Coming from the deep local talent of the St. John Valley and including acts from across the state and Canada, musicians and the University of Maine at Fort Kent are preparing for the region's largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers' Jamboree on Sunday, February 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK's Fox Auditorium.
An exhibit of photographic works by sixteen members of the University of Maine at Fort Kent and St. John Valley Community Photography Club is on display in the UMFK Blake Library Gallery through the month of February.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Alumni Association will host its fourth annual talent show fundraiser on Saturday, February 7, at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium, and the line-up is showing that the Valley has a number of local voices and entertainers.
While the rest of Maine's public universities may be facing declining enrollment, new numbers the University of Maine at Fort Kent just released on Tuesday, January 20, show this small campus nestled in the crown of Maine is continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate.
A ranking service, CollegeChoice.net, recently released their list for the Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor's Degrees, and the University of Maine at Fort Kent is in the top 50 nationally.
In its 2015 rankings for United States colleges, the U.S. News and World Report points out the University of Maine at Fort Kent as the 12th top ranked school in the north region of the United States. Only 311 schools qualified for consideration nationwide.
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, January 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
In what promises to be one of the funniest events of 2015, the University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will kick-off the new year with a comedy night featuring Krazy Jake on Friday, January 23 at 7 p.m. at UMFK Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will help this fall's college and university-bound students and their parents answer a seemingly complex question: “How do I complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)?”