The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to welcome Nicole Rogers to the Forestry faculty. A Mainer and a graduate of the University of Maine, Rogers is devoted to the diverse woodlands of Maine.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its eleventh annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony on Saturday, April 7th in the University’s Sports Center.
University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman, recently had his Concerto-Rhapsody for cello and string orchestra premiered in L’viv, Ukraine, at the L’viv Philharmonic Society, on February 26. Cellist Denys Lytvinenko was the soloist and Ferdinando Nazzaro conducted the strings of the Lemberg Sinfonietta.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Acadian Archives acadiennes and the Maine Acadian Heritage Council will be hosting Dr. Michael Hillard, Professor of Economics and Director of the Food Studies Program at the University of Southern Maine to campus to present his documentary about the 1971 Madawaska Rebellion on March 22, 2018.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Sucrerie” on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall.
Dr. Steven Gammon, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 290 full-time and 189 part-time students are named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Eric Giberson on Friday, February 16 from 11 a.m. to Noon in UMFK’s Nadeau Hall conference room.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host an advanced screening of the National Geographic series, Chain of Command, on Thursday February 8, 2018 at 6:00pm in Nadeau Hall. UMFK’s Student Veterans of America is providing this opportunity in partnership with National Geographic, Team Rubicon, and Disabled Veterans of America have made this advance screening possible.
Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, will be teaching a special five-week, ten hour course titled History of Acadie and the St. John Valley starting on March 7th and meeting every Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm until April 4, 2018. For the first time, the course also will be available online.
Young wordsmiths will test their skills next month when the University of Maine at Fort Kent Office of Community Education hosts the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for middle school students on Thursday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium.