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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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UMFK's Virtual Commencement Ceremony Graduates of 2020
May 15, 2020

Commencement is a time to celebrate graduating seniors and the University of Maine at Fort Kent held its first virtual commencement ceremony on May 9th.

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UMFK Announces Annual Awards and Scholarships
May 11, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce their annual awards and scholarships that were recently presented to both undergraduate students and those who graduated this spring. These awards and scholarships are presented to deserving students for their contributions to campus and their academic achievements.

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UMFK Foundation Creates New Fund to Support Students
May 11, 2020

University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation is excited to host a virtual fundraising event on May 15, 2020 at 8:00pm. The UMFK Cares Virtual Trivia Game will air on Facebook on May 15 on the UMFK Alumni Association and St. John Valley Live Facebook pages.

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UMFK Unveils New Natural Resources Concentration
May 4, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce the creation of a new Natural Resources Concentration within the Conservation Law Enforcement Bachelor of Science degree program.

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UMFK Announces 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration
May 3, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will be hosting a graduation celebration virtually on May 9, 2020 at 10:00am on the UMFK website.

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Maine Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Megan Blanchette
March 20, 2020

The trustees of the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (MeHEAF) are pleased to announce the awarding of a scholarship for $1,000 to Megan Blanchette of New Canada.  Megan is a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, where she maintains a high grade-point average.  

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UMFK Seeks Nominations for Athletic Hall of Fame
March 16, 2020

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is seeking nominations of individual student-athletes, teams, coaches, and administrators for induction into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.  Nominations will be accepted through April.

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