The University of Maine at Fort Kent Arts and Science's English program selected Poet Mike James as the fifth Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor. James will read excerpts from his work on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the UMFK's Nadeau Hall conference room. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent presented the Floyd 'Red' Powell Award on March 21 to Dr. R. Paul Johnson, a former hockey player and lifelong surgeon who was the “doctor on call” in a time before athletic trainers were on the sports field.
Most people think of the stuff that makes up the surface of the Earth as just dirt, but it is much more. The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a presentation by Maine's most northerly soil scientist and environmental specialist on Friday, April 17 at 11 a.m. in Nadeau Hall conference room.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent inducted four new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2015 at a memorable ceremony and dinner held on Saturday, March 21 on the UMFK campus.
With the promise of renewal in the air as winter loses its grip on the St. John Valley, the University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Nurses Organization (SNO) announced it will host a community health fair, “Spring into Health,” on Friday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UMFK Sports Center.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent announced on March 24 it has formed a new advisory council for its behavioral and social science programs in order to enhance the connections between the university and organizations in the region that provide health services.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host its fifth Acadian Kitchen Party to be held on Friday, March 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will feature, “Drawing is a Language,” the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 351 Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through Thursday, April 10.
When an event celebrates the first signs of spring with Acadian music, traditional local foods, live entertainment and the unique experience of eating maple taffy that has hardened on the snow, it must be the Sucrerie. As the sap begins to run in the maple trees, the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual celebration of the start of the maple season on Thursday, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall.
In what many people see as the classiest sign of spring and the best destination to bring a date in the state of Maine, the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will present its tenth annual dinner/performance fundraising event on Saturday, April 11, 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. With a musical celebration of local Acadian roots that is certain to pull concert goers out of their seats to dance in the aisles, the Boogaloo Swamis, a Cajun band, will provide this year's entertainment.