University of Maine at Fort Kent students enrolled in the TRIO Student Support Services program recently participated in this year's Maine TRIO Day. The event was held at the Hall of Flags in the State House in Augusta with TRIO educators and students from across the State.
Ellery “Arms” Labbe, a long-time Fort Kent businessman and community volunteer will be presented with the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Distinguished Service Award at the University's 131st Commencement on Saturday, May 18, for his years of service to the people of his community and throughout the state.
The TRiO, Student Support Services Program, at the University of Maine at Fort Kent held its fifth annual recognition banquet on April 17, to honor students involved in the TRiO program. UMFK President Wilson G. Hess provided the welcome address.
Twenty-nine current University of Maine at Fort Kent nursing students were inducted into the UMFK Nursing Honor Society at a special ceremony held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 in the Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's fourth annual Scholars' Symposium will take place on Thursday and Friday, May 2 & 3 on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year's event is “Creativity, Technology, and the Workplace: Bridge to the Future.”
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a summer retreat for teachers using iPads in their grades K through 8 classrooms, Sunday, June 23 through Tuesday, June 25 on the UMFK campus.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Blake Library Gallery will feature "Look Again, What We See Matters" the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 200 Fundamental of Art class. The exhibition will be on display through Saturday, May 4.
Former state Representative, John L. Martin, will address the graduates at the University of Maine at Fort Kent's 131st Commencement on Saturday, May 18 in the University's Sports Center. Representative Martin also will receive an honorary doctorate degree during the ceremonies.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation raised more than $16,600 -- a record amount -- at its eighth annual spring dinner/performance held on Saturday evening, April 13 on the UMFK campus. Proceeds from the fundraising event help support endowed scholarships, faculty and student research, and special projects not budgeted for in the University's operating budget.
University of Maine at Fort Kent students enrolled in computer science and computer applications will have the opportunity to meet information technology professionals and employers at a networking video reception to be held in the Nadeau Hall Nursing Conference Room on Thursday, April 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.