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.
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.
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.