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"Creativity is Innovation" Art Exhibition Supports Educational Model 'Life at UMFK'
December 10, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring the work of students in Thérèse L. Provenzano’s Art 200 Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class and Art 451 Painting class. The exhibition will be on display through Wednesday, December 18th.

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UMFK Professor of Music Returns from European Tour
November 27, 2019

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman, recently returned from Europe where two of his newest compositions premiered. On October 31 at the Church of Mary Magdalene in L’viv, Ukraine, Brickman’s Dies Irae, a portion of the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass, was performed by soprano soloist Christina Makar, with Ferdinando Nazzaro conducting the Sacrarium Chorus and Lemberg Sinfonietta. This is the third such work of Brickman’s that Ms. Makar has sang since December, 2018.

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UMFK receives Grant from Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to Enhance Safety
November 26, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is proud to announce they were recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to purchase four new Automated External Defibrillators (AED) to place throughout campus.

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Project>Login and UMFK's Rural U Partner to Launch New Computer Science Course for Maine High School Students
November 13, 2019

In honor of STEAM Week, Project>Login and the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Rural U Early College Program are excited to announce a new computer science course for the spring 2020 semester. As part of an effort to increase equitable access to more students and reach students in rural parts of Maine, this new computer science course offering will be available to Maine high school students as part of the Rural U Early College program. Students will be able to sign up through their guidance office at their high schools.

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UMFK Students Raise Money for Local Cancer Fund
November 8, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent recently wrapped up the month of October with a “Pink Dance” put on by members of the Student Senate to raise awareness and funds for cancer care.

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UMFK and St. John Valley Technology Center Sign Articulation Agreement
October 21, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Forestry Program and St. John Valley Technology Center (SJVTC) have entered into a unique agreement that will focus on providing graduates of SJVTC’s forestry program the opportunity to achieve a degree in a shortened period of time.  

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UMFK Rises Significantly in Another Prestigious National Ranking of Colleges
October 2, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has not only made the Washington Monthly’s annual Bachelor’s College Rankings, but has moved up by 21 spots. UMFK was also named 38th out of 250 colleges in the publication’s “Best Bang for the Buck: Northeast” rankings.

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UMFK to Host Open House on October 21st
September 27, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Monday, October 21st to give everyone a chance to experience campus life.

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UMFK leaps ahead in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 rankings
September 9, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been named among the top tier of all north region colleges for the ninth consecutive year, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings.

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Maine-Japan international print exchange exhibition to be held at UMFK
August 27, 2019

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to host the traveling exhibition, MAPS (Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society), from September 28th through November 2nd in the Blake Library Gallery. The gallery will be open during regular library hours.

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