The University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold a formal dedication of Developing, 1839, within the campus' Powell Hall lower level lobby this Thursday, September 19 at 11 a.m.
Back by popular demand, Franco-American singer-songwriter, Josée Vachon, returns to the St. John Valley to perform her traditional and contemporary Acadian folk music. The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation-sponsored annual fall performance will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 2 p.m. in the Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has achieved a significant milestone in its meteoric rise up the ladder of top public colleges with its ranking today as a Top 10 public college in the North region by U.S. News & World Report, according to the 2014 edition, released by the publisher.
University of Maine nursing student, Sarah Paradis, has been named a 2013 TYLENOL® Future Care Scholar. The Frenchville, Maine native is one of just 40 students from across the United States to win the TYLENOL® Scholarship.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a workshop by Jennifer Levesque, LADC, LMSW-CC, on suicide prevention, Tuesday, September 10 at 7 p.m. in Nowland Hall. The workshop is free and open to the public.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will combine forces for their respective Homecoming and Scarecrow Festival celebrations for the weekend of September 13, 14, and 15 in Fort Kent.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been selected as a College of Distinction for the 2013/2014 academic year. UMFK is one of only 200 colleges and universities, nationwide, to be included in the distinguished listing. It is the third consecutive year that UMFK has received the College of Distinction honor.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Acadian Archives Acadiennes will welcome well-known Acadian folklorist and historian, Georges Arsenault, to campus on Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. in the Grindle conference room. Arsenault will give an illustrated talk on two ancient and popular Acadian winter celebrations -- Mardi Gras and Mi-Carême.
Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives acadiennes of the University of Maine at Fort Kent, presented at a conference on the “Acadians of Maine” during Acadian Days in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada, last month.
In honor of the St. John Valley's rich Franco-American culture, and in recognition of next year's Congrès mondial acadien (World Acadian Congress), the University of Maine at Fort Kent has unveiled five new campus signs for University building fronting on Pleasant Street in Fort Kent.