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Community Partners Come Together to Support Recovery
October 19, 2020

September is National Recovery Month and it is important to have open community conversations about addiction and recovery in order to reduce the stigma associated with substance abuse. It is important to recognize that recovery happens and there are resources available to support people on their path to recovery.

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UMFK Blake Library to Offer Curbside Service
October 16, 2020

Blake Library is pleased to announce a new curbside service that will allow our community patrons to borrow items again. To minimize contact, the pick-up and drop-off procedures have changed.

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UMFK Professor's Works Performed at International Music Festival
October 15, 2020

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman has had his compositions performed at an International Music Festival in Kwidzyn, Poland.

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UMFK Makes the U.S. News & World Report's Rankings for the 10th Consecutive Year
September 24, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been named among the top tier of all north region colleges for the tenth consecutive year, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings. UMFK first achieved top-tier college status in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011 rankings.

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UMFK and Region Two School of Applied Technology Partnering to Provide Region Two CTE Students the First Year of a Nursing Degree
September 8, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is thrilled to announce a new collaboration between UMFK’s Nursing Program, Region Two School of Applied Technology in Houlton, and UMFK’s Rural U Early College and Concurrent Enrollment Program that makes it possible for high school students to graduate with their first year of their Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree complete.

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UMFK Welcomes New Business Professor
August 25, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to welcome Michael Curran, Ph.D., as a new assistant professor of business.

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UMFK's Rural U Program Launches Early College Plus; A New Early College Program for Maine High Schools
August 25, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is excited to announce that this fall, the Rural U Early College and Concurrent Enrollment Program will start the semester with eleven new Early College Plus classes for high school students. Early College Plus is an enhanced, facilitated early college model that goes above and beyond traditional online early college classes where individual high school students take online college classes.

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UMFK's Rural U Program to Offer Free College Classes to High School Students Starting this Fall
August 7, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is excited to announce that starting this fall, students in Maine’s public high schools will have the opportunity to enroll in early college and concurrent enrollment classes free of tuition and fees via the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Rural U Early College and Concurrent Enrollment Program.  

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UMFK Creates New Workforce Pathways in Mental Health Rehabilitation
June 2, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is excited to announce their newest pathway for students to earn their Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician certification (MHRT/C). This certification, now offered online through UMFK, is highly sought after by employers in the mental field throughout Maine.

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UMFK Awarded Grant from Maine Economic Improvement Fund
May 22, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is excited to announce that faculty members Drs. Kennedy “Ned” Rubert-Nason and Peter Nelson were recently awarded $130,000 from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund Small Campus Initiative (MEIF-SCI) program and $149,617 from the University of Maine System Program Innovation Fund. The awarded funds to go toward the purchase of specialized equipment and paid internship positions for students.

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