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.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association will honor three individuals who have made an impact on the campus community and society, at its annual Alumni and Friends Banquet to be held this year on Saturday, September 14 in Nowland Hall.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation has approved funding for three grant proposals from University departments, all of which celebrate the Franco-American cultural heritage of the St. John Valley. The Foundation approved the proposals for a total of $5,425 at its annual board meeting earlier this month.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is batting 1.000 having been named a Best Northeastern College by the prestigious publication, The Princeton Review, for a ninth successive year among colleges and universities in the 11-state Northeastern region.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent invites the business community and service organizations throughout the Valley to participate in a “Community Fair” on Thursday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Cyr Hall.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host a comedy night featuring Krazy Jake on Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. at UMFK Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host the 4th annual UMFK Classic and Custom Car Show on Saturday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the University campus.
Dr. Rachel E. Albert, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 331 students were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate Professor of Electronic Commerce, Anthony Gauvin, recently attended and presented at the annual meeting and conference of the Community Development Society in Charleston, South Carolina.