Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives acadiennes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, taught the history of Acadians and of the St. John Valley at a training workshop for local teachers. The workshop was held at the Archives on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Dr. Robert Dixon, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 302 students were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester.
Students attaining the honor must be degree candidates, enrolled as a full-time student or a part-time student, and must maintain a 3.20 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the semester with no grades below a “C.”
Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in Fox Auditorium to discuss his book Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States. The presentation is free and open to the public.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall.
University of Maine at Fort Kent senior, Kimika Forbes, goalkeeper on the USCAA National Champion Lady Bengals soccer team, has earned a spot on the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Boston Breakers reserve team.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent, the Maine School Administrative District #27, along with their friends and benefactors, cut a ribbon today, marking a significant milestone in the construction and operation of the $5.5 million Pleasant Street Academy Biomass Project.
The University of Maine at Fort Student Activities is pleased to announce a performance by Eight Strings and a Whistle on Sunday afternoon, March 16 at 2 p.m. in Fox Auditorium on the UMFK campus.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will present its annual dinner/performance fundraising event on Saturday, April 12, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. This year's musical entertainment will be provided by jazz, blues, and improvisational pianist, David Maxwell, of Boston.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area's largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers' Jamboree, which will be held on Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK's Fox Auditorium. The doors will open to the public at 12:30 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Presidential Lecture Series committee will host a writing contest entitled, Where I'm From. The committee will accept submissions from UMFK students, staff, faculty, and alumni, or community members.