University of Maine System Chancellor, Dr. James H. Page, has appointed University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Dr. Kimberly M. Borges-Therien, to a UMS Trustee Professorship for the 2013-14 academic year.
For thousands of students from low-income families who strive to be the first in their family to attend and graduate from college, federally-funded programs called TRiO are making a world of difference in Maine.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Presidential Lecture Series committee will host a writing contest entitled, Disasters. The committee is searching for submissions from UMFK students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Alumni Association will host its annual talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium.Tickets will be sold at the door on the evening of the performance at $5 per person.
Angela Theriault and Shawn Graham work for the Student Support Services TRiO program at UMFK. In addition to their usual job duties with TRiO students, Theriault and Graham understand the importance of advocacy and supportive efforts to increase educational opportunities within their communities, as well as on the state and national levels.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for 6, 7, and 8 grade students on Friday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium.