In early September, the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Southern Maine learned they had won a $300,461.00 grant to open up a virtual lab that campuses across the state will use to simulate attacks by hackers and test defense strategies to thwart those attacks.
The Valley's rock 'n' roll band, Boomer-ang, will play at the University of Maine Fort Kent Foundation sponsored fall performance on Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m. at the University's Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors' Business Breakfast Series will present an informational session by John Rebar, executive director of Cooperative Extension, on a bond issue to build a new lab. This is Question 2 on the November 4, 2014 referendum ballot.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association honored three individuals who have made an impact on the campus and in their community at the annual Alumni and Friends Banquet in Nowland Hall on September 20.
October is Information Literacy Awareness month, which is the theme for the October exhibit at the Blake Library gallery. Sofia Birden, gallery curator and reference librarian at Blake Library, will install a three-dimensional view of what information literacy means. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 31.
University of Maine System Chancellor, Dr. James H. Page, has appointed UMFK Professor of Music and Education Dr. Scott T. Brickman to Trustee Professorship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host the award-winning DaPonte String Quartet for a performance on Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host its third Acadian Kitchen Party to be held on Friday, September 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent marks a decade of continuous success by once again making the list with the prestigious publication, The Princeton Review, and claiming the title of a Best Northeastern College for a tenth year running among colleges and universities in the 11-state Northeastern region.
In the state of Maine people often hear about declines in university enrollment. But one Maine university, the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), is bucking the trend. University officials today announced that fall enrollments have reached an historic high – 1,342 students, surpassing a university high water mark of 1,339 students set in 2006. This reflects a Fall semester enrollment growth of 11 percent above the previous year, marking a 25 percent growth in enrollment since Fall 2010. UMFK now ranks fifth among the seven branches of Maine's public universities in size.