University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic Director Bill Ashby recently was named the 2013-2014 Garth Pleasant Honorary Athletic Director of the Year at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) national convention held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host a Toast and Jam Acadian Kitchen Party to be held on Friday, June 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
Noted scholar Dr. Mark Richard will appear at the University of Maine at Fort Kent annual Presidential Lecture Series on Thursday, June 5 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.
Thirty-four awards and eighteen scholarships were presented to deserving University of Maine at Fort Kent students at the senior class banquet and awards convocation held on Friday, May 9 in the UMFK Sports Center.
Thirty-Two current University of Maine at Fort Kent nursing students were inducted into the Nursing Honor Society and 38 UMFK nursing students were honored at the Nurse Pinning Ceremony held on Friday, May 9, 2014 in the Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 132nd commencement exercises held at UMFK on May 10. University President Wilson G. Hess presided over the ceremony that conferred 155 bachelor degrees and 30 associate degrees.
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author and Historian, David Hackett Fischer, will attend the University of Maine at Fort Kent's 132nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 10 at the University's Sport Center to address the graduating class and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is currently featuring "Painting is a Language," the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 451 Painting class. The exhibition is on display through May 12, 2014.
The TRIO, Student Support Services Program, at the University of Maine at Fort Kent held its sixth annual recognition banquet on April 17, to honor students involved in the TRIO program. UMFK President Wilson G. Hess provided the welcome address.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring, “Reaching for Visual Unity,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 200 Fundamentals of Art class. The exhibition is on display through Wednesday, April 23.