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UMFK to Host Open House
October 21, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Friday, November 5, 2021 to give everyone a chance to experience campus life.

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UMFK named "Best in the Northeast" by the nationally-recognized The Princeton Review for the Seventeenth Consecutive Year
October 13, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has once again been named one of the “Best Northeastern” colleges by the prestigious publication, The Princeton Review.

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UMFK Welcomes New Acadian Archives Director
October 13, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Patrick Lacroix as the Director of the Acadian Archives acadiennes. Dr. Lacroix began his new role on October 4, 2021.

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UMFK Signs New Articulation Agreement with Hancock County Technical Center
September 28, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent High school students who successfully complete the Law Enforcement program at Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) in Ellsworth, Maine and who enroll at UMFK will now be starting their pursuit of a college degree with nine college credits already earned. This is possible due to a new articulation agreement between UMFK and HCTC.

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UMFK Professor's Works Included in International Festival
September 28, 2021

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman music was performed at an international music festival. On June 29, Trio Spillaert (piano, violin, ‘cello) premiered Brickman’s Dievs (2020) as part of the Osmose Festival in Brussels Belgium. Additionally, his Lament for solo alto flute was recorded by flautist Iwona Glinka and released on the Phasma label (Phasma music 031) on July 23, 2021.

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UMFK Makes the U.S. News & World Report's Rankings for the 11th Consecutive Year
September 27, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been named among the top tier of all north region colleges for the eleventh consecutive year, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 rankings. UMFK first achieved top-tier college status in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 rankings.

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UMFK Alumni Association honored Norman Martin during UMFK's Homecoming Weekend
September 22, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association recently honored Norman Martin in recognition of his lifelong dedication to the community at the annual Alumni Association brunch in Nadeau Hall on September 19, 2021.

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UMFK Honors Douglas Cyr with Distinguished Service Award
September 18, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Douglas Cyr of Fort Kent has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in service to UMFK.

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UMFK and St. John Valley Technology Center Develop New Computer Science Credit Agreement
September 16, 2021

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce a new articulation agreement with the St. John Valley Technology Center. High school students who successfully complete the Advanced Technologies program at the St. John Valley Technology Center in Frenchville, Maine and who enroll at UMFK will now be starting their pursuit of a college degree with up to 6 college credits already earned.

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UMFK's Rural U Early College Program Offers Free First Semesters of Every Major
September 14, 2021

If you are a high school student in Maine, you can now earn the first semester of every major academic area offered at UMFK for free while still in high school, and you can do so while exploring a career as well. Rural U Workforce is a collection of six early college career exploration pathways: each made up of twelve or more credits that can be taken online while in high school. One additional pathway in forestry is not completely online and requires that high students complete forestry-related programs at their regional career and technical school.

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