has a number of local voices and entertainers.