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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Earth Day - Every Day” on Friday, April 26 at the Sports Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Approximately 60 first-graders from the Fort Kent Elementary School will attend sessions on topics such as ecology, environmental science, forestry, and biology.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s tenth annual Scholars’ Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 30th and Wednesday, May 1st on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year’s event is, “Live LIFE: Your Voice, Your Success.”
On Tuesday, April 30, 2019 celebrated Maine author, Elizabeth Peavey, will present a memoir-writing talk and workshop on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus at the Grindle conference room from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Theater Troupe will present, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,” based on the book by the same name by Harper Lee. The performance will run from Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13, with evening shows at 7:00 pm and a matinee on Saturday at 1:00 pm.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Foundation is pleased to announce their fourteenth annual dinner/performance fundraising event, featuring the Elton John tribute ensemble, Yellow Brick Road. The event will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019.